Most of our contractors’ workers come from the Region of Antofagasta.
All of our own employees work full-time under a continuing contract. 43% of those employees work in the Region of Antofagasta.
Talent Attraction and Retention
We welcomed 6 new employees in 2020: five men and one woman.
Our selection process is confidential and candidates are given feedback.
The induction gives new employees the tools they need to understand and incorporate the values of Cerro Dominador.
We ensure that the conditions are present during the work life cycle that motivate people to stay with the company.
The work climate survey is confidential and collaborators provide feedback so that we can identify areas to be strengthened and developed and so that we also understand their interests.
We received a score of 82 in 2020 compared to 61 in the 2019 measurement.
We give all of our employees a performance evaluation once a year through a three-step process:
Diversity and Gender Equity
43% of the employees of Cerro Dominador are women.
We are members of the Energy + Women program of the Ministry of Energy and the U.N. Win Win program.
We have created a gender committee to implement and monitor commitments to these programs.
We work safely
We have developed an Occupational Health and Safety Management System based on the following elements:
Leadership and commitment of the organization
Strategic planning of the Management System
Organizational structure and responsibilities
Supplier and contractor management
Training and competencies
Monitoring and audit program
Commitment to community development
The communities within our zone of influence per project are María Elena, Calama, San Pedro de Atacama, San Francisco de Chiu Chiu, Rio Grande and Sierra Gorda.
In 2020, our community relations strategy involved five focal points: renewable energy education; development of local tourism; local hiring; gender-focused hiring; and local supplier development.
Local hiring: At the close of 2020, 60% of workers hired for Project Operation and Maintenance came from the Region of Antofagasta, and we forecast that 20% will be women.