mineral processing operator


Mineral processing operators operate a variety of plants and equipment to convert raw materials into marketable products. They provide the appropriate information on the process to the control room.

Scope notes

Includes people performing washing, crushing and sizing, separating, sampling, mineral refining and milling.

Alternative label

  • coal preparation plant operator

  • sand processing operator

  • mineral and stone processing dryer operator

  • brine maker

  • process plant operator

  • gravel processing operator

  • technician

  • process technician

  • mineral processing operators

  • blender tender

  • furnace charger

  • process operator

  • calciner operator

  • cement mixer

  • mineral processing technican

  • salt processing operator

  • ore separator tender

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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