Refrigeration Technician - Infrastructure

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  3561

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


Work Location: Christmas Creek


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


Roster: 7D7R ex Perth, Busselton, Karratha and Broome


Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, this position is responsible to deliver safe, high-quality planned and reactive maintenance to support the effective operation of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning assets.

Infrastructure Services maintains assets across the entire mine site operation and camp facilities including, but not limited to: Accommodation buildings, offices, workshops, MAL Laboratories, fuel storage facilites, waste and potable water treatment plants as well as our newly built hydrogen plants.



Key Responsibilities


  • Relevant experience in mining or heavy industry
  • Experience with air conditioning split systems
  • Experience with air-conditioning, closed-circuit water chillers, ice machines etc, fault finding and repairs as well as replacement of said machinery
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and SAP operating system
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, trouble shoot and repair plant (HVAC Systems, Complex HVAC Systems)
  • Knowledge of applicable legislations, Australian Standards and ARCTICK codes of conduct


Qualifications and Experience


  • MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning))
  • Current West Australian Restricted Electrical License
  • Senior first aid / CPR
  • WA Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Current Refrigerant Handling License. RAC01 - Full Refrigeration and Air Conditioning License
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerant training. (TAFE) (Preferred not essential)
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills; including report writing
  • Ability to time manage, organise & prioritise workload
  • Flexibility to work across a wide range of refrigeration disciplines
  • Competent in reading technical manuals/plans/schematics
  • Sound problem solving skills

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.


Advert closes: 28 April 2024 


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.