Arch Coal Reviews

17 Reviews
17 Reviews
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Arch Coal CEO John W. Eaves
John W. Eaves
6 Ratings

    It was an excellent company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Arch Coal


    -Open door policy with Senior Management
    -Ethics and integrity
    -Safety Culture


    Governmental and environmental regulations and pressures to put industry out of business. Very competitive and challenging business climate.

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    Need to diversify.

    Negative Outlook
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Arch Coal Interviews

Updated Aug 10, 2014
Updated Aug 10, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Supervisor Networks Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Arch Coal in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed individually with four members of the company. The process and environment were good. Questions were standard and straight forward. The technical interviewers were interesting. One was open to a new hire, the other was a little arrogant about the ownership of their area.

    Interview Questions
    • From HR a behavioral question. Describe how a difficult situation and how you handled it.   Answer Question
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Arch Coal Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Headquarters Saint Louis, MO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ACI)
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

What powers your power company? Perhaps Arch Coal. About half of the electricity generated in the US comes from coal, and Arch Coal is one of the country's largest coal producers, behind industry leader Peabody Energy. Arch Coal sold about 155 million tons of coal in 2011 from 24 mining complexes in every major coal supply basin in the US. It produces thermal (steam) coal used by electric utilities to produce steam in boilers and metallurgical coal used to make steel products. To store and ship its Appalachian coal, it operates the Arch Coal Terminal near the Ohio River... More

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