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Production equipment operator (Former Employee), Gillette, WYOctober 3, 2014
Pros: great environment, 7 days off every month is a great perk.
I operated a wide variety of heavy equipment in order to maintain proper grade/elevations for open surface coal mines. I built roads, hauled coal, topsoil and overburden while maintaining all safely regulations. I prioritized a high level of communication with coworkers to ensure safety and maximized work efficiency.
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OK place to work
Mechanical Reliability Technician (Current Employee), Gillette, WYJuly 10, 2014
The work is ok, benefits are great, the management could use some work though.
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Good place to work at start of one's career
Staff Accountant (Current Employee), Broomfield, COFebruary 18, 2014
Pros: great benefits, 401k, espp
Cons: less breaks, stressful
A good place to work if one is looking to learn new things, but seems like your career can plateau very fast.
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highly competant company. environmentally sustainable
Senior Environmental Engineer (Former Employee), Gillette, WYDecember 6, 2013
Pros: professional, highly regulated, strong managment
was offered a position with Rio Tinto to manage the ISO14001 environmental systems for the coal mining division in Wyoming. His responsibilities also included evaluating fuel technology options as they were presented to the company. These evaluations included: Fischer Tropsch fuels, CNG fuels, DME fuels, Methanol blends, Bio Diesel blends, GTL diesel – more... blends, and various fuel additives. A significant effort was extended in a haul truck study which analyzed in use fuel economy and emissions. This effort
resulted in a published SAE paper which has been included in the SAE International Journals. This technical paper was judged by the SAE World Headquarters to be “among the most outstanding SAE technical papers of 2008”

On conclusion of the haul truck fuel efficiencies study, he was assigned to Rio Tinto Corporate as the Principal Advisor for Fuel Management. This role required visiting mines around the world and providing: technical training on vehicle systems and fuel consumption factors, on site evaluations of fuel quality and fueling systems, and the development of an “on board” monitoring systems for fuel management. He was charged with the responsibility of organizing and conducting global fuel seminars which include representation from Caterpillar, Komatsu and
MTU Detroit. These seminars were held in both the United States and in Australia. On his return from the global fuel assignment, he was instrumental in developing proprietary process for manufacturing coal derived synthetic crude oil, using a novel low severity process method. He retired from the mining segment after five years of productive service. – less
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Good Goup of People, work hard play hard
Diesel Mechanic (Current Employee), Gillette, WYNovember 26, 2013
Pros: pay, benefits.
Cons: rotating shifts
Take care of scheduled maintenance, try to quickly but safely get the breakdowns back up and going. My coworkers are very knowledgable and hard working. The hardest part of my day is the rotating shifts. I like the fact that everyday I learn new things.
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Just ok.
Mechanic/Co-Op (Former Employee), Gillette, WYAugust 12, 2013
Pros: good pay, good supplies
Cons: very political, natural energy, hours
I worked as a mechanic while working for Cloud Peak. It was basically an intern position. I learned some about failure analysis using vibration and ultrasound technologies.
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Good place to work
Heavy equipment operator (Former Employee), Gillette, WYJuly 15, 2013
Pros: home at night
Cons: shift work
Good place to work home each night pay was good no much turn over

About Cloud Peak Energy

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: CLD) is headquartered in Wyoming and is the third largest U.S. coal producer and the only pure-play – Read more