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Title:  Control Systems Analyst I

Requisition ID:  128861
Location: 

Bayard, NM, US, 88023

Category:  Information Systems
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

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

Under general supervision, provide IT infrastructure support for industrial automation and control systems.  Develop and maintain a strong familiarity with industrial automation and control systems, as well as supporting IT infrastructure including standardized practices, system interactions/dependencies, related technology systems, their functionality and limitations.  Design, coordinate and support system maintenance and enhancements by working with Process Control personnel, Engineers and Operational users.

 

  • Administration and support of industrial automation and control systems servers, workstations and associated IT hardware including process control Active Directory domain and security services
  • Administration and support of daily systems backups, anti-virus updates and operating system patching
  • Administration and support of industrial automation and control systems network infrastructure to include Ethernet communications and associated network hardware, fiber optic and UTP infrastructure
  • Interface and coordinate system maintenance and support activities with Process Control personnel
  • Plan, develop and implement procedures and facilitate upgrades to system software and hardware
  • Engage with Process Control and Plant Engineering staff on industrial automation and control system modifications, enhancements and expansions to ensure IT infrastructure alignment with corporate standards
  • Actively participate and promote Safety and Environmental programs, ensure MIS policy compliance and site operational goals
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or an Engineering discipline, OR
  • Associates degree in Information Systems or related discipline and four (4) years of experience in any combination of Industrial Automation and Control Systems, IT LAN Administration, Software Troubleshooting, Computer Systems Maintenance and Application Support, OR
  • High School diploma or GED and six (6) years of experience in any combination of Industrial Automation and Control Systems, IT LAN Administration, Software Troubleshooting, Computer Systems Maintenance and Application Support
  • Basic understanding of LAN Administration functions to include server hardware/virtualization, backups, patching, and anti-virus or industrial automation systems to include PLCs, HMIs or DCS
  • Must be customer service-oriented and possess good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written

Preferred

  • IT LAN Administration or Industrial Automation and Control System experience
  • LAN Administration experience (Microsoft Windows, Backup Exec or other backup software, OS patching, etc.)
  • Industrial Automation and Control Systems experience (DCS, PLC, SCADA, RTU, etc.)
  • Process Data Historian experience (AspenTech Infoplus.21, OSISoft PI, etc.)
  • Cisco networking experience

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 will be performed in an office, mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see
  • 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

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here

 

Benefits:

We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details

 

Compensation:

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $69,000 - $94,000. 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.  To view an example of a Total Rewards Estimate for this role click here:  Total Rewards Estimate

 

Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • 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).

 

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