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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Manager Environmental - 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.

Provide technical expertise, guidance and leadership to team members and contractors in support of projects and programs to drive continuous improvement to PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) Environmental Management.

  • Develops, implements, and assesses the environmental, land, water, and waste management programs                                                 
  • Leads a diverse team of environmental professionals to meet both the environmental compliance and strategic needs of the site
  • Coordinating environmental initiatives undertaken to improve site environmental performance
  • Provide guidance and counsel the local and site environmental teams on applicable environmental programs, practices, and existing/proposed local regulations
  • Ensures the business unit has the support, resources, and information necessary for success
  • Review site environmental monitoring programs to insure proper coverage of impacts, interpretation of data, reporting, and action plans
  • Directs, develops, and monitors environmental practices for the site
  • Assist in developing and implementing action plans resulting from site environment audits and other reviews.
  • Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for environmental systems and issues
  • Acts as a safety and environmental champion, leads by example, participates in health, safety and environment activities and corrects/coaches unsafe conditions and behaviors among subordinates and others
  • Drive change in the environmental program with a focus on continual improvement
  • Perform other duties as required  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline (such as Environmental, Civil, or Chemical) or a related natural science (such as biology, chemistry or environmental science) or mathematics.
  • Ten (10) years experience in environmental management
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance, permitting, incident investigation and reporting protocols.
  • Be able to function both independently and in a team scenario
  • Be able to both lead and follow, as appropriate. Skill in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees.
  • Be skilled in project management, including the management of customer expectations
  • Demonstrate an ability to work under pressure and deal with multiple concurrent projects with a clear understanding of priorities
  • Perform work in a timely manner so as to satisfy customer expectations
  • Be self-motivated and client service oriented
  • Have excellent written skills.
    Excellent oral skills in one-on-one and group situations.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, employees, regulatory officials, and the general public.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate appropriate analytical skills, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work with general office equipment such as a personal computer and keyboard, facsimile machines and photocopier ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Focused on goal achievement