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Freeport McMoRan 2020 Summer Internship - MIS - Multi Location in Phoenix Corporate Office, Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.

Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing access to top minds and technology in mining today, our structured internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career. Our internship program is tailored to full-time students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university and recent graduates in North America. Internships are temporary full-time paid positions and typically run from May through August.

/Qualified candidates may be selected for available internship opportunities in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas./

Under general supervision, performs MIS related duties assigned per department. As such responsibilities are carried out; unscheduled and scheduled overtime may be required. Also may be required to work outside of normal working hours.

This MIS internship will be located at one of our Site operations. Below are samples of summer projects that interns will be assigned.

Operations Systems Analyst Tasks Include:

  • Provides support for operational and engineering applications and data systems

  • Assists with data-driven process improvement projects

  • Monitor and maintain system health of supported applications

  • Create reports using advanced querying and report-building tools

Control Systems Analyst Tasks Include:

  • Provides technical support for designated plant control system (PCS) information technology

  • Supports the process control network (PCN), O/S patching/upgrades and security-related technologies within the PCS

  • Monitor and maintain system health of supported systems

  • Develops documentation of plant control system IT-related services

Infrastructure Technician Analyst Tasks Include:

  • Sets up, delivers and installs PCs and peripheral equipment

  • Installs software and assists with routine user questions and problems

  • Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of PC or peripheral related issues

  • Maintains an adequate inventory of equipment. Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate MIS or Computer Technology discipline or closely related field;OR

  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in MIS, or Computer Technology or closely related field

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Possesses strong data analysis and problem solving skills

  • Highly accurate and detail oriented

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure

  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment

  • Must be able to demonstrate our core values of honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity

Preferred

  • None

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 in an office, 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 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:

  • 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/

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Job: *Information Systems

Title: 2020 Summer Internship - MIS - Multi Location

Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID: 1904487

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