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Machinist - Chino, NM

Date posted 07/09/2019

Job Description

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources 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 the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, 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 for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
 
Highly skilled workers who perform maintenance crafts work such as plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry, painting, welding, machining, boilermaking, or other specialized area.  Will perform maintenance activities independently, with minimal supervision. 
 
Specifically, a Machinist performs duties related to the set up and operation of machine tools and fits and assembles parts to make or repair metal parts, mechanisms, tools or machines.  Lays out work from drawings, sketches, and written specifications. 
  • Perform routine maintenance activities
  • Develop solutions for various maintenance situations
  • Complete Work Orders and other maintenance documentation
  • Train and mentor maintenance employees
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in the crafts of Welder, Boilermaker, Machinist or Facility Maintenance/Construction
  • Proficiency in welding/cutting

Qualifications

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of machinist training or hands-on experience or a combination of both
  • Two (2) years of machinist training or hands-on experience or a combination of both
  • Ability to read and interpret prints
  • Ability to proficiently use measuring equipment
  • Ability to use a manual lathe and 2-axis mill
  • Ability to inspect detailed parts
  • Ability to work from heights and changing work environments and conditions
Criteria/Conditions
  • 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
  • Employee will be required to work in environments which may include exposure to extreme temperatures and humidity
  • 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
  • Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, steel-toed boots, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toed boots, protective clothing, gloves and other protective equipment
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing
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

Job

Machinist - Chino, NM

Primary Location

United StatesNew MexicoChino

Requisition ID

1902798

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