Autonomous Technician Experienced x 2

Pilbara, WA, Australia
Jan 13, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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.

AHS Mine Systems Technician

Work Location: Christmas Creek

Roster: 8D6R7N7R FIFO ex Perth

A fantastic new role in Fortescue's Mobile Maintenance Division for Autonomous Haulage has recently arisen. The role is accountable for providing the day-to-day maintenance on our connected assets including our autonomous haulage and drilling fleets, in line with a best practice maintenance strategies.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Install and configure hardware, electrical and network technology systems for a number of our mobile assets
  • Calibrate and commission the GPS and AHS systems on a number of differenet heavy and light mobile assets
  • Coach and develop employees within the Maintenance team on best practice for maintaining the technology layer
  • Ensure setup of fleet management system is optimised to deliver maximum fleet efficiency and meet Mine Plan requirements.
  • Undertake fault diagnosis and repairs on Caterpillar and Flanders technology products

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Certificate III in Electro Technology or relevant Trade Certificate coupled with a minimum 2 years' experience in an Auto Electronic/Communications/Electronics Technician/Mechanical Fitter role with demonstrated windows based IT systems knowledge and understanding of networking principles
  • 3 years' experience working in a heavy mobile mining environment on related technology
  • Previous experience with Caterpillar MineStar products is preferred, with Command experience being highly desired
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and Technical Specifications
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)

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.

Applications close: 29 Jan 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

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