Fixed Plant Maintenance Electrician


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Fixed Plant Maintenance Electrician

Apply now Job no: 514215
Work type: Full Time Fortescue Employee
Location: Perth, Iron Bridge

Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead as it diversifies from a pure play iron ore producer to a green renewables and resources company.

The company is scheduled to commence production at its Iron Bridge magnetite mine in mid-2022.

Iron Bridge is Fortescue’s US$2.6 billion project, set to deliver 22mtpa of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product. Located 145km by road south of Port Hedland, the mine will deliver an innovative process design and industry-leading energy efficient operation.

Iron Bridge represents Fortescue's latest operation culminating in a new OPF/CHF, new technologies and camp facilities.

Fixed Plant Maintenance  Electrician

Work Location: Fortescue’s Iron Bridge project is located on the traditional lands of the Nyamal people.

Roster: 2:1

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Diesel generator electrical maintenance including control system fault finding 
  • Pump control fault finding 
  • Bore pump installations 
  • Completion of electrical logbooks and test recordings 
  • Apply FMG electrical standards in accordance with the Mine plan, working within internal systems, to ensure adherence to established technical and operational standards. 
  • Provide support when required to the multi-disciplined services team, in accordance with internal systems and guidelines, to ensure achievement of production targets 
  • Scoping and identification / implementation continuous improvement opportunities 
  • Raising notifications and work orders 
  • Statutory testing and inspections 

Qualifications and skills required:

  • WA electrical workers license 
  • High voltage switching ticket desired 
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • CPR and LVR in the last 12 months 
  • Australian working rights
  • Valid driver licence 
  • LV rescue and CPR certificate 
  • Strong focus and commitment to safety 
  • Substantial experience in mining production or operations

At Fortescue, we treat our team mates as though they are family. We appreciate everyone’s contribution and know that a diverse workforce creates a safer, more engaged and productive working environment.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects the community in which we live, and we encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified.

Applications close: 30 Jun 2022 W. Australia Standard Time

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Job details
Date posted
24 May 2022
Expiring date
30 Jun 2022
Mining & Energy
$100k ~ $101k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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