BNI Energy

Center , ND
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Mine Electrician & Heavy Equipment Operators

BNI Energy
Center, ND Full-time
Posted on February 7, 2019

BNI Coal, Ltd., a BNI Energy company and subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. with locations in Bismarck & Center, ND is now accepting applications for the following positions at the Center Mine, Center, ND: mine electrician and heavy equipment operators.

Mine Electrician
Responsibilities: Perform inspections, maintenance, & repair of electrical components & systems on mining equipment including draglines and mine electrical infrastructure. An expanded list of job responsibilities are available at
Minimum Requirements: Associates' Degree in an electrical or electronics program; knowledge of AC & DC equipment & associated digital control systems, 3 years' related work experience and a valid driver's license required. MSHA Electrical Certification (Green card) desired. Probationary wage is $34.33/hr; $44.14 after 6 months.

Heavy Equipment Operators
Responsibilities: General labor as a heavy equipment operator including: operate and maintain large mining equipment, pump water and maintain pumps, and assist mechanics. Must be proficient in operating large mining equipment and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Shift work.
Minimum Requirements: H.S. Diploma or GED; valid driver's license, 3 years' work experience. Two year college degree may be substituted for 2 years work experience. Experience in operating large construction/earth moving equipment is required. Experience with electrical, welding, dragline maintenance, or diesel mechanics are preferred but not required. Computer skills desired. Probationary wage is $34.33/hr; $41.58 after 6 months.

Excellent benefit package including retirement plan, health, dental and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, vacation, sick leave and retiree health insurance benefit.

Applications are available at 
Mail application to
"Electrician" OR "Equipment Operator"
P.O. Box 897
Bismarck, ND 58502

Deadline to apply is February 22.
BNI Coal will not sponsor VISA's for this position. EEO/AA/F/M/Vet/Disabled.