Control and Automation Engineer- Energy Operations

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Engineering Full-time

Job Description:

Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Control and Automation Engineer- Energy Operations

Work Location: Fortescue Centre, East Perth

Roster: Monday to Friday

At Fortescue we are in the process of transforming our energy assets to achieve our climate change targets of zero emissions by 2040. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer to join an energetic and collaborative team where you will be a key member of the energy operations team and have exposure to a diverse range of engineering matters ensuring the sustainability of our operations.

Fortescue are looking for a control and automation engineer who has experience in PLC, SCADA and power management systems. In this role you will provide technical leadership and knowledge in the design, programming and installation of the controls system for Fortescue’s integrated power distribution network including the integration of renewable power.

This is a Perth based role reporting to the Energy Operations Principal Engineer. It is an excellent and varied opportunity to provide specialist technical services to enable the energy operations team to reliably maintain and operate Fortescue’s growing energy asset portfolio across the Pilbara. The role demands a strong focus on teamwork to achieve required outcomes and the promotion of high engineering standards.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.