Drill Operator Experienced

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • May 11, 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.

Drill Operator Experienced 2/1 or 2/2

Work Location: Solomon - Fortescue’s Solomon mine is located on the traditional lands of the Eastern Guruma and Yindjibarndi peoples.

Roster: 2/1 (7D7N7R) or 2/2 (7D7N14R) FIFO ex Perth or Busselton.

Fortescue are currently seeking suitably qualified Drillers to join our Drill & Blast team at Solomon. Reporting to the Drill and Blast Supervisor, your role will be to operate D65 and Cubex drill rigs at maximum efficiency, while maintaining safety, environmental and heritage standards, to achieve required operational targets for the business.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

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.