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CVs/Resumes for the Mining Industry

CVs for the Mining Industry
There are a number of items you will need in creating a CV for the mining industry.
1.What job are you wanting to do?
Take a look at this list and see if one fits you and your skill base:

Digger operator
Jumbo operator
Bogger operator
Excavator operator
Bulldozer operator
Grader operator
Scraper operation
Tip truck driver
Laboratory Assistant
Field Assistant – Sampling
Boilermaker (heavy fabrication)
Sheetmetal Worker (light fabrication)
Heavy vehicle mechanic
Plant mechanic

Civil/structural engineer
Electrical engineer
Electronics/Instrument Engineer
Environmental Scientist/Engineer
Geological Engineer
Metallurgist/Chemical/Process Engineer
Mining Engineer

2.Once you have established what sort of position you are after, you then need to develop your CV with keywords that match this position.

A good idea is to read job descriptions of these roles and make a note of t…

Choosing a CV Writing and Résumé Preparation Service

Choosing a CV Writing or Résumé Preparation Service
Use this checklist to ensure you get the best deal. First check who they are.Are you able to find this out from their website, or is that knowledge concealed. If that information is concealed then you don't know how they are qualified to write your CV. What is their background? Is it someone just jumping on the bandwagon to earn some extra income from home? Are they a secretarial service, or do they have a specialist knowledge of CV development? How long have they been in business? Are they operating from home or an office? Check their credentials or ask to see their CV or profile.

Why? Because they are going to know everything about your job history and yourself, yet you may know nothing about them. It is important you know who the person is that you are sending your private information to. If they don’t give any idea of the person on the website, then give them a miss.

Will you be meeti…