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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Civil Engineer II - Water Management - Phoenix, AZ


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Phoenix, AZ, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Engineering

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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.
Under general supervision, maintain performance of Tailings/Crushed Leach, process water circuits and storm water facilities through measurement, analysis, interpretation, coordination and reporting.  Collaborate with operations and maintenance personnel to resolve challenges and work on specific tasks or small projects. Provide technical advice and guidance for other site-wide water management tasks as assigned.
  • Develop knowledge of and execute tasks using engineering principles related to site-wide water systems including hydrology, hydraulics, hydrogeology, water treatment plant (process) design, and general water quality for the purposes of quantifying water balance across process, mine, and storm water areas
  • Provide guidance and support to operational areas with water data measurement/collection, Quality Assurance, instrument calibration verification, flowsheet mapping, updating operational rules, and performing standard computations/analysis for water accounting - site-wide process water circuits are included (with focus on tailings storage facilities and leach stockpiles), as well as storm water and mine facilities
  • Develop understanding of Tailings, Crushed Leach, and Water Management System
    • Contribute to the coordination of multidisciplinary teams
    • Contribute to information interpretation and task execution
    • Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams in the management of operational water data, reporting and forecasting
  • Maintain site-wide operational water simulation model and incorporate water use scenarios that consider specific production plans and climate scenarios to quantify water balance performance
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum with three (3) years of experience in applicable field of expertise, OR
  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum with two (2) years of experience in Engineering or related Scientific field
  • Knowledge of principles and practice of Civil, Geotechnical, Hydrologic or Water/Wastewater Engineering or a related field of Science or Engineering
  • Proficient in MS Office and other Engineering tools (CAD, analytical, mapping)
  • Fluency in English
  • Certified Engineer-in-Training or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to a diversely educated audience
  • Present a positive, professional image
  • Self-motivated, energetic, able to execute, and client-service oriented
  • Be able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety of yourself and others
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards