Continuous Mining Machine Operator Interview Questions

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Listed below expected questions that most HR interviewers ask their applicants about, you'll find our recommended answer for each based on 'continuous mining machine operator' career.

Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "continuous mining machine operator" employee?


Continuous mining machine operator responsibilities are to drive machines into position at working faces; operate mining machines to gather coal and convey it to floors or shuttle cars; observe and listen to equipment operation to detect binding or stoppage of tools or other equipment malfunctions; reposition machines to make additional holes or cuts; repair, oil, and adjust machines, and change cutting teeth, using wrenches; determine locations, boundaries, and depths of holes or channels to be cut; move controls to start and regulate movement of conveyors and to start and position drill cutters or torches; install casings to prevent cave-ins; guide and assist crews laying track and resetting supports and blocking; move levers to raise and lower hydraulic safety bars supporting roofs above machines until other workers complete framing.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from continuous mining machine operator employee in order to success in his work?


Controlling operations of equipment or systems, Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly, Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed, Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as continuous mining machine operator?


I have the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions, 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, quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears, keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position, judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your continuous mining machine operator career?


The knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance, raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods, laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process, relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions, principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (continuous mining machine operator or your) needed work style?


My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, persistence in the face of obstacles, being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job, a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction, being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Other continuous mining machine operator interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful continuous mining machine operator?

Why do you like to work as continuous mining machine operator?

What could you do not like to work as continuous mining machine operator?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your continuous mining machine operator job?

As continuous mining machine operator, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being continuous mining machine operator employee?

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