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Title:  HVAC Technician

Requisition ID:  86856

Claypool, AZ, US, 85532

Category:  Maintenance

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.


Ensures the heating, air-conditioning, and ventilation systems run smoothly and efficiently. Performs installation and service, including inspection, maintenance, repair, and testing of HVAC systems.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of main cooling/heating systems
  • Install, repair, and maintain mechanical equipment such as motors, pumps, belts, fans, coils, compressors, etc.
  • Work with furnaces, boilers, stoves, heat exchangers, burners, blowers, fans and radiant heaters
  • Responsible for maintaining electrical controls associated directly with the refrigeration/cooling equipment
  • Recover refrigerant and provide associated documentation
  • Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Two (2) years of applicable experience in Residential and Commercial HVAC maintenance and installation
  • May require specific HVAC Certification(s) as specified by work site
  • Able to use a variety of computer software applications, especially Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret refrigerant system pressures
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the hazards associated with working on/around HVAC equipment, troubleshooting HVAC refrigerant, electrical (480/208 3 phase and 120 volt), and gas systems
  • Demonstrated ability to braze/solder refrigerant line-set and coils for installation and repair applications
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot electrical/electronic controls associated with HVAC systems
  • Ability to independently install, diagnose, repair, replace, and balance a wide variety of heating, ventilation, cooling systems and ice makers
  • Ability to perform proper refrigerant recovery and reporting
  • Self-motivated and willing to work with and be a contributing member of the HVAC team
  • Ability to communication with all employees at all levels


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of training in a Trade School program for HVAC Electrical/Mechanical and Chillers Operation and Maintenance
  • Five (5) years of applicable experience in Residential and Commercial HVAC Maintenance and Installation
  • North American Technicians Excellence (NATE) Certificate
  • Industry Competency Exam (ICE) Certification
  • Ability to assist with the design and planning of new and retrofit HVAC installations
  • Experience with refrigeration systems (i.e. Mine Air, Sigma, etc.) as used on Industrial shovels and drills
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, maintain and install Chiller systems
  • Working knowledge of SAP software


  • 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
  • Able to adapt to changes in work environment and frequent delays, changes and unexpected events
  • 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 and work in confined spaces
  • Occasionally may be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the work day
  • Work is performed in a mine 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
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: Payson

Job Segment: HVAC, Electrical, Testing, Technician, Inspector, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Quality

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