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Automotive Electrician - Diggers and Drills

Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170-million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Automotive Electrician - Diggers and Drills

Site - Christmas Creek

Roster - 2/1

The incumbent will be responsible for carrying out electrical repairs and inspections on but not restricted to Excavator and Drills with particular focus on Safety, Quality and Efficiency. The incumbent will also be required to perform duties in and around the pit and workshop as necessary. The incumbent will be required to complete service reports, identify parts requirements and complete time sheets as required.

Key accountabilities will include:

Providing safe, effective and timely electrical maintenance to our equipment. Auto electrical scheduled maintenance and breakdown fault finding on a wide range of heavy mobile equipment. Liaise with planning group to ensure planned maintenance schedule is implemented. Diagnosis and repair of auto conditioning faults. Ensure all activities undertaken are carried out in accordance with company safety policy and procedures.

Qualifications and skills required:

Auto Electrician Trade Certificate required HR licence required Substantial experience in mining production or operational oriented heavy industrial environment Knowledge of troubleshooting Heavy Equipment on board electronic and remote monitoring systems EWP License essential. Extensive electrical heavy mobile equipment experience specifically Atlas Copco Drills, SKS Drills, Terex Excavators and Liebherr Excavators.   

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue. We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


Required Skills

Atlas Copco


Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara