Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.
Work Location: Cloudbreak
Fortescue’s Cloudbreak mine is located on the traditional lands of the Palyku and Nyiyaparli peoples.
Roster: 7D7N14R FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Port Hedland
This permanent full time position is within our Process Plant. You will provide safe, effective and timely electrical maintenance to our equipment and ancillaries to optimise plant operational capacity.
Performing repairs, installations and any work required to set up, align or otherwise prepare for operation, all electronic and instrumentation equipment/systems.
Performing operational checks, monitoring performance and related maintenance to identify and diagnose instrumentation electronic and electrical performance problems.
Performing technical evaluations, fault finding and diagnosing problems and taking timeous corrective action.
Decommissioning and disposal of equipment as appropriate.
Performing on-the-job coaching as required.
Monitoring trends to make recommendations for inventory control.
Statutory testing and inspections
Carrying out tasks within Time, Budget and standard.
Performing detail design, device programming, configuration & calibration on equipment.
Qualifications and Experience
Electrical trade qualification
Current WA 'A' class electrical workers licence
High voltage switching certificate
Certificate IV in instrumentation (desired)
Minimum 3 years experience as electrical tradesperson or Electrical / Instrumentation Technician in a continuous operating plant environment
Proven experience in PLC systems and control communication systems
Profibus installation and maintenance certification desirable
Proven experience in the maintenance and trouble shooting of Variable Speed Drives
Competent understanding of electrical schematics, isolation and permitting systems
Experience in computer based maintenance systems – SAP/Microsoft Office suite
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.