Mechanical Engineer
Published: 12th June 2019 (5 days ago)
Perth, Australia
Job Type

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Wood is looking for a Mechanical Engineer who aspires to be part of a team, delivering powerful results. We look for innovative ideas and an agile approach to deliver the best possible outcomes and offer you an opportunity to progress and thrive by working collectively and making an active contribution.


Join our collaborative team, working side by side with a global specialist chemicals company on a new and innovative project in the growing Lithium resources market to design, engineer and construct a world class processing facility.   We have a diverse range of opportunities within our Perth office and further positions in the South West.


The greenfield project targeted to go into production in 2020 will produce Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate from a 3 train processing plant with a forecasted 60,000 per annum (Tpa) output. Further expansion plans into 2025 will see a total production of 100,000 tonnes per annum. The plant is to be constructed at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area approximately 160 km south of Perth, Western Australia and 17 km north-east of the thriving regional centre of Bunbury.


About the role

  • Prepare deliverables of the discipline design section in line with the needs of the customer and regulatory authorities
  • Responsible for production of engineering deliverables including HAZOP, models, milestones, peers, drawings, calculations, specifications, reports and evaluations
  • Ensure that information flow to drafting and other disciplines serves to maximise output (clear, concise, correct and practical)
  • Provide technical support to the onsite construction teams, projects department and estimating department
  • Review and approve vendor data and oversee design scope changes
  • Perform site inspections, functionality testing and commissioning documentation
  • Analyse feedback from fabricators and construction personnel to improve performance

Skills / Qualifications

About You

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field from a recognised institution
  • Member of Institute of Engineers Australia, or willing to work toward membership
  • Minimum eight (4) years’ experience, ideally with at least five (2) in the mining industry
  • Knowledge of process/chemical engineering unit operations
  • Demonstrated technical engineering knowledge
  • Strong analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Ability to identify risks and work safely
  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and engineering programs
  • Understanding of Australian and common International standards and regulatory authority requirements in the relevant processing sector
  • Demonstrate a commitment to HSE, working in accordance with method statements and risk assessments as provided
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

If you’re an experienced Mechanical Engineer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today. 

Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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