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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Environmental Scientist I - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO


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Job ID:

95236

Location:

Leadville, CO, United States 
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42

Posted:

04.08.2018
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Category Classification:

Environmental

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 close supervision, assists in providing technical support and guidance for Environmental projects and programs at assigned site.
  • Assists in installation, operation, and maintenance of environmental monitoring instruments and testing equipment; analyzes data for compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Evaluates and assesses environmental risk and assists in developing programs for risk reduction
  • Participates in regular audits and inspections of operations areas for purposes of ensuring compliance with regulatory programs, site environmental policies, procedures and requirements of the Environmental Management System
  • Collaborates in recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations
  • Prepares and maintains detailed records and files of environmental data and communications
  • Develops and maintains basic working knowledge of national, regional, and local environmental occupation health and other applicable regulations
  • Develops a basic knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures
  • Coordinates the timely recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets in compliance with applicable legal and other requirements
  • Tracks and reports the recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets as directed
  • May provide leadership to technicians as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Earth Science or related Natural Science (such as Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Forestry, Agriculture, Meteorology, Environmental/Natural Resource Management), or Mathematics/Computer Science including Accounting and Finance, Business Management or other Bachelor's degree
  • Additional certification or licensure appropriate to the job may be required or preferred (U.S. examples include: HAZWOPER, Method 9, DOT, EMS Auditor, Asbestos, Water Treatment Operator, or CHMM)