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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Laboratory Technician II - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ


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Job ID:

95538

Location:

Green Valley, AZ, United States 
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Job Views:

93

Posted:

04.10.2018
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Category Classification:

Scientific Services

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 general supervision, performs routine and non-routine chemical and/or metallurgical analytical tasks at assigned site.
  • Prepare samples for analysis/run tests using appropriate techniques and perform sample preparation for quality control program
  • Perform routine chemical and/or metallurgical analysis and reporting
  • Provide operation diagnostics and adjustments for tests and analytical equipment
  • Maintain laboratory instrumentation and equipment; diagnose problems, calibrate and retest as appropriate; ensure lab has appropriate supplies for operation; in some locations may act as Weigh Master to receive and ship materials in SAP
  • May compile, assign, and track received materials to smelter in limited locations
  • Assist in laboratory personnel training
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year of direct lab experience OR
  • Associate’s related degree which includes six (6) months of related lab experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lab equipment, lab protocols and techniques appropriate to assigned areas
  • Demonstrated ability to train others in particular area of lab
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions