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Title:  Mill Diagnostic Electrician

Requisition ID:  24563
Location: 

Climax, CO, US, 80429

Category:  Maintenance
Description: 

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.

Description

Under general supervision safely maintain, install, repair and troubleshoot multiple types of electrical systems and equipment in support of a Mill/Processing site.
 
  • Removal, repair and installation of electrical systems and components within the following areas and systems: mill (primary/regrind), leach area, packing area, boiler room, reagent area, acid house, general mill, conveyor equipment, air, water and power line systems
  • Perform equipment electrical analysis and diagnosis, advanced troubleshooting and systems/process optimization
  • Work on switch gear and distribution including grounding, LOTOTO procedures, and use of jumper forms
  • Perform preventative maintenance including checking motors, checking for ground loops, metering electrical circuits, calibrating equipment and completing additional checks
  • Review, revise and create SOP’s
  • Perform NRC conduit bending and fastening: conduit, cable tray, grounds, boxes, and calculating loads and feeder sizes
  • Train and mentor other Electrical department employees on:
    • Proper testing of PPE
    • Proper audit of Mill site
    • Preventative maintenance (either electrical or instrumentation)
    • Product flow and priorities
    • New electrical installation
    • Print reading
  • Act as Fill-in Supervisor as needed
  • May be required to use the following mobile equipment: forklifts, light duty vehicles, bucket trucks, high-lift trucks
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

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

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD drawings/prints, and electronic prints

  • Knowledge of proper SOP's

 

Preferred

 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience with VFDs, PLC, HMI, and/or SCADA Control Systems
  • Experience working with low and medium voltages
  • Experience with AC and/or DC controls
  • Experience with instrumentation devices
  • Experience with diagnostic electrical test equipment
  • Experience with power distribution substations and protective relays
  • Experience with HVAC equipment

 

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
  • 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

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:

$34.25-$41.15

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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