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Mechanical Engineer - Mineral Technologies

Downer - Surfers Paradise, QLD

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Who We Are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position Summary

Incorporating five business streams, Downer Engineering offers comprehensive in-house engineering capability including civil, structural, chemical, mechanical and electrical expertise. Working with customers in mining operations for over 75 years, Mineral Technologies, a subsidiary of Downer, delivers innovative, cost effective process solutions for Iron Ore, Mineral Sands, Silica Sands, Coal, Chromite, Gold, Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and a wide range of other fine minerals worldwide.

Due to continued business growth and an increasing portfolio of work in 2021, we are now seeking applications from Mechanical Engineers to join our multi-discipline engineering team based in Carrara on the Gold Coast. Working within a collaborative and dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to be involved in global projects developing high quality designs for mineral processing plant and equipment.

These Positions Will Entail The Following

  • Working with Engineering and drafting teams on tenders, studies, detailed design and commissioning of mechanical plant and equipment in the mineral resources sector
  • Developing work packages and interacting with suppliers to obtain bids and perform technical evaluations
  • Providing technical solutions through analysis, calculations and problem solving.
  • Working effectively and collaboratively within a multi-discipline team environment to deliver results within set timeframes and budgets

About You
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (B.Eng Mech)
  • 3+ years post graduate experience ideally in either of the below:
  • In an engineering design and consulting environment
  • Process plant design or in an operating plant
  • Design engineering experience and sound knowledge of materials handling elements and process plant design.
  • Strong technical aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication and organisational skills, along with an open and collaborative attitude
  • Work diligently with a focus on delivering on time.
  • Sound computer skills in particular Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Skills in Power BI would be highly regarded.

  • What We Offer
    • The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team, with a focus on producing logical smart designs through innovation and collaboration
    • The ability to work on a diverse range of designs, taking on new and exciting challenges with projects around the world.
    • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do
    • A flexible, supportive and dynamic work environment
    • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment

    To apply for this role, please submit your resume via the links provided. Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply

    For more information, please contact elizabeth.skewes@downergroup.com, however, applications must be made via the careers portal and will not be accepted via email.

    How To Apply

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    Closing Date: 19 Feb 2021 E. Australia Standard Time