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Fitter - Prototypes

Apply now Job no: 514857
Work type: Full Time Fortescue Employee
Location: Perth

At Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) we are leading the global energy transition by developing a portfolio of renewable energy and green hydrogen projects.

Our large scale, low-cost hydropower, geothermal, solar and wind assets will support establishment of green energy and green product industries around the world.

FFI is committed to building thriving communities by delivering social, environmental and economic benefits.

Fitter - Prototypes

Work Location: Dawson Road, Perth Airport

Roster: Monday to Friday

As an inhouse fitter you will provide the safe, effective, and timely fabrication of parts, completing assemblies and system builds as per the fabrication drawings provided. A successful applicant will have sufficient experience in building prototypes or commercial products in a job shop setting. The successful applicant should have significant background in assembling complex gas skid assemblies as well as a solid understanding of medium pressure tubing, valves, and instrumentation.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Demonstrate high-quality safety and continuous improvement practices
  • Construct and assemble mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Perform leak testing and pressure testing
  • Interpreting P&IDs and CAD assembly drawings to ensure the accuracy in each project
  • Cutting, welding, and fabrication of brackets or jigs as required.
  • Diagnosing and fault-finding issues during the testing and evaluation of prototypes
  • Oversee contractor groups on modular and major works
  • Assist in the upgrade and fabrication of equipment and facilities, and other related job duties to the development of an advanced fabrication shop
  • Carry out planned and routine workshop activities
  • Use MS Teams to monitor, track and close out work orders, time confirmations and cause codes
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Ensure Australian Standard installation compliance in all site works undertaken
  • Demonstrate a commitment to zero harm by following HSSE procedures, protocols, and initiatives

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Trade qualified: Machinist, Fitter, or die maker with a diploma of engineering preferred
  • Demonstratable fabrication experience using CAD/CAM software and CNC equipment is a plus
  • Experience with fabrication, assembly and testing of prototype equipment/devices is preferable
  • Detailed knowledge of nitrogen purge panel assemblies including Coriolis flowmeters and high precision instrumentation.
  • Skilled understanding and interpretation of P&ID’s
  • Experience with fabrication, assembly and testing of prototype equipment/devices is preferable
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a cohesive team environment
  • Excellent communication skills to develop relationships with a broad range of people
  • Knowledge of standards and regulations associated with mechanical design, installation, and testing, preferably in hazardous environments
  • An ability to listen and identify key issues and to communicate complex information clearly
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision to set up processes and monitor own work achievements against agreed objectives

Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone. Designers with advance knowledge of manufacturing methods and strong hands-on abilities on the shop floor brining working prototypes to live are encouraged to apply.

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.


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified

Applications close: 15 Jul 2022 W. Australia Standard Time

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Job details
Date posted
20 May 2022
Trades & Services
Fitting, Machining & CNC
$90k ~ $100k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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