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Freeport-McMoRan Senior Supervisor Electrical Maintenance - Hydromet in Safford, Arizona

Senior Supervisor Electrical Maintenance - Hydromet

Requisition ID: 130591


Safford, AZ, US, 85548

Category: Maintenance

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Why You Should Apply For This Job:

At Freeport-McMoRan, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, encourages safe production and a culture supported by our core values. Here, you’ll find a collaborative environment where safety is a top priority, all opinions are valued, and people are empowered to grow in their career. _Apply Today!   _

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*Where You Will Work *

In operation since 2007, Safford operations is a zero-discharge facility and one of the most sustainable mines in the United States. The operation’s commitment to utilizing advanced technologies and sustainable practices strongly emphasizes safety and environmental stewardship. Located in southeastern Arizona, close to more than 4 million acres of national forest, employees and their families can connect with the great outdoors while fishing, rafting, hiking and more. Several educational institutions also are nearby, including a Northern Arizona University satellite campus, Eastern Arizona College, and the Gila Institute for Technology.  


Under general supervision, supervise, coordinate and control the safe and efficient operation of an assigned work unit through subordinate Supervisors.

  • Ensure continued operations of production shifts through execution of the production plan and schedules

  • Provide Operations input for production and maintenance planning

  • Ensure adherence to correct safety and operating procedures and compliance with appropriated federal and state laws and regulations

  • Inspect assigned work units to ensure schedules and objectives are attained

  • Coordinate daily with other Operational and staff areas, including but not limited to Maintenance, Processing, Engineering, Safety, Environmental, and Sales

  • Directly supervise first-line or shift Supervisors

  • Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of related operational experience, including supervisory or lead experience, OR

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical mining related discipline and three (3) years of operational experience, including supervisory or lead experience

  • Additional certifications or licensure appropriate to the job may be required

  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques

  • Skilled in resolving day-to-day questions/problems regarding equipment, materials, methods and procedures needed to complete projects

  • Skilled in budget preparation, monitoring and administration

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience within Sulfuric Acid Plant

  • Proficient troubleshooting/diagnostics skills utilizing test equipment, drawings, manufacturer manuals.

  • Experience with high/medium voltage power distribution systems.

  • Experience with medium voltage induction and synchronous motors and controls.

  • Experience utilizing PLC, DCS and relays in an industrial process

  • Experience with rectifiers and VFD's

  • Experience in utilizing Computers, Tablets, Microsoft Office software, SAP and other business objects software

  • Experience with NFPA 70E, IEEE, MSHA, OSHA, ISO and EPA guidelines

  • Ability to evaluate risks and drive safe company work practices


  • 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 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 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 30 pounds) during the course of the workday

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, or manufacturing 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

*What We Offer You *

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently  $87,000-$121,000.  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 (https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/doc/custom/freeportmc/Total_Rewards_Estimate_4.5.pdf) to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.  

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits  

  • Company-paid life and disability insurance  

  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match  

  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave  

  • Tuition assistance  

  • Employee Assistance Program  

  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home and vehicle  

  • Internal progression opportunities  

  • Learn more (https://jobs.fcx.com/content/Benefits/?locale=en_US) about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package! 

*   What We Require *   

  • Candidates may be required to pass a medical exam.  

  • Candidates must pass all required training and/or testing.  

  • Employees may be required to work a non-standard schedule, which may include shift work (other than day shift) at a 24/7, 365-day operation.  

*Equal Opportunity Employer *

Please be advised that Freeport-McMoRan will never request payment for job-related expenses from applicants. If you receive any suspicious emails, please disregard them, and report the incident to HRSC@fmi.com .