quarry engineer

Description

Quarry engineers analyse which extraction methods such as excavating, drilling and blasting are most suited to extract raw materials from the ground. They develop plans before a new quarry is opened, assessing if the quarry is profitable. Quarry engineers manage the everyday operations in a quarry, create and maintain progress reports, oversee the staff, ensure health and safety and assess the environmental impact a quarry has on its environment.

Alternative label

  • mining engineer

  • explosives engineer

  • quarry manager

  • drill and blast engineer

  • mine planning engineer

  • drilling and blasting supervisor

  • mine engineer

  • drilling and blasting engineer

  • drilling & blasting engineer

  • drill & blast engineer

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

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/03b2f112-a891-461d-a8d4-effb9dcf2df6