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Operational Systems Analyst I - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO


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Leadville, CO, United States 

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Information Systems

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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.
Under general supervision, provide support for operational and engineering applications and data systems.  Develop and maintain a strong familiarity with mining practices, processing practices and related technology systems, their functionality and limitations.  Design, coordinate and support system enhancements by working with vendors, application developers, engineers and operational users.  Assist with data-driven process improvement projects.
  • Support clients of operational applications by providing data for specific requests, resolving issues with system functionality and performance, and training clients in the proper use and features of these applications
  • Create reports using advanced querying and report-building standard tools and maintain existing reports to account for system changes or changes in client/operational requirements
  • Perform database administration tasks
  • Monitor and maintain system health of supported applications
  • Design and plan enhancements to current systems and coordinate the implementation of these plans with vendors, application owners and other involved parties
  • Develop and implement modifications for local/site specific applications to improve operational efficiency, seeking standard and third-party solutions where possible
  • Actively participate and promote Safety and Environmental programs, ensuring MIS policy compliance and site operational goals
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a mining-related Engineering discipline, including a basic understanding of database concepts and usage, OR
  • High School diploma or GED and six (6) years of experience in database administration, software troubleshooting, computer systems maintenance and application support including a basic understanding of database concepts and usage
  • Must be customer service-oriented and possess good organization and interpersonal skills
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written