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2018 Summer Internship - Geotechnical & Water Resources - Civil Engineering - Multi-Location'

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

2018 Summer Internship - Geotechnical & Water Resources - Civil Engineering - Multi-Location','!*!Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets.

Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees. Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters. Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.

A foreign national may be considered for H1B visa sponsorship upon completion of one (1) year of service with consistently exceeded performance.

A foreign national may be considered for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship upon completion of (3) years of service with consistently exceeded performance expectations.

Under close supervision, the Geotechnical (Civil) Engineer Intern applies the sciences of soil mechanics, hydrology, slope stability analysis, and related disciplines to assist with completing technical functions and/or projects related to safe and efficient tailings storage facilities (TSFs), agglomerated heap leach pads (HLPs), and/or water dams.

Assist with TSF, HLP and/or water dam related maintenance or planning projects

Monitor geotechnical instruments to collect and analyze associated data

Support field investigation program drilling, Cone Penetrometer Testing (CPT), etc.

Generate cross section with pore pressures or other relevant data

Perform field inspections of slopes and operating conditions

Create and maintain reports

Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Civil Engineering discipline or related Engineering field; OR

Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering field

Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Strong data analysis and problem solving skills

Highly accurate and detail oriented

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to demonstrate strong initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure

Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment

Ability to demonstrate company’s core values of safety, honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity','!*!Preferred

Master’s degree student in Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering (with emphasis on Water Resources or Environmental or Geotechnical sub-disciplines)

Registered Engineering Intern (EI) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT); passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam

Knowledge of geotechnical instrumentation installation, operation and monitoring systems and associated data

Knowledge of geotechnical cross sections and stratigraphy development (AutoCAD or MineSight)

Knowledge of geotechnical site investigations including drilling and Cone Penetrometer Testing (CPT)

Knowledge of soil characterization, interpretation of geotechnical lab tests, and geotechnical engineering analysis

Knowledge of Water Resources Engineering (Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydraulics, Sediment Transport)

Knowledge of hydro modeling tools such as HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, MIKE-11

Knowledge of GoldSim software fro application in water balance

Ability to use ArcGIS tools for data visualization and analysis

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 an office, 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 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 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','Engineering Services','US-AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office','','Full-time','Nov 27, 2017','1704050','2018 Summer Internship - Geotechnical & Water Resources - Civil Engineering - Multi-Location'

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2018 Summer Internship - Geotechnical & Water Resources - Civil Engineering - Multi-Location' Freeport-McMoRan Inc. - Phoenix, AZ, United States

   

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Company Profile:
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a premier international natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and natural gas. FCX has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. FCX is the world’s largest publically traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and natural gas producer.