Mechenical Design Engineer

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to enter the field of mechanical design. Based in Mackay, QLD, Australia, you will be part of a growing team to provide engineering and technical expertise to production, manufacturing, sales and logistics departments. With a supportive team environment and the flexibility to specialise in various niche fields of your choice, this kind of career opportunity comes once in a lifetime.

After a training and learning period you will begin with designing turnouts and components for railway infrastructure, with room for advancement into specialties typical of the mechanical engineering field.

This initial position involves:

  • Processing of project orders and estimates
  • Provide engineering drawings, production drawings, engineering parts lists and assembly details as required for estimating production and purchasing
  • Provide design and technical expertise to meet contractual requirements for the design of permanent way materials and drawings
  • Preparation of bill of materials and part numbers to meet manufacturing requirements
  • Be associated with checking of specifications and tender documents and verifying of production drawings and bills of material
  • Utilise 2D and 3D CAD software to design turnouts and components from complete layouts to manufacturing drawings
  • Development of improved drawings, parts lists and details associated with the manufacture of VAE products and where possible implement standardization
  • Apply kinematic and geometric principles to determine layout geometries
  • Apply material strengths principles to determine dimensions of turnout components

 Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
  • High level communication skills - written and verbal
  • High level of conceptual, analytical  and problem solving skills
  • Workshop and/or railway experience would be beneficial but not essential

If this sounds like it would suit you, you are able to work autonomously but at the same time be part of a team, then we would love to hear from you.

Please prepare a covering letter outlining your relevant personal qualities and work experience (this must be included for your application to be considered).

10/03/2020 $0 Mackay & Coalfields 1 Engineering
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