SXEW Laborer

Marana , AZ , US
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 19, 2021
Trade & Skilled
Full Time

This is an entry-level position requiring the ability to perform physically demanding duties in a copper mining environment. The SXEW Laborer is expected to perform general laborer duties in the SXEW Department.

  • Perform housekeeping and shoveling.
  • Wash floors with hi-pressure water hose.
  • Operate forklift.
  • Operate overhead crane.
  • Bundle copper cathodes.
  • Correct and/or report any observed safety hazards and housekeeping issues.
  • Make adjustments to offsite pumping stations when needed.
  • Handle and maintain stainless steel blanks and lead anodes.
  • Complete equipment pre-operation inspections.
  • Inspect fire extinguishers and eye wash stations for operability.
  • Work safely and obey all established safety and health policies.

  • Learn to buff and straighten stainless steel cathode blanks.
  • Become proficient in the operation of the HDPE fusing machine.
  • Become proficient in the operation of forklifts, overhead cranes and stripping machine.
  • Become knowledgeable about SX, EW and leaching operations to be ready to qualify for promotions as vacancies occur.

  • Requires working a 12-hour rotating shift schedule. Working holidays and overtime may be necessary.
  • Requires wearing personal protective equipment as required to minimize health exposure in mining environment.
  • Requires working in adverse climate/temperature environment.
  • Must wear a respirator in conditions of fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • Must be able to work from verbal communication and be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and standard operating procedures.
  • Must be able to lift moderately heavy objects, climb a ladder and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

  • Must have a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC provides equal opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, familial status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by local, state or federal law(s).

Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.