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Title:  North Complex (Caballo) - Maint Tech Mechanic/Welder (Senior Crew Lead)

Req ID:  793
City:  Gillette
State:  WY
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  82717
Department:  Maintenance

Site: Rawhide 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

Oversee the safe, efficient and productive operation of a maintenance crew. Position is under the direct supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor.  Position is responsible for directing and mentoring technicians on an assigned crew.

Job Description


  • Must work safely and promote the safe behavior in others.
  • This is a working lead position.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate work with pit and other operational areas on the mine site.
  • Minimum of three years of heavy equipment maintenance experience in mobile mining equipment.  
  • Must be able to place at a Maintenance Mechanic/Welder Technician within one year of hire.
  • Prefer prior experience as a step-up / Crew Lead in a surface mining operation.
  • Must do all necessary Kronos, work documentation and SAP tracking.
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance and repair functions performed in the maintenance area.
  • Willing to obtain Mine Foreman’s Certificate.
  • Able to abide by and ensure compliance with all Company rules and guidelines, and all applicable state and federal laws.
  • Ability to direct employees to work in a safe, efficient and productive manner.
  • Ability to solve problems and situations arising in the maintenance operations.
  • Possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required.
  • Proven history of innovation, inspiration, collaboration and execution.
  • Other duties as assigned by the company.
Physical Requirements


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
  • Reach, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls with hands and arms, legs and feet
  • Stand, walk; sit; climb; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch, crawl, and climb ladders/steps
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds for a minimal distance
  • Talk to, communicate with and hear others
  • See (vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus)
  • Ability to maintain mental focus and concentration
  • Perform all duties day and night, on all surfaces and in all weather conditions


Note:  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 functions.

  • Trade Certificate preferred

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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