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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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2020 Summer Internship - Geomechanical Engineering - Multi Location


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Job ID:

97148

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 
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87

Posted:

05.09.2019
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Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.
 
Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing access to top minds and technology in mining today, our structured internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career. Our internship program is tailored to full-time students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university and recent graduates in North America. Internships are temporary full-time paid positions and typically run from May through August.
 
Qualified candidates may be selected for available internship opportunities in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas. 
  • A foreign national may be considered for H1B visa sponsorship upon completion of one (1) year of service with consistently exceeded performance.
  • A foreign national may be considered for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship upon completion of (3) years of service with consistently exceeded performance expectations.
Under general supervision, applies the sciences of rock mechanics, physics, geology/engineering geology, mine engineering, geohydrology, and other disciplines to the design and operation of safe, efficient mine excavations in rock (pit slopes, underground openings) for the purpose of extracting ore. 
  • Rock mass data acquisition and interpretation
  • Deterministic and numerical engineering analysis
  • Pit slope and underground excavation design
  • Communication and simplification of design concepts
  • Design, operation, and interpretation of stability monitoring systems/data
  • Research/optimization of Geomechanical systems, and continuous improvement
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Mining Engineering, Geomechanical Engineering discipline or related Engineering field; OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in Mining Engineering, Geomechanical Engineering or related Engineering field
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possesses strong data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate our core values of honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity