Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Silver City
State: New Mexico
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 88065
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. 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.
A Line Electrician safely performs duties relating to the construction and maintenance of high and low voltage power transmission lines and related structures and system components.
Perform duties associated with the extension and cutback of power lines and various distribution service lines for the site, mine, mobile equipment and substations
Tasks may include but are not limited to test, frame, and set poles; string electric power lines, install cross arms and anchors, replaces switches, and circuit protection equipment, etc.
Perform power line and system preventative maintenance
Troubleshoot system faults on power distribution lines
Perform construction and maintenance of high or low voltage electric power lines and structures
May install and maintain:
Distribution transmissions systems including substations, substation equipment, single and banked transformers and services
General area lighting and perform maintenance of single and banked transformers and services
Secondary and primary customer metering
Mentor or train other electrical workers and perform as a Fill-In Supervisor as needed
May perform groundman duties such as gathering materials, running equipment, etc.
Perform other duties as required
Completion of an approved Lineman Apprentice program, OR
Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a Lineman, OR
Associates degree or Trade School Certification in a related field and two (2) years of experience in overhead and underground power distribution, construction, maintenance and repair
Valid State Drivers License with the ability to obtain a CDL certification within 90 days of hire date
Knowledge of rubber gloving, sticking, and livewire maintenance
Must be proficient in lock out, tag out, try out (LOTOTO)
Ability to work out of a bucket for long periods of time
Adequate score on Companywide assessment test to demonstrate knowledge
Proficiency in troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of overhead power distribution of electrical circuits and connected equipment, focusing on low and medium voltage; this includes the ability to read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints, and schematics for trouble shooting and repair
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of NFPA-70E arc flash electrical safety standards
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability
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