Job Description

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.

Drill and Blast Coordinator

To coordinate drill and blast activities for maximum efficiency, while maintaining safety, environmental and heritage standards, to achieve required operational targets for the business.

Work location: FIFO ex Perth to Solomon

Roster: 8 days / 6 off / 7 Nights / 7 off 

Key accountabilities will include: 

Overseeing drilling and associated activities in accordance with the plan, as directed by the Drill & Blast Superintendent Managing shift resources and manning levels, to ensure sufficient quantity and quality of drilled and blasted stock is safely achieved Ensuring drill & blast patterns are kept to a high standard and all associated equipment is maintained in a safe condition Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality outputs are achieved at all times Providing ongoing training, coaching and mentoring to direct reports Driving drilling techniques and procedures that promotes zero harm and improves performance and cost efficiencies

Qualifications and skills required:

Relevant Driller/ WA Shot firing tickets and minimum C Class Driver's Licence Previous Supervisory experience and the ability to read and understand mine plans  Knowledge of the Mine Regs Act and a strong commitment to safety Effective communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships at all levels Understanding of/ exposure to fleet management systems Previous experience with incident investigation and/ or risk assessment processes will be highly regarded

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



Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara