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INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST I - HENDERSON MINE - EMPIRE, CO

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Discipline:
Health & Safety Jobs, Industrial Health Jobs
Minerals:
Underground
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Colorado
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
US$
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
21-Oct-16
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1601448

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 Henderson Mine, which is in an underground mine plant setting at an elevation of 10,800 feet above sea level. This may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles.

Under general supervision, identify, report and recommend corrective action for a wide variety of workplace environmental factors that may adversely impact employee safety, health and productivity at assigned site.

  • Collects air, water, vapors, gases, and dust samples or other potentially toxic materials for analysis
  • Assists or conducts detailed exposure assessments, analyses of operational procedures, facility design, equipment and materials, audits, and incident investigations
  • Develops and recommends appropriate controls for occupational health hazards
  • Assists site management in complying with Freeport-McMoRan, OSHA, MHSA and other regulations and standards
  • Work to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, statutes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures
  • Maintains a current knowledge of Freeport-McMoRan, OSHA, MHSA and other regulations and standards
  • Prepares appropriate reports and presentations for management
  • Communicate effectively in one-on-one and group situations, both verbally and in writing
  • Assist in analyzing information and conclusions
  • Perform sampling and chemical analysis and maintain inspection records
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, or closely related Scientific or Technical discipline with no experience required
  • Knowledge of and ability to use fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of Industrial Hygiene
  • General knowledge of chemical analysis, equipment and processes in order to assist in analyzing information and drawing conclusions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one and group situations, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform sampling and chemical analysis and to maintain inspection records
  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Experience working with an underground mine
  • Underground mine ventilation experience
  • Diesel particulate matter experience
  • Silica dust sampling experience
  • OHSAS auditing experience
  • Health and Safety Management Systems experience

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 is performed in a mine or manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves, and 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 as per applicable State Laws

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

Nearest Major City

Denver

Job

Industrial Hygienist I - Henderson Mine - Empire, CO

Primary Location

United StatesColoradoHenderson Mine (Empire, CO)

Requisition ID

1601648

Closing Date:
17/11/2016

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