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Thad Williams

Thad Williams

Morgantown, WV

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Consol Energy

Section Foreman

I am currently employed at BMX as a section foreman. I regularly boss on gate sections developing long wall panels. I also regularly boss in their mains section, it is a super section. We operate Joy 14 edu satellite miners on the gate sections and Voist Alpine satellite miners in the mains.

Career medium 02
Career

Patriot Coal

Section Foreman

I was move crew foreman on a super section.

Patriot Coal

Mine Team Member

I was the briefing officer and I benchman. During my time on there rescue team i severed on two rescue missions, including Upper Big Branch. We also rescued a copper thief from an abandoned mine. We also done several exploration jobs. These exploration jobs was to reopen abandoned coal mines.

The team also competed quiet a bit and was very successful. Our biggest accomplishment was a first place combination win at the 2011 nationals. In 2009 I finished third at nationals in bench. I was also West Virginia state bench champ in 2009 and 2010.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 04

Patriot Coal

Section Foreman, Assistant Shift Foreman, Recovery Foreman

I was a section foreman on a super section. I also for a short time was an assistant shift foreman. While I was an assistant shift foreman I was responsible for all out by and belt line work of the time on my shift. When the closure notice was given I was responsible for the recovery of the mine. We recovered all mining equipment, track, belts, belt drives, pumps, and high voltage cable.

Career

Patriot Coal

Miner operator, Section Foreman

I was a miner operator on a super section that ran two Joy 12/12's. During this time I gained my West Virginia foreman papers and filled in section bossing.

Career medium 01

Patriot Coal

Roof Bolter, Miner Operator

I was transfered to the Blue Creek complex to open the two mines from the drift mouth. I ran a Fletcher Walk-Thru Bolter for the first two months. I operated a Joy 12/27 miner on a super section the rest of the time.

Career

Magnum Coal/ Patriot Coal

Move Crew, Roof Bolter, Continuous Miner Operator

I was a crew leader on a move crew, after four months, I got moved to a coal crew to operate a Fletcher Roof Ranger Two. My last two months at the mine I ran a Joy 12/12 miner. Campbell's Creek 7 operated two walking super sections at this time.

Career medium 05
Career

Magnum Coal

Move crew general laborer

I was a member of a belt move crew. We was responsible for moving belt and power on the 2nd Right section.