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Equipment Operator

Job Location: Coal Creek Mine, Gillette, WY

Overall Job Purpose:

Responsibilities Include:
  • Operating heavy earth-moving and support equipment in open pit coal mining operation. Equipment operation includes: 150 and 180 ton belly dump trucks, 24H & 24M blades, D11 dozers, water trucks, 657E scrapers, 793 CAT trucks, front-end loaders, backhoes and coal/overburden drills.
  • Fuel, lube, and perform routine maintenance checks on a variety of mining equipment.
  • Assist with moving power cables for shovels, draglines and general pit lighting.
  • Water control - setting pumps, installing and moving water lines to remove water from mining areas.
  • Clean equipment as necessary.
  • Complete routine PMs on equipment as needed.
  • Could be assigned to coal crushing plant, train load-out facility, or shop on a shift-by-shift basis.
Required Education & Experience:
  • Must have a work ethic that allows him/her to demonstrate his/her ability daily with minimal supervision.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal/communication skills and an ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Must be willing to work in adverse conditions including, but not limited to, extreme heat, cold, dust, rain, snow and wind, as well as frequent contact with grease and dirt.
  • Must demonstrate consistent and reliable attendance.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
Preferred Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
Position will report to: Production Supervisor

Qualified candidates interested in this position should submit information through by 12/29/2017.

Arch Coal, 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