Mine Safety Engineer: Views and studies mine walls and roof surfaces, analyzes results of test air samples, and identifies compliance with safety practices upon examining mining equipment. Evaluates underground or open-pit mining areas, and trains mine personnel to ensure compliance with State and... [+] More
Mine Safety Engineer: Views and studies mine walls and roof surfaces, analyzes results of test air samples, and identifies compliance with safety practices upon examining mining equipment. Evaluates underground or open-pit mining areas, and trains mine personnel to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and accepted mining practices designed to prevent mine accidents. Ensures the safe, economical, and environmentally sound operation of mines. Utilizes knowledge of mine design and practices to ensure the safety of workers and to comply with State and Federal safety regulations. Excludes paraprofessional and supervisory positions.
Inspects mine workings to detect unsafe timbers, cribbing, roof bolts, electric wiring, elevators, explosives storage, equipment, and working conditions. Examines walls and roof surfaces for evidence of strata faults indicating cave-in or rock slide hazards. Tests air to detect concentrations of toxic gases and explosive dusts, using safety lamp, methane detector, carbon monoxide register, and anemometer. Recommends alteration or installation of ventilation shafts, partitions, or equipment to remedy inadequate air circulation of air-conditioning. Applies principles of mining engineering and human engineering to design protective equipment and safety devices for mine machinery. Gives instructions to mine personnel in safe working practices and first aid, and strives to promote and maintain workers' safety awareness. Investigates explosions, fires, and accidents, and reports causes and recommendations for remedial action to insurance companies, mine management, and State authorities. May lead rescue activities during emergencies and maintain rescue equipment. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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