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Title:  North Complex (Caballo) Maintenance Tech Mech/Welder

Req ID:  1319
City:  Gillette
State:  WY
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  82717
Department:  Maintenance
Job Summary

Safely perform maintenance tasks on a variety of equipment (heavy and light duty) utlized in the mining industry.  This including maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing a variety and mining support equipment.

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.
  • Two (2) years heavy equipment maintenance experience or completion of a two (2) year associate degree in diesel.
  • Perform maintenance repairs, troubleshooting and servicing on large mining equipment such as D-9, D-10, D-11, Cat 637 Scrapers, Cat 785, 789, 793, Cat 16 & 24 motor graders, Komatsu trucks.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals and parts books.
  • Read and use low voltage (24V) electrical, air and hydraulic schematics in performing repairs on mining equipment.
  • Diagnose faults or breakdowns.
  • Clean and maintain tools and work area.
  • Undertake repairs or component changeouts as required.
  • 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 up to 4 hours per shift
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles
  • Must have the ability to work from elevated positions, walk/climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on/off equipment and ladders
  • 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 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/raise 10 – 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance frequently during the work shift
  • 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)
  • Trade Certificate preferred
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