Mine Maintenance Technology Co-Op Trainee Pierpont Community College Spring '19
- Our Recruiting Objective:
To recruit entry-level maintenance minded students to work under the direction of senior maintenance personnel while attending either West Virginia Northern Community College or Pierpont Community and Technical College’s Mine Maintenance Technology Program.
- The student will engage in hands-on maintenance work.
- Assigned work will be maintenance focused work
- 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 or Pierpont Community and Technical College.
- West Virginia Northern Community College:
- Pierpont Community and Technical College:
- While working in maintenance:
- The student will be assigned to a maintenance staff at a Murray Energy Corporation 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 be achieved with little to no student debt.
- Several grants are potentially available to each candidate.
- Murray Energy will provide tuition assistance.
- 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 Murray Energy 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.
- 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 2.5 GPA to remain in the program.
- The student must obtain all needed federal and state underground and surface certifications necessary to work in a mining environment (Murray Energy to provide training).