Roof Bolter Operator
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 7/11/2017

Job Description

Operate electrically powered roof bolting machine to drill holes and install roof support (primarily roof bolts) to support the mine roof according to the mine roof and rib control plan as well as company standards.

Tram machine from face to face safely and efficiently.

Assist in moving continuous miner, maintaining ventilation, hanging of equipment trailing cables from mine roof.

Conduct pre-operational visual, physical, and operational checks on machine; maintain proper ventilation; conduct gas checks; drill test holes as required and examine conditions of face, roof and ribs of each place being bolted.

Perform routine maintenance (including cleaning) on machine.

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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