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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Automation Technician II - Safford, AZ


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Safford, AZ, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Maintenance

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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.
Work with limited supervision to provide technical knowledge and guidance assisting with maintenance and repair of automation systems and associated circuitry.  Provides installation, diagnostics, repair and programming of industrial automation systems and equipment.
  • Interface with staff Engineers, external technical representatives, operations, and maintenance personnel
  • Provide automation system maintenance, electrical/instrumentation assistance, and associated programming for support
  • Provide installation, diagnostics, repair and programming of industrial automation equipment (i.e. instrumentation, industrial communications, DCS, HMI, PLC, PC interface, and third party equipment)
  • Actively participate in safety and environmental programs and other programs determined by management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of an approved Certified Electronics, Electrical and/or Instrumentation program; OR
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Electrical and/or Instrumentation repair and maintenance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications and networking
  • Strong technical knowledge in electronic communications interfaces and protocols
  • Ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints, and schematics for trouble shooting and repair
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to satisfy training, safety, and electronic message transmission policies of the company
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts and both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as business needs dictate