Fireboss Jobs at Beckley

Sample Fireboss Job Description



The Fireboss shall visit and carefully examine each area of the mine in which miners will be working or traveling.  He/She shall inspect each area to assure that these areas are made safe and that all State and Federal laws are being observed before the miners begin work.  If a hazardous condition, violation, or potential violation is observed then the Fireboss shall make arrangements for prompt correction of the condition.


  • To make certain that Federal, State, and Company regulations are being observed
  • Examine areas of the mine before each shift; airways, intakes, returns, belt haulage, track, and all other places where miners are required to work or travel.
  • Maintain records of his/her examinations.
  • Report any hazardous conditions, violations, potential violations, or unsafe situations to mine management so proper corrective action can be arranged.
  • Actively support and promote the Behavior Based Safety program WOLVES.
  • While examining all working places and areas assigned to him/her shall make tests with an approved device for accumulations of methane and oxygen deficiency.
  • While examining a working area shall inspect seals; doors; examine and test the roof, face and ribs on active roadways and travel ways. He/She shall place his/her initials, time and date at or near each place he/she examines.
  • Must be able to fill in as needed in other foreman positions.
  • Must be a team player who can interact with various mine departments.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum Five years of mining experience
  • West Virginia Mine Foreman Certification
  • Thorough knowledge of State and Federal Mining Laws
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written)

Current Openings for Fireboss Jobs at Beckley

Below are some job listings at Beckley that match the common job title you have selected.

Job Title



Closing Date

Employment Type

Sorry, we have no current job openings. Thanks for your interest and please check back on this site for changes.