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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Power Plant Operator I - Morenci, AZ


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Morenci, 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.
Skilled employee who under supervision safely performs duties related to the safe operation of a site-operated power plant.
  • May be responsible for maintaining the gas turbines and boilers to maintain the necessary steam to power the various site facilities
  • Complete shift inspections of the following: gas turbines, boilers, rectifiers, air compressors, deep wells, reverse osmosis units, and electrical generators
  • Perform boiler feed water chemistry analysis and takes action as results dictate
  • Frequently communicates and interacts with various members of the operations and maintenance departments
  • Monitor all equipment operating parameters during shift
  • Respond to all equipment alarm or shutdown conditions and take appropriate action
  • Perform water chemistry analysis on plant feed water and take appropriate action
  • Perform troubleshooting and diagnosis of power plant equipment and other maintenance duties as needed
  • May operate mobile equipment such as forklifts and light-duty vehicles
  • May be responsible for maintaining records associated with air, water, and waste regulations
  • Perform housekeeping duties
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) months of experience working with Power Plant operating plant equipment