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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Equipment Operator 1 - Construction - Reclamation Services - Tucson, AZ


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Oro Valley, AZ, United States 

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Energy and Power Jobs: Operations

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 duties related to the operation of heavy equipment in support of special projects including operating mobile equipment, rigging, suspended loads, equipment lubing, equipment fueling, and handling of ACB mats.  Work in project, mobile construction environment with tight finish grade and production expectations.
  • Performs general labor duties which may include but is not limited to: use of ground tools, shovels, hand tools and power tools
  • Operates heavy mobile equipment which may include but is not limited to:haul trucks, water truck, excavators, track dozers, motor graders, and front end loaders
  • Safely handles and supports placement of articulated concrete block (ACB) mats
  • Completes rigging and suspended loads; this includes securing loads within appropriate load limits and assembling rigging to lift and move equipment/materials
  • Performs minor maintenance activities such as lubing and fueling equipment
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) months of mobile equipment operating experience, to include at least two different types of equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment components and practices that reduce component damage and wear
  • Ability to identify and stop unsafe conditions