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Freeport McMoRan Electrical Engineer II in Morenci, Arizona

Electrical Engineer II

Requisition ID: 40009

Location:

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category: Engineering Services

Description:

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining 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 one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, 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 of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Description

Under general supervision, identify, report, and recommend a wide variety of workplace safety, environmental and construction design factors to prevent or correct design/build conditions that may adversely impact employee safety, health, comfort and productivity. Perform safety oversight of engineering construction activities by identifying appropriate field construction safety professionals for sites and overseeing their work. Review, investigate and develop appropriate recommendations regarding assigned Engineering project.

  • Oversee and evaluate new and existing construction projects or safety risks and hazards company-wide

  • Identify safety professionals for safety projects and provide support and oversight of the field project safety function

  • Conduct risk management review of processes and projects in accordance with Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan

  • Develop and provide safety perspective for design and processes, make recommendations for new construction projects, operational improvements and renovations by recommending engineering solutions or elimination of hazards

  • Provide onsite evaluation of existing process and equipment

  • Review design plans and specifications, and prepare appropriate reports and presentations for management

  • Conduct assessments on detailed exposure, facility design, and equipment and materials design

  • Collaborate with site management and provide technical support on health and safety preventative measures in complying with Freeport-McMoRan, OSHA, MSHA, and other regulations and standards

  • Proactively address health and safety issues and the risk associated with the design, construction, and modification of operating procedures

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering, OR

  • Master's degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline and two (2) years of related experience in Engineering

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Engineering

  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Preferred

  • Leadership and construction / mining experience

  • Experience managing industrial electrical and instrumentation projects including scope development, cost estimating, scheduling, and construction oversight

  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC & NFPA70E Regulations

  • Experience with Power Coordination Studies and Arc Flash Analysis

  • Experience designing Power, Instrumentation and Controls Systems

  • Experience with a variety of industrial process automation control systems

  • Familiarity with AC and DC motors, VFD’s and plant instrumentation

  • Experience designing Ground Grid Systems.

  • Experience with powerline layout, engineering and construction

  • Experience with MV power systems

  • Experience with engineering and construction of electrical infrastructure

  • Experience with Auto CAD or similar software for design

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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