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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Manager Geotechnical Engineering - Tailings, Crushed Leach and Water - Phoenix, AZ


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Job ID:

96277

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 
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Job Views:

27

Posted:

16.03.2019
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Category Classification:

Engineering 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.

 

Manage and review Engineering designs and construction plans for crushed leach pads, dams, levees and foundations company-wide and ensure optimization of projects. Serve as technical advisor on geotechnical infrastructure projects and as company resource for geotechnical information and analysis.

  • Serve as a technical specialist and perform critical review of geotechnical aspects of crushed leach pads, tailings dams, water dams, levees and infrastructure foundation/civil design investigations and designs
  • Stay abreast of the state of the practice in Geotechnical Engineering to fulfill this role
  • Manage projects and serve as subject matter expert (SME) on large/complex site planning/construction, expansion or modifications
  • Provide guidance to Managers and Engineers on applicable programs, practices, and regulations
  • Interpret Geotechnical theory and practice and provide recommendations to Management to aid in decision making
  • Act as a company resource and mentor in the practice of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Proactively identify and champion new technologies and management programs that will optimize operational operations and improve safety
  • Ensure optimization of on-going and proposed dams, crushed leach pads and plan foundation structures through technology transfer and benchmarking
  • Contribute to strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated Engineering areas
  • Represent the site on company sponsored steering committees, task forces, or teams
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or related Engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum, with courses in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering and ten (10) years of experience in an applicable field of expertise, including lead or supervisory experience; OR
  • Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or related Engineering discipline from an accredited curriculum, with courses in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering and eight (8) years of experience in an applicable field of expertise, including lead or supervisory experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to a diversely educated audience
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety of yourself and others
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards