U.S. Operations Associate Program

Peabody Energy's Operations Associate Program is a great starting point for your career. We want college graduates who are ready to take on responsibility and put ideas into practice.

U.S. Operations Associate Program - coal miner safety meeting

With three rotations of six to eight months each, Operations Associates (OAs) gain hands-on experience at mining operations. Working side-by-side with seasoned pros, you will use some of the most sophisticated technologies and equipment systems in the industry to maintain world-class operations.

Our management philosophy is to connect you to the best assets, the best strategies and the best people in order for you to achieve extraordinary things. We believe in developing and promoting from within. Our in-house training and generous tuition reimbursement programs will help you build your career. Our competitive compensation package includes 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans and excellent health care benefits.

Working for the world's largest private-sector coal company is an exciting place to be right now. Our talented employees are advancing energy security, economic stimulus and environmental progress through greater use of coal. We have formed signature partnerships around the world to advance the low-carbon and near-zero emissions projects that will fuel the future.

Clean coal creates jobs, builds communities and drives economic development. You'll be part of a team that helps bring affordable energy for the first time to more than 3.6 billion people, half of the global population, in the coming decades.

We stake our reputation on results. We continue to break records for safety excellence and operate some of the nation's safest large surface and underground mines year after year. We also have built a proud legacy of stewardship and sustainability, and we continue to earn the highest honors for environmental excellence and good neighbor practices around the globe.

Our OA Program is the place to launch your career if you want to gain hands-on experience, learn the business and expand your skill set by working in an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, teamwork and problem-solving.

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