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Title:  Sr Mechanic/Electrician UG - Francisco

Req ID:  1529
City:  Francisco
State:  IN
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  47649
Department:  Maintenance

Job Summary/Essential Functions:

  • 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.

Special Skills or 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, Underground Occupations:

  • 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 a Safety Sensitive Role.  Individuals in safety sensitive roles (i.e., role where impaired performance could credibly result in fatality or permanently disabling injury), with or without an accommodation 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.

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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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