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Operations Engineering Intern


Internship opportunities exist at ACNR, Inc. subsidiary locations in various locations across the country. This posting provides the means to apply for any location. 

  • The intern will understudy various professionals, which may include senior mine managers, senior engineers, and other front line personnel in an effort to develop future mine operations and engineering executives
  • Interns assigned to mine locations, will typically work in underground mining environments
  • The intern will engage in “meaningful” work
  • The intern will work on real projects, no “busy work”!
  • The intern may be assigned special projects
  • Entry-level interns typically are scheduled to rotate through various locations. Locations may include Continuous Miner Sections, Longwalls, Engineering, Operations, Preparation Plant, Safety, and Maintenance areas
  • While working in Engineering, the intern will report to the Chief Engineer
  • While working in Operations, the intern may report to the Superintendent 
  • The intern may work with the engineering staff in mine design, layout, and timing, construction projects, special projects, and environmental projects
  • Internship potentially could be extended beyond the summer period, upon intern request


Candidate Requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Must be a student at a college or university working towards a degree in Mine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Civil Engineering
  • Mining experiences is preferred but not required
  • Must be capable of lifting 50+ lbs on a regular basis and the capability of moving 100+ lbs, is necessary
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements, and successfully complete all training and certification requirements which may be provided
  • Must provide own daily transportation
  • Must be capable of working in an underground mine environment
  • Must be capable of performing essential functions of the position and meet all pre-employment associated requirements 


Each subsidiary company of ACNR, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer