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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

Please review some of our career opportunities:


Thursday, August 16, 2018
Electrician - Kemmerer Mine / Union, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!
Journeyman HD Mechanic, Coronach SK, Canada Hot!
Maintenance Supervisor II, Estevan SK, Canada Hot!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Accounting Manager, Operations, Englewood CO, USA Hot!
Total Rewards Manager, Englewood CO, USA Hot!
Dozer Operator, Hardin MT, USA Hot!
Junior Mine Engineer, Coronach SK, Canada Hot!
Plant Supervisor, Edson AB, Canada Hot!

Sunday, August 12, 2018
Benefit Specialist, Englewood CO, USA Hot!
Payroll Specialist III, Englewood CO, USA Hot!

Friday, August 10, 2018
UG Miner I, II or III, Farmington NM, USA Hot!
Mining Engineer I, Farmington NM, USA Hot!

Thursday, August 09, 2018
Production Supervisor, Colstrip MT, USA Hot!
Electrician, Colstrip MT, USA Hot!
Staff Accountant II - Expense Stream, Englewood CO, USA Hot!
Drill & Blast Supervisor, Colstrip MT, USA Hot!

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Staff Accountant II - Asset Stream, Englewood CO, USA Hot!
Production Manager II, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!
Production Supervisor, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!

Sunday, August 05, 2018
Senior Analyst - Corporate FP&A, Englewood CO, USA Hot!

Saturday, August 04, 2018
Internal Audit Analyst I - Operational (Mining Exp a PLUS), Englewood CO, USA Hot!

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Welder/Mechanic, Colstrip MT, USA Hot!
Warehouse Technician I, Edson AB, Canada Hot!

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Haul Truck Operator, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!
Jr. Electrical Engineer, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!
Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic, Kemmerer WY, USA Hot!

Friday, July 27, 2018
Maintenance Supervisor, Hardin MT, USA Hot!
General Inside Laborer, Corning OH, USA Hot!
Production Superintendent II, Estevan SK, Canada Hot!

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Journeyman Industrial Mechanic, Estevan SK, Canada Hot!

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Safety Tech II, Edson AB, Canada Hot!
Human Resources Generalist, Estevan SK, Canada Hot!
Production Supervisor, Edson AB, Canada Hot!

Friday, July 13, 2018
Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic, Edson AB, Canada Hot!

Friday, June 22, 2018
Service Oiler, Colstrip Montana, USA Hot!