HV Fitter – Power station

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Sep 10, 2021
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, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Mechanical Maintenance Technician (Experienced) Eliwana Power Station

Work Location: Eliwana

Roster: 8/6, Days Only

The Power generation system will consist of a 21 MW main station feeding the processing plant made up of 15 Diesel powered generators, and the camp power generation plant with 3 Diesel generators, the system includes PLC control systems, high voltage switchgear and protection. The site high voltage network is 33 kV reticulation and associated transformers, indoor/outdoor switchgear and rings main units. The Eliwana Utility team is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of Mine dewatering infrastructure including centrifugal pumps, starter control panels, VSD control panels, motor distribution centers, telemetry, SCADA and PLCs.

Key accountabilities will include:

Specific duties of this multi-skilled role will include

Qualifications and skills required:

At 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 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.