Senior and Junior Mechanical Designer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1243150

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 13, 2024

Airswift is actively looking for 2 x Mechanical Designers with a materials handling and layout background to work across our clients major Iron Ore Project. Ideally, they are looking for a seasoned Senior Mechanical Designer as well as an experienced Junior to join their high performing team. The role will be offered on an initial 12-month contract based in the Perth CBD.

About the Role:
  • Design robust systems for bulk material handling, including conveyors, chutes, hoppers, and bins.
  • Integrate designs with overall plant layout to optimize material flow and space utilization.
  • Incorporate safety features and ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Produce models and detailed technical drawings, in accordance with standards, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a high standard of health, safety and environmental standards, promoting a culture of safety excellence throughout all project phases.

Required skills / experience:
  • As a Senior it is envisioned you will bring 15+ years of experience as a mechanical designer within an EPCM mining environment – we are looking for a true senior.
  • As a Junior, it is envisioned you will bring 2+ years of experience as a mechanical designer within an EPCM mining environment.
  • MicroStation Connect 2D & 3D modelling proficiency.
  • Mining background essential.
  • Experience working on BHP projects highly regarded.
  • Comfortable and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with a keen eye for detail.

Why you should apply:
  • Be part of a major marquee iron ore project here in WA. 
  • Our client will be moving to QV1 in June/July 2024 - modern facilities & great amenities.
  • Flexible start & finish times – fully supportive & open to discussion. (but to foster team collaboration - 4 days in office each week, can work 1 day from home).
  • Senior PMs / management team are approachable and friendly, supportive of development.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered.
(Australian 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 or with your updated CV/resume & contact details.


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