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Mill Diagnostic Mechanic: Climax, CO, US, 80429

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Maintenance Jobs, Mill Jobs, Mechanical Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs, Welder Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Colorado
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
13-Sep-21
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
42103

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 11,300 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 25 degrees and the average low is 2 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake County is in excess of 280 inches per year.

Description

Highly skilled mechanic who safely perform diagnostic, maintenance, installation, and repair of equipment and processes in the Milling plant which includes mills, conveyors, screens and like systems.
 
  • Perform component diagnostic, replacement and repairs on, but not limited to: crushers, overlaying conveyor systems, ball mills, auto mills, screen decks, lube systems, compressors, filter drums, hydraulic filter presses, foundry pumps and lubrication systems
  • Perform mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance: Identify potential failures/noises/wear on agitators, rotors, belts, pulleys, and gear boxes
  • Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed
    Performs welding (Stick, Tig)
  • Train and mentor other employees
  • May operate equipment such as: forklifts, overhead cranes, pneumatic air tools, and small mobile equipment
  • Act as a Fill-in Supervisor as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Two (2) years of experience in Mill mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance
  • Ability read and use schematics and blue prints
  • Time management skills
  • Must have completed academic and competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees), and have experience demonstrating required mechanical aptitude.  Selected candidate shall demonstrate ability to apply knowledge and technical skills while also passing a written assessment.  This exam is based on technical skills/abilities and/or academic knowledge; as well as safety.

 

Preferred
 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Previous experience operating larger than twenty (20) ton mobile crane
  • Certified in welding (MIG, TIG, Stick, Arc)

Benefits & Compensation

The company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package offering health and welfare benefits, paid time off, retirement, and more. These benefits are available to you and your eligible dependents on your first day of employment. Some of your benefits are company paid, and you will pay a portion of other benefits. The company pays the greatest portion of your benefits, passing along only a fraction of the total cost to employees. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details

Pay Range:

$30.90-$37.00/hourly

Rate of pay dependent on competency, experience, qualifications and skills

 

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Closing Date:
11/10/2021

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