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Title:  NARM - Field Maintenance - Drill Mecahnic

Req ID:  2769
City:  Wright
State:  WY
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  82732
Department:  Maintenance

Site: N Antelope/Rochelle 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

Safely perform maintenance tasks on drills (i.e. single pass, DMM2, DMM3 and PV275) that are utilized in the mining industry.  This includes maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing.

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.
  • Maintenance experience and expertise required in the area of Drills.
  • Assist fellow team members in their skills development by teaching-mentoring the members in your area of expertise.
  • Perform maintenance repairs, troubleshooting, tune-ups and servicing drills.
  • Remove and replace the following types of components: radiator, hydraulic pumps and valves, water pumps, air valves and turbo charger.
  • Remove, rebuild and install hydraulic cylinders.
  • Operate lube/fuel truck as required to fuel/lube/inspect other equipment at the mine site.
  • Conduct safety observations and complete safety interactions monthly.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Company.



  • Minimum of one year of drill maintenance experience on a mine site.
  • Ability to solve problems and troubleshoot situations arising in the drill maintenance area.
  • Ability to solve problems and troubleshoot situations arising in areas of heavy equipment maintenance when needed.
  • Ability to operate oxygen/acetylene cutting torch and perform arc welding with low hydrogen electrodes.
  • Ability to perform maintenance repairs, troubleshooting and servicing on large mining equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret maintenance manuals and part books.
  • Ability to read and use low voltage (24V) electrical, air and hydraulic schematics in performing repairs on mining equipment.
  • Ability to rebuild air valves and perform adjustments on air system governors.
  • Ability to operate auxiliary equipment such as forklifts, overhead shop cranes, etc.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions and at different times of day.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as required by business need.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime when required.
  • Ability to work overtime as required by the Company.
  • Ability to train others.


  • Trade Certificate

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)

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

Job Segment: Coal Mining, Sustainability, Welding, Equipment Operator, Mining, Energy, Manufacturing

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