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Hydromet Diagnostic Electrician
Freeport McMoRan    Morenci, AZ 85540

Hydromet Diagnostic Electrician

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Morenci, AZ, US, 85540



**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.


Under general supervision safely maintain, install, repair and troubleshoot multiple types of electrical systems and equipment in support of a processing site.

+ Removal, repair and installation of electrical systems and components within the following areas and systems: SX/EW, leach area, packing area, air, water and power line systems. Perform equipment electrical analysis and diagnosis, advanced troubleshooting and systems/process optimization

+ Work on Switchgear and Distribution: grounding, LOTOTO procedures, use of jumper formscircuits, calibrate equipment and completing additional checks

+ Review, revise and create SOP's

+ Perform NRC conduit bending and fastening: conduit, cable tray, grounds, boxes, and calculating loads and feeder sizes

+ Training and mentoring other electrical department employees on

+ Proper testing of PPE

+ Proper audit of site

+ PM's (either electrical or instrumentation)

+ Product flow and priorities

+ New electrical installation

+ Print reading

+ Act as Fill-in Supervisor as needed

+ May be required to use the following mobile equipment: forklifts, light duty vehicles, bucket trucks, high-lift trucks

+ Perform other duties as required


Minimum Requirements:

+ Completion of an approved Certified Electronics, Electrical and/or Instrumentation program; **OR**

+ Minimum of four (4) years of experience in industrical electrical and/or instrumentation repair and maintenance; **OR**

+ Associates's degree or Trade School Certification in a related field **and** two (2) years experience in industrical electrical and/or instrumentation repair and maintenance

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

+ Knowledge of AutoCAD drawings/prints, and electronic prints

+ Knowledge of proper SOP's

Preferred Qualifications:

+ HIgh School Diploma or GED

+ Experience with VFDs, PLCs, HMI and/or SCADA Control Systems

+ Experience working with low and medium voltages

+ Experience with AC and/or DC controls

+ Experience with instrumentation devices

+ Experience with diagnostic electrical test equipment

+ Experience with HVAC equipment

+ Experience with Rectifiers

+ Experience with Overhad Cranes


+ This is a Safety sensitive role

+ 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

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

+ Freeport-McMoRan 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 stat laws

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

**Nearest Major Market:** Safford

**Job Segment:** Hydro, Electrical, Electrician, HVAC, Instrumentation, Engineering, Operations

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Full Time