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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Environmental Technician II - Ft. Madison, IA


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Fort Madison, IA, United States 

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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 close supervision, performs routine quantitative and qualitative observations and sampling of air, soil, water, recyclable materials, and solid and hazardous wastes, or other environmental requirements at assigned site. May also have responsibilities related to asset recycling and disposition and assigned site.

  • Conducts sampling and/or monitors site conditions for compliance with environmental and other requirements and takes appropriate action to ensure continued compliance
  • Monitors solid waste such as drums, hazardous materials collections sites and reclamation sites for compliance with requirements
  • Installs and sets-up instruments and equipment
  • 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
  • Operates and monitors basic electronic equipment and performs simple preventive maintenance
  • Maintains a current knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures
  • May assist or provide training on environmental issues
  • 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in environmental monitoring, sampling, reporting or asset management and disposal as an Environmental Technician or closely related role