Mine Crush/Convey Diagnostic Mechanic I

Website Freeport McMoRan

Mine Crush/Convey Diagnostic Mechanic I Job Highlights

Title Mine Crush/Convey Diagnostic Mechanic I
Type Full Time
Experience 5 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 seeking a Mine Crush/Convey Diagnostic Mechanic I who will safely perform diagnostic, maintenance, installation, and repair of equipment and processes in the underground crush and convey system.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 2 years of experience in Crush and Convey mechanical/maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance
  • 5 years of experience in industrial fixed plant maintenance (preferred)
  • 2 years of experience in crushing or conveying maintenance in a high-production environment or with material handling systems (preferred)


  • Act as a Fill-in Supervisor as needed
  • May operate mobile equipment such as Forklifts, tractors, overhead cranes, and any necessary underground equipment to perform maintenance activities
  • Perform maintenance overhauls on crushers, gear reduction systems, and motor replacements
  • Perform welding and fabrication. Performs welding tasks such as Stick, Mig, Air lance, Air arc, Oxy-acetylene welding, and three-position welding on structural steel and advanced fabrication tasks
  • Performs maintenance repairs on crusher and belt systems which may include: crusher overhauls, liner changes, roller replacements, large pulley replacements, belt repairs and alignments, filtration systems, pumps, coolers, plumbing systems, electrical timers, air handling units, dust collection systems, apron feeders, scrapers and plows, magnet belts, chute systems, pneumatic systems, and drive systems
  • Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance such as changing filters in the dust collection systems and air handlers, hydraulic filter changes in hydraulic filter systems, and checking screens, oil levels, and pressures
  • Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed
  • Responsible for maintaining work orders and performing work area inspections
  • Train and mentor other employees
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Ability to communicate in English for 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
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Occasionally may be asked to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during 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
  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear, see, and work in confined spaces
  • Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation


  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match
  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home, and vehicle
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package!

Employer’s Statement

Freeport-McMoRan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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