Field Technician - Pikeville, KY

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#### Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for collecting coal samples and delivering them to the laboratory for analysis.
#### Reporting to
Preparation Supervisor; Minerals Services
#### Specific responsibilities
Collect and label coal samples from specified locations (mechanical, stockpile, belt, etc).
Ensures sample containers are labeled with identifying data, location of sample, and time collected.
Complete observation reports of train loadings and record railcar numbers.
Delivers samples to laboratory for analysis.
Gathers samples at specified locations, stages of processing, and time interval.
Ensures all equipment and containers are organized and cleaned after use.
#### Profile
MSHA Surface papers required.
High School diploma (or GED) preferred.
Aptitude for basic math concepts and report preparation.
Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs.
Must have a valid driver''s license.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check prior to employment.
#### Skills
Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral) presenting information individually or in small group situations to internal or external customers.
Ability to execute detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to follow directions ensuring the end results are accurate and completed with the required timeframe.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
#### Additional information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Mining
Functional Area: Inspection
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04441
Listing Date: 30.04.2014 00
Closing Date: 28.05.2015 00

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