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About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 17 coal mines in the U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, CO and we have approximately 3,100 employees.

We believe we are now the sixth largest North American coal producer (as measured by 2013 production of nearly 52 million tons, including Sherritt 2013 production), and we believe that we are the largest dragline operator among North American coal producers with 29 draglines owned or operated. We produce and sell thermal coal primarily to investment grade power plants under long-term cost-protected contracts, as well as to industrial customers and barbeque briquettes manufacturers. We operate 13 surface mines and a 50% interest in an activated carbon plant and char production facility. Our U.S. coal operations are located in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and Texas. Our Canadian coal operations are located in Alberta and Saskatchewan. We own a thermal coal export mine with production capacity of three million tonnes per annum and with established sales to the Asian markets. We also operate two coal-fired power generating units in North Carolina with a total capacity of approximately 230 megawatts.

Westmoreland is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol WLB and has over 16 million shares of common stock outstanding.

Current Job Openings

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Saturday, June 23, 2018
HR Coordinator, Englewood Colorado, USA Hot!
Staff Accountant I, Englewood Colorado, USA Hot!
General Equipment Operator, Savage Montana, USA Hot!

Friday, June 22, 2018
Service Oiler, Colstrip Montana, USA Hot!
Welder/Mechanic, Colstrip Montana, USA Hot!
Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic (Mech I) - Hardin, MT, Hardin Montana, USA Hot!

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Production Superintendent I, Farmington New Mexico, USA Hot!
Mining Engineer I, Farmington New Mexico, USA Hot!
General Manager, Edson Alberta, Canada Hot!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
MSHA Certified Electrician, Hardin Montana, USA Hot!
Production Supervisor (Hardin), Hardin Montana, USA Hot!
Service Oiler/Mechanic II, Hardin Montana, USA Hot!
Welder/Mechanic, Hardin Montana, USA Hot!
Human Resources Generalist, Estevan Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Jr. Electrical Engineer, Kemmerer Wyoming, USA Hot!
Production Dispatcher, Kemmerer Wyoming, USA Hot!
Maintenance Supervisor, Hardin Montana, USA Hot!
Engineering Technician, Colstrip Montana, USA Hot!

Friday, June 15, 2018
General Inside Laborer, Corning Ohio, USA Hot!

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Accounting Supervisor, Englewood Colorado, USA Hot!
Production Superintendent II, Beulah North Dakota, USA Hot!
Business Intelligence Developer/Analyst - Contract, Edmonton Alberta, Canada Hot!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Business Intelligence Developer/Analyst - Contract, Englewood Colorado, USA Hot!
Warehouse Technician I, Hanna Alberta, Canada Hot!

Friday, June 08, 2018
Production Supervisor, Kemmerer Wyoming, USA Hot!
Miner I - UG Miner, Farmington New Mexico, USA Hot!
Production Manager II, Kemmerer Wyoming, USA Hot!

Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Production Superintendent II, Estevan Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!
Journeyman HD Mechanic, Coronach Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!

Sunday, June 03, 2018
Heavy Equipment Operator- Ohio Surface, Cadiz Ohio, USA Hot!
Financial Analyst II, Edmonton Alberta, Canada Hot!
Maintenance Supervisor II, Hanna Alberta, Canada Hot!

Saturday, June 02, 2018
Maintenance Supervisor I, Estevan Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!

Friday, June 01, 2018
EAM DragLine Maintenance Planner, Billings Montana, USA Hot!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Light Duty Mechanic, Estevan Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Human Resources Generalist (Temp), Coronach Saskatchewan, Canada Hot!