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Title:  Industrial Hygiene Technician II

Requisition ID:  130990

Climax, CO, US, 80429

Category:  Health & Safety
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

At Climax Molybdenum, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, encourages safe production and a culture supported by our core values. Here, you’ll find a collaborative environment where safety is a top priority, all opinions are valued, and people are empowered to grow in their career.  


In order to be considered for this position, please apply by 05/08/24.


Where You Will Work  

Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business safely, efficiently and responsibly. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years, with mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax Mine is located between Frisco and Leadville – the seat of Lake County and the highest incorporated city in the United States. 


Employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $1,450 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines


At an elevation of over 10,000 feet, the rich historic town of Leadville is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Our employees and their families can enjoy hiking, camping, ultramarathon activities, skiing, and boating in the area. Some attractions in Leadville include the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Ski Cooper, Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, Tabor Opera House and the Leadville National Fish Hatchery. With the abundant outdoor recreation and numerous schools and amenities in the area, take a chance to advance your career with Climax Molybdenum and live life at the top! Visit Welcome to Leadville, Colorado to learn more.   

What You Will Do

  • Assists in collecting industrial hygiene samples of air, vapors, gases, dust, fumes and other potentially toxic materials for analysis. 
  • Assists in performing exposure assessments, analyses of operational procedures, audits, and incident investigations. 
  • Develop a current knowledge of Company, OSHA, MSHA and other regulatory standards. 
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of industrial hygiene sampling equipment. 
  • Assists in the development and recommendation of appropriate remedial actions in response to unsafe conditions or practices. 
  • Perform data entry related to industrial hygiene sampling campaigns. 
  • Drafts appropriate reports and presentations for management. 
  • Perform other duties as required. 

What You Bring To Freeport

  • Two (2) years of industry experience including relevant H&S and/or analytical experience (H&S examples: emergency response team, crew safety leader, safety committee member; 
  • Analytical examples: lab technician, sample collection, quality assurance / quality control), including one (1) year of experience as H&S technician, IH technician, laboratory technician, environmental technician, or closely related work; OR 
  • Associates degree in a related field and no experience 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Basic understanding of math, chemistry and physics 
  • Willing to work various shifts (day, night, weekend) depending on need 

What We Offer You 

The estimated pay range for this role is currently $26.00 - $36.00/hour. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process. Click here to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.  

  • Employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $1,450 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits  
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance  
  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match  
  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave  
  • Tuition assistance  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home and vehicle  
  • Internal progression opportunities  
  • Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package!  


What We Require   

  • Candidates may be required to pass a medical exam.  
  • Candidates must pass all required training and/or testing.  
  • Employees may be required to work a non-standard schedule, which may include shift work (other than day shift) at a 24/7, 365-day operation.  
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment using mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going drug and alcohol testing, as allowed by applicable laws.    


Equal Opportunity Employer  


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