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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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2019 Summer Internship - Mechanical Engineering - Multi-Location


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Job ID:

95421

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 
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52

Posted:

09.09.2018
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Category Classification:

Engineering Services

Job Description:

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.
  • A foreign national may be considered for H1B visa sponsorship upon completion of one (1) year of service with consistently exceeded performance.
  • A foreign national may be considered for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship upon completion of (3) years of service with consistently exceeded performance expectations.

Under general supervision, performs project work that will consist of field work and data collection and analysis.

  • Assembles data and assists with problem-solving requiring basic theories and engineering fundamentals. Utilizes computer programs to solve engineering problems
  • Assists with layout and design of routine small and medium-sized engineering projects
  • Assists with specification development or preparation
  • Assists with technical evaluation of equipment and material
  • Assists with maintaining accurate and current project documentation
  • May perform as a member of a survey or GPS mapping crew
  • Assist in coordinating mechanical and other engineering projects to include developing a scope of work, generating cost estimate and preparing a project information package
  • Assist in evaluating current systems and processes and implement optimizations to improve efficiencies
  • Project work including project development, budgeting, engineering, purchasing, construction, cost control, quality controls and implementation
  • Develop engineering projects utilizing new technology to constantly upgrade and improve safety efficiencies, cost controls and protection of the environment
  • Promote, and initiate positive employee relations designed to facilitate teamwork and job satisfaction through participation
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Mechanical Engineering discipline or related Engineering field; OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in Mechanical 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 oral 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