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  • Job reference: RMS0213996

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A long established company with a rig fleet that caters for both conventional and light class wells, with in house engineers and designers that can manufacture a tailored solution from start to finish.

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

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