Principal Mechanical Engineering - Green Fleet Development

Fortescue Metals - FEED
Perth, WA, Australia
Closing date
Nov 13, 2021

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Engineering, Maintenance/Mechanical
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
FFI is leading Fortescue's decarbonisation and growth agendas and developing a portfolio of projects centred on the production of renewable hydrogen, ammonia, minerals and other value-added products. FFI is underpinned by Fortescue's world class expertise, operational excellence and proven capability to drive future growth.

Title: Mechanical Engineering Principal

Work location: Perth based (Hazelmere)

Roster: 5/2 Roster (Mon to Fri)

In support of Fortescue's strong focus on green energy and our carbon neutrality targets, one of our key initiatives will be in our Green Fleet projects whereby we will develop and test a range of technologies to power our mining fleet

Based out our new Hazelmere R&D facility and reporting to the green fleet development Engineering Manager, we are presently looking for an experienced Systems Integration Principal

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Lead and coordinate all Mechanical Engineering aspects of Green Fleet Development projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner
  • Capable of prioritizing and delivering work in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to adjust to change quickly and adapt to new requirements
  • Providing technical guidance to the project management team with all Mechanical Engineering related works being carried out
  • Proactively deliver on the company's stretch targets
  • Develop technical specifications to meet project specific objective
  • Interpret, manage and approval of engineering drawings, documents, specifications and scopes.
  • Resolution of technical and design issues.
  • Ensure compliance to the project management process by project owners
  • Provide guidance regarding project budget, cash flow and schedule for existing and future projects
  • Liaising with a range of key stakeholders on all technical aspects of projects
  • Providing regular updates to the Chief engineer including work progress, risks and priorities

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience and comfortable to work in the capacity of a subject matter expert
  • Experience with design, manufacturing, and operation of mobile equipment
  • A passion for coaching and mentoring qualified engineers
  • Proven ability to work with diverse stakeholders and in multidiscipline teams
  • High commitment to safety
  • Experience with SAP work management
  • Experience in preparing detailed scope of works
  • Experience in participating / coordinating in the purchasing tender process
  • Experience in contractor engagement and contractor management process
  • Excellent interpersonal awareness with ability to work well in a team
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with a drive for excellence
  • Results driven, responsible and accountable
  • Skilled in problem solving rapidly

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 Oct 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

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