Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Our company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware on November 10, 1987. We operate large, long-lived geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. Our portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits; and significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America.
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 general supervision, provides technical expertise, guidance and leadership for a variety of designated Engineering projects and programs at assigned site.
Review, investigate and develop appropriate recommendations regarding assigned Engineering projects
Serve as Project Manager or Technical Expert, on a wide range of small to medium site construction, expansion or modification projects
Evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
Provide guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations
May contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated Engineering areas
May represent the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as Mill Operations, Refinery Operations, etc.
Perform other duties as required
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering, including Project Management experience, OR
Master’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and two (2) years of related experience in Engineering, including Project Management experience
Ability to collaborate with peers in the same area/department along with Engineering teams and site based operational personnel
Ability to work under frequent supervision within limits of assigned work area
Project Engineer Experience
Mineral Process Plant Design experience
Material Handling experience
Milling, Crushing/Conveying and Flotation experience
Prepare Mechanical and Piping designs
Prepare Material take-off, requests for proposals, bid evaluation and recommendations for goods and services
Must develop working knowledge of local, state and federal regulations appropriate with area of assignment
Willing and able to work in an office based setting with occasionally working in a mine or manufacturing plant setting
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 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
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a natural resources 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. FCX is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum, and a significant gold producer.