Project Engineer - SMP

Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1193653

Location Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 5, 2023

SMP Project Engineer – FIFO, WA

Our client is in search of a Senior SMP Project Engineer to oversee the successful delivery of a long-term project for a top-tier iron ore client. This role will be offered on a 12-month initial contract on a 2:1 roster flying out of Perth to their facilities in the Pilbara, WA.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a Senior Structural Mechanical Piping (SMP) Project Engineer to join our client’s team for a FIFO role on a 2:1 roster on a major iron ore project. In this crucial role, you will serve as the primary technical coordination interface with the end client, ensuring adherence to the approved design basis, regulatory codes and standards. Your responsibilities will include managing and coordinating engineering activities to guarantee safe, efficient, cost-effective, and timely project execution.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prioritize Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) considerations within the team, integrating OHSE requirements into design and procurement processes.
  • Establish, foster, and nurture client relationships, adeptly resolving project issues as they arise.
  • Ensure compliance with Work Package Management Plans (WPMP), contract requirements, and execute an effective change control process.
  • Vigilantly monitor project costs under direct control, forecast final expenses, identify cost trends, and proactively take measures to prevent cost overruns.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with the design team, third-party stakeholders, and deliver precise project reports to the Project Manager.
  • Define objectives for the design team and manage inter-discipline interfaces efficiently.
  • Assist in the procurement process, ensuring timely and budget-aligned delivery of goods meeting specifications.

About You:
  • Recognized engineering degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status is preferred.
  • Previous technical, practical, and leadership experience in a mining environment.
  • Exceptional teamwork and stakeholder management skills.

Benefits to You:

Join a dynamic and inclusive global team of professionals, where you will have opportunities for career progression beyond this role. Enjoy a competitive remuneration and benefits package, including the option to purchase additional leave.

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.

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 or 6146 4363.


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