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Occupational Classification System Manual

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MOG A—Professional Occupations
Engineers, Architects, and Surveyors
A046 MINING ENGINEERS
Determine location and development, and plan extraction of coal, metallic ores, nonmetallic minerals, and building materials such as stone and gravel. Work involves: conducting preliminary surveys of deposits or undeveloped mines and planning their development; examining deposits or mines to determine whether they can be worked at a profit; making geological and topographical surveys; determining mining methods best suited to character, type, and size of deposits; supervising mining operations, etc. (Work requires knowledge equivalent to at least that acquired through completion of a 4-year college engineering program.)

Last modified: October 16, 2001