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Underground (UG) Mobile Equipment Repair Employee - Empire, CO, US, 80438

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Maintenance Jobs, Mechanical Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Colorado
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
29-Jun-20
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
10908
Description
Skilled mechanic who under direct supervision safely perform diagnostic, maintenance, and repair of underground mobile equipment (loaders, haul trucks, graders, bobcats, skid steers, concrete trucks, etc.).
 
  • Assist with and perform component diagnostic, replacement and repairs on, but not limited to the following: Power Trains, Hydraulic Systems, Electrical low voltage Systems, Engines, Pneumatics / AC systems, and Frames
  • Perform the following duties: engine replacements, transmission replacements, powertrain replacements, hydraulic motor replacements, etc.
  • Perform mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance (PM) on underground haul trucks, front-end loaders, electrical and/or hydraulic drills and bolters and other utility support vehicles
  • Perform PMs including scheduled hour services, changing fluids, filters, inspections and other component checks
  • Perform welding (MIG, Stick, TIG, ARC, etc.) and fabrication duties (frame repairs, brackets, body work, etc.)
  • Assist with and perform emission testing on underground equipment
  • Complete work area inspections and housekeeping duties
  • May operate mobile equipment such as: forklifts, front-end loaders, cranes, and mine tractors
  • Perform other duties as required
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • One (1) year of experience in mining mobile equipment mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance

 

Preferred

 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Five (5) years of experience in a mining maintenance environment or two (2) years education in maintenance practices

 

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 in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, 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 objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, or manufacturing 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 as per applicable State Laws
This position is located at the Henderson Mine site, located 9 miles West of Empire, CO off US-40 (GPS Coordinates: 39.770645, -105.811606), an 1 hour from the Denver metropolitan area   The mine  is in an underground operation, with the surface setting at an elevation of 10,300 feet above sea level. The underground environment maintains a an average temperature of 60 degrees however may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles. At the Surface, in the winter the average high temperature is 28 degrees and the average low is 0 degrees. In the summer the average high temperature is 75 degrees and the average low is 40 degrees. The average snowfall in Clear Creek/Grand counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

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:
27/07/2020

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