Job Details
  • Reference368369C_1611216136
  • LocationEast Pilbara
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

Are you an Engineering professional with a wealth of knowledge and experience, who's seeking a new opportunity to #unleashtheirpotential with a reputable industry leader?

Who are we?
Founded in 1959, Chandler Macleod Group are one of Australia's largest providers of human resource solutions. Our aim is to unleash the potential of both our employees and clients through connecting them with the Bestfit ™ opportunities around the globe.

About the role
We are partnering one of Australia's leading resources companies, to secure the services of an experienced Mechanical Engineer. Reporting to the Superintendent Engineering Governance & Technical Stewardship (GTS), you will provide guidance and technical expertise to a team of engineers with a large stakeholder group across the business with a particular focus on all aspects of balanced machines (stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders). As a GTS Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for reviewing designs and proposals in brownfields operational and capital projects and mentoring graduates.


This assignment will cover a period of 6 months, on a 5/2 4/3 FIFO roster in the WA Pilbara.

If successful, you will be rewarded with:

  • Highly competitive industry rates
  • 5/2 4/3 or 4/3,4/3 FIFO roster in the WA Pilbara.
  • 9.5% Superannuation Contribution on ALL hours worked
  • The opportunity to further your experience with a global mining provider in WA
  • A high-performing, friendly and inclusive work environment
  • This is a wonderful opportunity to expand on your previous experience alongside a fabulous and friendly working environment, within a well-known and highly esteemed organisation.


To be successful in this role, you will require the following work experience:

  • Providing technical expertise to a broad range of stakeholders including Project, Production and Maintenance teams in both planned and breakdown environments
  • Managing and governing mechanical standards
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance to all regulatory requirements and internal policies, procedures and standards with respect to classified plant
  • Identifying opportunities for technical improvements and the use of new technology to support the delivery of capital projects
  • Controlling and maintaining the blueprint (e.g. standards, specifications, procedures and drawings)
  • Reviewing and approving mechanical engineering and design requests to support our Management of Change process
  • Providing technical advice to safety incident and root cause analysis investigations
  • Assisting with the development of budget and capital planning
  • Reviewing consultant mechanical engineering work against the appropriate standards and auditing technical changes on site for compliance


Ideal candidates must also hold the following prerequisites:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Very strong technical design experience on brownfields fixed plant capital projects
  • Exposure to governing classified plant (pressure vessels, cranes, etc)
  • Strong ability to engage and interact with, and gain the confidence of a wide range of technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience gained from working in teams such as maintenance, planning, design and / or operations
  • Team focused with the desire to mentor and guide others
  • Current Australian drivers' licence

A demonstrated, proactive approach towards ensuring the well-being of yourself and others is a mandatory requirement for any role with Chandler Macleod. Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity, especially when working alongside others, will be highly regarded.

Diversity and inclusion empowers us to unleash our true potential at Chandler Macleod. Our commitment to inclusion spans across race, gender, age, religion, and identity to ensure that our employees feel comfortable being their authentic-selves at work.

If you feel suitable for this role and are ready to #unleashyourpotential with Chandler Macleod, we encourage you to APPLY TODAY!