Continuous Miner Operator

at Arch Coal, Inc.
Location Philippi, West Virginia
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
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 Continuous Miner Operator to join our successful team in Philippi, West Virginia. Job Title: Continuous Miner Operator Grade: $35.00/hour Job Location: Sentinel/Leer South Mining Complex (Philippi, WV) RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Operate remote controlled continuous mining machine at mine face to cut material according to company standards (even ribs, on centers, proper width, optimum load rate, optimum quality, proper cut cycle, etc.), and load it into haulage system being utilized. Tram miner to and from working face areas safely and efficiently. Conduct pre-operational visual, physical and operational checks on machine; manually maintain (hang) proper face ventilation; use hand-held examination devices to conduct gas checks; visually and physically examine conditions of faces, roof and ribs of each place being cut. Perform routine maintenance (including cleaning) on machine; change cutter head bits; clean/replace water sprays; examine and maintain dust scrubbers all of these activities require use of hand tools. Conduct all work activities in compliance with Federal and State coal mining laws and Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations. MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum of High School diploma or GED equivalent 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. Exhibit acceptable interpersonal skills and the continuous ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere. Participate in the Behavior Based Safety process and work safely. WV underground certification required Past continuous miner operator experience POSITION WILL REPORT TO: Mine 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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