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Title:  North Complex (Rawhide) - Vo-Tech Mechanic

Req ID:  2922
City:  Gillette
State:  WY
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  82717
Department:  Maintenance

Site: Rawhide Mine

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, 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

Under supervision will safely perform welding and mechanical maintenance on a variety of equipment (heavy and light duty) including Haul Trucks, Dozers, Loaders, Blades, Scrapers, Rubber Tire Dozers, etc. that are utilized in the mining industry.  Assist in the maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of mining 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.
  • Under supervisor will perform welding and mechanical repairs on heavy mining equipment such as front-end loaders, haul trucks, mining support equipment (dozers, graders, scrapers), mining shovels, draglines, excavators and drills.
  • Types of Welding may include: gusset fabrication and installation, bore buildup in preparation for re-machining, handrail and ladder repair (including pipe cutting and welding), wear plate removal and installation, cutting edge, teeth and adaptor removal and installation, shovel component buildup and crack maintenance repair.
  • Types of Mechanical repairs may include: repairs, troubleshooting, tune-ups and servicing on front-end loaders, haul trucks, mining support equipment (dozers, graders, scrapers), mining shovels, draglines, excavators and drills. Remove and replace the following types of components: radiator, hydraulic pumps and valves, water pumps, air valves and turbo charger, hydraulic cylinders.
  • Conduct safety observations and complete safety interactions monthly.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Company.



  • Currently enrolled in mechanical or welding vo-tech degree program.

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements - Surface Environment:

  • 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 and 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 and legs and good hand to eye coordination
  • Must have the ability to lift/raise 10 - 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance frequently during the course of 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, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area
  • The job requires that you be able to work various shifts (required shifts include days, evenings and nights with rotating schedules, weekends and holidays 

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

Job Segment: Coal Mining, Pipe Welding, Front End, Sustainability, Mining, Manufacturing, Technology, Energy

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