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Senior Surveyor - Blue Stake Specialist - Miami, AZ

Date posted 06/05/2019

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.
 
Under general supervision provide blue stake services, including but not limited to all plant wide blue stake approvals, detection of underground utilities, maintenance of electronic drawing files, utility identification and labeling and data collection to support operations or the engineering unit projects. 
  • Conducts and approves all blue stake permitting 
  • Assembles data and assists with problem solving in locating plant utilities
  • Utilizes drawing library, system specialists and area leadership in investigation efforts
  • Creates, updates and maintains electronic drawings of utility systems
  • Performs GPS mapping, locating and labeling of plant systems
  • Assists with technical evaluation of network materials and upgrades
  • Assists with systems projects and development
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year experience in engineering, surveying or technical area relevant to the assignment
  • Knowledge of specialized equipment, methods and techniques appropriate to assignment, including AutoCAD and GPS mapping techniques
  • Ability to develop and maintain use of skills relevant to the assignment
  • Knowledge of applicable computer hardware and software
  • Ability to read engineered drawings or blue prints
  • Knowledge of principle and practices of blue stake
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Qualifications

Preferred

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Surveyor in Training or Professional Land Surveyor (SIT or PLS)
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D


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
  • Work is in a mine or smelter plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature, moving mechanical parts and large mine equipment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, mine or smelter plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed respirator, 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
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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Job

Senior Surveyor - Blue Stake Specialist - Miami, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaMiami Mine/Smelter

Requisition ID

1902402

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