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Technical Director - Mechanical Engineer

GHD - Melbourne, VIC

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GHD's Plant and Process group is seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Director/ Mechanical Engineer to join them in Melbourne. This opportunity offers the ideal balance of technical leadership and client relationship management in the delivery of proposals, reports and technical design. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working within a dynamic design-led environment with a focus on innovation and sustainability delivering high quality outcomes for clients.

Deliver detailed design services for all mechanical elements of heavy industrial facilities such as hydraulics (water, fuels and chemicals), gas services, fire protection services (hydrant and hose reel systems, sprinklers, foam systems, deluge systems, gas suppression, fire detection, emergency warning intercom systems) and on-site water treatment. This position has responsibility for appreciating client or project technical requirements, developing solutions and leading the preparation of multi-disciplinary design documentation for the engagement and delivery of works for oil and gas, industrial, power station and water authority clients.

You Will Be Involved In

  • Project scope establishment, tender preparation, design and project management
  • Exposure to a wide range of projects and industries including storage and handling of dangerous goods, process and industrial plant, conventional and future energy (alternative fuels, hydrogen, biomass)
  • Managing project budgets to deliver positive financial outcomes that balance quality and schedule requirements while meeting or even exceeding client expectations
  • Frequent interface with clients to define and clarify scope, technical requirements, and drive project outputs
  • The ability to mentor, grow and develop junior team members to continue the successful growth of the team.
What would you bring to the team?
  • Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer with 15-20 years’ relevant experience in the detailed design/ preparation of technical documentation for the construction and delivery of heavy industrial and water market projects
  • Willingness to contribute to and lead business development activities backed by an active professional network
  • Practical knowledge of relevant Australian Standards and codes of practice including Industrial Fire Protection systems compliance, design and hazardous area classification
  • The ability to appreciate a project and the value the client seeks to derive from it and use that to engage and excite clients to win work with innovative design solutions
  • Strong communication, a positive mindset and drive with a passion for creativity and personal development
  • Flexibility to work autonomously and in diverse teams including the mentoring and direction of junior staff.
Interested? Apply now.

Contact Linda Graham

T +61 3 8687 8846.

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.

Job Posting

Apr 27, 2021