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Title:  Wild Boar Night Shift Operator-Dozer/Mobile Equipment

Req ID:  2521
City:  Lynnville
State:  IN
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  47619
Department:  Operations

Site: Wild Boar

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

  • Safely and efficiently operate large surface mining equipment being used in the process of the mining, preparation or shipment of coal

Special Skills or Qualifications Required

  • Must have experience in safely operating large mining equipment of the following or equivalent sizes: Caterpillar D7, D8, D9, D10, D11 bulldozers, Caterpillar 988 or 992 end loaders, small to medium size backhoes, road graders, large excavators and hydraulic drills.
  • Two or more years of surface mining experience is preferred.
  • Must be capable of working in congested areas and be able to recognize and adjust for changing situations that occur in the active mining areas.
  • Must be able to safely operate equipment on steep slopes, next to highwalls, and drill benches, all of which are continuously changing.
  • Must have the ability to recognize and react safely to potential hazards from changing conditions such as weather, sunlight, darkness, artificial lighting and the variability of the surface contours.
  • Must have the ability to recognize potential safety hazards associated with the various mining areas such as equipment blind spots, overburden highwalls, blasting areas, repair shop hazards, powerlines, etc.
  • Must have basic math and writing skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.



  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate and coordinate with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Must follow Company, State and Federal regulations, plans and policies.
  • Must have high safety standards for self and others and wear required personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to read and understand Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays at all Wild Boar locations.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time. 
  • 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 lift/raise 10 - 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance frequently during the course of work shift. 
  • 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 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.
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA.

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

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

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