Autonomous Technician

Solomon, WA, Australia
Feb 23, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Fortescue Metals Group is now consistently producing more than 170-185 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.

Title: AHS Technician

Work location: Solomon

Roster: 7/7, 8/6 day/night roster

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 strategy.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Install and configure hardware, electrical and network technology systems on a variety of HME assets
  • Calibrate and commission the GPS, AHS and Fleet systems on various HME and LV assets
  • Coach and develop employees within the Maintenance team on best practice for maintaining the technology layers
  • Ensure setup of the fleet management system is optimised to deliver maximum fleet efficiency and meet Mine Plan requirements
  • Undertake in depth 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 Electrical/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
  • 2 years' experience with Caterpillar MineStar products, with Command and/or Terrain training and experience a must, and Caterpillar 793F base machine knowledge preferred
  • Experience with Flanders technology products preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and technical specifications
  • Ability to utilise Caterpillar SIS and ET
  • 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: 12 Mar 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

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