Mechanical Engineer - Mid/Senior

Naval Base, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1181091

Location Naval Base, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2022

Mechanical Engineer – Mid to Senior level – Kwinana, WA


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 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 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.

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work within their facilities located in Kwinana, WA on a 12-month initial contract.


About the Client:

Our client is a top-class EPCM consultancy with an enviable reputation for maintaining their high standards in their delivery of a broad scope of services within the Australian resources market.

They have built a very successful global business off the back of consistently delivering a very high standard of work across their projects.

The business has a culture based around connecting teams of talented, high-performance people to deliver major cutting-edge projects across their chosen markets.


Job Overview:

Due to a period of significant expansion, our client is looking to add a seasoned Mechanical/Piping Engineer to join their Kwinana based site team working on the expansion of their existing refinery facilities.

Reporting into the Principal Mechanical and Piping Engineer, this role will provide assistance in the planning and checking of mechanical/piping design engineering deliverables associated with the expansion of the refinery.



  • Responsible for planning, checking of design drafting and conformance to standards.
  • Evaluate and execute all Mechanical/Piping design engineering deliverables and related services on portfolio of work within schedule.
  • Ensure deliverables are presentable, accurate and consistency checked as to the project requirements.
  • Provide creativity, foresight and mature design judgement in anticipating and solving Piping design problems efficiently and economically.
  • Liaise effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide effective written communication in site surveys and technical reports.
  • Raising Change Requests when information and scope deviations arise.
  • Responsible for personal safety and working within the Occupational Health & Safety procedures.

What you will bring:

  • Seasoned mechanical design experience across complex industries, oil & gas, mining etc.
  • High level proficiency in MicroStation CAD software 2D/3D.
  • Experience in wet plant (pumps, tanks, vessels) and piping.
  • Experience in materials handling plant -  (well considered but not essential)
  • Ability to manage projects: budget, schedule, change management.
  • Able to manage small team of designers.
  • Understanding of Safety in Design.

Required Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree recognized by Engineers Australia.


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

For further information please contact Patrick Chick via +61 8 6146 4363 or




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