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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Support Equipment Operator II - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO


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Job ID:

92848

Location:

Leadville, CO, United States 
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49

Posted:

14.06.2017
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Category Classification:

Operations and Maintenance

Job Description:

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.
We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.
This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.
Performs duties related to the operation of heavy equipment in support of production including de-watering, materials delivery, maintaining berms, and surface maintenance at a highly skilled level.
  • Operates heavy equipment which may include but is not limited to: haul trucks, water trucks, rubber tire dozers, track dozers, excavators, motor graders and front-end loaders
  • May assist with training and mentoring of other equipment operators
  • Responsible for understanding changes to assigned work areas and any potential hazards
  • Responsible for knowing the following procedures: start-up and shut-down, parking, mounting and dismounting, Lock-Out Tag-Out Try-Out (LOTOTO), emergency, fire, working with ground personnel, and Blue Stake
  • Performs one or more of the following duties: finish grading, slope grading, road building, managing stockpiles, road surface maintenance, building and maintaining road berms, loading trucks, and trenching
  • Responsible for understanding equipment components and practices that reduce component damage and wear
  • May be asked to assist with project work that may include: establishing ramps, establishing pioneer work in non-active mining locations, establishing and maintaining reclamation tailings slopes, and establishing and maintaining reclamation stockpile slopes
  • May perform operations support activities such as barricading shovels and assisting with power cable moves
  • Communicates through computer dispatching system or two-way radio
  • Performs pre-shift inspection of equipment
  • May perform minor maintenance activities
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of mobile equipment operating experience