Automation Technician II

Climax, Colorado, US
Competitive
Oct 14, 2021
Nov 13, 2021
52264
Permanent
Full Time
English
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!

Description

Work with limited supervision to provide technical knowledge and guidance assisting with maintenance and repair of automation systems and associated circuitry. Provides installation, diagnostics, repair and programming of industrial automation systems and equipment.

  • Interface with staff Engineers, external technical representatives, operations, and maintenance personnel
  • Provide automation system maintenance, electrical/instrumentation assistance, and associated programming for support
  • Provide installation, diagnostics, repair and programming of industrial automation equipment (i.e. instrumentation, industrial communications, DCS, HMI, PLC, PC interface, and third party equipment)
  • Actively participate in safety and environmental programs and other programs determined by management
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of an approved Certified Electronics, Electrical and/or Instrumentation program; OR
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Electrical and/or Instrumentation repair and maintenance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications and networking
  • Strong technical knowledge in electronic communications interfaces and protocols
  • Ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints, and schematics for trouble shooting and repair
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to satisfy training, safety, and electronic message transmission policies of the company
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as business needs dictate


Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Associates of Applied Science degree in a technical field
  • HMI/PLC and/or DCS programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Understanding of historical data collection systems
  • Basic knowledge and troubleshooting of Rockwell instrumentation


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 which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • May be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as business needs dictate
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety foot wear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and 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
  • In order to receive full consideration for an interview, candidates must include all experience on their resume that indicates they have successfully met all the minimum requirements listed in this posting


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/Hourly

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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