Mine Electrician

Westmoreland - Absaloka Mine, United States of America, United States of America
Sep 12, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Req #20
Job Description and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, inspection and cleaning of all electronic and electrical equipment. Must be able to operate equipment necessary to move cable and portable equipment.


Applicant must demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices. Must be 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. In addition, physical ability to work in environmental conditions with significant exposure to the elements of dust, noise, chemicals and fumes and adverse weather, capable of walking steeply inclined travel ways, and climbing access ladders and structures with multiple stairways. Successful candidate must be able and diligent in using personal protective equipment (PPE) as warranted by job conditions and Company policy. Such PPE includes: hearing protection, hard-hat, respirator, steel toed shoes, safety glasses, and other PPE as required by the Company.

  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of AC and DC theory, mining equipment, test procedures, safe work practices, and electrical codes
  • Knowledge and work experience with low, medium and high voltage equipment and electronic controls as applied to large mining equipment is desired of applicant
  • Troubleshooting and repair experience with high voltage DC motors and generators
  • PLC programming, troubleshooting and repair experience preferred
  • Technical school degree in Industrial Electronics preferred
  • Previous experience with large mobile mining equipment preferred
  • Successful candidate will be required to be MSHA Electrical Qualified.

Must be able to work rotating shifts and weekends.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, and maintain a good driving record

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly