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Title:  Engineer Techician/Surv UG

Req ID:  1053
City:  Francisco
State:  IN
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  47649
Department:  Surveying

POSITION SUMMARY:  To provide accurate and timely surveying and mapping associated with mine production, planning, permitting and reclamation to assist in achieving the Company’s safety and financial goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain technical surveying instruments such as Total Station, GPS and Level instrument to accomplish the related work assignments with precision.
  • Responsible for actively performing all underground and surface surveying.
  • Perform all survey related responsibilities which include Traverses, Levels, locating utilities, etc.
  • Develop and maintain maps for mine advancement, projections, property control and permitting in AutoCAD with Carlson software.
  • Accurately perform the end-of-month calculations for the underground mined tons and the surface stockpiles utilizing basic engineering calculations and recording of mine data for production and engineering reports.
  • Demonstrate leadership by example in complying with all Company, State, and Federal policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrate high safety standards and be an ambassador for “Safety:  A Way of Life” (SAWOL).
  • Willing and available to work extended hours and other duties as necessary.


  • Be highly self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work any shift, and on scheduled weekends.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all management levels, intercompany departments, and mine operations personnel


  • Minimum 2 years Associate Degree in surveying, mining engineering technology, or civil engineering technology, or
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in underground coal mining including at least 1 year of surveying, and mapping experience.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Carlson Mining, SurvCAD 2D and 3D drawings and the capability of developing spreadsheets is required.
  • Experience with technical GPS systems
  • FAA – Remote Pilot of Small Unmanned Aircraft System license or the ability to obtain
  • Indiana Mine Examiners certification (or the ability to obtain certification at the first opportunity).

Physical Requirements:

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
  • 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 at a time.  Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom.
  • Walking ability will also be judged according to the SCSR emergency evacuation plan required and approved by MSHA.
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 to 30 pounds on a frequent basis.  Must have the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • 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.

 Note:  This is considered a safety sensitive role:

 Individuals in safety sensitive roles (i.e., role where impaired performance could credibly result in fatality or permanently disabling injury), cannot have:

  • an uncontrolled condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or ability to control a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • an uncontrolled respiratory or cardiac dysfunction likely to interfere with the ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • a current clinical diagnosis of high blood pressure likely to interfere with ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • a current or unregulated mental or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with ability to drive a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • impaired hearing (with or without hearing aids) that would prevent the person from hearing crucial safety information or alarms;
  • impaired vision. Individuals must meet the minimum vison requirements of at least 20/40 acuity (Snellen) with or without correction and at least 70° field of vision in horizontal meridian measured.

The above stated requirements are aimed at reducing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of employees and others and are subject to providing reasonable accommodations.

Note:  This description merely reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  Changes in operation or job content may require that this description be revised from time to time in the company’s sole discretion.


Peabody considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

Job Segment: Engineer, Coal Mining, Drafting, AutoCAD, Engineering, Mining

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