The Mining Technician, Underground Mining, performs any one of several different functions in the non production “outby” areas (at areas other than the “face”), including the operation of conveyors, pumps, materials handling equipment, staging of supplies, operating and performing preventive maintenance on ventilation equipment, and power distribution equipment.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, any one of the following assigned areas*:
Responsibilities also include a strong applied knowledge of the following:
High School or GED Required.
In addition, All qualified individuals MUST possess one or more of the following in order to be considered for employment at Prairie State:
1) First Class Papers (12 months experience, Certificate of Mine Competency).
2) Coal Mining Certificate from an accredited college.
3) 2 year Associate's degree in coal mining or related technical field.
4) 4 years experience with honorable discharge from any branch of the military.
Must apply for and receive First Class Certificate of Competency (first class papers) within 18 months of employment.
Skills, abilities and physical requirements
The characteristics listed herein describe the work environment the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this employment position. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. While performing the duties of this employment position, the employee: