EOI: Experienced Excavator & Ancillary Mining Operators - Female & Australian First Nations

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  6342

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


Experienced Excavator & Ancillary Mining Operators - Female & Australian First Nations


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


If you have experience operating some or all of the following equipment and would like to register for future opportunities across our Pilbara operations, please submit your application.


  • D10T/D11T Dozer
  • 854 Wheel Dozer
  • 993/994 Wheel Loader
  • 16/24M Grader
  • CAT6060 shovel, CAT 6040, Hitachi 3600, CAT 6030 or Hitachi 2500 excavator


Work Location: Across all Fortescue Pilbara Operations


Roster: 7D7N7R OR 7D7N14R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland, Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra

Key Responsibilities

  • Meet daily production operational targets
  • Maintain assets to operational capacity
  • Continuously strive to increase process efficiency
  • Comply with Zero Harm principles on a daily basis
  • Demonstrate behavior that aligns with Fortescues values

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to skilfully operate some or all the equipment mentioned above
  • Previous experience operating mobile equipment operation within the mining industry
  • Ability to read and interpret mine plans
  • Knowledge and understanding of Mine Safety & Inspection and OHS Act Regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively through two-way operations
  • Current C Class Driver's License


The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

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.