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Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Geotechnical Engineer Jobs, GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

Manage geospatial data, use commercial of-the-shelf software (e.g., ESRI) to develop utilities/applications to increase the efficiency and business intelligence of corporate and site teams, support team members with specific but variable specialized geospatial services. 
  • Manage geospatial data, inclusive primarily of GIS but also CAD and specialized engineering software
  • Use commercial of-the-shelf software (e.g., ESRI) to build utilities and mobile applications for field data collection for a variety of use cases, as well as map services to visualize and make use of the field data
  • Provide as-needed geospatial support to a group of Engineers working primarily in the fields of geotechnical, water resource, and mine tailings engineering
  • Liaise with other corporate and site groups (e.g., GIS, IT) to ensure consistency of geospatial data management across the enterprise
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geography or related field and at least four (4) years of experience with GIS software; OR
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Geography or related field and at least two (2) years of experience with GIS software
  • Experience building and deploying ArcGIS Server and Mobile applications
  • Experience in Python
  • Understanding of technical and logistic issues related to data storage and servers
  • Ability to process geospatial data into different formats for use in other specialized engineering software packages
  • Familiarity with LiDAR and photogrammetry surveys and processing of resultant orthophotos and point clouds
  • Working knowledge of spatial interpolation concepts and application
  • Understanding of survey concepts and experience working with custom survey datums
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a diversely educated audience
  • Flexible; willing and able to perform a variety of tasks
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Present a positive, professional image
  • Self-motivated, energetic, able to execute, and client-service oriented
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as needed
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety of yourself and others



  • Working knowledge of engineering software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, MicroStation, I-Site, Army Corps of Engineers HEC software, etc.)
  • Knowledge in the principles and practices of water resource, geotechnical, or tailings engineering or a related field of science or engineering
  • Fluency in Spanish or Bahasa Indonesian languages
  • Familiarity with vegetation analyses using remote sensing data
  • Superior interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills with diverse teams of technical and non-technical staff
  • 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
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as needed
  • Occasionally work may be performed in a mine, outdoor 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 and work on elevated platforms
  • 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 allowed by 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.
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Senior GIS Analyst - FMMC- Phoenix, AZ

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