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Title:  Sr Mechanic/Electrician UG

Req ID:  1987
City:  Coulterville
State:  IL
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  62237
Department:  Maintenance

Site: Gateway North

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


Job Summary

  • Perform electrical, mechanical and hydraulic repairs of underground mining equipment.
  • Maintain underground equipment in permissible condition as defined by MSHA.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, and complete reports and records as required.
  • Perform other, non-maintenance tasks as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have current MSHA electrical certification. (High, medium, and low voltage, underground)
  • Must have one (1) year underground mining experience.
  • Must be knowledgeable of State and Federal mining regulations pertaining to underground mining including electrical permissibility.
  • Must have demonstrated welding and fabrication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated operating, repairing, and troubleshooting skills on section and outby equipment.  (Continuous miners, battery haulage equipment, feeders, scoops, roof bolters, etc.)
  • Must be able to troubleshoot from blueprints and service manuals.
  • Must have underground miners license or face papers in the state where working.
  • Must possess high school diploma or GED.


  • Must have high safety standards for self and others.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors.
  • *Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have the ability to stand for 4 to 8 hours on uneven rocky surfaces.
  • 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 in uneven and wet conditions through sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom.
  • Must have the ability to don and wear a SCSR in compliance with the approved MSHA evacuation plan.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 to 70 pounds without mechanical assistance.
  • Must have the ability to bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of the mine height.
  • Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders.
  • Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit, and confined work areas.
  • This is Safety Sensitive Role subject to conditions and guidelines.

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Coal Mining, Maintenance Mechanic, Sustainability, Equipment Operator, Mining, Manufacturing, Energy

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