Warehouse Technician I
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

Job Description


Position Summary

Under general supervision, the Warehouse Tech is responsible for utilizing computer systems and other resources to source and locate materials in the warehouse and issue materials to mine personnel while maintaining a safety culture.

Supervisor Responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities over other employees.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Record material issues, unload incoming freight and vendor trucks, and ensure information is completed with correct coding and equipment number.
  • Receive material by verifying physical quantity received matches vendor packing slip.
  • Monitor designated miscellaneous supplies; assuring adequate level is kept on hand to meet the needs of the mine.
  • Perform perpetual physical inventories (cycle count) by counting and recording physical quantities for comparison against inventory system quantities.
  • Monitor Wicket area to ensure any and all requests for Material or Information are processed in a timely manner (this includes requests via phone/ radio/ email/ or walk up.
  • Picking materials on Issue Requests and packaging them appropriately, then staging them in the Work Package area for pickup.
  • Put away stock that is received for inventory and ensure cleanliness and Security of the warehouse.
  • Perform related work as required.


Job Requirements


Typical Physical Demands

Ability to lift minimum of 5 pounds to a maximum of 15 pounds unassisted; able to perform repetitive standing, sitting, stooping, walking, stretching, reaching, lifting, and use full range of body motions.

May require working rotating shifts including nights and weekends.

Typical Working Conditions

Work in a safe manner at all times and be aware of environmental responsibilities both in the office and in the manufacturing setting. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, walking, finger dexterity, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. 2

Education and Experience Job Description

  • High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience which may included knowledge of mining equipment parts and operational supplies.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

  • None.



  • Time Management
  • Computer Skills
  • Organizational Skills

Documentation Skills  

  • Safety

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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