Senior Mechanical Engineer

12 month+ contract role, Reputable Engineering consultancy, Perth CBD location.

Your New Company

Perth WA CBD based, you will be working with an established, reputable engineering consultancy.  They are committed to providing a high quality, cost effect service to their clients.

Your New Role

Mechanical discipline engineer to work on brownfield materials handling projects in the mining and resources sector.

  • Perth WA CBD based with occasional site trips to the Pilbara
  • Generous hourly rate
  • Design and upgrades to mechanical handling systems and equipment (including conveyors, transfer chutes, stackers, reclaimers, train load out);
  • Review of existing problematic transfers and develop solutions;
  • Specification and integration of static and rotating mechanical equipment;
  • Design of Mobile equipment and cranes;
  • Specification and integration of packaged plant.

Responsibilities will also typically include:

  • Undertake site visits to liaise with clients and develop scopes of work;
  • Work with mechanical designers to develop drawings to ensure the design intent is interpreted correctly;
  • Interact and coordinate other engineering disciplines, identify the inputs required by them and accordingly provide the same;
  • Support the project managers by the provision of timely and accurate discipline related information, analysis and recommended actions to meet project objectives;
  • Ensuring that work carried out meets quality management guidelines;
  • Interfacing with sub-consultants to ensure discipline integration;
  • Prepare preliminary design sketches for estimating purposes;
  • Complete detailed design calculations and sketches;
  • Prepare calculation reports;
  • Carry out checking of other Engineer’s calculations;
  • Management of allocated deliverables to the budget hours and schedule

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering (BEng)
  • 8+ years’ experience of mechanical design in the minerals processing industry;
  • Experience of working in a brownfields environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet key deadlines;
  • Ability to self-manage their workload and allocated budget hours;
  • Experienced in the use of conveyor design packages using Helix or BeltStat


To find out more about this role and have a confidential discussion,

26/04/2021 $0 Perth 1 Engineering
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