Peabody Energy East Maintenance Administrative Assistant in Wright, Wyoming


External Job Title:

East Maintenance Administrative Assistant

Position Description:


Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) is the world’s largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in nearly 30 countries on six continents. Peabody’s global platform reaches six continents and creates a strategic advantage. The company has approximately 9 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and owns, through its subsidiaries, majority interests in 28 coal operations located throughout all major U.S. coal-producing regions and in Australia.

Peabody markets, brokers and trades coal in the world’s fastest-growing economies. Peabody has trading and business offices in China, Australia, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Mongolia, India and the United States. Other energy-related commercial initiatives include the development of supercritical generation, the management of vast coal reserves, and Btu Conversion technologies to transform coal to natural gas and transportation fuels.

Peabody marked many notable accomplishments in 2012

  • Employees achieved the best safety performance in Peabody’s history, including record results in Australia and a U.S. incidence rate that is 66 percent better than the industry average;

  • Peabody shipped record U.S. export volumes, and continued to advance rail and port strategies to reach the growing seaborne coal market; and

  • Peabody earned more than 35 awards for safety, environmental and corporate excellence, including the Platts Global Energy Award for Coal Commodity Excellence, two of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s highest environmental honors, recognition for the company’s acquisition from the finance sector and a Top 200 Company designation from Better Investing.

Peabody is committed to attracting and retaining top talent. Peabody strives to achieve its mission by providing our employees with an empowered, collaborative work environment based on mutual trust and respect that emphasizes safe working conditions, rewards continuous improvement, innovation and creativity, and provides opportunities for job satisfaction and career advancement. If you thrive in an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, teamwork, problem-solving and customer satisfaction, consider a career with Peabody.


This position supports the mine’s maintenance department by analyzing data, process flow improvements, and improving/maintaining data integrity. The successful individual needs to be capable of independent decision making, critical thinking skills, and the ability to work with all types of employees regardless of function or level in the organization.


Required Qualifications

  • Must work safely and promote the safe behavior in others

  • Advanced critical thinking skills to include the ability to analyze multiple data points and produce reliable outcomes

  • Ability to create, analyze, and track the component hours program

  • Create, analyze and distribute month end reports

  • Assist technicians with the Vendor Managed Tool program

  • Create, analyze and distribute crew safety hours reports

  • Create work orders and requisitions in SAP Plant Maintenance for vendor managed inventories and tire orders

  • Receive, process and maintain expenses in OOP and the tool allowance program

  • Validate out of pocket expense reports and receipts based on Peabody’s policies. Communicate with supervisors and employees if expenses cannot be processed.

  • Enter out of pocket expenses to Wells Fargo’s ChRIS. Track monthly entries and allowances for employees by type, including tool reimbursements, boot and clothing reimbursements, training expenses and work related travel.

  • File retention

  • Self- Motivate and self directed

  • High level of organization

  • High level of accuracy (attention to detail)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced MS Office knowledge and use of

  • Excel Spreadsheets

  • Pivot Tables

  • Macros

  • Lists

  • Sorting

  • Advanced formulas including (lookups, statistics, text, logic, etc.)

  • Importing/exporting data

  • HTML Pages

  • Word

  • Form Development/Modifications

  • Transfer of data

  • Power Point

  • Updating and linking data to other files

  • Process Maps

  • Other tools as needed to complete reporting requirements used in performance improvement initiatives

  • SAP

  • Purchase Orders

  • Data entry/exporting


  • Sits at a computer terminal for extended periods of time

  • May be exposed to dusty, wet and/or humid conditions and vibration

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud


  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer.

  • The company may require a pre-employment examination by competent professionals to evaluate a person’s ability to perform the essential functions.

  • Candidates for employment are subject to the company’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Program, including pre-employment, for cause, post-accident and random testing.

  • Peabody Energy actively promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

  • Peabody only accepts resumes for positions posted on the Peabody Career Info site.

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Business Location:

0027: N Antelope/Rochelle Mine



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EEO Disclaimer:

Peabody Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities