Freeport McMoRan Environmental Technician II - Morenci, AZ in Morenci, 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.

Under close supervision, performs routine quantitative and qualitative observations and sampling of air, soil, water, recyclable materials, and solid and hazardous wastes, or other environmental requirements at assigned site. May also have responsibilities related to asset recycling and disposition and assigned site.

  • Conducts sampling and/or monitors site conditions for compliance with environmental and other requirements and takes appropriate action to ensure continued compliance

  • Monitors solid waste such as drums, hazardous materials collections sites and reclamation sites for compliance with requirements

  • Installs and sets-up instruments and equipment

  • Coordinates the timely recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets in compliance with applicable legal and other requirements

  • Tracks and reports the recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets as directed

  • Operates and monitors basic electronic equipment and performs simple preventive maintenance

  • Maintains a current knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures

  • May assist or provide training on environmental issues

  • Participates in regular audits and inspections of operations areas for purposes of ensuring compliance with site environmental policies, procedures and requirements of the Environmental Management System

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in environmental monitoring, sampling, reporting or asset management and disposal as an Environmental Technician or closely related role

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Certified Arizona Grade II Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

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 will require flexibility in working at both Mine and Mill on projects ranging from administrative projects in the office to assigned field tasks

  • 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 allowed by 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: *Environmental

Title: Environmental Technician II - Morenci, AZ

Location: AZ-Morenci

Requisition ID: 1804790