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Title:  Electrician - Lineman

Requisition ID:  32486
Location: 

Bagdad, AZ, US, 86321

Category:  Maintenance
Description: 

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

 

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Criteria/Conditions

Description

Skilled worker in the electrical/instrumentation field whose duties include, but are not limited to the removal, repair and installation of electrical components and basic to intermediate troubleshooting. 

 

  • Perform safe completion of routine and non-routine repairs and construction 
  • Perform preventive maintenance, installation and repair of industrial electrical and/or instrumentation equipment (i.e. substations, power distribution systems, switchgear motors, motor controls, systems and components, process controls, instrumentation and pneumatic equipment) 
  • Assist with troubleshooting of industrial electrical and/or instrumentation equipment 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
     

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Completion of an approved certified electronics, electrical and/or instrumentation program or minimum of two (2) years of experience or a combination of education and experience in industrial electrical and/or instrumentation repair and maintenance
  • Basic experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical circuits and connected equipment
  • Valid state drivers license
  • Must have minimum personal tools as described by the department tool list (or be able to obtain them within 90 days of hire date)
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the job at the time of the job offer with or without reasonable accommodations

 

Preferred

 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience working with low and medium voltages
  • Experience with Lineman test equipment 
  • Arizona Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Prior electric utility construction or operation experience
  • Completion of a college or technical school program with an emphasis in the lineman trade
  • Works from elevated heights greater than ten feet (either climbing or bucket trucks), climbs raised poles, ladders, and towers
  • Learns to operate various power-driven equipment. Example: Bucket truck, wire pulling devices, and excavation equipment used in construction, maintenance, and operation of electric utility.
  • Must have common hand tools; hammer, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, steel toe boots, climbing gear
  • Must be willing to be on standby and callouts

 

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
  • Must complete the pre-employment color perception as well as electrical/instrumentation assessment
  • May be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation that includes weekends, holidays, and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as business needs dictate
  • 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 per applicable State Laws

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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