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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Hydromet CLP Operator I - Morenci, AZ


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Morenci, AZ, United States 

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Operations and Maintenance

Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold 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.
Process Operator I's are skilled employees who operate at least one material handling system in the production process, such as conveyors, transfer chutes, flow systems and flotation/grind mills.  Employees work under minimal supervision in environments where the primary objective is safe production. 
A Hydromet CLP Operator I performs duties related to Concentrate Leach Plant operations. Requires familiarity with pumps, pipes, valves, process flow and controlling processes to predetermined set points. Operates assigned circuit to achieve production targets and troubleshoots operational issues including minor maintenance on equipment and components in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Operate/control processing equipment per operating guidelines
  • Perform area housekeeping to include tasks such as shoveling, using fire hose and digging
  • Operate processing  and mobile equipment
  • Monitor equipment and enter data via computer
  • Identify and report machinery maintenance needs
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) months of experience in the trade
  • Experience with material handling equipment