Website Freeport-McMoRan

Field/Pump Diagnostic Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Field/Pump Diagnostic Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Empire, CO, United States
Company Freeport-McMoRan

Company Profile

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company. It operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a highly skilled Mechanic who will safely perform diagnostic, maintenance, and repair of pump systems and associated equipment.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 2 years of experience in pump mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance
  • Experience working in a mining environment
  • Experience repairing and troubleshooting pumps, piping, and related systems
  • Experience with underground mine ventilation controls
  • Experience with construction and maintenance of bulkheads, regulators, and air doors
  • Experience with installation and maintenance of booster fans

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Act as a Fill-in Supervisor as required
  • May operate equipment such as trucks, bobcats, forklifts, mobile cranes, backhoes, loaders, road graders, and small mobile equipment
  • Perform advanced welding (Stick, MIG, Intershield, Drisco Fusion) and fabrication of brackets, headers, and other related components
  • Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance on pumping systems by checking bearings “grease and purge”, motor temp, coupling temp, adjusting packing, checking for visual and vibration signs of breakdown, etc.
  • Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining work orders and performing work area inspections
  • Train and mentor other employees
  • Troubleshoot and perform the removal, repair, and installation of pumps, pipelines, fire water systems, interceptor wells, potable water systems, hydraulic systems, and their associated parts
  • Perform other duties as required

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to install bearings
  • Ability to prioritize repairs and possess excellent decision-making skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with ventilation and airflow
  • Ability to troubleshoot machine systems
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrate safety as a core value
  • Knowledge of the blue stake process
  • Must be proficient in multiple types of welding, fabrication, and layout
  • Must have completed academic and competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees), and have experience demonstrating required mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of APP inspections

Work Conditions

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • May be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Occasionally may be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing, or plant environment.
  • Required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, and work on elevated platforms
  • Work is performed in a 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.

Benefits/Perks

Health Benefits-

  • Three medical plan options through United Health care, including a high deductible plan with a company
  • contribution to a Health Savings Account
  • Two dental plan options through Delta Dental
  • Vision plan through VSP
  • Flexible spending accounts for health-care and dependent care expenses

Quality of Life Benefits-

  • Adoption assistance for some adoption expenses
  • Auto, home, and pet insurance plans at competitive rates
  • College scholarship opportunities for children of full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program for personal and professional concerns
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement to employees for further education

Financial Security Benefits-

  • Company-paid disability, life, and AD&D insurance with the option to increase coverage for some plans
  • Short-term and core long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance is equal to 2x your base salary
  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage at 2x your base salary
  • Basic spouse and child life coverage options
  • Retirement savings plan managed by Schwab Retirement Plan Services
  • Both pre-tax and Roth 401(k) employee contributions
  • Company-paid online financial wellness program to help manage your finances by creating a budget,
  • reducing debt and saving for retirement
  • Group legal plan option with access to a nationwide network of attorneys

Other Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License

Employer’s Statement

Freeport-McMoRan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.fcx.com.

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