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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Senior Health and Safety Specialist - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ


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Green Valley, AZ, United States 

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Health & Safety

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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.
Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment and compliance with regulatory laws at assigned facilities.
  • Audit processes and facilities within area(s) of responsibility to ensure the Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) is in compliance and conforms not only to Freeport-McMoRan Corporate requirements, but with all applicable local, state, federal and business requirements
  • Manage MSHA/OSHA/State Mine Inspector visits, evaluate field activities, address potential violations with Inspectors, and ensure documentation of all potential violations are completed as required
  • Develop processes necessary to continuously improve the HSMS and ensure compliance and conformance with all legal, business and client requirements
  • May assist or train lower level Specialists
  • Analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and regulatory documents to identify potential impacts to the site
  • Present information and respond to Health and Safety questions or concerns from employees, managers and the general public
  • Respond to employee Health and Safety inquiries, regulatory complaints and/or community groups
  • Conduct safety orientations, visit work sites and distribute literature to implement and promote Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Evaluate safety training venues annually to ensure presentation materials are pertinent, meet regulatory requirements, and are presented in a professional manner
  • Oversee the development of new safety training programs as required
  • Handle special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of Health & Safety experience, OR
  • Master’s degree and two (2) years of Health & Safety experience