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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Construction Jobs, Engineering Consultant Jobs, Project Management Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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Under general supervision, provides technical advice and guidance for designated Engineering projects including but not limited to project management, construction management, cost and schedule analysis, project reporting, and general project controls.
  • Assesses the impact of design or construction changes and associated cost growth or schedule slippages
  • Evaluates proposed process improvements, requests for information (RFIs), and differing site conditions for impacts to the project in terms of cost and schedule
  • Utilizes Engineering knowledge and experience to review and process Engineering submittals, and track the progress of the same and coordinate submittal and reviews with the Project Manager, project team members and any other stakeholders as directed by Supervisor
  • Validates the reported progress percentage based on the rules of credit established within the project with the contractors through spot checks of the design documents and/or construction progress
  • Reviews contractor schedules for accuracy and alignment with the overall master schedule
  • Reviews project documents, including design sets, to determine project milestones and sequencing and validate that the construction schedules comply with the project documents
  • Assists in processing of project change notices and reporting of changes through Freeport’s Change Management System
  • Assists in compilation of all weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports for the project
  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control issues through various methods such as using industry related technical knowledge, designing innovative short cuts, and reviewing Engineering alternatives
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts status against an established baseline schedule
  • Understands the construction methodology and can identify potential issues and impacts and propose corrective actions
  • Estimates quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to validate project estimates, change orders and scope changes through the review of design drawings, sketches, calculations or other information supplied by the engineering or construction company
  • Understands and applies Engineering, Procurement and Construction terminology, concepts and relationships to the scope of work and ensures adherence to safety and quality standards
  • Analyzes survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to assist in project planning
  • Based on design reviews, identifies any out of scope changes and documents quantity variances based on material take offs (MTOs) from design documents
  • Reviews contractor equipment logs, time sheets, supplier invoices and contracts to check that equipment and personnel are being utilized as specified
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Engineering
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • 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


  • None
  • 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 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

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Project Controls Engineer I - Phoenix

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaPhoenix Corporate Office

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