Automotive Electrician – Heavy Mining Equipment

Automotive Electrician – Heavy Mining Equipment


Job Position: Automotive Electrician – Heavy Mining Equipment

Company: Fortescue

Expected salary:

Location: Port Hedland, WA

Automotive Electrician – Heavy Mining Equipment Job Details:


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

Roster: 7D/7N/14R – FIFO ex Perth or Busselton

We have a new role in Fortescue’s Mobile Maintenance Ancillary Division for Experienced Auto Electrician to join the team. Reporting to the Ancillary Supervisor, you will be responsible for providing high quality maintenance and auto-electrical services on a wide variety of heavy equipment as used in the mining operations and in line with a best practice maintenance strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • The carrying out of Electrical maintenance and modifications required Caterpillar Ancillary equipment, and other mining equipment under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and to the appropriate Australian and company standards and procedures.
  • Apply FMG electrical standards in accordance with the Mine plan, working within internal systems, to ensure adherence to established technical and operational standards.
  • Provide support when required to the multi-disciplined services team, in accordance with internal systems and guidelines, to ensure achievement of production targets
  • Install and configure hardware, electrical and network technology systems for a number of our mobile assets
  • Coach and develop employees within the Maintenance team on best practice for maintaining the Electrical Systems on Caterpillar mining equipment.
  • Ensure setup of fleet management system is optimised to deliver maximum fleet efficiency and meet Mine Plan requirements
  • Undertake fault diagnosis and repairs on Caterpillar Ancillary Equipment.
  • Ensure FMG and site operations procedures and policies are followed & aligned with statutory testing & inspections.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Australian recognised trade certificate – Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Previous experience on a mine site (highly desirable)
  • High Risk Licences – EWP, Forklift, Working at Heights (desirable)
  • Demonstrated windows-based IT systems knowledge and understanding of networking principles and SAP experience (desirable)
  • Experience working in a heavy mobile mining environment on related base machine. Electrical heavy mobile equipment experience.
  • Previous experience with Caterpillar Ancillary products is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and Technical Specifications
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)

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.

How to Apply?

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