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Company: Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold

Location: Bagdad, AZ

Date Posted: June 9, 2014

Source: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas 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.

Under limited supervision plans, organizes, manages and evaluates designated engineering projects and programs, ensuring the successful conclusion of all phases within an appropriate time and at ...

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas. The Company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and gas 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.

Under limited supervision plans, organizes, manages and evaluates designated engineering projects and programs, ensuring the successful conclusion of all phases within an appropriate time and at appropriate cost.

* Supervises, enhances and monitors designated engineering practices for the site

* Reports environmental compliance issues and makes recommendations to appropriate site management for correction

* Supervises or reviews, investigates and develops appropriate recommendations regarding planned engineering projects. Supervises or may serve as Project Manager or technical expert, on large/complex site construction, expansion or modification engineering projects

* Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations

* Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment

* Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas

* Represents the site on company sponsored steering teams, such as Freeport-McMoran Environmental Steering Team

* Performs 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, and seven (7) years of related experience, OR

* Master's degree in a related field and five (5) years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree or higher

* Experience working in mining or mineral processing operations

* Working knowledge of NEPA and ESA

* Demonstrated supervisory skills involving multiple reports

* Demonstrated skill in the field application of broad range of regulatory programs such as CAA, CWA, RCRA, CERCLA, etc.

Criteria/Conditions

* Work will be performed in an office, mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting

* Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, and climb stairs

* 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 promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

* Positions within Freeport-McMoRan which are held by employees who receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

* Positions within Freeport-McMoRan which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their Freeport-McMoRan 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 within Freeport-McMoRan which the Company has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description

Freeport-McMoRan is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Preferred Qualifications:

Nearest Major City:
Prescott Valley

Job:
Chief Environmental Scientist

Primary Location:
United States-Arizona-Bagdad

Job Posting:
2014-04-07

Requisition ID:
1401062

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