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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/01/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Company:
Our client is working as part of a new project to design, construct and commission a new mining and processing operation within Western Australia and are currently building a team to support this project.

The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Design Engineer on a 5-6 month contract based in Perth. The role will report in to the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer and is accountable for providing mechanical design services for the engineering delivery of the mechanical packages

Main Responsibilities include but will not be limited to: 
Ensure safety is the first priority at all times personally, within the team and for all consultants and contractors
Lead/own and manage mechanical design deliverables including scope, battery limits, interfaces, change management, budget, schedule, special conditions, design drawings and specifications
Tracking of progress of design deliverable and report on progress in terms of earned value, physical, spend and schedule
Prepare plans and reports as required or directed
Assist in the development and management of project budget, schedule, and quality
Provide review for developed design docs. - SOW, Specifications, Quantities, drawings, etc.
Remain flexible and maintain a "do what is necessary and right for project" approach to tie the project functions together and integrate the project under a unified umbrella to achieve corporate objectives.
Lead and manage designers and drafters on mechanical activities and ensure input from stakeholders is captured and incorporated into designs
Establishment and delivery of the detailed mechanical design outputs to agreed budget, schedule and cost
Prioritise tasks within the role

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Demonstrable focus on management of safety
7+ years experience in mechanical design in a consulting environment preferably in mining or heavy industry
Costing management and budget tracking
Delivery schedule management
Strong knowledge of Australian codes and standards
Understanding of project controls, design documentation, procurement processes and delivery
Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer from recognised tertiary institution

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