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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs
Surveying Jobs, Surveyors Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

Under general supervision, performs detailed field surveys at assigned site.
  • Performs detailed field surveys and oversees the activities of field survey crews in performing the survey
  • Maintains accurate notes, records and sketches to describe and certify work performed
  • Updates appropriate conventional and electronic (GIS) files
  • Researches previous survey evidence, maps, physical evidence and other records
  • Recommends methods and procedures for conducting assigned surveys
  • Prepares and presents findings to engineering and operational personnel
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Advanced training or education in surveying, mapping or a related field
    • One (1) year of surveying experience relevant to assignment
    • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in land surveys, including GIS/GPS mapping techniques
    • Knowledge of and skilled in the use of a variety of specialized equipment, tools and apparatus used in performing surveys, (e.g. stadia rods, lasers, GIS/GPS units)
    • Knowledge of surveying mathematics, field procedures, and operations
    • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
    • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing



  • High School diploma or GED
  • 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 (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

Nearest Major City

Prescott Valley


Surveyor - Bagdad, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaBagdad

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