Mine labourers carry out a variety of labouring duties to assist in the extraction of coal, metal, mineral deposits and ore in support of underground and surface mining.
People in this occupation:
- essentially support more specialized miners in doing their jobs
- work for coal, metal and non-metallic mines
- should have manual dexterity, physical strength and coordination
- should have good communication skills, basic analytical skills and an ability to read and carry out instructions
- should be comfortable working independently, under supervision and in team settings