experienced underground minor resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

I have spent my working history operating all types of equipment in various settings from mining to contracting through Jammar while helping to run our family business until my father's passing in 2015 when I then started working at Southland Resources. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, production literally came to a halt and I had to take a layoff in April.


Experienced underground coal miner (2 years), Welder, Operator, Mechanic, General labor

  • Safety procedures
  • Materials movement
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Interpreting maps and instructions
  • Team collaboration
  • Pre-operational equipment inspections
  • Safe equipment operation
  • Construction background
  • Ground disturbance oversight
  • Safety program understanding
  • Trench work
  • Lever controls
  • Scoop operator, Lowtrac, 6080, Roof bolting on sections.
  • Following directions
  • Maintenance duties
  • Decision-making
  • Collaboration
  • Active listening
Education and Training
Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa, AL Expected in : General Studies, Welding, Class A CDL - GPA :
Bevill State Community College Sumiton, AL Expected in : Mining Technology - GPA :
Tulalip Casino Inc - Experienced Underground Minor
Tulalip, WA, 05/2015 - 04/2020
  • Operated excavators and other construction equipment to properly grade land.
  • Performed pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections and completed all reports accurately to support company policy.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site and secured location at end of shift.
  • Operated front end loader to move dirt and different base materials.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Followed signals from ground crew and other operators to safely move materials and prevent dangerous interactions or missed cues.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Created holes and trenches for underground stormwater sewer infrastructure.
  • Recorded amount of fuel used in front end loader on weekly reports to supervisor.
  • Employed heavy equipment operation best practices resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Observed company safety protocols, including trench safety and perimeter establishment, to reduce job site accidents.
  • Drove tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment efficiently between job sites.
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Monitored and used handheld mobile devices to communicate with other employees and coordinate worksite resources.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
Jones Hauling - Supervisor
City, STATE, 05/2003 - 07/2015
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Coached and mentored 15 staff members through constructive feedback to develop long-term career goals.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Performed scheduled and surprise inspections of worksites to gauge technician skill and performance in field.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
  • Realigned workflows with changing business demands by evaluating processes and employee strengths.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Performed minor equipment repairs to keep jobs on task and notified maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Promoted employee safety awareness based on understanding of regulatory mandates and organizational best practices.
  • Developed position rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Conveyed project information consistently and quickly to resolve issues and deliver constructive feedback.
  • Transformed work area by increasing production, reducing turnover, eliminating waste and enhancing quality.
P&M Mining Repair - Welder and Equipment Operator
City, STATE, 03/1998 - 09/2002

Started as Welder and fabricator for P&M Mine Repair working at Jim Walter Mine #5. I was working there when mine exploded in 2002. I left mining to start my own business for 12 years hauling coal with my own trucks. Sold business to get back into underground mining for the great work environment, job security, and to finish my career in underground coal mining. I currently work as an underground contractor with certifications on scoop, Jloader, Lowtrac, and roof bolting at #4 mine on 8 section for Gizmo/Jason Lee/Greg Ison/Keith Foster/Tiny. Worked until strike then got moved to Oak Grove.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Shelton State Community College
  • Bevill State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Experienced Underground Minor
  • Supervisor
  • Welder and Equipment Operator


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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