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Title:  Superintendent Surface - Bear Run

Req ID:  1508
City:  Carlisle
State:  IN
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  47838
Department:  Mine Operations

Job Summary

The Director Production is responsible for managing the day-to-day mining operations of the site to the company’s business requirements and within statutory limits.

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Visibly support and champion Peabody’s Missions and Values 
  • Act in accordance with and adhere to Safety as a Way of Life Management System
  • Plan, direct and lead the work of a team(s) or a department
  • Operations scheduling and mine planning
  • Develop and enforcing grade control procedures
  • Direct (contract) mining personnel in their day to day activities of drilling, blasting and hauling coal
  • Ensure a safe and healthy working environment
  • Provide technical input into the development or acquisition of new mining equipment
  • Plan or undertake maintenance on mobile plant
  • Ensure activities comply with safety, environmental and statutory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by the company

EXPERIENCE

  • 10 years day to day mine operation experience required
  • 5 – 10 years supervisory experience required

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements - Surface Environment 

  • Must have the ability to stand for up to 4 hours per shift
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles
  • Must have the ability to work from elevated positions, walk/climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on/off equipment and ladders
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms/legs and good hand to eye coordination
  • Must have the ability to lift/raise 10 – 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance frequently during the work shift
  • Must have the ability to work in extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light/dark, in and around artificial light, and in a confined work area
  • Must have the ability to work various shifts (required shifts include days, evening and nights, with rotating schedules, weekends and holidays)

Physical Requirements - Underground Environment

  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time on uneven, rocky surfaces for up to the entire length of the shift
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles
  • Must have the ability to walk for up to 4 hours at a time. Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA
  • Must have the ability to bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of mine height
  • Must have the ability to climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on/off equipment and ladders
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms/legs and good hand to eye coordination
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 – 50 lbs. on a frequent basis and the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 80 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to work in extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light/dark, in and around artificial light, and in a confined work area
  • Must have the ability to work various shifts (required shifts include days, evening and nights, with rotating schedules, weekends and holidays)

Physical Requirements - Office

  • Must have the ability to sit for up to 8 hours
  • Must be able to use a computer and communicate effectively in various forms, including email and by phone
  • Must have the ability to review paper and electronic documents and complete computer entry of data from paper documents
  • Must be able to find, remove and return files to/from file cabinets and discuss issues by telephone and in person
  • Must be able to operate copier, fax machine, etc.

Education

  • M.B.A. or M.S. in Engineering preferred


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