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Senior Mining Engineer / Engineering Supervisor

Job Location: Leer Mining Complex – Grafton, WV

Overall Job Purpose: Provide engineering expertise and engineering supervision for all aspects of an underground longwall mining operation.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Support safety action plans and processes to meet company safety objectives
  • Oversee adherence to permitting conditions and insure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Manage all aspects of the mine ventilation engineering, with expertise in longwall ventilation, ventilation surveys, ventilation fans and models
  • Manage and direct the underground engineering and surveying staff.
  • Preparation and submittal of mine plans to State and Federal agencies
  • Maintain mine mapping, including semi-annual and annual map submittals
  • Oversee plugged gas well mine through permitting
  • Month end production and royalty reporting
  • Provide engineering support and design for the mine/plant water supply and pumping systems
  • Preparation of mine plans, roof control plans, and mine ventilation plans
  • Engineering of conveyor and rock dust systems
  • Coordinate and optimize the short and long term mine plans with operations
  • Prepare mine seal plans and coordinate construction
  • Construction management of projects and facilities as required, including underground construction, earthwork construction, shafts, slopes, buildings and utilities
  • Plan and execute special projects as required
  • Interface with mine site, corporate, and government regulatory personnel
  • Cost analysis of projects
Required Education & Experience:
  • N/A
Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in mining, civil engineering, or equivalent field
  • Ten years of responsible engineering experience
  • Professional Engineering Registration
  • West Virginia Underground Mine Foreman’s Certification
  • Proficiency in underground surveying methods
  • Proficiency in MS Office, AutoCAD and SurvCAD
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent safety and attendance record
Position will report to: Manager of Engineering

Qualified candidates interested in this position should submit information through by 12/14/2017.

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