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Title:  Human Resources Assistant II

Requisition ID:  55424

Climax, CO, US, 80429

Category:  Human Resources

Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years and today have mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax mine is located between Frisco and Leadville. Our Henderson mine and mill are an hour’s drive apart – separated by the Continental Divide and a 15-mile conveyor system (10 miles is underground). The Henderson mine is about 50 miles west of Denver and 10 miles west of Empire, and the mill is located between Dillon and Kremmling.

Climax Molybdenum has the assets, drive and financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers. Take time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at one of our sites – the Climax mine and the Henderson mine and / or mill. Live life at the top!


Under general direction of the site(s) Human Resources Management, perform administrative and Human Resources related duties assisting in the provision of human resources programs and services for management, employees, volunteers, applicants and the general public.

  • 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 new hire 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 share services files management processors.
  • Deliver appropriate interpersonal relationships with site personnel and customers by routing 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 other miscellaneous purchases.
  • Interpret established policies and provide information for the resolution of problems.
  • Protect employee confidentiality and protect operations, by keeping Human Resource information restricted and secure.
  • Perform other duties as required.


 Minimum Requirements:

  • 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



  • 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 

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

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: HR, ERP, Administrative Assistant, SAP, Payroll, Human Resources, Technology, Administrative, Finance

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