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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Chief Environmental Engineer - New Orleans. LA


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New Orleans, LA, United States 

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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.

Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, manages and evaluates the environmental programs and systems at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI).  Provide technical expertise and assistance to PTFI Environmental Staff and contractors.
  • Facilitate collaboration and engagement of site environmental and operational staff for successful cooperative projects
  • Supervises, enhances and monitors air quality environmental practices for the site.
  • Reports environmental compliance issues and makes recommendations to appropriate site management for correction
  • Assist in administering Environmental Programs
  • Recommend environmental laboratory assay procedures and QA/QC procedures
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices, and existing/proposed local regulations.
  • Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for environmental systems and issues
  • Develops, recommends, supervises and assesses environmental safety, compliance, remediation, and reclamation programs
  • Overview of Acid Rock Drainage monitoring and management
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical, Agriculture, Mining, Metallurgical, Geological or similar) and seven (7) years engineering experience in environmental management, including project management experience, OR
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or related field and five (5) years engineering experience in environmental management, including project management experience.