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Mine Operator

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Mine Operator
Reports To: Mine Shift Supervisor
Location: New Mexico - East Plant

(Relocation bonus or use of companty housing is available for candidates that qualify when applicable.)
OVERVIEWA Mine Operator operates and monitors mine equipment to produce quality products safely and efficiently. This position requires attention to detail and problem-solving skills to make adjustments and fix any issues.

We also have underground maintenance and electrical positions available, too.


  • Operate mine equipment, including, but not limited to: miner (machine that cuts ore), roof bolter (to mount a 3' bolt in the roof of the mine) dozer and shuttle car
  • Execute tasks to assist in production process, such as: change bits in miner, move power cables, and hand shovel conveyor belt tail sections
  • Complete pre-shift inspections, as well as preventative maintenance and equipment clean up, to ensure all equipment is operating safely and efficiently
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Minimum one (1) year general labor and/or industrial plant experience
      • Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
      • 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
      • Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
      • Opportunity to grow within position through Intrepid's career path programs
      • PPE, uniform shirts and boot vouchers are provided
        SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT12-hour shifts, rotating shift schedule, with a 7 day long change once a month. Schedule subject to change.

        4-night shifts, 3 days off
        3-day shifts, 1 day off
        3-night shifts, 3 days off
        4-day shifts, 7 days off
        • Underground mining environment that is often not well lit and is at low heights
        • Exposed to louder than moderate noises (ex: vehicle noises, machinery noises, etc.)
          Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
          • Standing, walking, sitting (while driving) over 2/3 of work time, squatting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and fingers movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
          • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and engage in strenuous physical activity
            A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

            ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience. Associated topics: cracker, crude, fluid, growmark, pipeline, refine, refinery, refinement, refinement operation, refine operator

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Mine Operator, Other , Hobbs, Texas

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