A Career at Blackhawk
Blackhawk Mining employs approximately 2,000 men and women in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky offering competitive compensation and benefits packages. We believe our employees are our best assets and regularly recognize the successes of our teams and encourage hands-on leadership in the communities in which we operate.
Our crews and operators are highly skilled men and women with certifications and annual retraining to achieve the highest safety and quality standards. We regularly recognize our employees’ achievements, offer continuing education, and work as a group on philanthropic causes in the community.
Supporting Our People
Our people make the difference in our business and in the communities where they live and work. We support our employees with leading compensation, benefits and job opportunities to help them build rewarding and satisfying lives for themselves and their families. Our employees in Kentucky earn more than 2.5 times the average annual state income, and in West Virginia, employees earn more than 3 times the state average.
Beyond our generous compensation and benefits packages, Blackhawk promotes a culture of improvement through our training and development opportunities, which enables our employees to advance their careers by pursuing certifications and learning additional technical skills.