Mine Maintenance Technology Co-op Trainee at WVNCC - 2019 Fall Semester
- Mine Maintenance Technology Program Students work under the direction of senior maintenance personnel while attending West Virginia Northern Community College.
- The student will engage in hands-on maintenance work.
- Assigned work will be maintenance focused work
- Students will learn electrical, hydraulic, welding and mechanical fundamentals.
- The student will work on real projects and will report to the company’s maintenance management staff.
- The hands-on work will reiterate technical classroom material.
- While working in in the internship, the student must also be enrolled in the Mine Maintenance Technology program at either West Virginia Northern Community College
- While working in maintenance:
- The student will be assigned to a maintenance staff at a company mining complex in close proximity to West Virginia Northern Community College or Pierpont Community and Technical College.
- The student is required to work one shift a week and every other Saturday throughout the semester, and full time through the summer break.
- One holiday break (Winter or Spring) must also be worked.
- Gradation can potentially be achieved with little to no student debt.
- Several grants are potentially available to each candidate.
- Tuition assistance will be provided to qualified students.
- Upon Completion of the program the student will:
- Graduate with an Associates degree in Mine Maintenance Technology.
- Have received federal and state underground electrical certification.
- Be very a strong candidate for receiving permanent employment with the maintenance staff.
- Have gained the needed engineering foundation to be successful in an industrial environment. This foundation will include electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals.
- A high school diploma or GED.
- Those selected for interviews will be interviewed by Murray Energy Corporation personnel. While working in in the internship, the student must also be enrolled in the Mine Maintenance Technology program at West Virginia Northern Community College.
- Physical requirements of lifting 50 lbs. on a regular basis and the capability of moving 100+ lbs., is necessary.
- Job duties will be performed underground and on surface, those interested must be able to obtain all applicable Federal and State underground and surface certifications and successfully complete industry approved training courses.
- Rotating shifts, weekends, and holiday work is mandatory.
- The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA to remain in the enrolled in the college program.
- The student must obtain all needed federal and state underground and surface certifications necessary to work in a mining environment (Company to provide training).
This company is an equal opportunity employer.