Mechanical Designer

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Job Reference 1195730

Location Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 16, 2023

Mechanical Designer – Brisbane, QLD



Airswift is seeking a mechanical designer to work on an initial 12-month contract in Brisbane, QLD with a major mining and mineral processing company. 

This position is envisioned to working with a team of experts that leads the way in the challenging mining and minerals processing industry, contributing to a diverse range of projects including concept studies, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning while enjoying a supportive, innovative, and safety-focused culture. Your career will thrive, and your impact will be felt on a global scale.


Job Responsibilities


  • Create models and precise technical drawings while adhering to established standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Foster communication with the project team by sharing progress updates, flagging concerns, and participating in team meetings.

  • Contribute to and deliver practical solutions that align with project goals.

  • Maintain project timelines and budget by monitoring design effectiveness, work scheduling, resource needs, and ensuring alignment with the project execution plan and client expectations.

  • Offer technical mentorship and leadership to junior team members.

  • Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to personal safety and the practice of safe design principles.


Job Qualifications


  • 3+ years of experience in mining and minerals projects.

  • Strong communication abilities, both written and verbal.

  • Proficiency in MicroStation design software is highly desired.

  • Holding a relevant Diploma or Associate Degree would be advantageous.

  • A creative problem solver with the capacity to work independently and meeting deadlines.

  • Exceptional attitude, emphasizing teamwork and a dedicated commitment to safety.


About Airswift

With more than 7,000 contractors and 700 employees in over 60 offices worldwide, our talent pool and geographical reach are unmatched in the industry. For 40 years, Airswift has been passionately transforming lives through the workforce solutions we provide, including talent acquisition, global employment and mobility, managed solutions and consulting. We provide strategic support to our customers, resulting in trusted partnerships that are aligned and efficient. Our team of experts are ideally positioned to meet your needs, whether that is finding top talent, mobilising people around the world, implementing an agile workforce strategy or improving decision-making for workforce planning.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered. (Australia Citizen, PR Holder, or Valid Australia working VISA)

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply directly to this advertisement or send your application via email to with your updated CV/ resume & contact details.



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