Mine Engineers

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: Mine Engineers

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

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

Work Location: We have opportunities based locally in 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

  • Develop, maintain and implement short and long term strategic mine plans
  • Analyse mine plan performance, compliance and efficiency and drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Collaborate with various support functions, including Geology, Drill & Blast, Geotechnical, Hydrogeology, Surface Water, Approvals and Heritage to enable timely achievement of milestones
  • Identify risks and opportunities, and implement tools and processes to drive mining efficiencies
  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship to site mine planning teams

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering or related field
  • Previous experience in medium-term planning in a high production, mining environment 
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency using excel and mine planning/scheduling software  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders

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, LGBTQ+ 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.