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Title:  Senior Manager Mining Engineering

Req ID:  1622
City:  Oakman
State:  AL
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  35579
Department:  Engineering

Site: Shoal Creek

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


Responsible for directing the engineering and environmental activities at the mine site to include, but not limited to, the engineering, environmental permits and licenses, surveying, and other measures to plan, control and document the extraction of underground materials and raw coal, roof control, ventilation, coal loading, coal processing and reclamation requirements at the operation.  To provide high level technical input and support to the development of mining plans (greater than 5 years) for all current and future operations; feasibility studies relating to development projects and acquisitions; and engineering related project investigations and capital justifications.

Job Description


•   Manages and performs mine engineering & environmental surveying to insure accurate and 
     proper procedures and measures are being utilized to control, monitor, record and report actual 
     production, cost and performance data for all mining and reclamation activities at the mine.
•    Responsible for insuring that accurate weekly and monthly production costs and operating 
     reports are compiled and submitted within the prescribed time limits to Mine Management and the 
     Corporate Office.
•    Coordinates with Mine Management in the planning and projection of short-term mining plans 
     and reclamation operations and submits projected production proformas and cost management.
•    Manages and provides input for the development of long-term mining plans and the 
     mining/reclamation permits.
•    Provides engineering assistance to Mine Management in the planning, layout and construction of 
     slopes and/or shafts, roof control, ventilation systems, haul roads, drainage systems, electrical power 
     distribution systems, erosion control structures, and reclamation post-mining land use areas.
•    Reviews mining and reclamation operations and make recommendations to Mine Management 
     and/or develop plans that would decrease operating costs or improve operating efficiency.
•    Manages, reviews and monitors all mining and reclamation activities to insure compliance with 
     State and Federal mining and reclamation laws and permits.
•    Coordinates with Mine Management in evaluating, developing and completing projects required to 
     rectify any compliance problems found during regulatory agency's inspection.
•    May be required to act as Company's representative during inspections conducted by State and 
     Federal reclamation inspectors.
•    Generates various reports and studies using the computer to aid in problem solving and operating 
     cost evaluation.
•    Conducts special projects involving evaluation and/or testing of equipment or material production 
     performance or efficiency.
•    Performs engineering studies that evaluate proposed changes in equipment, operations, mining 
     plans or procedures or the efficiency of various mine operations.
•    Coordinates and inspects construction projects performed by either mine personnel or outside 
     contractors to insure compliance with design plans or contract provisions.
•    Monitor employee work performance and take necessary corrective action consistent with 
     company policy.

Role Requirements



•    Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering with Environmental background. Advanced Degree in 
     Engineering or Business Administration preferred.  
•    Professional Engineering Certification, preferred.  Ability to obtain in near future.
•    AutoCAD, SurvCADD, COGO, Ventilation Modelling, SMCRA, HAZWOPER, and Microsoft Office.
•    Solid comprehension of capital cost estimating, project cost control and schedule management


•    Minimum of 8-10 years of coal mining experience in underground and surface mine engineering. 
•    Ability to clearly communicate geologic concepts to non-technical personnel
•    Strong working knowledge and experience in State and Federal mining and environmental and air 
•    Prior management/supervisory experience
•    Communication and presentation experience to senior management
•    Experience with Dam Engineering and Construction
•    Experience with Success Factors, SAP, and Kronos a plus 

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Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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