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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Metallurgist I - Smelter - Miami, AZ


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Miami, AZ, United States 

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Students and New Graduates

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Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
Under close supervision, assists in providing technical support and advice in Metallurgical testing and analysis at assigned site. 
  • Assists in Metallurgical studies and conducting analyses
  • Prepares standard reports on Metallurgical or process issues and assists in recommending appropriate action to resolve or correct issues
  • Assists in reviewing new or enhanced Metallurgical testing equipment or protocols
  • Assists in evaluating and administering contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, State and Federal regulations applicable to area of assignment
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgy, Chemistry or related Engineering discipline
    • Knowledge of the basic principles and methods used in Metallurgical and processing analyses
    • Able to conduct research and analyze information or considerable difficulty to 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