Fixed Plant Mechanical Fitter

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Port Hedland
Job ID:  1674

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: Cloudbreak mine site


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


Roster: 7D7N14R FIFO from Perth, Busselton, Port Hedland 


The Cloudbreak OPF Maintenance team is currently seeking a suitably experienced Fixed Plant Mechanical Fitter to work within our Ore Process Plant Facilities (OPF). This role will oversee the safe, effective and timely maintenance of plant and machinery to achieve maximum efficiency.  


Key Responsibilities


  • High quality safety and continuous improvement practices 
  • Carry out planned and routine maintenance activities 
  • Diagnosing and fault finding 
  • Oversee contractor groups on modular and major plant shutdowns 
  • Use in SAP to raise notifications, close out work orders, time confirmations and cause codes 

Qualifications and Experience


  • Australian Recognised Trade Certificate 
  • Process plant maintenance experience, both wet and dry plant desirable 
  • Experience with all aspects of fixed plant maintenance i.e. screens, conveyors, sizers, scrubbers, crushers, balance machines and chutes 
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a  team environment 
  • Experience in computer based maintenance systems - SAP desirable 
  • EWP, working at heights, Rigging, Forklift and confined space training desirable 

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.