Longwall Shield Operator

at Arch Coal, Inc.
Location Philippi, West Virginia
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


If you are looking to join a quality team with an industry leading safety culture, an employer of choice within the mining industry ' we'd like to invite you to explore an exciting career opportunity with Leer South, an Arch Resources subsidiary. Arch's Leer South facility boast a "best in class" reserve life providing employee stability and opportunities for professional growth while providing excellent compensation and outstanding benefits, such as medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement savings, and educational assistance.

Leer South is a growing, world-class mining company producing essential resources for steel manufacturing worldwide Leer South is one of the largest employers in the region and takes pride in our positive employee relations and community support activities. Leer South is looking for a Longwall Shield Operator to join our successful team in Philippi, West Virginia.

Job Title: Longwall Shield Operator

Grade: $33.00/hour

Job Location: Sentinel/Leer South Mining Complex (Philippi, WV)


Operate all functions on Shield
Responsible for maintenance on the face
Responsible for maintenance on the Shield
Assist Shearer operator with maintenance on Shearer
Ability to position roof supports


Minimum of High School diploma or GED equivalent
Minimum of three years of underground mining experience
Experience as a production operator in Longwall coal mining
Demonstrated ability to follow safe work procedures and inspection procedures
Excellent interpersonal skills
Record of good work attendance and punctuality
WV underground certification required

POSITION WILL REPORT TO: Longwall Coordinator

Arch Resources, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive full and fair consideration for employment. M/F/Disability/Vet

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