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Title:  Superintendent Electrical Maintenance - Morenci Mill

Requisition ID:  130620
Location: 

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Operations
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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   

Located approximately 50 miles northeast of Safford, Arizona on U.S. Highway 191, Morenci operations (an open-pit copper mining complex) has been in continuous operation since 1939. The operation consists of two concentrators, crushed-ore leach pad and stacking system, a low-grade run-of-mine (ROM) leaching system; four SX plants; and three EW tank houses that produce copper cathode.  

 

Morenci is a unique company town where our employees and their families can reconnect with nature through hiking, fishing, camping, hunting and numerous parks. The company offers several amenities, including company housing OR employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines, a newly constructed daycare and community center, library, health-care facilities, state-of-the-art fitness centers, a movie theater and a skate park. Our dedicated Parks and Recreation Division plans activities for people of all ages, making sure there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Morenci town website to learn more. 

Description

Under limited supervision, plan, organize, manage and evaluate assigned tasks, including but not limited to: reliability, safety, company standards, work quality, best practices and environmental management. Oversees the management and maintenance of all electrical equipment related to the Plant and including potential visits to OEM shops and mine sites.

 

  • Establish tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures for electrical equipment related to crushers, mills, screens and pumps
  • Understand electrical schematics, basic electrical drive theory, and troubleshooting processes
  • Develop and implement electrical processes and procedures and implement with consistency
  • Support site strategic initiatives, and participate as required
  • Provide technical electrical maintenance support for critical production issues
  • Technical expert on electrical standards and company best practices
  • Manage electrical planning and execution
  • Provide technical assistance and recommendations to Plant staff and implement reliability best practices during major fixed plant equipment rebuilds
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement new processes and continual improvement ideas
  • Standardize electrical maintenance equipment and procedures for crushers, mills, screens and pump replacements and rebuilds
  • Oversee and manage the budget as related to the electrical department
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience, OR
  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding of fixed plant maintenance including but not limited to the associated processes, work flow and equipment
  • Proficient in VFD troubleshooting, electrical schematic interpretation, maintenance planning and execution
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all electrical and instrument related equipment in a modern concentrator
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word and Excel
  • Skill in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, direct and manage a diverse number of operational areas, projects and activities
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

Preferred

  • None

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 requires regular travel within the US and internationally

  • Work is 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 regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see

  • Occasionally, may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of 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 per applicable State Laws

What We Offer You 

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $113,000-$158,000. 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 incentive compensation considerations based on company and individual performance.  Additionally, this position is currently eligible for annual long-term incentive consideration.  Long-term incentives are contingent upon authorized approval under the terms and conditions of the Company's plan and award agreements.  More details will be shared during the hiring process. Click here to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.  

  • Employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines
  • 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 HRSC@fmi.com


Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineering

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