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Operational Systems Analyst II - Tucson, AZ, US, 85706

Job Field:
Information Systems Jobs
Application Development/Software Jobs, Data Analyst Jobs, Infrastructure Jobs, Mining Systems Jobs, MIS (Management Information Systems) Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:
Under minimal supervision, provide support for operational and engineering applications and data systems. Plan and implement strategies to optimize system usage. Develop training methods and tools to improve competencies of system clients. Use advanced data management methods to provide customers with reports and interfaces required for process improvement projects.
  • Support clients of operational applications by providing data for specific requests, resolving issues with system functionality and performance
  • Coordinate training efforts for interfaces on field equipment and provide trainers with the tools and knowledge necessary to deliver effective training to operators. Likewise, provide technical training to system clients, including technical staff and management, on operational applications and data interfaces
  • Manage the organization of application and database servers and coordinate installations, upgrades, and enhancements
  • Create reports using advanced querying and report-building standard tools and maintain existing reports to account for system changes or changes in clients/operational requirements
  • Assist with maintaining system health of supported applications and performing database administration tasks
  • Design and plan enhancements to current systems and coordinate the implementation of these plans with vendors, application owners and other involved parties
  • Design and develop, or coordinate the development of, interfaces which provide integrated data from numerous operational systems for data consumers
  • Develop and implement modifications for custom applications to improve operational efficiency, seeking third-party solutions where possible
  • Actively participate and promote Safety and Environmental programs, ensure MIS policy compliance and site operational goals
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a mining-related Engineering discipline and
  • Three (3) years of experience in an Engineering, Systems Administration or Technology Support role, to include
    • One (1) year experience with Database Management (Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc), OR
  • High School diploma or GED and eight (8) years of experience in database administration, software troubleshooting, computer systems maintenance and application support to include
    • One (1) year experience with Database Management (Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • Must be customer service-oriented and possess good organizational and interpersonal skills


Preferred Qualifications


  • Master's degree in a technology, or mining, related discipline
  • Mining, mineral processing or metallurgical experience
  • Process Data historian experience (Aspentech Infoplus 21, PI, Etc.)
  • Mining Fleet Management Systems or Dispatching systems experience
  • Programming 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 will be performed in an office, mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, and climb stairs
  • 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

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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