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  • Job reference: RMS0204581

Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our client is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join them for a 6 month contract.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Steam piping asset management work
* Maintenance strategy updates and/or creation, Inspection/NDT plans, assistance with engineering for repair work of steam trap arrangements, hot taps, isolation valve repairs and replacements, control valve and PSV repairs and replacements
* Fac110 boiler feedwater system - assistance with engineering and repair plans for header and valves maintenance, desuperheater sprays and valves maintenance.
* Conversion of heavy fuel oil to diesel (for coal fired boilers - start up and alternative fuel) - review of system requirements for diesel operation (supply side only - pumps, piping, cooling, strainers), assistance with engineering for cutover. (note boiler burner work is NOT part of this work)
* Fac112 Boiler feedwater system review
* New package boilers maintenance strategies/plans review and implementation
* Fac110 boiler bottom ash sluice system repairs assistance

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in a similar role
* Experience working on coal fired power stations (advantage)
* Hold Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent
* Low voltage, instrumentation, and control valve experience
* Preferable to have brownfields experience with either power station or Chemical/processing plant using steam
* Exposure to control and boiler management systems

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