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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Hydromet EW Operator Trainee - Chino, NM


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Silver City, NM, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Operations

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 direct supervision safely performs duties related to the electro-winning process and maintenance of electrolytic cells.   
  • May assist with and perform cell maintenance such as, draining cells, inspecting for damage, fixing leaks, hydro-blasting, cleaning, repairing/replacing level boxes, and replacing buffer sheets and boards
  • May assist with and perform
    • Harvesting of copper cathodes
    • Blank maintenance
    • Cathode pressing
    • Shipping of copper cathodes
  • May assist with and perform various tasks such as cutting cathode samples, washing down cell lines, and scrap processing
  • May operate mobile equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts
  • May assist maintenance personnel in performing routine and non-routine equipment maintenance activities
  • Perform area housekeeping
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) months of related experience