EOI – Fixed Plant Electricians

Perth, WA
June 30, 2024
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Job Description

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ortescue is an integrated green technology, energy and metals company. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives. Established in 2003, Fortescue is a proud West Australian company. Now, as we expand globally, we’re developing and acquiring the technologies our world needs to step beyond fossil fuels. To be truly innovative we must challenge the status quo. At Fortescue, we are always generating new ideas. We have accomplished what many judged as impossible: build a company from scratch to become a global leader in the mining industry. Now, we will do it again as we lead the way towards a greener mining future.

Our Opportunity

Join Our Talent Community: Fixed Plant Electricians

Are you passionate about making a difference in the workplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise in fixed plant electrical maintenance to drive organisational success?

If you would like to register for future opportunities across our Pilbara operations, please submit your application.

Work Location: Across all Fortescue Pilbara Operations

Roster: 7D7N7R OR 7D7N14R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland, Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra

Key Responsibilities

  • Preventative and general electrical maintenance of Fixed Plant
  • Commissioning new plant and equipment
  • Diagnostics, breakdowns and fault finding
  • Preparing and executing high voltage switching programs and isolations
  • Statutory testing and inspections
  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives to help improve plant performance
  • Raising notifications and executing work orders (SAP / Fiori)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Australian recognised Electrical Trade Qualification
  • Current Western Australian ‘A’ class Electrical Workers Licence
  • High Voltage Switching Certificate
  • Previous experience as electrical tradesperson within a continuously operating, fixed plant environment
  • Proven experience with PLC and control communication systems
  • Proven experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of variable speed drives
  • Competent understanding of electrical schematics, isolation and permitting systems
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and experience working with computer-based maintenance systems
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence

Our Commitment

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.