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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Environmental Scientist II - Ft. Madison, IA


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Job ID:

94946

Location:

Fort Madison, IA, United States 
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57

Posted:

10.06.2018
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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.
Under general supervision, provides technical support and guidance for Environmental projects and programs at assigned site.
  • Installs, operates, and maintains environmental and emission monitoring instruments and testing equipment; analyzes data for compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Evaluates and assesses environmental risk and develops programs for risk reduction
  • Collaborates in recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations
  • Reviews and/or prepares and maintains detailed records and files of environmental data and communications
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Maintains basic working knowledge of national, regional and local environmental, occupational health, and other applicable regulations
  • Maintains knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures
  • May provide leadership to less experienced Engineers and Technicians
  • May serve as Project Manager or technical expert on small to medium-sized environmental projects (e.g., compliance, remediation, or reclamation)
  • Leads or participates in regular audits and inspections of operations areas for purposes of ensuring compliance with site environmental policies, procedures and requirements of the Environmental Management System
  • Coordinates the timely recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets in compliance with applicable legal and other requirements
  • Tracks and reports the recycling and disposition of materials and other company assets as directed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Earth Science or related Natural Science (such as Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Forestry, Agriculture, Meteorology, Environmental/Natural Resource Management), or Mathematics/Computer Science including Accounting and Finance, Business Management or other Bachelor’s degree and three-plus (3+) years of Environmental or related experience, OR
  • Master’s degree in a related field and one-plus (1+) year of Environmental or related experience
  • Additional certification or licensure appropriate to the job may be required or preferred (US examples include: HAZWOPER, Method 9, DOT, EMS Auditor, Asbestos, Water Treatment Operator, or CHMM)
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance, permitting, incident investigating and reporting protocols
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skilled in managing small to medium-sized environmental projects
  • Able to analyze a wide range of soil, water and air samples to recognize potential environmental hazards
  • 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