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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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2019 Summer Internship - Environmental Engineering - Multi-Location


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Phoenix, AZ, United States 

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Engineering Services

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Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets.
Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees.  Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters.  Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry.  By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.
Qualified candidates may be selected for available internship opportunities in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas. 
Under general supervision, provides technical support and guidance for environmental projects and programs at assigned site for the Environmental Department. 
  • Assists in the installation, operation, and maintenance of environmental and emission monitoring instruments and testing equipment necessary to determine air, land, or water pollution levels.  
  • Operates and monitors a wide variety of sampling and data gathering equipment.  
  • Assists in performing hazardous waste site inspections and collaborates in recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations.  
  • Ensures proper labeling of solid waste and hazardous materials.    
  • Assists with the monitoring of solid waste such as drums, hazardous materials collection sites and reclamation sites.  
  • Maintains current knowledge of site environmental policies and procedures.  
  • Perform other duties as required.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Environmental Engineering discipline or related Engineering field, OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in Environmental Engineering or related Engineering field
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possesses strong data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate our core values of honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity