Senior Systems Engineer

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Apr 29, 2022
Engineering Full-time

Job Description:

Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead as it diversifies from a pure play iron ore producer to a green renewables and resources company.

The company is scheduled to commence production at its Iron Bridge magnetite mine in mid-2022.

Iron Bridge is Fortescue’s US$2.6 billion project, set to deliver 22mtpa of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product. Located 145km by road south of Port Hedland, the mine will deliver an innovative process design and industry-leading energy efficient operation.

Iron Bridge represents Fortesuce's latest operation culminating in a new OPF/CHF, new technologies and camp facilities.

JOB TITLE – Senior Systems Engineer

Work Location: Fortescue’s Iron Bridge project is located on the traditional lands of the Nyamal people.

Roster: Perth based initially to progress to an 4:3 in the future

The Senior Systems Engineer is a key position within the Process Control Systems and Management and support groups. The PCS groups are responsible for the asset management of SCADA, PLCs, Programming Software, RTUs, field telemetry networks and plant instrumentation networks.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Process Control, the Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for delivering high level sustainable solutions that contribute to the optimal life of the process control system assets whilst minimising the operational risks.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

Required Experience

At Fortescue, we treat our team mates as though they are family. We appreciate everyone’s contribution and know that a diverse workforce creates a safer, more engaged and productive working environment.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects the community in which we live, and we encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified.