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Land and Water Resource Analyst: Morenci, AZ, US,


Assist operations in resolving land and water right issues, in order to secure sufficient land and water resources to support operations and protect share holder value. 


  • Prepare land and water audits and other land and water right reports, and assist operations in resolving land and water rights issues
  • Lead specific land and water rights research projects; develop Scopes of Work and RFPs; procure and supervise consultants, administer projects, manage budgets, and edit reports
  • Conduct land and water right related regulatory and technical research
  • Provide assistance to operations with land and water right applications, land and well permitting, and regulatory water use reporting
  • Manage land and water issues tracking, land and water rights databases, and land and water asset valuation databases
  • Assist in evaluating of water supply issues and planning
  • Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Geography, Hydrology, Political Science, Environmental Resource Management or equivalent experience, and five (5) years experience related to water rights regulation and administration, including planning, project management and database administration
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable water right policies and water laws and regulations as they apply to the various mining operations
  • Excellent research skills; ability to conduct Internet research and analyze land water related policies, laws and regulations and to draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to take the initiative and manage issues proactively
  • Ability to use appropriate analytical and problem solving techniques and software, think creatively to conceive innovative solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Certification



  • Competent with GIS software
  • Basic knowledge of hydrogeology
  • Basic knowledge of real estate transactions
  • Familiarity with the 1872 Mining Law
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Project management experience



  • 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
  • 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 applicable state laws

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here



We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details



The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $79,000-$109,000. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process.  To view an example of a Total Rewards Estimate for this role click here:  Total Rewards Estimate


Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • 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).


Equal Opportunity Employer

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