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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Field Apprentice I - Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Haulage Maintenance - Morenci, AZ


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Morenci, AZ, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Maintenance

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.
A hands-on learning experience for individuals who have completed a classroom based mechanical training program. This program includes a combination of minimal classroom courses focused on Freeport-McMoRan policies and procedures and on-the-job training designed to develop selected candidates into highly skilled and professional trade employees.  Successful candidates are responsible for hands-on learning and performing maintenance/operations activities with minimal to moderate supervision, or supports Journeymen in their maintenance activities.
  • Perform basic mechanical maintenance activities
  • Perform safe operation of maintenance mobile equipment such as forklifts, stinger trucks and overhead and mobile cranes
  • Perform work area and equipment safety inspections
  • Attend required classroom training sessions as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of, or graduation from one of the following:
    • A structured mechanical apprenticeship program
    • A certified mechanical training institute; OR
    • Completion of a Joint Technical Education District (JTED) program
  • Basic mechanical maintenance principles