Coal or Ore Controller

Coordinate loading, dumping, and blending of coal or ore.

What does a Coal or Ore Controller do?

Coordinates loading, dumping, and blending of coal or ore at shipping dock, mill, tipple, or preparation plant: Studies schedules to ascertain required blends, grades, and sizes of material to be processed. Studies analysis sheets and selects materials which will meet specifications. Notifies workers to deliver specified cars for loading, designates loading sequence, and indicates whether cars are to be caulked or plugged to retain powdered coal, oiled to reduce dust, or salted to prevent freezing. Notifies workers to load or dump materials. Prepares control sheet to record loading and dumping activities and variances in production.