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Title:  Spt Hydromet

Requisition ID:  55182

Bagdad, AZ, US, 86321

Category:  Operations

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.


Under limited supervision, plan, organize, manage and evaluate assigned operations, including but not limited to, daily production, product quality, environmental management, safety, or maintenance. Supervise through Senior Supervisors.

  • Establish tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures in assigned areawithin the business.
  • Direct Supervisors and other staff in daily operations. Inspect daily operations and projectsin progress and upon completion to ensure quality of work. Provide administrative andtechnical direction to staff; interpret policies and procedures established by regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee and recommend the selection of key staff. Participate in the selection of staff.
  • Work with employees to correct deficiencies. Implement disciplinary procedures andrecommend terminations. Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary.
  • Forecast necessary funds for staffing, materials and supplies, and capital improvementprojects. Submit budget recommendations and justifications; monitor and control expenditures.
  • Develop, plan, and coordinate the work plan for assigned projects and responsibilities,which may include project management, cost estimates and program development. Coordinate work with other units and site departments.
  • Provide information and resources to site officials and other departments. Answer questionsand provide information to the public.
  • Review Capital Improvement Plans and make recommendations. Evaluate infrastructure,facilities and operating systems for needed maintenance and repair.
  • Coordinate the activities of consultants and contractors.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Works on complex issues and implements solutions mostly through the determination of strategy and delegation to others in a group or functional area.
  • Often collaborates with managers and/or functional or site leaders and has some interaction with external colleagues.
  • Works under limited supervision and has significant latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines that may impact a group or functional area within the company.
  • Prepares budget for review by others by pulling all components together and making recommendations.
  • Manages supervisors or mid-level professional individual contributors


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years related operational experience,including supervisory or management experience, OR
  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years related operational experience, includingsupervisory or management experience
  • Additional certifications or licensure appropriate to the job may be required, dependingupon the department/site.


  • Previous Mining Experience
  • SX/EW Pit Dewatering Knowledge

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.

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