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Reliability Engineer II

Posted by: Freeport-McMoRan

Posted date: 2017-Aug-25

Location: Green Valley, AZ

How to Apply:

Free port-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resource 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 and is 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, provides technical advice and guidance for designated Reliability Engineering projects and programs at assigned site.

  • Review, investigate, and develop appropriate recommendations regarding assigned Reliability Engineering projects
  • With minimum supervision utilizing new technology to constantly upgrade and improve site safety, efficiencies, cost controls, quality controls and protection of the environment
  • Participate with Operations and Maintenance departments and other Engineering staff in problem solving efforts to improve safety, efficiencies, cost controls and protection of the environment
  • Coordinate project activities with Operations and Maintenance departments to improve equipment maintenance availability and other KPIs
  • Ensure appropriate documentation for assigned projects are prepared and review documentation for accuracy
  • Participate on small to medium site construction, expansion or modification projects
  • Administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipmen
  • Develop working knowledge of local, state and federal regulations appropriate to area of assignment
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related Engineering discipline and three (3) years of related experience in Engineering, OR
  • Master’s degree in related Engineering discipline and two (2) years of related experience in Engineering
  • Knowledge in probability and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Reliability Engineering
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Completion of Reliability Engineering courses
  • SMRP or CMRP Certification
  • Six Sigma experience or Certification
  • Experience working in a Maintenance or Reliability Engineering Role
  • Experience with condition monitoring technologies
  • Experience in conducting Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), FMEA


  • 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
  • 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, 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
  • 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 Title Reliability Engineer II
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Posted By Freeport-McMoRan
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Location Green Valley, AZ
Location Location -> USA - Midwest
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Reliability Engineers
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