Mechanical Project Engineer

  • Monday to Friday roster

  • Perth based with adhoc site travel

  • 12 month duration with view to extend

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role:

WorkPac are currently seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer based in Perth to commence work as soon as possible. This position offers aMonday to Friday roster with adhoc site travel. This role will primarily be to provide support of the mechanical aspects of the package, which involves the replacement of 630, 800 & 1000kW drives and gearboxes. Structural modifications are also necessary to facilitate the upgrade and so the ability to display knowledge and experience of structural/SMP works is an advantage.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the day-to-day delivery of the mechanical aspects of the package, including the management of scope delivery, TQs, Change Management with Contractors and their Sub-Contractors.

  • Regular attendance and participation in meetings.

  • Liaise with Engineering Consultants to ensure designs are compliant with Project and Business objectives.

  • Work with package lead to develop the implementation Scope of Work and Tender Documentation for Vendor pricing.

  • Complete field inspections of work, focusing on Safety, Quality and Scope compliance

  • Work with site construction support team and build relationship with key stakeholders.

  • Project reporting to internal stakeholders and management.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Mechanical engineering degree

  • Rio Tinto inducted favoured but not essential

  • Experience working for the client side

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills

  • Intermediate MS Office skills - Teams, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Working knowledge in MS Project and Primavera P6

  • C class drivers licence

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a Good Move.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

WorkPac Principal Consultant: Sara Mason on (08) 9201 6243 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20244922

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Mechanical Project Engineer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Engineering Other
Job expiry: 2024-04-30
Reference: 7469J20244922