• Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
  • $85,615.00 -192,600.00/year*
  • Empire , CO
  • Mining/Extraction
  • Full-Time

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Job Description

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.

Safely maintain, install, repair and troubleshoot multiple types of electrical systems and equipment in support of a mining site.

* Performs advanced troubleshooting of various equipment used at an Underground Mine including soft-starts, PLCs, VFDs, Mine Electrical Controls (MCC's), lights, heaters, pump motors, and HVAC

* Perform installation of starters, substations (portable and permanent), and drill powers of up to 1380 volts

* Perform electrical maintenance on:

* AC and DC motors

* 480 volt drill power circuits and equipment

* pumping systems

* processing equipment and systems

* conveyor belt systems which include dust collectors, motor controls, PLCs, and VFDs

* 110 circuits (including Layouts), such as lighting and electrical circuits

* May perform ground checks on various site structures or equipment including buildings, substations, and portable hand tools

* Assist with and/or perform switchgear maintenance

* May assist with performing upgrades and modifications to various surface and underground equipment

* Perform electrical preventative maintenance on various surface and underground equipment

* May install and maintains site radio systems, telephone systems, and site wireless communication systems

* May operate heavy equipment such as man lift, rubber-tired dozers, front-end loaders, pole-setter, forklifts, and line truck

* Maintain and develop safe Standard Operating Procedures for the Electrical department

* Train and mentor other Electrical employees

* Act as Fill-In Supervisor as needed

* May perform electrical maintenance on various underground equipment such as Simba drills, Normet drills, Atlas Copco drills and bolters, crusher systems, and mine hoist systems

* Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

* Completion of an approved Certified Electronics, Electrical and/or Instrumentation program, OR

* Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Industrial Electrical and/or Instrumentation repair and maintenance, OR

* Associate's degree or Trade School Certification in a related field and two (2) years of experience in Industrial Electrical and/or Instrumentation repair and maintenance

* Responsible for being familiar with the NEC code

* Ability to reads and interpret line diagrams and schematics

* Responsible for knowing the following policies: Environmental, Health and Safety, Online Safety Toolbox System (HMS), Quality, etc.



* High School diploma or GED

* Licensed Journeyman

* Electronics training/program

* Experience with instrumentation

* Experience with high voltage (above 600)

* Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs


* 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

* This is a Safety Sensitive role

* Work is performed in a manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electric shock, toxic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles

* While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear, see and work in confined spaces

* Occasionally may be asked required to life moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday

* Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation

* 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 as allowed by 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

JobMine Diagnostic Electrician - Henderson Mine - Empire, CO

Primary LocationUnited StatesColoradoHenderson Mine (Empire, CO)

Requisition ID1902361
Associated topics: cable, capacitor, circuit, electrical, electrician, journeyman electrician, repair, solder, voltage, wire

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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