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Title:  Mill Repair Employee

Requisition ID:  129306

Green Valley, AZ, US, 85622

Category:  Maintenance
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

At Freeport-McMoRan, 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. Apply Today!     


Where You Will Work   

Sierrita operations is located just 20 miles from Tucson – Arizona’s second-largest city. Its cutting-edge mine training facility, with state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and advanced simulators, equips our people with the skills, expertise and knowledge to excel. Whether you choose to live in Green Valley, Sahuarita or Tucson, you will enjoy spectacular sunsets and mild winters as well as numerous local attractions. Tucson is home to the Pima Air and Space Museum, University of Arizona and Sonora Desert Museum. Other notable community staples are several schools, hospitals, restaurants, parks, shopping centers and more. Visit and to learn more.   

What You Will Do

  • Safely performs maintenance, installation, and repair of equipment and processes in the Milling plant including mills, conveyors, screens and like systems.  
  • Assist with and perform component replacement and repairs on, but not limited to: conveyor systems, ball mills, auto mills, screen decks, lube systems, filter drums, crushers, hydraulic filter presses, and foundry pumps 
  • Perform mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance: identify potential failures/noises/wear on agitators, rotors, belts, pulleys, gear boxes 
  • May perform welding (Stick, TIG) 
  • Responsible for maintaining work orders, a clean and safe work area and performing work area inspections 
  • Perform other duties as required 

What You Bring To Freeport

  • One (1) year of experience in mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance 
  • Ability read and use schematics and blue prints 
  • Must have completed academic and competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees), and have experience demonstrating required mechanical aptitude.  Selected candidate shall demonstrate ability to apply knowledge and technical skills while also passing a written assessment.  This exam is based on technical skills/abilities and/or academic knowledge; as well as safety. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED 

What We Offer You  

The estimated pay range for this role is currently $22.50 - $30.00/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. 

  • 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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Nearest Major Market: Tucson

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Facilities, Engineering, Operations

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