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Electrician - (Field)

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Gillette, WY, US, 82718

Req ID:  23452
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

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Job Overview

Komatsu Electrician will be responsible for providing electrical mine support and troubleshooting at Peabody's North Antelope Rochelle Mine (NARM).

Key Job Responsibilities

Troubleshooting Expectations

Thorough knowledge of resistively grounded electrical systems.

Thorough knowledge of electrical protective devices and their use as well as how to configure such devices.

Ability to wire delta-wye and wye-delta transformer connections.

Ability to perform electric motor troubleshooting diagnostics.

Ability to understand PLC systems.

  • How it is wired
  • How to use the PLC for troubleshooting

Ability to change high voltage power cables.

Ability to troubleshoot controls and power systems.

  • On shovels
  • On draglines
  • In all plant areas

Understanding of analog, I/O used in plant control systems.

Ability to splice low voltage cables.

Knowledge in the use of various mine electrical test equipment.

  • Meggers
  • Cable Fault Locators
  • SCR Testers

Other Responsibilities

Use of broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ingenuity to work independently toward ultimate objectives on very involved and complex projects, to devise methods and procedures to meet unusual conditions and to make original contributions to solution of complex problems.

Moderate physical demand, continuously lifting or moving light weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult work positions.

Assist customers and/or colleagues in troubleshooting and repairs on mining equipment.

Flexibility with travel based on needs and overall company objectives.

Assist in training fellow Electricians.

Any other duties as appropriate and required.

Maintain a billable rate according to department and company objectives.

Consistently promotes the Komatsu safety culture which includes but is not limited to:

  • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Rules
  • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers
  • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA’s, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.


EDUCATION:  Equivalent to complete accredited apprenticeship in a recognized trade, craft or occupation; or equivalent to a 1 year technical college education.

EXPERIENCE:  Over 5 years with motor controls, circuit installations, read and understand schematics, PLC’s, Digital Drives and general troubleshooting.

REQUIREMENTS:  Current MSHA, ability to earn MSHA Electrical “Low, Medium & High Certification”, valid drivers license, and able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical job requirements.

Additional Information

  • $38.50/hour - $40.00/hour (depending on experience)
  • Company Vehicle (valid driver license and motor vehicle record check required)
  • Sign on bonus up to $5,000.00 (depending on experience)
  • Paid travel time
  • Vacation
  • Sick time
  • Holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision and 401K

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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