Longwall Electrician

at Arch Coal, Inc.
Location Philippi, West Virginia
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


If you are looking to join a quality team with an industry leading safety culture, an employer of choice within the mining industry ' we'd like to invite you to explore an exciting career opportunity with Leer South, an Arch Resources subsidiary. Arch's Leer South facility boast a "best in class" reserve life providing employee stability and opportunities for professional growth while providing excellent compensation and outstanding benefits, such as medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement savings, and educational assistance. Leer South is a growing, world-class mining company producing essential resources for steel manufacturing worldwide Leer South is one of the largest employers in the region and takes pride in our positive employee relations and community support activities. Leer South is looking for a Longwall Electrician to join our successful team in Philippi, West Virginia. Job Title: Longwall Electrician Grade: $37.00/hour Job Location: Sentinel/Leer South Mining Complex (Philippi, WV) OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: Contribute to the overall equipment down time and operation wellness, with a focus on longwall operations, as a member of the maintenance team. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Perform electrical, mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and repair work on all equipment associated with a longwall mine. Perform scheduled, unscheduled and preventative maintenance on assigned mine equipment/installations by using numerous types of hand tools, precision measuring instruments, diagnostic equipment (voltmeters, ammeters, etc.) and machine tools to replace parts and components, make repairs, dismantle and reassemble equipment and components as necessary May be required to operate certain mine equipment to diagnose problems, position it for repairs to be made, test operate after making repairs. May be required to document all or certain work activities and related information. Perform welding and acetylene torch cutting work on as needed basis. Read and interpret blue prints and wiring diagrams and follow maintenance manuals and parts books to set up and perform tasks. Conduct all work activities in compliance with Federal and State coal mining laws and Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations. The employee must be able to follow specific instructions while maintaining acceptable established standards of work performance and conduct, show the necessary and consistent energy, as well as acceptable mental and physical dexterity, for the satisfactory completion of the essential duties as summarized and defined. The employee must exhibit acceptable interpersonal skills and the continuous ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere. MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum of High School diploma or GED equivalent Must have current Federal and West Virginia Underground Electrical Certification Must have a minimum of 3 years of underground electrical experience Knowledge of State and Federal Mining Laws Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills Excellent problem solving skills, and the knowledge and ability to make decisions relative to maintenance. Basic computer skills Longwall maintenance experience preferred POSITION WILL REPORT TO: Maintenance Manager Arch Resources, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive full and fair consideration for employment. M/F/Disability/Vet

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