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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Senior Process Automation Engineer - Phoenix, AZ


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Job ID:

97451

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 
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Job Views:

48

Posted:

06.11.2019
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Category Classification:

Engineering Services

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.

 

Supervise, coordinate, provide direction, and advanced problem solving. Review and improve the performance of existing automation systems.

  • Direct or supervise others on moderate to complex issues including mentoring and developing junior Engineers
  • Review and improve performance of discrete, continuous and advanced control equipment and software and identify opportunities to implement process optimization through automation
  • Regular review and improve alarm management systems (alarm rationalization)
  • Participate and represent process automation in HAZOP and other safety and reliability processes and studies
  • Identify and troubleshoot specialized, analytical and advanced sensors
  • Keep track of Process Automation equipment obsolescence and develop plans to replace equipment prior to it becoming obsolete
  • Implement Process Automation solutions through delegation of work
  • Review and comment on project proposals and verify the quality of project work
  • Work with Expert or APC systems to optimize plants
  • Review and improve performance of PCS communication and the plant historian
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline and five (5) years of related experience in Engineering relevant to Process Automation or related field, including three (3) years of experience with Advance Sensors and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs); OR
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering relevant to Process Automation or related field, including three (3) years of experience with Advance Sensors and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)