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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Facilities Maintenance Repair Employee - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO


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Leadville, CO, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Maintenance

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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 general building construction including but not limited to plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry, painting, masonry, hydro-blasting, welding, fabrications, HVAC, Information Systems and other assigned activities. 
  • Work with and support various site departments, such as crushing and conveying, mill, moly processing, mine and hydrometallurgical
  • Assist with and perform routine maintenance activities such as lubrication and mechanical preventive maintenance on heavy equipment, process equipment, conveying systems and HVAC systems
  • Assist with and perform non-routine maintenance activities such as maintaining roadways, building maintenance, troubleshooting, environmental activities, and emergency shutdown repairs in various departments
  • Operate various equipment such as front-end loaders, motor graders, forklifts, excavators, compaction equipment, overhead and mobile cranes, skid-steer loaders, twenty-five (25) ton dump trucks, backhoes, water trucks, street sweeper, vacuum trucks, rubber tire and track dozers, man lifts and fuel trucks
  • Work with various building materials such as hardware, finishing materials, fixtures and various structural elements
  • May assist with and perform duties related to ordering and receiving materials
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year of experience in the crafts of welder, boilermaker, machinist, plumber or carpenter
  • Proficient in welding/cutting
  • Ability to multi-task