Job Details
  • Reference381353B_1633414927
  • LocationPerth
  • SalaryAU$50 - AU$65 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 days ago
  • ConsultantScott Harrison

Chandler Macleod is excited to be partnering with it's client to present you with this fantastic opportunity to join one of the leaders in the WA Iron Ore mining industry. Reporting to the Design Manager, the Water Projects Design Engineer will be responsible for delivering detailed design deliverables associated with water infrastructure projects across all sites. The Design Engineer will take the lead role in ensuring that projects are designed according to the relevant Australian and company standards in the most cost-effective manner.

Working from the client's Perth operation base on 5/2 roster (Mon-Fri) with regular site visits to the Pilbara region. You will also receive competitive hourly rate and possibility for further extension after your initial contract if workload permits.

About the role:

  • Competency in relevant water infrastructure design, preparation of technical deliverables, budgeting, scope definition and liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate project design reviews including initial field inspections and adherence to basis of design and stakeholder requirements.
  • Hydraulic modelling of pipelines, borefields, pump stations, Turkey's nest, etc.
  • Develop final engineering deliverables including but not limited to pipeline schematics, GA's, P&ID's and critical equipment selection.
  • Develop project work package including of Material Take Offs, Contractor Scope of Works, Project Risk Assessments and Contractor Bill of Quantities.
  • Input to capital estimates including quantity calculations
  • Co-ordinate operational readiness requirements of the project
  • Schedule compliance, delivering design deliverable in accordance with the schedule.
  • Act as checker for other designers
  • Construction support in responding to Technical Queries and revising design deliverables as required.
  • Produce critical equipment data sheet and technical/cost review vendor proposal to ensure project requirements compliance.
  • Ensure designs are produced in accordance with project, discipline, statutory regulations, good practice and procedural requirements
  • Clear and timely communication regarding design change issues
  • Liaison, support and timely transfer of information to other disciplines


About you:

  • Relevant Mechanical or Civil engineering degree (Piping and hydraulic design experience is preferable);
  • Minimum of 3 years hydraulic & piping design experience, ideally within the mining industry;
  • Previous experience in dewatering projects;
  • Understanding of discipline technology and other discipline requirements
  • Understanding of Australian and common International standards and regulatory authority requirements in the mining and water industries.
  • Clear communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Ability to travel to site if required
  • Ability to self-start and deliver on schedule and on budget
  • Competency in AutoCAD, Visio, Arc map (preferable)
  • A problem-solving mentality with the ability to "think outside of the box"
  • Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


A demonstrated, proactive approach towards ensuring the safety 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!