Senior Project Engineer

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  1732

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: Dawson Road, Perth Airport

Roster: Monday to Friday


Fortescue Hydrogen Systems, Product Development team, is presently seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our fast paced and high performing team to design cutting edge green hydrogen production systems.

In this role you will be working with a team of engineers on developing hydrogen test plants.

Scope will include from early concept and all activities to operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing and documenting product development plans, schedules, budgets, cashflows, coordination, and monitoring assigned engineering projects including preparation of interim update reports, procurement activities, and presentations to management.
  • Guiding the R&D Engineering project team to identify and satisfy key project deliverables as well as driving safety and safety workshops.
  • Ensuring the project's compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.
  • Providing engineering input to complete Mechanical, Process, or EIC engineering deliverables, depending on your background.
  • Developing specifications and scopes of work for the project.
  • Managing external suppliers, contractors, and consultants to deliver scopes for project.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree of Engineering in Mechanical, Process, or EIC, or equivalent study.
  • Ideally 10+ years of experience working as a Project Engineer on complex, hazardous facilities including chemical processing, oil & gas, or power generation.
  • Experience in delivering projects from early concept development through to operations.
  • Prior exposure to technical and economic evaluations.
  • Experience with Process Operations.
  • Experience interfacing with external Contractors/Consultants and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to help guide and support Engineers, technicians, and process operators as required.

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.