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Title:  Line Repair Employee

Requisition ID:  101737
Location: 

Safford, AZ, US, 85548

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

A Line Repair Employee safely performs duties relating to the construction and maintenance of high and low voltage power transmission lines, distribution lines, related structures and system components

  • Perform duties associated with the extension and cutback of power lines and various distribution service lines for the site, mine, mobile equipment and substations
  • Tasks may include but are not limited to: Test, frame, and set poles; string electric power lines, install cross arms and anchors, replaces switches, and circuit protection equipment ext
  • Perform power line and system Preventative Maintenance
  • Troubleshoot system faults on power distribution lines
  • Perform construction and maintenance of high or low voltage electric power lines and structures
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a lineman or a combination of education and experience in overhead and underground power distribution, construction, maintenance and repair
  • Must have completed academic and practical competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees where LOP Exists) and have experience demonstrating the required aptitude. The selected candidate shall demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills while also passing a written assessment where required. This exam is based on skills/abilities and/or academic knowledge; as well as safety.
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures in English
  • Must be proficient in lock out, tag out, try out (LOTOTO)
  • Ability to work out of a bucket for long periods of time
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of overhead power distribution of electrical circuits and connected equipment, focusing on low and medium voltage
  • This includes the ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints, and schematics for trouble shooting and repair
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sticking and livewire maintenance


Criteria/Conditions:

  • This is a Safety Sensitive Role
  • 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.

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


Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineering

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