Helpers—Extraction Workers


What They Do

Help extraction craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators, by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying equipment or cleaning work area. Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation.


Salary


Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2014–24:


How to Become One

Education and training:

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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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