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Patriot Coal hiring in Western Kentucky and West Virginia

Looking to fill 71 positions at job fair Sept. 3 in Hazard

(Aug. 22, 2014) — Patriot Coal will be looking to fill 71 underground mining, surface/prep plant and salaried positions in Western Kentucky and Northern West Virginia during a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 3 at the Kentucky Career Center JobSight n Hazard.

patriotDuring the fair Patriot Coal officials will be one hand to conduct interviews and discuss 59 available jobs in Western Kentucky and 12 in Fairview, W. Va. The company is seeking only experienced “black hat” miners at the job fair.

Of the open positions in Kentucky 42 are underground mining (miner operator, maintenance UG, equipment operators, face/support) 12 are in surface/prep plant (welders, mechanics, plant operators) and five are salaried positions in production and safety supervision

Available jobs in West Virginia include production, maintenance, and longwall production supervisors.

All applicants should bring copies of their résumé and mine certifications.