Water Engineer - (Surface Water Engineer / Hydrologist)

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 17, 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.

Surface Water Engineer / Hydrologist

Work Location: Perth based with Site Travel as required Fortescue’s Perth office is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people.

Roster: 5:2 - Monday to Friday, with ad hoc site travel.

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (FMG) is currently operating four mine sites, a port facility and is expanding rapidly into a series of development projects across Australia and overseas. In addition, the company has set impressive targets to decarbonise its operations by 2030 and become a world leader in green steel production.

The Water Engineering Team within FMG plays an important role in addressing the surface water management and water engineering challenges of these projects and operations. This team is expanding, and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and enthusiastic Surface Water Engineer / Hydrologist to come on board.

This position offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to develop professionally across various aspects of the resource sector. The role will be Perth based but include opportunities for site work.

As well as good technical ability, the position requires excellent inter-personal skills and the successful candidate must be adaptable, self-motivated and driven to develop their skills as a surface water engineer / hydrologist.

Key Accountabilities include:

Education 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