Continuous Miner Operator
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 7/11/2017

Job Description

Operate remote controlled continuous mining machine at mine face to cut material according to company standards 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 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 the use of hand tools.

Conduct all work activities in compliance with Federal and State coal mining laws and Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Job Requirements

OH Experienced Miner certification.

Must be able to 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.

Must exhibit acceptable interpersonal skills and the continuous ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Corning, OH
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/11/2017

About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 13 coal mines in the western U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, Colorado and we have approximately 2,900 employees.

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