Skip Navigation

Maintenance Helper - Bayway, NJ

Date posted 11/20/2018

Job Description

Freeport-McMoRan Bayway Operations in Elizabeth, N.J., provide high-quality specialty copper products to industries large and small. We produce a complete line of electrolytic tough pitch copper and oxygen-free copper wire in assorted configurations. We have become a recognized industry leader for specialty copper products by building highly reliable products, delivering on time, and offering superior technical support and customer service.
 
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 Bayway Operations

 

Semi-skilled employees, with basic skills in industrial maintenance activities. Will perform minor maintenance activities independently, with minimal supervision, or support Journeymen in their maintenance activities.

  • Perform routine maintenance activities on fixed/mobile equipment

  • Assist Journeyman Mechanics with maintenance activities

  • Complete Work Orders and other maintenance documentation

  • Troubleshoot equipment problems

  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

Qualifications

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working in an industrial machine shop setting
  • Basic computer skills
  • Previous mechanical/maintenance work experience
  • Attendance in a structured electrical or mechanical apprenticeship program or at a certified electrical or mechanical training institute  
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus
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
  • This is a Safety Sensitive role
  • 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
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

Maintenance Helper - Bayway, NJ

Primary Location

United StatesNew JerseyBayway

Requisition ID

1805687

SIGN UP FOR JOB ALERTS

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

See What's Inside

Get a glimpse of what it's like to work here.