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Freeport McMoRan Infrastructure Technician I - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO in Climax (Leadville, CO), Colorado

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 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 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

Under close supervision, install, maintain and optimize the distributed computing-communication environment, including desktop, network infrastructure, voice and data communication systems. Provide field technical support to the end-users and operational systems.

  • Set-up, deliver and install personal computers, telephones, networking and peripheral equipment using established and defined procedures and processes

  • Perform preventative maintenance on voice and data communication systems and associated hardware maintaining accurate documentation

  • Actively participate in Safety and Environmental programs, ensure MIS policy compliance and site operational goals

  • Perform voice, network, and PC and basic wireless troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose infrastructure problems

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in computer/electronic systems hardware/software troubleshooting, maintenance and repair

  • Demonstrated technical expertise in the installation, repair and maintenance of PC hardware, software, printers, fax machines and telephone handsets

  • Ability to effectively analyze, troubleshoot and diagnose issues with computers, peripherals, cellular and voice systems

  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, protocols and technology including wireless networking equipment

  • Basic knowledge of voice systems (PBX/VoIP)

  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as business dictates

  • Must be customer service-oriented and possess good organizational skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED

  • A Certification

  • Network Certification

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 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

  • May be required to work a non-standard schedule which may include shift work (other than day shift) in a 24/7/365 operation

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see

  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the workday

  • 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 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/

Job: *Information Systems

Title: Infrastructure Technician I - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO

Location: CO-Climax (Leadville, CO)

Requisition ID: 1901180

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