Freeport McMoRan Moly Repair Employee - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ in Green Valley, Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources 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 the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, 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 for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.

Skilled mechanic who under direct supervision safely performs diagnostic, maintenance, installation and repair of equipment and process systems in a Molybdenum plant.

  • Assists with troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing of systems and equipment.

  • Performs maintenance repairs on: Pumps, Hydraulic Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Screw Conveyors, Bucket Elevators, Drum Filters, Fans/Blowers, Dust Collectors & Bag Houses, Packaging Equipment, Roasters, Precipitators, Dryers, Holoflite Dryers, Agitators, Pumps, Belt Conveyors, Flotation Cells, Larox Pressure Filter, Thickeners, Ball Mill, Brinks, NaHS System, and Trash Screens

  • Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance: bearings and oil seals, equipment checks ext

  • Assists with and performs maintenance such as alignments and mechanical seals on rotating equipment including vibration analysis of equipment

  • Responsible for maintaining Work Orders and performing work area inspections

  • Operates mobile equipment such as: forklifts, boom trucks, 10 ton dump trucks, cranes and loading equipment

  • May perform welding: Air Arc, Plasma Arc, and Heli-Arc.

  • Performs fabrication and repair of plate steel and structural steel components

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year experience in mechanical/maintenance crafts (including welder, boilermaker, machinist or facility maintenance/construction)ora combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance

  • Possess knowledge of construction of valve types, sizes and styles.

  • Knowledge of vibration analysis

  • Ability to read blue prints


o High School diploma or GED

o Possess welding certificate

o Experience troubleshooting hydraulics

o Experience working with SAP maintenance management software

o Possess leadership skills

o Have a "can-do" attitude

o Be a team player


  • 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

  • Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation

  • 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

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 /

Job: *Maintenance

Title: Moly Repair Employee - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ

Location: AZ-Green Valley

Requisition ID: 1900469