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Freeport McMoRan

Morenci, AZ

Senior RAMP Technician - Mine Maintenance - Mobile Equipment - Work From Home

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-06-23

Job Description:

Senior RAMP Technician - Mine Maintenance - Mobile Equipment

Requisition ID: 93529


Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category: Maintenance


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.


This position will monitor equipment at the site using real-time technology to collect and analyze data with the goal of achieving higher equipment availability and lower maintenance costs. This position will also assist in operator education. As a member of the Remote Access Monitoring Process (RAMP) team, this person will assist in the development of advanced diagnostic tools.

  • Collecting and analyzing data using various predictive technologies

  • Making recommendations to maintenance personnel

  • Completing and submitting work orders as necessary

  • Assisting with on-site training for operations and maintenance employees

  • Assisting in the development and testing of new remote access monitoring technology

  • Performing other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) years of experience in a mechanical field

  • Working knowledge and understanding of basic mechanical principles (e.g., hydraulic, pneumatic, fluid mechanical systems)

  • Proficient computer skills in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazard

  • Hands-on maintenance experience with mining of other heavy equipment (for the mine side and not the fixed plant side)

  • Experience with Caterpillar VIMS, Caterpillar Electronic Technician (ET), and Centurion software systems

  • Experience in creating work orders and ordering parts using current systems (SAP)

  • Knowledge PI System

  • Experience with computer systems and Office365

  • Radio communication skills (2-way)


  • 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

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • 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

  • Will 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 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

Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Testing, SAP, Electrical, ERP, Mining, Technology, Engineering

Job ID: 7882848781165999168

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