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 Nyiyaparli people.
Roster: 7D7N14R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Port Hedland and Broome
Fortescue are currently seeking an experienced Fabricator to join the Mobile Maintenance team at Cloudbreak on a 2:2 roster. The successful applicant will be responsible for mobile plant asset repairs as well as general fabrication.
Promote rigorous compliance to Zero Harm principles on a daily basis such as ensuring that all works completed are adequately risk assessed and hazards mitigated and adequately controlled
Ensure all maintenance works are completed in a timely manner to a very high quality
Ensure all necessary maintenance inspections and audits of the site and related facilities are completed within allocated time frames
Ensure all maintenance plans are completed and work is carried out in a timely and satisfactory manner and to a high quality
Qualifications and Experience
General Bucket repairs
Replacing wear plates and strips using arc air gouging method
Repetitive grinding on surface after gouging
Long duration of welding, sometimes on hand and knees
Use of pneumatic tooling to clean area and scale (needle gun)
Oxy cutting plate use oxy acetylene handpiece
Using hammer and wedges to fit plate to new surface area of bucket
Replacing work Ground engaging tools (G.E.T)
Boom and Stick Crack Repairs
Use of Elevated work platform and harness with fall restraint device
Arc air gouging for long periods while standing and leaning towards job surface
Grinding and welding for long periods while leaning towards job surface
Chassis repairs on CAT/Liebherr/Komatsu/Hitachi machinery
In pit repairs ( ability to problem solve breakdowns)
Repairs and modifications to LV’s
Cutting, grinding and welding steel sections to form a fabricated structure
Standing and using power tools for long periods of time
Working in awkward positions whilst welding or grinding
Lifting and sliding steel sections to manipulate them into position to weld, grind or cut
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.