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  • Job reference: RMS0225478

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/06/2020
  • 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 over 50 years, 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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