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Title:  Commissioning Coordinator

Requisition ID:  126798

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Engineering Services
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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.

Please note: This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time. The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations . This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the positions shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.


Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, and manages commissioning activities to evaluate the performance of facilities, systems, and assemblies for ensuring they meet defined objectives and criteria.  Responsible for process for the planning, delivery, verification, and managing risks to critical functions. Responsible to organized and have good interpersonal skills and required to plan, synchronize, and execute complex undertakings with a diverse set of individuals in different roles.

1. Coordinate and develops commissioning systems with MIS / consultants i.e., punch list tool management, document transfers, control narrative tracker, SharePoint, teams’ development etc.
2. Coordinate with commissioning mangers to develop internal communication documents, weekly & monthly report and emails to project personnel and team members of important notices
3. Reviews P&IDs, design drawings and specifications to fully understand designated project areas and pre-commissioning systems and subsystems.  Understands structure of turn over packages as defined on markup P&ID’s and flow sheets furnished by the EPCM
4. Ensures that all commissioning activities are captured in the project systems and works with Document Controls to prepare turnover package documentation. Responsible for project final documentation and ensure turnover to Knowledge Management Group.
5. Present progress and results of tasks to management and other interested parties in person or in digital format
6. Conduct regular analysis of processes and procedures, making adjustments when necessary
7. Supports FAT’s by coordinating with engineering, commissioning team and 3rd party testing group.
8. Coordinate commissioning with construction sequence to expedite completion of construction and promote a logical commissioning effort.    
9. Develop overall startup and commissioning plan – including startup safety guidelines, test procedures, resource and activity schedule, operational requirements, 3rd party requirements, and handover procedures    
10. Work with project manager to coordinate participation of vendor representatives during commissioning.    
11. Supports Hazop and model reviews by coordinate / attending the sessions.
12. Perform other relevant duties as required


Minimum Requirements:

This position requires international air travel. In accordance with Freeport-McMoRan’s requirement for all employees whose job requires international travel, if you are hired you will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to travel by air internationally, unless the company has granted a medical or religious accommodation.

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent in training and/or field experience and four (4) years of experience in the commissioning field OR 
• High School diploma or GED and a minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in the commissioning field.
• Excellent written communication skills, especially in the English language
• Good understanding of document formatting for readability

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Strong attention to detail in evaluating the completion of various phases of a project
•    Analytical skills to monitor progress of an undertaking and identify areas needing adjustment or improvement
•    Critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential
•    Willingness to manage multiple tasks at once and adhere to guidelines, budgets, and deadlines
•    Basic computer skills, especially email, spreadsheets, and presentation creation software
•    Cooperative and communicative attitude with executive staff, managers, and employees

• 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



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



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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