Smelter Diagnostic Mechanic - ISA-Furnace, Miami, Az.
Freeport-McMoRan - Miami, AZ

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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.

Highly skilled mechanic who safely performs diagnostic, maintenance, installation, and repair of equipment and related process systems in a Smelter.

Performs diagnostic, replacement and repairs to include but not limited to the following systems: Anode plant, mold plant, converter, acid plant, hydraulic and conveyor systems. Performs component diagnostic, replacement and repairs to include but not limited to plant equipment, Gear boxes, pumps, fans, conveyor belts, bearings, pulleys, gas lines, piping waterlines, (conveyor) conveyor table, trough finders, return idlers, shovels and cables

Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed

Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance

Train and mentor other employees

May operate equipment such as: Forklifts, cranes, boom trucks, loaders and small mobile equipment

May be required to proficiently perform welding tasks

Performs as a Fill-in Supervisor as required

Perform other duties as required


Two (2) years experience in Smelter mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance

Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures in English

Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures and applicable safety standards

Ability to work in extreme temperatures

Ability to read blueprints

Preferred Qualifications (e)

High School Diploma or GED

Previous hydraulic experience

Previous boilermaker experience

Stick, oxyacetylene and MIG experience


This is a Safety Sensitive Position

Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation

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 & Gold promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer



Primary Location

US-AZ-Miami Mine/Smelter



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