Senior Mechanical Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1240942

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 9, 2024

Airswift is actively looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on an initial 12-month contract in Perth, WA with a leading engineering company within the mining industry.

Working on a major sustaining capital project for an iron ore client, you will be responsible in providing essential support for non-process infrastructure (water connections – pipeline, dewatering stations – pumping, and support on gas crossover etc.).

Project Insights

  • Major sustaining capital projects for an existing mine site. Developing two (2) additional ore bodies.
  • Main design endeavors will be bulk earthworks, water transport & management, low voltage powerlines and comms.
  • New non-process-infrastructure haul road networks (civil earthworks), gas pipeline crossing, LV access roads, surface water management (waterway crossing), connection/extension to existing raw water distribution, satellite NPI facilities, communications infrastructure.
  • First 6 months will be basic design. Then transition to detailed design. A good 18 months minimum of work in the schedule.
  • Client will utilise existing plant, stockyards, and TLO.

Candidate Requirements

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree – recognised by Engineers Australia.
  • 8+ years of experience in mechanical engineering experience.
  • Not essential but beneficial to have experience with WaterGEMS.
  • Mining non-process infrastructure background preferred.
  • Will consider onshore oil and gas projects experience.

Why You Should Apply

  • Exposure to working alongside a tier one mining company.
  • Project expected to be ongoing for a minimum of 18-months.
  • Knowledge base established. Project will not be messy – client know what they are doing.
  • Technical solution delivery in tight timeframes.


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.

Only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered.
If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details or contact Elya Marzuqi directly via


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