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Title:  Supervisor Belt Maintenance

Req ID:  2147
City:  Oakman
State:  AL
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  35579
Department:  Maintenance

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.

Purpose of the Role


Effectively supervise and direct a team of hourly employees to ensure belts are maintained to Peabody standards and MSHA regulations and manage equipment in a cost-effective manner. 

Key Role Accountabilities


•    Conduct and/or insure proper examinations as required by State, Federal and Mine policy are performed.
•    Make frequent trips to work areas to check work progress and ensure safe work practices and regulatory compliance at all times.
•    Advise Belt Foreman and/or General Mine Coordinator of work progress, job completions and any employee performance issues that may arise.
•    Coordinate, plan and execute the installation, preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment, including greasing, servicing belt drives, taking up winches, and cooling skids. Communicate results.
•    Maintain compliance with operational standards and develop new standards as required to move belt systems to the highest level of efficiency. 
•    Promote, support and comply with the safety directives and policies at the site.
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned and/or needed.

Role Requirements




•    Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  
•    Minimum of 5 years of underground mining operations experience.
•    Experience related to conveyor belt installation and maintenance.
•    Must have a high level of understanding MSHA Regulations.
•    Current electrical card (relevant state) preferred.
•    Must be willing to work on any assigned shift, including holidays and scheduled weekends.




•    Supervisory and/or crew lead experience preferred.  (Union supervisory experience preferred).
•    Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to communicate with personnel on shift and adjacent shifts.
•    Basic computer skills. 
•    Experience in Success Factors, SAP and Kronos is a plus.
•    Ability to follow State and Federal regulations and Company policies.

Physical Requirements


•    Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time on uneven, rocky surfaces.
•    Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles.
•    Must have the ability to walk for up to 4 hours at a time. Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom.
•    Walking ability will be judged according to SCSR emergency evacuation plan required and approved by MSHA.
•    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 bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of mine height.
•    Must have the ability to climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on and off equipment and ladders.
•    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 as well as good hand to eye coordination.
•    Must have the ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 75 pounds.
•    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 and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.


This is a Safety Sensitive Role. Individuals in safety sensitive roles (i.e., role where impaired performance could credibly result in fatality or permanently disabling injury), with or without an accommodation cannot have:


•    an uncontrolled condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or ability to control a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
•    an uncontrolled respiratory or cardiac dysfunction likely to interfere with the ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
•    a current clinical diagnosis of high blood pressure likely to interfere with ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
•    or a current or unregulated mental or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with ability to drive a motor vehicle or other large machinery.


The above stated requirements are aimed at reducing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of employees and others and are subject to providing reasonable accommodations.


•    In addition, individuals must meet the minimum vison and hearing requirements to fulfil a safety sensitive role:
•    At least 20/40 acuity (Snellen) in each eye with or without correction. At least 70° field of vision in horizontal meridian measured in each eye. The use of corrective lenses should be noted on the Medical Examiner's Certificate.
•    No more than 40dB average hearing loss in better ear (with or without hearing aid).


Note:  This description merely reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  Changes in operation or job content may require that this description be revised from time to time in the Company’ sole discretion.

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Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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