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Chief Environmental Scientist : Climax, CO, US, 80429

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs, Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Discipline:
Environmental Engineer Jobs, Earth Science Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs, Environmental Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Colorado
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
05-Jul-21
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
42605

Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years and today have mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax mine is located between Frisco and Leadville. Our Henderson mine and mill are an hour’s drive apart – separated by the Continental Divide and a 15-mile conveyor system (10 miles is underground). The Henderson mine is about 50 miles west of Denver and 10 miles west of Empire, and the mill is located between Dillon and Kremmling.

Climax Molybdenum has the assets, drive and financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers. Take time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at one of our sites – the Climax mine and the Henderson mine and / or mill. Live life at the top!

Description

Under limited supervision plans, organizes, manages and evaluates designated engineering projects and programs, ensuring the successful conclusion of all phases within an appropriate time and at appropriate cost.

 

  • Supervises, enhances and monitors designated engineering practices for the site
  • Reports environmental compliance issues and makes recommendations to appropriate site management for correction
  • Supervises or reviews, investigates and develops appropriate recommendations regarding planned engineering projects.  Supervises or may serve as Project Manager or technical expert, on large/complex site construction, expansion or modification engineering projects
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas
  • Represents the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as Freeport-McMoRan Environmental Steering Team
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications

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, or, Business Management or other Bachelor's degree, and seven (7) years of related experience, OR
  • Master's degree in a related field and five (5) years of related experience

Preferred

  • None

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Work will be performed in an office, mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, and climb stairs
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing

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:

$105,600-$143,000/Annually

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:
05/08/2021

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