CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Roof Bolters

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine. Drill bolt holes into roofs at specified distances from ribs or adjacent bolts.
 
Force bolts into holes, using hydraulic mechanisms of self-propelled bolting machines.
 
Remove drill bits from chucks after drilling holes, then insert bolts into chucks.
 
Test bolts for specified tension, using torque wrenches.
 
Position safety jacks to support underground mine roofs until bolts can be installed.
 
Position bolting machines, and insert drill bits into chucks.
 
Rotate chucks to turn bolts and open expansion heads against rock formations.
 
Install truss bolts traversing entire ceiling spans.
 
Tighten ends of anchored truss bolts, using turnbuckles.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
 
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
 
Law and Government Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
 
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
 
Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
 
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
 
Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
 
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
 
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
 
Extent Flexibility The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
 
Rate Control The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
 
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
 
Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
 
Stamina The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Dynamic Strength The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
 
Glare Sensitivity The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Spatial Orientation The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Wrist-Finger Speed The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
 
Speed of Limb Movement The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
 
Hearing Sensitivity The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Time Sharing The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Gross Body Equilibrium The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
 
Night Vision The ability to see under low light conditions.
 
Sound Localization The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
Required Level of Education Less than a High School Diploma
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Bolt Machine Operator
Bolt Man
Bolting Machine Operator
Inby (Roof Bolter)
Roof Bolter
Roof Bolter Operator
Roof Bolting Coal Miner
Underground Bolting Machine Operator
Underground Coal Miner (Roof Bolter)
Underground Roof Bolter
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Mining
Job Family: Mining
Benchmark Title: Roof Bolters
 
 
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