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Senior Design Mechanical Engineer

Downer - Perth, WA

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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, process, 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.

Working within a collaborative and dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to be involved in multi-disciplined international projects developing high quality designs for mineral processing plant and equipment. Due to continued business growth and an increasing portfolio of work in 2021, Downer is seeking to appoint a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work across a variety of projects, based from our Perth office.

About The Role

  • Developing designs and undertaking calculations for Mineral Processing mechanical plant and equipment;
  • Delivering best practice technical solutions in accordance with project scopes, budgets and timeframes;
  • Delivering high quality engineering design outputs which are cost effective, fit for purpose and compliant with relevant specifications, client instructions, Australian Standards and other Statutory Requirements;
  • Interacting with suppliers to obtain bids and perform technical evaluations to develop work packages for equipment including performing technical evaluations of tenders;
  • Working effectively and collaboratively within a multi-discipline team environment to deliver results within set timeframes and budgets;
  • Working closely with the business development team and interacting with our clients.

About You
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (B.Eng Mech);
  • Solid experience in engineering design and consulting, specifically in Minerals Processing and EPC/EPCM projects;
  • Strong design engineering experience in materials handling, magnetic separation of mineral sands and slurry pumping of mineral slurries;
  • Sound understanding of material selection, wet process equipment and process plant design, material handling equipment including selection for life cycle cost optimisation;
  • Experience preparing work packages for mechanical equipment and confidence in performing technical evaluations of tenders;
  • Strong technical aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and organisational skills, along with an open and collaborative attitude;
  • Awareness of industry safety systems, legislation codes and contractual documentation;
  • Positive can do attitude, working diligently with a focus on delivering fit for purpose outcomes on time to budget.

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 across the world.
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do
  • We provide truly flexible working conditions incorporating part time/casual and job share opportunities throughout various office locations
  • The ability to build upon 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.

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Closing Date: 26 Feb 2021 W. Australia Standard Time