Lead Mechanical Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1192868

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 31, 2023

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Perth, WA

Our client is in search of a Lead Mechanical Engineer to oversee a team of engineers and designers working on a substantial, long-term project for a top-tier iron ore client. This role will be based at their facilities in Perth, WA and offered on a 12-month initial contract.

Job Overview:
We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to play a pivotal role in delivering detailed design and engineering all the way through to approval for construction. As a Lead Engineer, you will be leading a team of engineers and designers working on replacing a critical facility that is at the end of its life. This position offers a chance to be involved in a unique, multidisciplinary project for a top-tier EPCM mining client.

Key Responsibilities:
As the Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will coordinate a high-performing team of engineers and designers, driving their development and collaborating seamlessly with Senior Project Engineers. Your role will be crucial in providing technical guidance, utilising your broad grasp of mechanical engineering principles to deliver practical and cost-effective solutions aligned with client needs.

Drawing on your expertise, you will lead the production of accurate documentation, specifications, and project deliverables, all accurately tailored to meet project deadlines and financial targets. Your commitment to transparency will shine as you provide accurate weekly progress reports, forecasting outcomes and ensuring project alignment. Through your dynamic leadership, technical prowess, and dedication to excellence, you will play an instrumental role in steering projects to success while fostering an environment of continuous improvement and achievement.

About You:
An experienced Engineering professional holding a Mechanical Engineering degree and a track record of leadership within mining projects. Showcasing demonstrated skills in managing projects covering materials handling, conveyors, and hydraulics, including DEM analysis review. Proven proficiency as a technical leader and mentor, with expertise in supervising engineering and design teams. Exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities, fostering robust professional relationships both internally and externally, ensuring collaborative achievements.

Benefits on Offer:
  • Empowerment with a knowledgeable and nurturing leadership team.
  • Embark on a journey of innovation, where your voice challenges convention.
  • Embrace work-life harmony through flexible hours and remote possibilities.
  • Flourish in a culture that prioritizes your well-being and unleashes your potential.
  • Elevate your daily routine with state-of-the-art, spacious end-of-trip facilities.
  • Thrive in a values-driven community where success is a shared venture, and support is paramount.
About Airswift
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. 
With over 800 employees and 7,000+ contractors operating in over 70 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Be a driving force in shaping our future and unlocking a realm of opportunities. Don't wait – seize the moment and apply today to lead the way as a Lead Mechanical Engineer!

Only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered.

Please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details or contact Patrick Chick directly via patrick.chick@airswift.com or 6146 4363.

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