Supervisor Reliability Centered Maintenance

El Paso, Texas, US
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world's largest publicly traded copper producers, the world's largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold 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 of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


Supervises, coordinates, and controls the safe and efficient operation of the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) group. Supports FMI standards to maintain equipment reliability, RCM equipment, planning, and processes. Maintains budget, schedules training, and communicates with all other RCM groups.

  • Supports the RCM Program and its continual development
  • Assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff for assigned work unit
  • Inspects and evaluates work in progress, identifies any problem areas, and may direct remedial action
  • Maintains equipment calibrations, upgrades, and standards
  • Participates in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for equipment failures
  • May participate in the full range of daily operational duties, performing the most difficult
  • Forecasts necessary funds for RCM including materials and supplies
  • Submits budget recommendations and justifications to Department Manager; monitors and controls expenditures
  • Monitors and helps maintain equipment reliability
  • Supports equipment life cycle inspections
  • Actively participates with Maintenance, Planning, and Operations
  • Requisitions tools, supplies, materials and equipment
  • Learns all relevant RCM/Predictive Maintenance (PDM) technologies
  • Trains staff in safety procedures and maintains safety standards and documentation for the group
  • Maintains training schedule and certifications for Technicians
  • Conducts performance evaluations on subordinate staff
  • Performs other duties as required



Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and five (5) years of related maintenance/RCM experience, including supervisory or lead experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical mining related discipline with at least one (1) summer internship experience (or equivalent) working in mining or industrial environment
  • Additional certifications or licensure appropriate to the job may be required
  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing


  • Seven (7) years of related experience in RCM
  • Certification in one or more predictive technologies
  • Knowledge of current RCM equipment and software (Flir, AMS, UE Tech, Emerson, SKF)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience in SAP
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Experience in Vibration, IR, NDT and/or Tribology
  • Candidate must be able to and willing to work hours outside normal schedule as needed
  • Candidate must be able to and willing to travel 3-5 times per year as needed


  • 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 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
  • 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, or manufacturing 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 as per applicable State Laws

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

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