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Automotive Electrician

Apply now Job no: 502336
Work type: Full Time Fortescue Employee
Location: Pilbara, Christmas Creek

Fortescue aims to be the safest, lowest cost, iron ore producer.

Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has a vision be the safest, lowest cost, most profitable iron ore producer.

Since it was founded in 2003, Fortescue has discovered and developed significant iron ore deposits and constructed some of the largest mines in the world, now producing more than 170 million tonnes of iron ore per annum.

Automotive Electricians

  • Full time permanent positions
  • FIFO EX Perth
  • Roster 7d/7n/7r
  • Competitive Salary, Modern Camp and Great Facilities

 FMG are currently seeking Automotive Electricians to fill positions at our Christmas Creek Iron Ore Operation in Pilbara, WA.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out electrical repairs and inspections on Truck Fleet as well as performing duties in and around the pit and workshop as required. They will provide quality and safe electrical maintenance in an effective and timely manner. Additionally, they will carry out Auto electrical scheduled maintenance and breakdown fault finding, complete service reports and identify part requirements.

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 and light vehicles
  • 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 (Australian recognised)
  • 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
  • Extensive electrical heavy mobile equipment experience specifically Caterpillar Trucks 777, 785, 789, 793 and Komatsu 930E Trucks
  • Experience on a mine site preferred

Our values drive our culture and business performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce, we celebrate and respect our people’s differences and are committed to being inclusive at all times. We strongly encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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