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Project Engineer - Mechanical

Kwinana, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1180573

Location Kwinana, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 21, 2022

Our client seeks a Project Engineer –Mechanical, Kwinana based for an initial 6-month contract with possible extension, immediate start. It is envisaged you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

Location: Kwinana, WA

Duration: 6-month initial contract

The purpose of the role:

  • Manage and coordinate multidiscipline engineering activities to ensure projects are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner.
  • Act as primary technical co-ordination interface with client to ensure that the client's expectations are satisfied.
  • Ensure the project conforms to the client's approved Basis of Design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements.


  • Establish, maintain and build healthy client relationships and resolve project issues as required with the client.
  • Proactively resolve performance, scope and schedule issues with the Client as they arise.
  • Ensure compliance with clients' management process.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements of the contract.
  • Apply effective change control process.
  • Monitor cost aspects of the project within direct control and forecast final costs, identify trends and take action to avoid cost overruns.
  • Focus the relevant team members on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.
  • Effective communication with the design team and third parties.
  • Accurate, timely and effective reporting to the Project Manager.
  • Monitor the closure of all identified risks in the risk register and proactively search for other areas in the project which may be a risk in the future.
  • Set clear objectives to the design team and manages inter-discipline interfaces effectively.
  • Ensure the design team aware of, and complies with, client's requirements and applicable regulations and codes.
  • Assist as required the procurement processes throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.


What you will bring

Technical and Industry Experience

  • Previous technical, practical and leadership experience in the mechanical discipline and proven experience in leading a mechanical design group.


A recognised engineering degree or equivalent.



Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status.


Please apply direct through the link or send your CV to Patrick Chick on patrick.chick@airswift.com

About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. 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.


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