Sr Project Manager Engineering

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Phoenix, Arizona, US
May 04, 2021
May 07, 2021
Work Term
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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.


Responsible for day-to-day leadership, management and direction of both the evaluation and the execution phases of major mining and metallurgical process facilities projects. Reporting to one of the FMMC Directors of projects, the scope of htis position includes all aspects of the project execution, from early scoping and efinition stages through detailed engineering and procurrement phase and finally to field erection and commissioning of the constructed process facilities, with hand-off to the site operations team for beneficial operation.
  • Assists FMMC in the evaluation of major mining and metallurgical process facilities projects by working with the Corporate and Site based personnel to define project development opportunities and required production and process facilities necessary to achieve forecast production targets. Assembles required resources, both internal and external to ensure full and accurate definition of scope, estimate of cost and development of required schedules to effect the design, procurement and construction of required facilities.
  • To the extent required by the assigned task, identifies all required engineering, procurement and construction phase activities that must be completed to ensure successful completion of the work in accordnace with the requirements of FMMC and FMI. Interfaces closely with other FMI organizations (operating properties, supply chain and sourcing, finance, environmental, risk management, etc.) to ensure that work is executed in a manner that promotes best practices identified by these organizations and in accordance with corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Works with corporate and site based personnel to develop scope, estimate cost, and derive required schedules for the execution phase of major projects, ensuring that all aspects of work required to place new facilities into beneficial operation are included.
  • Secures required resources, both internal and external, necessary to accomplish required engineering analyses, geotechnical investigations, surveys, metallurgial testing, environmental support and related activities, and sources them as required either from within FMMC or by engaging third party engineering and technical services firms to ensure successful completion of the work. Thereafter ensures that necessary resources are in place to procure equipment and materials, and then contract for necessary services and construction support to effect its installation in the field and subsequent commissioning.
  • Organizes the project team and establishes productive working relationships and communications to ensure efficient prosecution of the work. Thereafter directs the activities of all resources involved in the project to ensure that deliverables are met in accordance with the defined schedule. Requires proper reviews (by both internal resources and third parties) of both in-progress work and that completed to ensure that the products of the various entities contributing to the work is of a quality and character that meets the requirements of FMMC and the site operations team.
  • Involves project team resources in all aspects of project planning, conceptual and detail engineering procurement and contracting, field erection and equipment installation, commissioning and startup to ensure that the work is of a quality and character that meets the expectations of FMMC and the requirements of the operating division for which the work is being done.
  • Works with FMMC Project Controls teams to minotor the progress of the work and implement strategies to correct for deficiencies in budgetary compliance and on-time completion of assigned scope of work. Implements corrective strategies to realign the project with budget and schedule requirements.


Description (Continued):

  • Implements comprehensive health, safety and environmental programs that meet with the requirements and expectations of FMMC and FMI. Takes the lead role in ensuring that all entities contributing to the execution of the project do so in a manner that promotes safe and healthy workplace practices, in an environmentally and socially responsible manner and in compliance with all health, safety, environmental and community guidelines and requirements.
  • The Project Manager will be held accountable for all aspects of project execution, from the quality of the installation to the cost and schedule of its delivery, to the performance not only of the systems installed, but also of the resources that the Project Manager assembles to execute the work. Health, safety and environmental performance are measures that are particularly weighed in assessing a project manager's performance in project delivery.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering or related field, and minimum 15 years experience with the practice, systems, processes and terminology of project and construction management, OR High School Diploma and 20 years experience with the practice, systems, processes and terminology of project and construction management.

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.

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