Superintendent Rolling Stock Maintenance

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  1351

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:

Fortescue’s Port Hedland Operations are located on the traditional lands of the Kariyarra people.


4D:3R,4D:3R, 8D:6R – FIFO ex Perth or Residential Port Hedland

Fortescue is looking for an experienced, dynamic, and forward-thinking leader to join our team in Port Hedland on a residential or FIFO roster. This is a key leadership position in the RSM team and vital to continuous improvement of safety, our people and productivity.

As part of the Rail Rolling Stock leadership team, you will report to the Manager - Rolling Stock Maintenance on a 4/3, 4/3, 8/6 days roster.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership of our teams at our ore car and wheel shop workshop in Port Hedland
  • Leadership, development and mentoring of our supervisors and team members to enhance a positive culture to become the best we can be.
  • Working in collaboration with our RSM Locomotive, Planning and Rail Engineering teams to safely execute preventative, corrective and improvement works on ore cars and wheel shop fixed plant equipment.
  • Lead and support all aspects of reliability centred maintenance across the ore cars and wheel shop fixed plant equipment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous proven experience in similar leadership position, with experience in leading high performing successful teams with positive results in safety and culture improvement performance
  • Dynamically adapt to support continuous change and improvement.
  • Experience in a mining production environment experience in mining production or operational oriented heavy industrial environment
  • Support our team to deliver the business drivers and adapt our team to the business strategy.
  • Trade or degree not essential but favourable
  • Nationally recognised Leadership qualifications

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.