Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Building & Construction
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 13 December 2021

About this role: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

About this role: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Brunel is an industry leader when it comes to delivering successful results for our client base across the Construction, Rail, Infrastructure, Mining, Power and Oil & Gas industries.
Our client is a leading national Civil Contractor. They are now seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team based in South West WA. The company is offering an attractive salary package and relocation package for the successful candidate

  • Carry out engineering and design scopes of work as directed by the Senior/Lead Mechanical Engineer.
  • Perform and verify designs using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) methods, first principles calculations, and/or current best practise engineering methods.
  • Ensures designs are compliant to relevant Australian Standards, Statutory Requirements, and Client Specifications.
  • Works in accordance with engineering and design quality processes and procedures.
  • Design in accordance with the Safety in Design philosophy.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Obtain quotations for sub-supplier equipment necessary for the manufacture of equipment/machines.
  • Issue Technical Queries and Non-Conformances as appropriate.
  • Assist with the preparation of engineering documentation as required.
  • Assist the Estimating Division to prepare tenders and quotations to clients including technical clarifications/details.
  • Obtain quotations from the supply chain as required.
  • Comply with the quality management systems.
  • Helps to enhance processes and procedures within the engineering group where possible.
  • Provide a mentor role to trainees and less experienced engineers.



  • 5+ years’ experience in a Mechanical Engineering Design role.
  • Holds a Degree Qualification (or equivalent) in Engineering.
  • Has experience in the Mining and Resource industry.
  • Possess good mechanical engineering design skills.
  • Can operate FEA software package ANSYS and/or Strand7.
  • Ensures designs are compliant to relevant Australian Standards, Statutory Requirements, and Client Specifications.
  • Possess strong computer skills and is competent with MS Office suite.
  • Has experience with AutoDesk AutoCAD.
  • Can read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Understands quality management systems.Has excellent organisational skills.
  • Has the ability to meet deadlines.Ability to respond to a changing work environment.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
  • Right to work within Australia.



This company offers a fantastic salary package, plus a relocation allowance, mentorship from the senior management team and fantastic staff retention coupled with working in WA’s beautiful South West region.

Please note all applications will be treated with the utmost confidence and due to the high number of applications received; only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then click the ‘apply’ button now and please note all applications will be treated with the utmost confidence.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Connecting Specialists to Pioneering Projects

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Simon Hart via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Simon Hart
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
08 9429 5604

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