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Title:  Project Manager Engineering II

Requisition ID:  42904

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Engineering Services

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.


Manage Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management activities within the mining company.  Project Manager will generally be responsible for projects in the $10-$50M range.
  • Responsible for planning and executing the safety, engineering, procurement, construction, and customer service for major capital projects within the company
  • Responsible for the scope, cost, schedule, safety, and quality associated with projects within the mining company
  • Monitor work performance and institute cost controls for projects
  • Review and/or develop scopes of work for potential projects within the company
  • Support Senior Project Managers in projects with a value in excess of $50M
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline or related Scientific field, and minimum of eight (8) years of related experience and familiarity with processes, systems, and terminology in Project Management, Engineering, and Construction, OR
  • High School diploma and thirteen (13) years of related experience and familiarity with processes, systems, and terminology in Project Management, Engineering, and Construction




  • Ten (10) years of experience managing engineering on large scale mineral processing projects
  • Ability to dive into engineering details as required and solve complex engineering problems
  • Solid understanding of engineering life cycle in large capital projects
  • Experience with studies and execution stages of a project
  • Experience working in EPCM companies and owner teams
  • Operational support experience
  • Familiarity with engineering software and tools
  • Familiarity with engineering codes and regulations
  • 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 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
  • 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

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