Mechanical Design Engineer

Redcliffe, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1241563

Location Redcliffe, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 22, 2024

We are currently seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client in delivering a new testing facility.
This position will be responsible for designing and developing the mechanical systems on this Greenfield project and will work seamlessly alongside a high performing multidisciplined team.

The role will be offered a contract basis and be based out of their clients’ facilities located in Hazelmere, WA.

Key Responsibilities
  • Detailed Engineering Design: Interpret detailed electrical schematics and wiring diagrams and translate the information to 3D space.
  • Integration: Collaborate with mechanical, electrical, software, and systems engineers to integrate electrical systems seamlessly into the overall design.
  • Cost Management: Assist in cost estimation for components and systems, optimizing designs for cost-effectiveness while maintaining quality.
  • Testing and Troubleshooting: Participate in the testing and troubleshooting of mechanical systems, identifying and resolving issues during prototype and production phases.
  • CAD Proficiency: Utilise SolidWorks software proficiently for drafting, modelling, and creating 2D and 3D drawings.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software developers, and project managers to ensure project success.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that all electrical & mechanical designs adhere to quality standards and are aligned with project objectives.
  • Fabrication drawing experience, experienced in production environments, and a good knowledge of fabrication and machining.

Qualifications And Experience
  • Mechanical engineering degree.               
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in design & drafting in 2D and 3D space.
  • Exposure in designing at a concept level to quickly mock up designs, as well as full detailed design with full production and assembly detail.
  • Proficiency in Siemens NX preferable, otherwise SolidWorks and AutoCAD for mechanical design.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and practices.
  • Sound knowledge of Design for Manufacture & Design for Assembly.
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality and safety.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
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 1000 employees and 9,000+ 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.

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

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details or contact Patrick Chick directly via

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