Freeport McMoRan Field Apprentice I - Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Haulage Maintenance - 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.

A hands-on learning experience for individuals who have completed a classroom based mechanical training program. This program includes a combination of minimal classroom courses focused on Freeport-McMoRan policies and procedures and on-the-job training designed to develop selected candidates into highly skilled and professional trade employees. Successful candidates are responsible for hands-on learning and performing maintenance/operations activities with minimal to moderate supervision, or supports Journeymen in their maintenance activities.

  • Perform basic mechanical maintenance activities

  • Perform safe operation of maintenance mobile equipment such as forklifts, stinger trucks and overhead and mobile cranes

  • Perform work area and equipment safety inspections

  • Attend required classroom training sessions as necessary

  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of, or graduation from one of the following:

o A structured mechanical apprenticeship program

o A certified mechanical training institute;OR

o Completion of a Joint Technical Education District (JTED) program

  • Basic mechanical maintenance principles

Preferred

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Previous maintenance experience in an industrial setting *

Criteria/Conditions

o Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

o Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

o Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

o Work is performed in a mine or manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles

o While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see

o Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday

o 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

o 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:

o 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

o 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

o 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: Field Apprentice I - Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Haulage Maintenance - Morenci, AZ

Location: AZ-Morenci

Requisition ID: 1801920