Coal or Ore Controller

Coordinate loading, dumping, and blending of coal or ore.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coal or Ore Controllers do?

Coordinates loading, dumping, and blending of coal or ore at shipping dock, mill, tipple, or preparation plant: Studies schedules to ascertain required blends, grades, and sizes of material to be processed. Studies analysis sheets and selects materials which will meet specifications. Notifies workers to deliver specified cars for loading, designates loading sequence, and indicates whether cars are to be caulked or plugged to retain powdered coal, oiled to reduce dust, or salted to prevent freezing. Notifies workers to load or dump materials. Prepares control sheet to record loading and dumping activities and variances in production.

Should I be a Coal or Ore Controller?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Controller, Coal or Ore

    How to become a Coal or Ore Controller

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