Mine Car Repairer
Repair or replace damaged parts of underground mine cars.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Mine Car Repairers do?
Repairs or replaces damaged parts of underground mine cars: Welds, straightens, bolts, rivets, and refits parts, such as axles, wheels, bodies, and couplings, using hoists, jacks, handtools, power tools, and machine shop equipment. Makes new parts, such as body framework and undercarriages, using welding equipment. May examine mine car for defects and be designated Car Inspector.
Should I be a Mine Car Repairer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Door-Engine Repairer, Mine Car Mechanic, Shop Blacksmith
How to become a Mine Car Repairer
Most Mine Car Repairers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or No College degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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