Mechanical Reliability Engineer


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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branche: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 96
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, July 10, 2022

About this role: Mechanical Reliability Engineer

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.Work Location: Christmas CreekRoster: 8: 6

This position is within the OPF Engineering Department of our Ore Processing Plant Facility. Reporting to the Senior Reliability Mechanical Engineer, the role of the Mechanical Reliability Engineer is to provide specialist technical support and long-term reliability improvements by applying reliability engineering techniques, data analysis, improvement projects and defect elimination to the Fixed Plant Ore Processing Facility (OPF).

  • Data analysis and Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Specialist Mechanical Engineering support
  • Defect Elimination
  • Ensure correct application of Health & Safety standards
  • Monitor quality assurance of critical processes
  • Achieve targets set for maintenance costs reduction
  • Drive improvement plans

What you need to bring:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering essential
  • Reliability Engineering qualifications highly regarded
  • 5 to 10 years’ RE experience in Mineral Processing Plants
  • Conveyors | separators | crushers | feeders | flotation cells maintenance experience
  • Proven experience with leading root cause analysis investigations
  • Strong conceptual thinking and analytical focus
  • Excellent problem solving skills and continual improvement focus
  • Knowledge of relevant Mines legislations and regulations
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems (SAP preferred)
  • Planning, organisational, scheduling and coordination skills
  • Minimum C class drivers’ licence


  • Blue chip WA mining giant
  • Ongoing labour hire contract
  • FIFO ex-Perth: 8:6 only
  • Competitive hourly rates + super paid on all hours worked
  • Excellent camp facilities

Anything Else?

Anything Else?

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.


Access to Brunel Member benefits, discounts and exclusive offers - Take advantage of a range of amazing perks through Brunel Benefits. We've partnered with some of Australia's top health, finance and travel brands to offer our members a fantastic selection of discounts and exclusive offers. Whether you’re looking to stretch your pre-tax dollars further through salary packaging, get a great deal on a leased vehicle, review your health insurance or book a holiday, Brunel Benefits has you covered.About BrunelBrunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.
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Naomi Byrne
Brunel Projects Australia Perth