Jobs in Mining Sector


Today Mining industry is playing a vital role in the economy of India. As India is blessed with a lot of mineral resources, mining industry flourishes well due to its geographic potential. Even though there exist public as well as private Companies in this sector, Companies operating under Government are emerging as the majors in mineral, metal and coal production.

The industries in mining sector play a major role in improving the GDP growth of the Country along with offering enormous job opportunities. Those who possess a Bachelor degree in engineering or Bachelor degree in Technology can find a job in mining sector. Science graduates with specialization in geophysics, geology and earth science are also recruited to various positions in mining industries.

Mining Sector jobs

Main jobs coming under mining sector for are mentioned below:

  • Mining Engineer
  • Assistant Mining Engineer
  • Mining Engineering Technicians
  • Business Data Analyst
  • Geologist
  • Companies Offering Mining Sector jobs
  • Bharat Aluminum Company Limited (BALCO)
  • Dempo
  • Hindalco
  • Hindustan Copper Limited
  • Hindustan Zinc Limited
  • Hutti Gold Mines Limited
  • Indian Rare Earths Limited
  • Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited
  • MOIL Limited
  • Bharat Gold Mines Limited
  • MSPL Limited
  • National Mineral Development Corporation
  • Obulapuram Mining Company
  • Sesa Goa
  • Sterlite Industries

Pay scale of Mining Sector jobs

Mining sector offers better remuneration package to skilled professionals. This sector offers outstanding salaries along with good perks even to entry-level candidates. Fresher’s are offered with a starting level salary of Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 50,000/-. As they gain experience, they can earn from Rs.3 lakhs to 5 lakhs depending on the designation and the nature of work offered to employees. The pay scale of the employee also depends on the management of the Company offering employment.

Pros about Mining Sector jobs

Mining sector offers a lot of job positions to fresh candidates having degree or diploma in the related area. Individuals with high qualification and experience can expect better job positions in this sector.  Those with high qualifications can get in to managerial positions or other senior level positions such as Superintendent, Assistant Mining Engineer etc in companies operating under Mining Sector. This sector offers high compensation packages along with better amenities to employees.

Cons about Mining Sector jobs

The main disadvantage of this sector is that employees have to work under risk, as most of the operations are underground of earth surface. More over employees are not much rewarded in accordance with the risk they take in their job.



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6 Responses to “Jobs in Mining Sector”

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    iam having 6years expierence as managing partner in tracter field & i dont have certificates of degree,can i will be eligible for a job in mining sector in goa

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    Damayanti Pednekar:

    I am having qualification B.Com. from Br. Balasaheb Khardekar College, Vengurla, sindhudurg (Mumbai University), and passed out in June 2011, scored 56.85%. I am in need of job and I looking for a job in mining sector. so, can I get a job in mining sector…???

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    I am having qualification B.E.(Mining) from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, Howrah. Passed out in 1992. Unfortunately, didn’t get job in my field due to sudden fall in mining sector at that time. Presently, working as UDC in the Deptt. of WRI&D, Govt. of West Bengal. Looking for switch over, if I get opportunity. Thanks……………………

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    i m in need of job , i m completed my and im in need of job very urgent

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    Can i get mail address of company