EOI – Heavy Diesel Fitters

June 30, 2024
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About Us

Fortescue 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: Heavy Diesel Fitters 

Are you passionate about making a difference in the workplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise in heavy vehicle 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

  • Maintenance of large scale, heavy mobile mining equipment in accordance with the manufacture’s (OEM) specifications and Fortescue’s procedures
  • Ensure accurate, efficient, and effective information is entered into SAP, including notifications, work orders and time confirmations
  • Identify when maintenance consumables and supplies are to be ordered to ensure the continuous operation of the fleet
  • Assist with continuous improvement initiatives to help improve fleet performance
  • Attend and actively participate in toolbox & safety meetings to ensure safe work compliance and identify deficiencies

Qualifications and Experience

  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate
  • Previous experience working on large scale Mobile Mining Equipment, ideally in a mining environment
  • High level of safety awareness and orientation
  • Experience with OEM diagnostic tooling 
  • Experience using Microsoft programs and computer based maintenance systems (SAP desirable)
  • 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.