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Senior Mining Engineer

Job Location: Sentinel Mining Complex – Philippi, WV

Overall Job Purpose: Provide engineering expertise and support for the Sentinel West longwall expansion project, which would include engineering and support for all aspects of the development and operation of an underground longwall mine.

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 pla
  • • ns 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: Project Manager

Qualified candidates interested in this position should send resume, cover letter and voluntary identification form(s) to Sentinel, Attn: Human Resources, Route 3, Box 146, Philippi, WV 24616 or by email at by 1/14/2018.

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