Freeport McMoRan Utility Diagnostic Mechanic - Morenci Water & Electric - Morenci, AZ in Morenci Wtr/Elec, 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 Utility Diagnostic Mechanic performs duties relating to the mechanics of all equipment and processes in an industrial plant setting including installation, diagnosis, and repair. Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed. Will train and mentor other employees. May operate equipment such as: forklifts, cranes, and small mobile equipment. Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance.

  • Perform routine and non-routine maintenance activities

  • Complete work orders, order parts, and complete other maintenance documentation

  • Ability to repair, install, fabricate, rebuild, troubleshoot and preventative maintenance of process equipment i.e. pumps, conveyors, dryers, gearboxes, filters, etc.

  • Capable of performing equipment lubrication

  • Competent in mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, welding, bearings, basic metallurgy (stress cracking, metal compatibility), conveyor systems, plumbing, alignment, machine shop, blue prints, schematics, and mobile equipment

  • Qualified to operate small and large cranes and knowledgeable of safe rigging practices

  • Follow and understand MSHA rules and regulations, Environmental rules and regulations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and work area instructions

  • Participate in safety and environmental activities

  • Use plant and equipment correctly at all times

  • Additional responsibilities and duties may be assigned according to business need

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of 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

  • Proficiency in welding/cutting (MIG, TIG, ARC, Oxy-Acetylene)

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, welding, plumbing, machine shop, blue prints, schematics, fabrication, and part lists and repair

  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Previous experience operating larger than twenty (20) ton mobile crane

  • Certified in Welding (MIG, TIG, Stick, ARC)

  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Grade 1 Water Distribution Certificate

  • Valid Arizona Drivers License

  • Arizona Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

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 performed in a manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electric shock, toxic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles

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

  • Occasionally may be asked required to life moderately heavy to heavy objects up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the workday

  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety foot wear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and other protective equipment as required

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

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug/alcohol testing

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: Utility Diagnostic Mechanic - Morenci Water & Electric - Morenci, AZ

Location: AZ-Morenci Wtr/Elec

Requisition ID: 1802721