Job Titles for the Underground divison in Bisbee

1917

Miner

Miner helper

Shaftmen

Mucker

Timbermen

Timbermen helper

Shaft

Trammers

Mule drivers

Motormen

Motormen helpers

Mule shoer boss

Mule shoer

Mule shoer helper

Trackman

Trackman helper

Powdermen

Nippers

Watchmen

Drymen

Cagers

Cagers Dinky

Skip Tenders

Top loaders

Pipemen

1920

Underground superintendent

Mine office clerk

Vet surgeon

Stable boss

Division 1 foreman     (Southwest)

Division 2 foreman  (Czar)

Division 3 foreman   (Holbrook)

Division 5 foreman  (Gardner)

Division 6 foreman (Lowell)

Division 7 foreman   (Sacramento)  

C.C. Shaft foreman

Night foremen

Assistant foreman 

Shaft foreman

Shift boss

Tool nippers

Shaftmen

Skip tenders

Timbermen

Motormen

Motor swamper

Loaders

Cagers

Top carmen

Pipemen

Miners 

Stope miner

Drift miner

Raise miner

Stopeman

Repairman

Timber rustler

Muckers

Carmen

Trackmen

Powdermen

Mule drivers

Fire watchmen

C.R. watchmen

Scavengers

1950's-1975

Miner

Mucker

Motorman             

Swamper

Diamond driller

Diamond driller helper

Timberman

Pipe & Track

Powderman

Slusherman

Tool nipper

Sanitary (shit) nipper

Crosscutman – Drift miner

Raise miner

Electrician cager

Sample man – Sampler

Toplander

Hoistman

Shaft repair man

Fire bug

Jigger boss

Repair crew

Sand crew

Ventilation engineer

Shift boss

Day foreman

Night foreman

Oiler

Motor repairman

Night watchmen

Lampman

Timekeeper

Efficiency expert

Bonus engineer – Stope engineer

Safety engineer

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