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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Surveyor - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO


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Job ID:

93784

Location:

Leadville, CO, United States 
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95

Posted:

01.12.2017
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Category Classification:

Energy and Power Jobs: Engineering

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.
Under general supervision, performs detailed field surveys at assigned site.
  • Performs detailed field surveys and oversees the activities of field survey crews in performing the survey
  • Maintains accurate notes, records and sketches to describe and certify work performed
  • Updates appropriate conventional and electronic (GIS) files
  • Researches previous survey evidence, maps, physical evidence and other records
  • Recommends methods and procedures for conducting assigned surveys
  • Prepares and presents findings to engineering and operational personnel
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced training or education in surveying, mapping or a related field
  • One (1) year of surveying experience relevant to assignment
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in land surveys, including GIS/GPS mapping techniques
  • Knowledge of and skilled in the use of a variety of specialized equipment, tools and apparatus used in performing surveys, (e.g. stadia rods, lasers, GIS/GPS units)
  • Knowledge of surveying mathematics, field procedures, and operations
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing