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  • Job reference: RMS0106065

Senior Materials Handling Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/03/2012
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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:
à Identify the requirements for mechanical/material handling engineering input into procurement and construction contract packages
à Ensure the timely and accurate development of engineering documents for example; data sheets, inquiry packages, purchase requisitions & change orders
à Ensure all mechanical/material handling engineering project work complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and company policies and practices.
à Prepare schedules for design work and allocating physical and human resources to enable mechanical engineering projects to be completed on time and within budget.
à Monitor progress and initiating remedial action where required to ensure mechanical engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.
à Provide high level technical support for all mechanical engineering project work as required.
à 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.
à Supervise preparation of documentation for standards, procedures, safe working practices and monitor regimes in respect of work on or around mechanical engineering projects.
à Liaise with other department engineers and draftspersons to ensure project goals are met.
à Provide input to the mechanical engineering budget and address any variances from budget
à Provide progress monitoring and reporting as required
à Undertake scope control and trending of scope changes as needed
à Undertake engineering support for the contracts
à Meet assigned dates for engineering deliverables
à Experience on EPCM and an understanding of the culture and goals

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
à Previous experience on EPCM Projects
à Extensive 'hands on” materials handling experience: conveyors, crushing and screening plant, chutes and feeders, rotary car dumpers, stacker/reclaimers, shiploaders, etc
à Demonstrated experience in feasibility studies, design, construction and commissioning for mining and bulk material handling plants, including large scale conveyor design projects
à Professional engineer with formal engineering qualifications
à Minimum 10 years experience in material handling, mining or related industries.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Required Skills:
à Ability to manage and lead a discipline team
à Ability to undertake concept studies as well as design in detail
à Ability to think analytically and logically
à Ability to communicate with peers, senior management & the client
à Ability to assess project risks and understand associated contingencies
à Ability to form & foster collaborative relationships within the business and externally
à Understanding of and ability to follow Company & Client policies and procedures
à Ability to impart skills and train others
à Strong organisational skills
à Ability to delegate tasks and communicate
à Understanding HSE regulations and standards
à Ability to implement cost control measures
à Superior communication skills, be an enthusiastic team player with a record of delivering high quality output in a fast-track project environment.

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