Mine Foremen

SOC Code: 47-1011

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Mine foremen coordinate the activities of employees at all underground and surface mining operations. The surface certification is optional at this time.

1.  Must be 23 years of age.
2.  Must hold an examiners certification if he or she desires to be certified in a gassy underground mine.
3.  Must have three years experience, of a hands on nature, in the type of mine that he or she desires to hold a certificate. A mine engineering degree will count for one year of experience.
4.  Must pass a written and oral examination.


School Located in Wyoming
Review classes are held each year, prior to the examination, at Northern Wyoming College at Gillette and Western Wyoming College, Green River Campus.

The Wyoming Mining Council (Department of Employment) issues competency certificates to mine foremen.

Examination is held each May in Rock Springs and Gillette.
License $100.00

Licensing Agency
Terry W. Adcock
Wyoming Mining Council
P.O. Box 1094
Rock Springs, Wyoming  82902
Phone : (307) 362-5222

Wages Last Updated April 2008

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