Experienced Underground Coal Miner (Central City, Kentucky Area)

Murray Energy Corporation Central City , KY 42330

Posted 7 months ago

Underground
Coal Miner

Classification: Hourly

Location:
Kentucky Operations

Overall

Job Purpose:

To provide general labor as assigned by the supervisor. May include building brattices, setting posts and roof supports, cleaning up walkways, hanging curtains, and other duties as assigned.

  • Assist mechanics in performing equipment repair
  • Operate a scoop, roof bolter, continuous miner, and shuttle car
  • Operate mantrip

Requirements

Essential Functions:

Ability to rotate shifts on a 24/7 basis

Regular and punctual attendance

Ability to communicate with all levels of mine management and co-workers

Ability to lift bags of rock dust and operate rock dust machine

Ability to perform heavy labor, including the ability to move bags of concrete, mandoors, wood cribbings, water pumps, and roofbolts.

Ability to set posts and roof supports and clean walkways

Ability to hang ventilation curtain and install waterlines

Visually inspect work area for hazards

Perform methane checks

Ability to perform fill-in duties for other workers as necessary

Able to work independently without supervision

Ability to organize and prioritize assigned tasks

Strong attention to detai

Physical Abilities Required:

  • Ability to work approximately 400 feet underground 8-10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift floor-to-waist and waist-to-overhead
  • Ability to push/pull as needed
  • Standing, bending, step climbing, crawling, working overhead
  • Ability to hear instructions and audible warnings

Environmental Conditions:

  • Noise, dust, uneven earth surfaces, confined environment, varying temperatures

Equipment/Clothing Used to Perform the Job:

  • Work Clothes w/reflective material
  • Work Boots with Metatarsal Guards
  • Gloves, Hard Hat, Light, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Light
  • Self Rescue Kit
  • Methane Detector with holder
  • Mechanical Hand Tools
  • Shovels
  • Shovels and pick axes
  • Curtains, Hooks
  • Rope

Preferred Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • KY Underground Miners Training

Benefits

This company is an equal opportunity employer. Those individuals searching for a challenging and rewarding opportunity should apply.

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