Utility Maintenance Helper

Morenci, Arizona, US
Oct 14, 2020
Oct 20, 2020
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.


Semi-skilled employees who work under minimal supervision safely provide support for Morenci Water & Electric in their maintenance activities.
  • Complete daily blue stake requests and line locating for water and electric services.
  • Performs and completes the daily service orders.
  • Replace meter defects and damages.
  • Complete meter reconnections or disconnections. For Clifton, to disconnect the electrical meters. For Morenci, the new or reconnection of water meters.
  • Read electric and water consumption meters and record volume used by residential and commercial customers.
  • Investigates misc., service request, troubleshooting including tree branches in power lines, meter defects or damages, report water leaks and call-in blue stakes, perform minimal repair on related activities and performs assessment of customer concerns and complaints.
  • Verifies/investigates abnormal consumption.
  • Support on-call duties and call-out support over the weekday, weekends, and/or holidays at multiple times throughout the year.
  • Perform hydrant testing as needed.
  • Ability to obtain certification in using multiple equipment.
  • Ability to obtain certification in using multiple equipment.
  • Ability to mentor and train others.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Valid State Driver's License with the ability to obtain a CDL certification within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to operate a backhoe

Preferred Requirements:
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Possess a current Arizona State CDL
  • Computer skills

  • 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 allowed by 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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