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  • Job reference: RMS0112245

Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/07/2012
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The Company:
Our Client, an Iron Ore Joint Venture, is a partnership between global business leaders; working with a major Iron Ore Operator on its multi-billion dollar growth plans in Western Australia.

The Role:

Imagine a role whereby your ideas are listened to and implemented, a role that gives you the opportunity to shape your own career development with continuous support and a job whereby your performance is acknowledged by Management. Imagine working alongside successful people who are highly skilled and capable people, who work together as committed teams to deliver projects of excellence and a company that provides their Clients with the highest degree of confidence that their projects are being delivered to expectation. If you can imagine success, then please read on....

We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to work on large, complex Australian Mining projects from Perth CBD area, Western Australia. The role will provide high level technical support and some supervision in relation to design and engineering services for mechanical and piping engineering projects including earthworks, roads, dams, drainage, water supply and buildings. This position reports to the Engineering Manager

Your duties would consist of (but not be limited to)

• Identify the requirements for mechanical/material handling engineering input into procurement and construction contract package.
• Ensure the timely and accurate development of engineering documents for example; data sheets, inquiry packages, purchase requisitions & change orders.
• Ensure all mechanical/material handling engineering project work complies with statutory and regulatory requirements
• Prepare schedules for design work and allocating physical and human resources to enable mechanical engineering projects to be completed on time and within budget.
• Monitor progress and initiating remedial action where required to ensure mechanical engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.
• Provide high level technical support for all mechanical engineering project work as required.
• Supervise preparation of preliminary and detailed designs, specifications and documentation for all mechanical engineering project work and ensure project work complies with conditions and parameters set out in project scope of works.
• Supervise preparation of documentation for standards, procedures, safe working practices and monitor regimes in respect of work on or around mechanical engineering projects.
• Liaise with other department engineers and draftspersons to ensure project goals are met.
• Provide input to the mechanical engineering budget and address any variances from budget
• Provide progress monitoring and reporting as required

The essential requirements for this position are:

• Ideally 3-5 years 'hands on” materials handling experience as a Mechanical Engineer and 7-8 years as a Senior Mechanical Engineer: conveyors, crushing and screening plant, chutes and feeders, rotary car dumpers, stacker/reclaimers, ship-loaders, for example.
• Demonstrated experience in feasibility studies, design, construction and commissioning for mining and bulk material handling plants, including large scale conveyor design project
• Professional engineer with formal engineering qualifications

What can you expect on top of all this? You can expect a very bright future with one of Australia's leading engineering companies, who are at the forefront of the Mining industry in applying technology and innovation for greater productivity and efficiency growth. You can expect a competitive contract rate in today's market along with a very competitive bonus scheme and most importantly an existing successful, stable team of Project Controls staff. Our Client’s greatest asset is their staff. Don’t take our word for it, if you want to be part of this success story then please email Mark Pearce at or call Mark on 08 9262 6212 for a confidential discussion on how you feel this role might benefit you.

We regret to advise interested individuals that we are unable to process any Australian working visas or residency sponsorship for this position.
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