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Title:  Senior Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID:  45963
Location: 

Bagdad, AZ, US, 86321

Category:  Engineering Services
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.

Description

nder general supervision, contribute and/or lead a team to develop all phases of design, redesign, systems failure analysis and prevention or other design functions within an appropriate time and cost.  

  • Lead projects and serve as subject matter expert (SME) on large/complex mine site engineering projects, which may include the development of new or modification to existing systems and processes, including the responsibility of approving work from other engineering disciplines.
  • Provide support to maintenance department by leading a reliability-centered maintenance program
  • Serve as Project Engineering Leader to develop and author engineering reports such as concept design, feasibility studies, alternative analysis, failure analysis and prevention, safe work practice, procedural manuals and final design documents.
  • Develop and evaluate AFEs (Authorization for Expenditure) for capital funding requirements.
  • Evaluate and administer contracts, provisions of services and equipment, perform strategic planning and budgeting.
  • Perform planning, scheduling and economic analysis.
  • May Supervise front/line or technical employees.
  • Use design computer software such as AutoCAD, SAP, Microsoft Project and Pipe2010.
  • Evaluate and implement new methods and techniques for operational improvement and benchmark other operations for continuous improvement alternatives.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and five (5) years related experience in engineering in a mine or industrial environment pertaining to equipment modifications and retro-fits, OR
  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and three (3) years related experience in engineering in a mine or industrial environment pertaining to equipment modifications and retro-fits
  • Recent hands-on experience using the principles and practices of mechanical engineering at a mine or industrial site in 2 of the following areas:
  • Reliability centered maintenance to include vibration analysis, thermography, ultrasound and infrared technology
  • Oil analysis for systems management
  • Leading engineering and construction activities for development projects
  • Implementing and managing maintenance improvement plans based on data analysis

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of mechanical engineering
    • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
    • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
    • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
    • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations

     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or Professional Engineering (PE) Certification preferred
     

KPhysical Demands & Work Environment

• Work may be located at a mine site or work location on a permanent assignment
• 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.

Criteria/Conditions:

  • 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 environmetn through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by 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.

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