Track Principal Engineer

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

Track Principal Engineer

Work Location: Port Hedland, WA. Fortescue’s Hedland Operations are located on the traditional lands of the Kariyarra people

Roster: 8:6/4:3 - residential or FIFO ex Perth

Reporting to the Rail Network Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for ensuring Fortescue's Track infrastructure is well maintained by ensuring planned and unplanned maintenance activities are carried out safely, enabling a high availability of the track to the supply chain whilst minimising delays due to maintenance delays, faults or speed restrictions.

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

We only accept applications via our official website at or Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.