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Career Pathways in Mining

Job OpportunitiesDescriptionEducation Requirements
Service Worker Performs a wide range of mining activities related to equipment, material/supplies, and labor. High School diploma/experience/training
Heavy Equipment Operator Operates equipment such as loaders, drills, and haul trucks. Industry or college education/training/experience
UAS Associate of Science degree in Power Technology
Maintenance/Mechanic Repairs and Maintains mining equipment High School diploma/Mechanic certificate
UAS Occupational Endorsement in Diesel Mechanics
Administration/Support Provides clerical assistance, works in warehouses, trains and ensures safety of employees. B.S. in Business or related field/Training
BBA in Accounting or Human Resource Management
Electrician Installs and maintains electrical wiring 4-5 year apprenticeship/Certificate
Geologist Maps out the mining site, maintains a model of the site, and tracks site reserves. B.S. in Science related field UAS degree in Environmental Science or Mathematics
Engineer Industrial and manufacturing engineers develop and supervise programs to achieve the best use of equipment, human resources, technology, and materials to improve efficiency and productivity B.S. in Science or Engineering
UAS Pre-engineering certificate

UAS Center for Mine Training
  • 907.796.6571  (Fax)
Technical Education Center 
1415 Harbor Way
Juneau, Alaska
Mailstop: TEC1

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