Canada’s coal industry is hiring!

Skilled and knowledgeable workers are in high demand for a variety of positions. The coal industry offers higher than average wages and abundant career opportunities.
This job board has lots of career opportunities within Coal Association of Canada member companies, which represent the broad spectrum of organizations engaged in the exploration, development, production, transportation and commercial use of coal, as well as a myriad of suppliers of goods and services that support the industry.

See the Job Board Types of Jobs in the Coal Industry

The Canadian coal industry offers a wide range of careers that support mining operations and the industry as a whole. Skilled professionals such as engineers, geologists, technologists and equipment and logistics specialists are in high demand. As are jobs including information technology, accounting, human resources and communications, which all support the mining industry.

Skilled workers employed by the mining sector make significantly higher wages than those employed in other sectors. And the mining industry will need about 200,000 new workers over the next decade to support all types of mining!

Here’s a sample of some of the jobs that support Canada’s thriving coal industry:

  • Mining engineers
  • Geological engineers
  • Civil engineers
  • Geologists
  • Information systems analysts
  • Human Resources specialists
  • Pipefitters
  • Heavy duty equipment mechanics
  • Industrial electricians
  • Welders
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Millwrights
  • IT and Communications professionals

Diverse Job Opportunities

There’s More To Coal

Job Board

Check out our job board for the most current listings in the country. Your new career could be waiting for you.

Learn The Facts About Canadian Coal

The coal industry isn’t just about mining. The entire process has many aspects.

Map of Coal Mines in Canada

See a sample of mine locations across Canada.

Training and Education programs

The following is a sample of some of the educational institutions across Canada, which have programs and classes for careers in coal and the mining industry.