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Mine Specialist II (Electrical) - Kosse Mine at Luminant Generation Company LLC in Kosse, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Job Summary

This position is designed to safely perform all aspects of electrical work in a mine. Equipment in the mine includes: 3 draglines, a coal blending facility with conveyor systems, stationary and portable power distribution systems (up to 138KV) and general facility/building electrics. The position also requires working on the electrical aspects of a Rail Road which includes locomotives, rail switches and rail road crossings.

Job Description


  • Understands basic AC/DC Circuit Theory, Digital and Analog Circuit Theory

  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical power distributions systems up to 138KV.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical equipment on large earth-moving equipment and heavy equipment in lignite surface mining and reclamation activities.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot facility and building electrical equipment including air conditioning systems

  • Inspect, test, repair, and install electrical equipment such as leads, buses, breakers, batteries, AC & DC motors and generators, lighting, cranes, electrical switches.

  • Perform MSHA electrical inspections and identify hazards.

  • Properly conducts low, medium, and high voltage switching, clearing and grounding activities for all mine auxiliary equipment. This includes donning proper arc flash gear.

  • Safely operate heavy equipment and machinery to move Power cable in mining areas including pits, spoils, pre-strip and reclamation areas.

  • Work near large earth moving equipment such as dozers, draglines, loaders, and haulers. Terrain may be rough, wet, dusty and steep.

  • Coordinate and lead work efforts in conjunction with crew members as well as other work groups in the mine.

  • Ability to recognize inefficiencies, safety hazards and waste in mine operation and have general problem solving and root cause analysis skills.

  • Builds cable and raceway systems and bends and installs conduit.  Pulls and routes control and power cables through raceways, cable trays and conduits.  Terminates cables and checks for continuity and accuracy.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • HS Diploma - GED or equivalency - Required

  • MSHA Electrical Qualification - Required

  • Must have the ability to interpret blue prints and schematics

  • Must have the ability to work from heights up to 300 ft.

  • Must have the ability to work in confined spaces

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions

** Hourly rate $36.42 and benefits effective first day of employment! Annual Incentive Bonus and 401k with $ for $ match up to 6% with immediate vesting!

Job Family

Mining Operations


Luminant Generation Company LLC


Kosse, Texas


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