Environmental Scientist I - Tyrone, NM
Freeport-McMoRan - Tyrone, NM

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets on four continents, with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. As a core value, we pledge to continuously improve in meeting our commitment to work in the most safe, inclusive, environmentally and socially responsible manner practicable. Safety and health initiatives, both on and off the job, are a critically important investment in our employees. We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals seeking a challenging, exciting and rewarding work environment for a company that supplies the world with metals that will sustain and expand economies and build infrastructure in developing nations. A world of opportunities is available to individuals who share in our commitments. Under close supervision, assists in providing technical support and guidance for environmental projects and programs at assigned site. Assist in installing, operating, and maintaining environmental and emission monitoring instruments and testing equipment necessary to determine, air, land, or water pollution levels Assess environmental risk and assist in developing regulatory documentation of results Participate in performing hazardous waste site inspections and collaborates in recommending appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations Maintain detailed records and files of environment testing Develop and maintain basic working knowledge of Federal, State and local environmental and occupational health regulations such as CERCLA, NEPA, SARA, Clean Air and Water Acts Perform other duties as required Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Earth Science or related natural science (such as Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Forestry, Agriculture, Meteorology, Environmental/Natural Resource Management) or Mathematics/Computer Science including Accounting and Finance, or, Business Management or other Bachelor's degree
        • Additional certifications or licensure appropriate to the job may be required or preferred: HAZWOPER, Method 9, DOT, EMS auditor, Asbestos, Water Treatment Operator, and CHMM
        Preferred Qualifications (e)
        - Strong report writing and communications skills

          - Strong organizational skills and willingness to adjust priorities - Prior experience working with contractors and staff on mine reclamation projects - Prior experience working with contractors on monitor well installation projects Criteria/Conditions Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of the workday Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

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          Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX) digs its profits from copper and precious metal mines around the world. In 2011 FCX's proven...