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Title:  Dragline Oiler/Operator

Req ID:  1177
City:  Gillette
State:  WY
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  82732
Department:  Production

Site: N Antelope/Rochelle Mine

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, 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

This job is responsible for the operation of underground mine equipment to facilitate the production of coal.

Job Description


  • Visibly support and champion Peabody's Mission and Values
  • Act in accordance with and adhere to Safety as a Way of Life Management System
  • Inspect and service equipment
  • Operate underground mining equipment in production and support activities
  • Install, move, clean, operate and maintain conveyor belts and associated equipment
  • Install and move power distribution equipment
  • Install and maintain ventilation devices
  • Install and maintain pumping equipment
  • Load, deliver, unload and distribute supplies and parts
  • Assist coworkers with any, or all, of the above activities
  • Ensure activities comply with safety, environmental and statutory requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by the company
Physical Requirements


  • 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)
  • High School Degree or GED Equivalent required

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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

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