Website Freeport-McMoRan

Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location El Paso, TX, 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 seeking a Mechanic who will handle mechanical and electrical repairs to machinery, equipment, and buildings in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment.

These duties include welding, cutting, pipefitting, and light machining.

Will apply knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, and electrical maintenance.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 year in relevant Trade or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance.


  • Assists in training new employees
  • Comprehends and executes assigned duties quickly and accurately.
  • Executes Lockout/Tagout procedures.
  • Measures and works to detail.
  • Operates transportation equipment (forklift, etc.) and cranes.
  • Operates various equipment (stationary and mobile).
  • Performs manual lifting of various weights, shapes, and sizes.
  • Reads machine prints or schematics.
  • Will be trained to safely operate a forklift.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 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

Work Conditions

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to sixty-five (65) pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis
  • Required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see and work in confined spaces
  • Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation
  • Work is performed in a manufacturing plant which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, fumes, or airborne particles


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

Employer’s Statement

Freeport-McMoRan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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