Apply now »

Title:  Truck Driver Trainee

Requisition ID:  130000

Bagdad, AZ, US, 86321

Category:  Operations
Share this Job
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   

Looking to live in a small town with big opportunities? Our Bagdad operations in Arizona offers housing at a subsidized rate, a family-friendly atmosphere and numerous amenities including an aquatic center, golf course and fitness center. Located 100 miles northwest of Phoenix, Bagdad is home to the world's first commercial - scale concentrate leach processing facility, as well as one of the longest continuously operating solvent extraction/electrowinning plants in the world.  Visit the Bagdad town website to learn more.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for performing inspections to maximize equipment and tire life and executes assignments from computerized dispatch system and/or two-way radio 
  • Receives training, mentoring, and feedback from other operators, supervisors, and equipment trainers 
  • Responsible for understanding changes to assigned work areas and any potential hazards 
  • Responsible for knowing the following procedures: start-up and shut-down, fueling, fire, runaway, emergency, and accident 
  • Responsible for having knowledge of payload measurement system, over speed alarm, dispatch codes, shovel and truck horn signals, secondary brake, and park brake 
  • Responsible for the safe performance of the following tasks: spotting at shovel, loading, transporting material, dumping on stockpiles, and dumping at crusher 
  • Perform other duties as required 

What You Bring To Freeport

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures in English 
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures and applicable safety standards 
  • Must have completed academic and practical competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees where LOP Exists) and have experience demonstrating the required aptitude. The selected candidate shall demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills while also passing a written assessment where required. This exam is based on 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 $XX.XX - $XX.XX/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  


Please be advised that Freeport-McMoRan will never request payment for job-related expenses from applicants. If you receive any suspicious emails, please disregard them, and report the incident to

Nearest Major Market: Prescott

Job Segment: Delivery, Driver, Retail

Apply now »