Mechanical & Electrical Engineers

Perth, WA
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: Electrical & Mechanical Engineers

Are you passionate about making a difference in the workplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering to drive organisational success?

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

This role will play a vital role in powering the future of mining operations, ensuring the reliability and efficiency of mechanical and electrical systems within our mining facilities.

Work Location:  Perth OR across Fortescue’s Pilbara locations

Roster: Monday to Friday – Perth-based OR 8D/6R or 4D/3R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland, Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra  

Key Responsibilities

  • Anticipate and proactively resolve potential mechanical and electrical problems to maintain a zero-harm environment, utilizing technical solutions tailored to iron ore fixed plant operations
  • Utilize advanced technology and green energy solutions to meet the demands of sustainable mining practices
  • Implement data analysis, machine learning, and dashboards for predictive maintenance purposes
  • Manage and execute small to medium-sized electrical projects, ensuring timely completion and adherence to industry standards
  • Design and supervise the installation of electrical systems, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and industry best practices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate electrical components into mining equipment, optimizing performance and reliability
  • Conduct thorough inspections and tests to identify and troubleshoot electrical malfunctions, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs to ensure the smooth operation of electrical systems within the fixed plant

Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical or Mechanical  Engineering
  • Previous experience as an Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, ideally within an iron ore fixed plant maintenance environment
  • Previous project management experience, demonstrating the ability to lead and deliver successful projects on time and within budget.
  • Expertise in conducting root cause analysis investigations to address electrical issues effectively
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of SAP or similar maintenance management systems

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.