Mining Operator - All Rounders

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Boro
Job ID:  4565

About Us


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.

Our Opportunity


Mining Operator - All Rounders


Work Location: Cloudbreak 


  • Fortescue’s Cloudbreak mine is located on the traditional lands of the Palyku and Nyiyaparli peoples.


Roster: 2/1 OR 2/2 FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Port Hedland, Broome, Karratha. You can select your roster preference at application. 


Fortescue is seeking experienced Allrounder Ancillary and Excavator operators who have operated some or all of the following equipment in a mining environment:


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


As a skilled Mining Operator, you will be responsible for operating mobile equipment at maximum efficiency, while maintaining safety, environmental and heritage standards to achieve required operational targets for the business.

Key Responsibilities


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

Qualifications and Experience


  • Ability to skillfully operate some or all the equipment above
  • Mobile equipment operation in the mining industry is essential
  • Ability to read mine plans
  • Knowledge of Mine Safety & Inspection and OHS Act Regs
  • WA C Class Driver's License
  • Communication and interpersonal skills - two-way operation

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, 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.