Maintenance Services Supervisor

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • May 12, 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.

Position Title: Maintenance Services Supervisor – Near Mine Services

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

Roster: 8D6R Days only

Summary of role

We are looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to lead a small multidisciplinary team of mechanical fitters, electricians, and operators to operate and maintain near mine services at Iron Bridge, our new magnetite mine.

Reporting to the Maintenance Services Superintendent for Water, the scope of responsibility includes operation and maintenance of a borefield for raw water supply consisting of HDPE piping, turkey’s nest, pumps, valves and gensets. In addition, this role will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the tailings deposition spigots and the decant return water system from the tailings settling facility to the OPF.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

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, differing abilities 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.