Senior Mechanical Designer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1239267

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 4, 2024

Senior Mechanical Designer

Airswift is actively looking for a Senior Mechanical Designer with experiences working on BHP processes to work across sustaining capital projects within the mining industry, The role will be on initial 12-month contract based in the Perth CBD.

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.

Job Responsibilities
  • Produce models and detailed technical drawings, in accordance with standards, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate design reviews and coordinate multi-discipline teams.
  • Use your initiative and experience to deliver practical layout solutions and designs to ensure project time and cost are met - monitor effectiveness of designs, scheduling of work, resource requirements and review compliance with project schedule and client expectations.
  • Liaise daily with Project Managers, Designers, Engineers, and clients.
  • Demonstrate a high standard of personal safety and safe design practices.

Job Qualifications
  • 5+ years of relevant experience working on mining and minerals projects.
  • Relevant Diploma or Associate Degree advantageous
  • Proficient in using MicroStation.
  • Innovative thinking thinker with the ability to work autonomously to deadlines.
  • Will be part of a team of Mechanical Engineers & Mechanical Designers. Large design team on JB Bene across Piping, Electrical, Structural, Civil & Electrical.

Why you should apply:
  • Our client will be moving to QV1 in June/July 2024 - modern facilities & great amenities.
  • Exposure to different types of commodities, assets, equipment, unique design challenges.
  • 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 in Sustaining Capital are approachable and friendly, supportive of development.

Only candidates with right to work in Australia will be considered. (Australian citizen, permanent resident holder, or valid Australian working visa).

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, mobilizing people around the world, implementing an agile workforce strategy or improving decision-making for workforce planning.

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 and contact details.

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