Bowie Resources
  • 09-Mar-2018 to 23-Mar-2018 (MST)
  • Helper, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance of all aspects of the longwall mining system by maximizing efficiencies by effectively utilizing the resources provided.    


  • Plans, directs and monitors all activity for longwall maintenance including recovery, rebuild, and Setup. Coordinates support of longwall, maintenance and outby crews with appropriate mine management.
  • Responsible for attaining optimum level of operating and cost efficiency for longwall maintenance activities. Recommends and implements improvements in equipment and maintenance methods.
  • Conducts meetings and organizes training to improve overall longwall performance. Sets goals, priorities, and standards through communication and cooperation with all departments.
  • Responsible for recommending longwall equipment selection/modifications. Will play an active role in contracts, equipment specifications, warranties.  
  • Approves longwall material and supply orders to an authorized approval level.
  • Coordinates longwall maintenance with the maintenance department and shift coordinators to minimize downtime.
  • Implements all safety policies and procedures related to an injury free work environment.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors cost reduction plans and productivity improvements.

Develop and implement the predictive and preventive maintenance program for longwall equipment



  • Demonstrated successful underground coal mining supervisory experience
  • Ten years underground mining experience with a diverse background in longwall, CM operations and general mine work
  • B.S Degree in mining, mechanical, or electrical engineering is desirable
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of both longwall and continuous mining methods
  • Good planning and organizational Skills
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Current Utah Mine Foreman Certification
  • MSHA Electrical Certification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communications (oral and written) skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word are required


POSITION WILL REPORT TO:      Maintenance Manager

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