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Electrical Generation Supervisor

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.

Electrical Generation Supervisor

Work Location: Fortescue’s Solomon mine is located on the traditional lands of the Eastern Guruma and Yindjibarndi peoples.

Roster: 8D/6R FIFO ex Perth

At Fortescue we are in the process of transforming our energy assets to achieve our climate change targets of zero emissions by 2040. The Energy Operations assets are expanding as such so is the team, this is an exciting time to join. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Supervisor 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.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, safety conscious Electrical Supervisor to join our team at Energy Operations - Solomon Power Station. It’s an excellent opportunity to join the team as we are in the phase of expanding our generation portfolio.

Solomon Power Station is in the process of construction and commissioning of 15 medium speed gas gensets from Rolls-Royce's Bergen Engines, in conjunction with the current operational Power Station consisting of 2x LM6000PF and 4x Solar Titan 130 Gas Turbine Engines and their associated balance of plant.

Reporting to the Superintendent Energy Operations - You will lead a technically disciplined team and demonstrate an ability to deliver against a wide variety of Electrical activities which is essential to our teams success.

As a Fortescue leader you are to ensure:

Employees to conduct themselves in accordance with Fortescue’s Code of Conduct and Values always (Safety, Family, Enthusiasm, Empowerment, Determination, Frugality, Integrity, Generating Ideas and Stretched Targets).
Team skills, knowledge, and qualifications, meet business requirements and legislation
Contribute to a highly skilled and capable workforce by supporting individual’s personal and professional development through structured development plans and ongoing on the job coaching and mentoring
Foster an empowered workgroup, where teamwork and diverse ideas are encouraged allowing achievements to surpass business objectives
Act with integrity leading by example ensuring all activities are completed in a safe and compliant manner, holding those to account that do not.
Identify and manage all workplace incidents in a timely manner
Follow the FMG escalation process 

The role responsibilities include:

Supervise and direct your team to execute the daily schedule, performing frequent field leadership activities with the infield team.
Work with the Power Station Superintendent and Planners to ensure all maintenance activities are resourced appropriately and executed in accordance with the maintenance strategy.
Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner, weekly plans are adhered and that daily tasks do not affect the supply of power to the High Voltage Network
Record all field leaderships and identified hazards into the business management system and provide feedback to the team on a daily basis.
Manage onsite contractors and to ensure compliance with FMG and Industry standards.
Compliance to SAP maintenance strategies, plan work and avoid reactive maintenance

About you:

To be considered for this role, you will have:

A proactive approach and a strong commitment to maintaining our safe working culture
Experience and confidence in delivering against your Electrical trade
Electrical trade qualification
Cert IV in Instrumentation with relevant experience
Hazardous areas training and qualifications with experience
High Voltage Switching Certificate with experience
A current "C Class" WA Manual Driver’s License
Experience working in the power generation industry
Experience and an understanding of the Work Management Processes & Practices.
Experience in Electrical Supervision role responsibilities

It will also be beneficial if you have:

High Risk Work Licenses in LF,WP,RG
“HR Class” WA Driver’s License
Type B Gas Appliance, Supervising or Supervised Gas Fitter
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP

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.
Solomon, SA, AU