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Title:  Production Support & Development Technician I - Sanchez Pilot Plan

Requisition ID:  128947
Location: 

Safford, AZ, US, 85546

Category:  Scientific Services
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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

Under close supervision, performs routine SX/EW and Leach testing functions.  Duties include but are not limited to data collection, sample collection and preparation; mine site support and assist in the development and optimization of site processes.
 
  • Assist in the collection of data and samples, which may include traveling to mine sites
  • Assist in preparation of samples for analysis using appropriate established techniques and methods
  • Assist in the installation and set-up of instruments and equipment
  • May assist in maintaining laboratory, field instrumentation and equipment
  • May enter data into spreadsheets/databases 
  • Follow and understand MSHA and OSHA rules and regulations, Environmental rules and regulations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work area instructions
  • Participate in safety and environmental activities
  • Use plant and laboratory equipment correctly at all times
  • Perform housekeeping and other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment

Preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficient in MS Excel to develop and maintain spreadsheets, reports and other documentation
  • SX/EW and Leaching experience
  • Mobile equipment experience
  • Overhead crane experience
  • Experience with mathematic and/or numbers based tasks
  • Experience with chemical sample preparation and/or analysis
  • Ability to follow detailed, technical instructions
  • Experience with tedious or repetitive motions or tasks
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to mine sites with occasional overnight stay
  • Experience working in an ISO 9001/EMS 14001/OHSAS 18001 environment

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
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • Ability to travel to mine sites with occasional overnight stay
  • Work is in an outdoor, laboratory or mine 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, push, pull or maneuver moderately heavy objects (up to 40 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

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 $19.00 - $26.00/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).

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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.


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