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Title:  Senior RAMP Technician - Crush & Convey

Requisition ID:  15843

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

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.


With limited supervision, monitors Primary crushing circuit through constant monitoring. Intervenes and troubleshoots based from alarms for a proactive and predictive approach. The goal is achieving higher equipment availability, lowering maintenance costs. Collaborating with operations and maintenance groups about data analysis to increase the knowledge base around alarms. As a member of the Remote Asset Monitoring Process (RAMP) team, assists in the development of advanced diagnostic tools. 


  • Collect and analyze data using predictive technologies, make recommendations to Maintenance and Operations divisions; intervenes through submitting work orders as necessary
  • Collaborate with on-site operations, maintenance and RCM employees
  • Catalog corrective interventions for sharing (knowledge based)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) years of experience in a mechanical field
  • Working knowledge and understanding of basic mechanical principles (hydraulic, pneumatic, fluid mechanical systems)
  • Skill in utilizing computer databases to research, maintain, and update records and files
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazard 


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience with Processing Maintenance Systems
  • Able to create work orders and order parts using current systems (SAP)
  • Hands-on maintenance experience with Processing equipment
  • Able to operate the Dispatch Database
  • Radio communication skills (2-Way) 
  • Experience with computer systems


  • 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 be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • 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 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, and work on elevated platforms 
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the workday 
  • 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 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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