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HR Assistant II - Climax, CO, US, 80429

Job Field:
Human Resources Jobs
HR (Human Resources) Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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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.


  • Perform complex, diversified, and specialized administrative work for site HR; providing monthly and ad-hoc reports to leadership, compiling statistical data; audit applicable HR requests.
  • Administer payroll function, analyze and provide appropriate resolution to intricate payroll discrepancies.
  • Provide administrative support; including, the recruiting process, applicant tracking,scheduling interviews, coordinating the new hire on-boarding, processing forms in newhire packets, and employee activation into the HR systems.
  • Organize and maintain the Human Resources filing system; ensures accuracy,submission of records, and completeness of confidential personnel files to the shareservices files management processors.
  • Deliver appropriate interpersonal relationships with site personnel and customers byrouting inquire(s) to the appropriate channels.
  • Support paid and unpaid leave cases of varying types.
  • Assist in data entry; compile Data and Reports for human resources management.
  • Responsible for ordering office supplies, making invoice payments, and othermiscellaneous purchases.
  • Interpret established policies and provide information for the resolution of problems.
  • Protect employee confidentiality and protect operations, by keeping Human Resourceinformation restricted and secure.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED AND three (3) years of administrative experience.
  • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point applications, and email abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in database management tools
  • Human resource admin or office support work experience
  • SAP experience
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Criteria and Conditions


  • 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, glovesand any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use ofmandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed byapplicable state laws

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:


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

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