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Title:  Senior Vibration Technician

Requisition ID:  19506
Location: 

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Maintenance
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
The goal of the Reliability Centered Maintenance Group is to achieve higher equipment availability and lower maintenance costs through predictive maintenance technologies.  This goal is realized by regularly scheduled monitoring of equipment with predictive technologies and coordinating the necessary maintenance through teamwork with other maintenance and operations personnel, including but not limited to supervision, planning, engineering, and field personnel.
 
This position requires travel to other facilities and interaction with vendors, contractors and company personnel; any and all business must be conducted in a professional manner as a representative of Freeport-McMoRan.  This position requires a responsible, self-motivated person who is able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. This position requires working in confined spaces and tight corridors, as well as, working closely around moving, rotating, electrically energized, and elevated equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  
 
  • The RCM Technicians monitor equipment ranging from the SX/EW, Powerhouse, the Water System, IPCC, Mine (Shovels, Drills, Haulage) to outlying areas
  • Perform vibration data collection utilizing current technology (CSI)
  • Utilization of the current software to load, dump, and analyze vibration route data, as well as, build and update the associated databases (AP sets, alarm sets, etc.)
  • Report building/giving presentations utilizing various software programs, daily planning, including but not limited to MSTs and work orders utilizing the current CMMS
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting utilizing
  • Learn various RCM/PdM technologies, primarily ultrasonic analysis and the associated software with future development into additional technologies
  • Support the RCM Program and its continual development; educate other personnel in any area of the RCM Program
  • Communicate effectively to provide, receive, and implement constructive feedback to support the mentoring program
  • Actively participate with Maintenance and Planning groups
  • Perform additional duties as required
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of hands-on mechanical maintenance repair/rebuild experience with industrial equipment (pumps, motors, gearboxes, pulleys, etc.) that includes:
    • Working knowledge and understanding of moving and rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, gearboxes and conveyors, from an operations and maintenance perspective, mechanically and electrically
    • A working knowledge and understanding of basic prints and ability to read them
    • Journeyman level ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals and other reference materials
  • Ability to work in a team with a high regard for safety and environmental concerns and with a strong commitment to policies
  • Effective written, verbal, and communication skills to satisfy training, safety, and electronic message transmission policies of the company
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Windows environment with experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Possess Level I certification or obtain within one (1) year of hire date
  • Valid state driver's license
  • Satisfactory performance record (internal applicant)

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of hands-on mechanical maintenance repair/rebuild experience with industrial equipment (pumps, motors, gearboxes, pulleys, etc.) that includes:
    • A working knowledge and understanding of moving and rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, gearboxes and conveyors, from an operations and maintenance perspective, electrically and mechanically
    • A working knowledge and understanding of basic prints and ability to read them
    • Journeyman level ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals and other referenced materials
  • Vibration experience or Certification
  • Familiar with RBMWare (AMS-CSI) Software
  • Experience in utilizing and maintaining Emerson/CSI online vibration monitoring system
  • Experience with RCFA

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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