Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 8/12/2017

Job Description

Mechanic. Key Job Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to: Repair work to equipment, both in the field and in the central shop. Also preventive maintenance on equipment used on the mine site. Runs small support equipment to aid the maintenance process such as forklifts, cranes, and tire handlers. Does work as fueling, laborer work, and work in the steam-bay. Clean work areas as needed and other work associated with the daily operation of a surface coal mine.

Job Requirements

Valid Drivers License and Good Driving Record

High School Diploma or GED equilevant

Must be able to work rotating shifts and weekends

Successfully complete qualification testing

Successfully complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Prior mechanical experience or mechanical technical education.

Ability to perform all duties and activities in a manner which conforms to mine safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous Mine 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.

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