2019 Summer Internship - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analyst - Phoenix

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold - Phoenix, AZ4.1

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource Company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a growing production profile.

Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees. Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters. Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.

Under general supervision, performs project work that assists the GIS department.
May assist with and transpose complex data from hard copy records, maps, CAD drawings, county, state and federal land base maps and data bases into electronic GIS format
May assist with the creation of maps and exhibits for land and water applications
May assist with administration and support of GIS servers
Provides assistance and support for departmental projects and tasks as needed
Perform other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications

Full-time student at the sophomore level or above currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in Computer Science, Geography or closely related field; OR
Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date in Computer Science, Geography or closely related field
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Possesses strong data analysis and problem solving skills
Highly accurate and detail oriented
Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment


Proficient in the use of Esri ArcGIS applications and software

Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
Work is in an office, 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 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