Registerable Plant Engineer

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Port Hedland
Job ID:  3659

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



We are offering a range of flexible rosters for this role:

  • 4/3 or 8/6 FIFO ex Perth
  • 4/3 FIFO, 5/2 Perth office based or working from home
  • Residential in Hedland 


Reporting to the Port Engineering Projects Superintendent, this role will be responsible for maintaining Hedland Operations Port and Rail facilities Registerable Plant portfolios.

Key Responsibilities


  • Thorough understanding and application of Work Health and Safety Act 2020, Work Health and Safety Regulations 2022, and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995.
  • Expertise and experience in a wide range of equipment from itinerant plant (mobile cranes, elevated work platforms, compressors) to fixed plant lifting equipment (monorails, bridge/gantry cranes, davit/jib cranes, workboxes, 4-post hoists, vehicle loading cranes, and gravity take-up winches). Pressure equipment includes accumulators, air receivers, air cannons, air oil separators, heat exchangers, and pressure relief valves.
  • Maintenance of Plant Registers.
  • Establish maintenance regimes for all registerable items in compliance with legislation, standards, and internal procedures.
  • Compilation and rectification of non-compliances.
  • Registration of new assets and maintenance of plant records.
  • Inspection of itinerant plant for site entry.
  • Close collaboration with planning, engineering, and maintenance teams.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Related Engineering Degree or background working with Registerable Plant.
  • Competency in SAP (preferred).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Project, Word, PowerPoint (essential).
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to positively influence people to achieve their targets.
  • Conduct Field Interactions with work groups to promote safe work practices.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels within the organisation.
  • Self-driven, willing to be flexible, and demonstrate initiative without supervision.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Current Driver’s License (C Class).

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.