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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Electrical Engineer Jobs, Industrial Engineer Jobs, Maintenance Jobs, Quarry Jobs, Electrician Jobs, Maintenance Planner Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
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on application
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The goal of the Reliability Centered Maintenance Group is to achieve higher equipment availability and lower maintenance costs through predictive maintenance technologies.  This goal is realized by regularly scheduled monitoring of equipment with predictive technologies and coordinating the necessary maintenance through teamwork with other maintenance and operations personnel, including but not limited to supervision, planning, engineering, and field personnel.
This position requires travel to other facilities and interaction with vendors, contractors and company personnel; any and all business must be conducted in a professional manner as a representative of Freeport McMoRan.  This position requires a responsible, self-motivated person who is able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. This position requires working in confined spaces and tight corridors, as well as, working closely around moving, rotating, electrically energized, and elevated equipment in a safe and efficient manner.   This position also includes other duties as may be assigned.
  • The RCM technicians monitor equipment ranging from the SX/EW, Powerhouse, the Water System, IPCC, Mine (Shovels, Drills, Haulage) to outlying areas including Lower Eagle Creek
  • Infrared, corona, and motor testing data collection utilizing current technology (Flir, CSIR, and Baker)
  • Utilization of the current software to load, dump, and analyze ultrasonic route data, as well as, build and update the associated data sets and databases (alarms, trends, etc)
  • Report building/giving presentations utilizing various software programs, daily planning, including but not limited to MSTs and work orders utilizing the current CMMS
  • Learn various RCM/PdM technologies, primarily ultrasonic analysis and the associated software with future development into additional technologies
  • Support the RCM Program and its continual development; educate other personnel in any area of the RCM Program
  • Administer the collection and analysis of real-time data using various predictive technologies, develop advanced diagnostic tools, make recommendations to Maintenance, complete and submit work orders as necessary
  • Communicate effectively to provide, receive, and implement constructive feedback to support the mentoring program
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting utilizing the following technologies:
    1. Other NDT technologies
    2. Infrared thermography
    3. Tribology
    4. Vibration analysis
    5. Motor test equipment
    6. Commutator profiling
    7. Corona test equipment
      • Actively participate with Maintenance and Planning groups

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Minimum of five (5) years hands-on electrical maintenance experience with industrial equipment (substations, switchgear, pumps, motors, drive systems, etc.) that includes:
      1. A working knowledge and understanding of moving and rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, gearboxes and conveyors, from an operations and maintenance perspective, electrically and mechanically
      2. A working knowledge and understanding of basic principles of electricity and electrical components
      3. Journeyman level ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals and other reference materials
        • Ability to work in a team with a high regard for safety and environmental concerns and with a strong commitment to policies
        • Effective written, verbal, and communication skills to satisfy training, safety, and electronic message transmission policies of the company
        • Demonstrated computer skills in Windows environment with experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
        • Possess Level I certification or obtain within one (1) year of hire date
        • Valid state driver's license
        • Satisfactory performance record (internal applicant)
        • Have passed the PD math test with a score of 75% or higher within the last year



  • Additional certifications in a predictive discipline
  • Experience with motor testing
  • Experience with airborne ultrasonic
  • Experience with corona scanning
  • Familiarity with applicable codes
  • 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 performed in a mine or manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • Work is performed in a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week, 365 day/year operation; this position requires a person who is willing and able to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is 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 to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety foot wear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and 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

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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Senior Infrared Technician - Morenci, AZ

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United StatesArizonaMorenci

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