HD Fitters - Solomon

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  4631

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


Heavy Diesel Fitters 

Work Location: 

Fortescue’s Solomon mine is located on the traditional lands of the Eastern Guruma and Yindjibarndi peoples.



7D7N14R – FIFO ex. Perth, Busselton, and Karratha 

You will be required to carry out the safe execution of scheduled maintenance and repair to a range of large-scale mining equipment supporting Fortescue's mining operations. You will be responsible for carrying out repairs and inspections on mining fleet with particular focus on safety, quality, and efficiency.


We are looking for HD Fitters with experience maintaing the following equipment;

CAT Trucks, Dozers, Loaders and Graders
CAT & Hitachi Excavators
Our lifestyle roster means that you can balance your work and family life.


Key Responsibilities


  • Maintain equipment in accordance with the manufacture’s (OEM) specifications and Fortescue’s procedures.
  • Identify when maintenance consumables and supplies are to be ordered to ensure the continuous operation of the fleet.
  • Attend and actively participate in toolbox & safety meetings to ensure safe work compliance and identify deficiencies and action plans.
  • Maintain & operate vehicles, tools and equipment to company standards.
  • Ensure the SAP/FMG work management process is followed.
  • Ensure accurate, efficient and effective information is entered into SAP, including Notifications, work orders and time confirmations. 
  • Assist with Improvement initiatives, that positively affects fleet performance.  

Qualifications and Experience


  • Trade Certificate as an HD Mechanic 
  • Hold a current C class license (HR preferable)
  • High level of safety awareness and orientation
  • Ability to work well in a team and unsupervised.
  • Experience with OEM diagnostic tooling 
  • Experience using suite of Microsoft programs.

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.