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Title:  Environmental Acid Plant Technician

Requisition ID:  129167
Location: 

Safford, AZ, US, 85548

Category:  Environmental
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

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

Assist the acid plant supervisor with scheduled and unscheduled plant outages, to include plant engineers and operators with acid plant optimization, to maximize acid production and power and reducing off gas emissions. Participate in planning, preparing for, and overseeing special projects, including LOTOTO planning and serving as ECC as needed.

  • Audit/inspect acid unloading process, areas, and equipment. Report and address deficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Support acid truck drivers as needed. Serve as point of contact for 2-way communication.
  • Work with planning and GSC to ensure all critical spares are on hand.
  • Assist in managing and reporting acid inventories and deliveries.  Communicate and respond to issues accordingly.
  • Develop plant preventive maintenance program for plant optimization and reduced downtime in between turnarounds.
  • Review/Revise SOPs and other documents
  • Perform other duties as requested

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and two (2) years of experience in a mining or manufacturing environment within maintenance and/or operations
  • Or a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or closely related area
  • Knowledge of site processes, equipment and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of comprehensive preventative maintenance on assigned equipment
  • Skilled in planning, prioritizing, and scheduling the maintenance of plant, vehicles, and equipment
  • 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 hazards

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience

 

Criteria/Conditions:

  • 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

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

 

Benefits:

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

 

Compensation:

The estimated pay range for this role is currently $22.00 - $30.00/hour. 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).

 

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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