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CLP Diagnostic Mechanic

Bagdad, Arizona, US
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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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.


Highly skilled mechanic who safely perform diagnostic, maintenance, installation and repair of equipment and process systems in a Concentrate Leach Plant.

  • Performs troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing systems and equipment
  • Performs maintenance repairs in a highly acidic environment with high temperatures and pressures on: pumps, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, screw conveyors, fans/blowers, dust collectors and bag houses, packaging equipment, dryers, agitators, pumps, belt conveyors, pressure filters, thickeners, trash screens, air compressors, pressure vessels, chain conveyors, SX circuits, scrubber systems, and boilers
  • Performs mechanical and lubrication preventative maintenance on bearings and oil seals and performs equipment checks ext.
  • Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed
  • Performs maintenance such as alignments and mechanical seals on rotating equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining work orders and performing work area inspections
  • Trains and mentors other employees
  • Operates mobile equipment such as: forklifts, boom trucks, overhead cranes and loading equipment
  • Performs welding: air arc, plasma arc, heli-arc, TIG, and stick
  • Performs fabrication and repair of plate steel and structural steel components
  • Welding of Exotic metals, i.e., Titanium, Duplex, and Stainless Steel
  • Performs responsibilities of a Fill in Supervisor as needed
  • Performs other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in mechanical/maintenance crafts (including welder, boilermaker, machinist or facility maintenance/construction) or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance
  • Possess knowledge of construction of valve types, sizes and styles
  • Proficient and troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing systems and equipment
  • Proficient in using precision measuring tools such as: micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform 480 volt, and below electrical lockout procedures (LOTOTO)
  • Must have completed academic and practical competencies required (this includes Line of Progression requirements for internal employees where LOP Exists) and have experience demonstrating the required aptitude. The selected candidate shall demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills while also passing a written assessment where required. This exam is based on skills/abilities and/or academic knowledge; as well as safety.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Able to pass welding certification test for structural steel


  • 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 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, and work on elevated platforms
  • Occasionally may be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the work day
  • May be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation
  • 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
  • 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

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here


We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees - offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details


The estimated pay range for this role is currently $27.00 - $37.00/hour. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process. Click here to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.

Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:
  • 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).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Prescott
Job Segment: Plasma, Mechanic, Facilities, Electrical, Hydraulics, Science, Operations, Engineering

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