Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic will be responsible for all repairs and services associated with the heavy mobile mining equipment. Compliance with all Company, State and Federal rules and regulations.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Prior experience and/or knowledge of tasks associated with repairs and servicing of dozers, haulers, blades, scrapers, loaders, drills, pumps, compressors, pickups, trucks and other light vehicles and maintenance of diesel equipment.   
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices.  
  • Physically capable to work on heights above 50 feet, to perform heavy lifting of 50 lbs. or more, to work in confined areas, and to work in awkward positions requiring prolonged bending or kneeling.  
  • Applicants must have the skills required to perform the above duties on a rotating shift.
  • Two year diesel technology degree preferred or 5 years of equivalent experience.

Job Snapshot

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.

Join the Westmoreland Coal Company Talent Network today!

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email