Fortescue Helicopters are the leading provider for aerial mustering and helicopter charter services for the Pilbara and South in the West Australian Rangelands.

We operate a fleet of 17 helicopters comprising of 8 R22, 4 R44, 3 R66 TURBINE, 2 Bell 206L helicopters and a field support fixed wing aircraft.

We are the only locally owned and operated BARS + CASA approved charter, aerial work and mustering provider throughout the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Goldfields and south west of WA. Our work see’s us travel as far QLD,NT and SA at clients request.

As primary producers ourselves we understand the many complexities of a regional business which helps give us a dynamic perspective of other producers and customers business’s and ensures we provide them the most cost effective service possible.

Job Type:



Remuneration will be based on experience


Immediate Start


Until Position Filled

Job Description:

Fortescue Helicopters are looking for 'experienced' helicopter pilots to join our team and have multiple positions available for immediate start.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • There is scope for flying charter, tourism, sling, spraying, full range of surveys, photography/filming, mustering and/or a combination of the above.
  • This will be based on attitude + ability but mostly on mutual discussion at commencement of job and can be negotiable up to a point.

Job Requirements:

Must have a minimum of:

  • A good attitude and work ethic
  • A commitment to good airmanship while maintaining a high level of communication and liaison with our customers, management and other team members.
  • CPL H with low level rating
  • 1000 hours+ total time
  • Turbine experience
  • Experience with and/or willingness to operate in remote locations for long periods of time with a flexible roster
  • Ability to complete pre employment medical and police clearance checks


Preference given to the following:

  • Previous experience operating in remote locations
  • Experience with any of R22, R44, R66, Jetranger, Longranger or As350 series types
  • Long line and/or aerial agricultural endorsements
  • For anyone mustering qualified; Extensive livestock handling and management experience prior to flying and professional attitude toward cattle handling
  • For those with mustering experience the ability to maintain a high level of stockmanship while being adaptable to clients instructions

Job Benefits:

  • We have a strong commitment to developing the careers of our pilots while they are with us and regularly conduct internal and external training for our staff.

  • Flexible roster and living requirements available from FIFO to and including married/family accommodation in Pilbara if required.

  • Work opportunities for spouse in cattle and other industry's available.

  • Other hangar duties (paid) and assisting with 100 hourlys etc. may be required from time to time and you will be remunerated according to experience and agreement prior to commencing role.

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume with at least two work references. References WILL be checked.


Only applicants who meet with the above MINIMUM criteria and experience will be considered.


For more information please contact Weldon Percy at weldon@fortescuehelicopters.com.au or call 0427 228 262.

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