Senior Mechanical Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1237350

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 22, 2024

Become a valuable member of the Airswift team working on an initial 12-month contract with one of our tier 1 EPCM mining clients as a Senior Mechanical Engineer. As a key member of our client’s engineering team based in the Perth CBD, your initial focus will be on the development of a major Greenfields iron ore mining project.
This presents an excellent chance for you to take the lead, mentor a team, and advance your career. Your extensive experience in delivering engineering design and providing technical support to iron ore projects specifically focused in materials handling will be a solid foundation for success in this role.

  • Carry out mechanical engineering services, adhering to client, customer, and regulatory requirements.
  • Take charge of mechanical engineering project requirements, from initiation to management and potential supervision.
  • Contribute to meetings, prepare of progress reports ensuring adherence to checking procedures.
  • Clarify project scope and ensure changes align with project change management processes.
  • Provide crucial support and advice during procurement, construction, and commissioning activities, such as writing requisitions, conducting technical bid evaluations, and preparing purchase orders.
  • Assume the role of mechanical engineering Lead on specific projects if required.
  • If overseeing a team, outline project requirements, promote workshare when applicable, assign tasks, supervise progress, and ensure services meet client and regulatory requirements within budget.
  • Proactively address discrepancies between our client and its customer's requirements.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments and technical innovations in mechanical engineering.
  • Assist and support junior personnel within the mechanical engineering team if needed.
  • Foster effective communication with the mechanical engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer.
  • Identify and resolve issues, develop solutions, and seek assistance when necessary.

  • An Australian recognised Bachelor qualification in mechanical engineering.
  • Membership with Engineers Australia.
  • Significant prior experience in a similar role within the mining industry – Ideally with exposure to iron ore.
  • A sound knowledge of the fundamental requirements of mechanical engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields.
  • A sound knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Competent use of mechanical engineering specific software.
  • Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite.

Apply now for the chance to join an ASX 50 Global Energy Leader, offering a long-term career opportunity in a varied and challenging role within a supportive work environment that fosters innovation and encourages new ideas. Experience the opportunity and support to develop your career on a global scale, backed by the company's unwavering commitment to health, safety, and the environment.

Only applicants with full Australian working rights will be considered.

Please apply through the link or for more information on the position please contact Patrick Chick on (08) 6146 4363 and send through a copy of your CV to

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