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Underground Maintenance Supervisor

ACNR, Inc.
Wallace, WV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

This position is located at Harrison County Coal Resources in Wallace, West Virginia. We are seeking hard working, motivated individuals. If you are interested in pursuing a career with great potential, we want you!

Primarily responsible for maintaining equipment in run-ready condition, thereby reducing down time and increasing cost effectiveness and efficiency. Manages all maintenance-related activities on continuous miner sections and outby areas of the mine to ensure high availability and productivity.

Pay Type: Salary


  • Maintain the mine electrical system in safe and permissible condition
  • Plans efficient maintenance and preventive maintenance activities and procedures that safely maximize productivity and profitability
  • Works to ensure that all safety, maintenance, and cost objectives are met or exceeded
  • Communicates mine plans, changes, and company policies and procedures to other supervisors & employees
  • Works with the Senior Electrical Manager, Master Mechanic, and Maintenance Planner to plan and execute efficient maintenance activities that minimize downtime
  • Communicate potential opportunities to improve the operation
  • Communicate issues that would impact the running of a safe, productive, and cost-effective operation
  • Direct electrical repair work to ensure safe and efficient completion
  • Supervise all maintenance to mobile and stationary equipment in assigned area.
  • Maintain communication equipment in operable condition
  • Required permissibility checks on electrical equipment
  • Oversee the preventive maintenance program for assigned area
  • Ensure all electrical/maintenance reports required by law or company policy are completed
  • Regular inspection of equipment and removing from service for repairs when required
  • Order parts and supplies as needed
  • Participate in the evaluation of equipment life as to rebuilds or replacements
  • Interpret maintenance manuals, parts books, work orders, blueprints, and schematics
  • Troubleshoot and maintain complex electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems
  • Work with the Supervisor of Human Resources to resolve industrial and employee relation issues, coordinate employee communications, and resolve conflicts and grievances
  • Works with Office Manager/Mine Clerk to make sure all payroll systems are correct
  • May perform the duties of the Shift Maintenance Supervisor on an as-needed basis


      • Must be an experienced underground coal miner with at least two (2) years of supervisory or management experience
      • 3 or more years of related experience in mine operations and electrical & mechanical maintenance preferred; or possesses a degree in engineering, electronics, or a relevant industrial field and 1 or more years of experience
      • Minimum 2 years underground supervisory experience (preferred)


      • Must be 18 years of age
      • High School Diploma or GED, preferred
      • Reliable transportation
      • Regular and punctual attendance
      • State issued/MSHA Underground Low, Medium, and High Voltage Electrical certification required
      • State issued Underground Miner certification required
      • State issued Underground Mine Foreman certification, preferred
      • Minimum 5 years underground electrical experience required, or 2 years of underground electrical experience coupled with a minimum of an Associate’s degree in a field related to Electronic or Electrical Engineering Technology
      • Requires working knowledge of coal mining operations, including safety, production, maintenance, and cost
      • Working knowledge of underground electrical systems, electronics, hydraulics, mechanics, and welding
      • Understanding and knowledge of State and Federal underground electrical laws
      • Experience with automation (PLC’s, HMI’s) – programming is a plus, but not required
      • Experience and understanding of relay logic, breakers, fuses, vacuum contactors, transformers
      • Understanding of MSHA- required circuit protections – Ground Fault, Ground Monitor, Short Circuit, Overcurrent, and Under Voltage Protection
      • Job duties will be performed underground and on the surface; must be able to obtain all applicable Federal and State underground and surface certifications and successfully complete industry-approved training courses
      • Must be able to work safely and effectively as part of a team or independently
      • Must be able to successfully pass a post-offer drug test and background check
      • Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship


      • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as schedule requires (subject to applicant’s religious practices)
      • Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule (subject to the applicant’s religious practices)
      • Must be able to work in an underground mining environment
      • Ability to lift floor-to-waist and waist-to-overhead
      • Ability to push/pull as needed
      • Standing, bending, step climbing, crawling and working overhead
      • Ability to perform heavy labor and lift 50+ pounds as needed


      • 401k with 6% employer match for eligible employees
      • Employee Savings Plans for eligible employees
      • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and Rx benefits
      • Basic Life/ADD Insurance; optional Term Life, Accidental Life Insurance
      • Additional Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Accident Insurance benefits available
      • Short and Long-Term Disability benefits for eligible employees
      • 100% employer-paid apprentice miner training
      • Monthly and annual bonus plans for eligible employees
      • Paid holidays and up to 4 weeks paid vacation

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