Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Jan 21, 2023

Job Description:

Fortescue has an exciting future ahead. As well as producing over 180 million tonnes of iron ore per year, we’re diversifying our business to become an integrated global green energy and resources company.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Studies

Work Location: Perth - Fortescue’s Perth office is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people.

Roster: Monday to Friday

Fortescue is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with experience in geotechnical design and studies. Reporting to the Manager – Geotechnical Engineering & Closure you will draw upon your experience to deliver geotechnical guidance to the studies team and facilitate safe and value adding design.

You will also be responsible for implementing best practice mining geotechnical engineering in alignment with regulatory and industry guidelines. The role will operate across a range of mine planning and development horizons including exploration and development.

Key responsibilities include:

Qualifications and Experience:

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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