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  • Job reference: RMS0213996

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
This manufacturing company works in both full manufacture of new packages and maintenance of existing fleet in both oil & gas and mining industries.

Based in Toowoomba and reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Investigate, research and execute both clean sheet design as well as develop existing exploration drilling rigs and well service rigs
  • Provide engineering support to the operational and sales teams with regards to drilling rig modifications and improvements
  • Develop and facilitate delivery of engineering designs for drill rigs and auxiliary equipment based new technologies, safety, benchmarked testing and best practices
  • Document designs including 3D modelling, manufacturing drawings, process specifications, DFMEA and risk assessments
  • Undertake engineering calculations and design analysis
  • Drive continuous improvement of equipment, products and processes being used in the field
  • Work effectively in a team environment interacting with peer engineers, operational personnel, Maintenance, Sourcing, suppliers and product line managers
  • Work closely with and provide support to other members of the engineering team through the sharing of ideas and knowledge
  • Development of product & site support literature
  • Working within project timelines & budgets

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven design experience is essential, preferably relating to fabricated component and machine design
  • Hydraulic design experience is highly desirable
  • Experience with 3D CAD modelling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enable effective communication with all levels of the business
  • An understanding of drawing standards and geometric tolerancing

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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