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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Health and Safety Specialist I - Safford Mine - Safford, AZ


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Safford, 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.
Facilitate processes in the Health & Safety Management System, including incident investigations and hazard assessments to ensure compliance with government laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Conduct safety audits and inspect facilities within area of responsibility to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with regulatory laws
  • Coordinate between company managers, insurance administrators, physicians, and employees to investigate and process claims
  • Assist in Safety Training venues, including specialized safety training (e.g., confined space, LOTOTO) and Annual Refresher Training, as required
  • Conduct Health & Safety (H&S) orientations, visit work sites and distribute literature to implement and promote safety and/or environmental policies and procedures
  • Present Health & Safety related information and respond to questions or concerns from employees, managers, clients and the general public
  • Accompany MSHA/OSHA/State Mine Inspectors and document regulated field activities
  • May administer Workers Compensation program for the company, including interacting with workers compensation insurers, monitoring claims, developing and administering loss prevention and rehabilitation management/monitoring programs, maintain files, and provide necessary support in defense of claims
  • Handle additional Specialist projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of Health & Safety experience, including two (2) years of experience performing duties such as actively participating and/or leading safety committees, working on H&S initiatives, participating on emergency response/behavior based safety teams, or participating in MSHA/OSHA inspections, OR
  • Associate’s degree and two (2) years of Health & Safety experience, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree (no experience required)