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Title:  Process Automation Engineer II

Requisition ID:  35703
Location: 

Safford, AZ, US, 85548

Category:  Engineering Services
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

Under general supervision, troubleshoot process automation solutions to support Operators and Process Engineers.

 

  • Troubleshoot discrete, continuous and advanced control, controller equipment and software, and the HMI
  • Investigate the root cause(s) of poor performing processes, identify any process automation contributors, and execute corrective actions
  • Troubleshoot alarm systems
  • Troubleshoot basic process instrumentation (basic sensors and actuation)
  • Troubleshoot PCS industrial communication networks and the plant historian
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering relevant to Process Automation, OR
  • Master's degree in appropriate Engineering discipline and two (2) years of related experience in Engineering relevant to Process Automation

 

Preferred

 

HMI/PLC and/or DCS programming and troubleshooting experience.

  • Experience in DeltaV, Programming Knowledge, Logic and HMI.
  • Experience in Rockwell Automation Products such as MicroLogix, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000  and Studio 5000.
  • Proficiency in Factory Talk View ME and SE Enterprise, Alarm creation and management, HMI development.
  • Proficiency in OSiSoft, PI Data acquisition.
  • Proficiency in APC knowledge, OCS Metso.
  • Proficiency in Networking, Devicenet, Modbus and Ethernet IP.
  • Advanced P&IDs knowledge.
  • Knowledge of building Workstations and Servers (Physical and Virtual)
  • Intermediate understanding of instrumentation.
  • Basic Process Knowledge in the mining industry.

 

 

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 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 thirty (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

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.

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