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Assistant Maintenance Chief (UG)

Job Location: Beckley Complex, Eccles, WV

Overall Job Purpose: To ensure that the underground equipment at the Beckley Complex is properly maintained to ensure safe and efficient operation.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Plans and directs all maintenance activities on specified shift.
  • Assures all servicing of electrical and mechanical operation of all belt drives.
  • Prioritizes and schedules repairs and maintenance of electrical equipment.
  • Reviews daily shift reports, logs, work orders and other reports to remain up-to-date on equipment status.
  • Maintains power distribution, including fresh water pump station and surface substation.
  • Recommends equipment replacements and innovative ways of fabrication.
  • Directs and approves requisition of necessary parts and supplies for maintenance.
  • Inspects tools and equipment to ensure safe operations.
  • Inspects section operation daily to determine equipment abuse and/or poor maintenance practices and initiates corrective action as required.
  • Maintains a strong general housekeeping program.
  • Assures compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Assures performance standards are maintained.
  • Manages the maintenance workforce of a specified shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
  • N/A
Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Possess current WV Underground Electrical Certification and Mine Foreman certifications.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive underground maintenance experience required with five (5) years underground maintenance supervisory experience preferred.
  • Excellent safety and attendance record required.
  • Display excellent communication (written and oral) skills.
Position will report to: Shift Maintenance Foreman

Qualified candidates interested in this position should submit information through by 3/11/2018.

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