Company: Wood
Skills: Rotating Equipment
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an immediate requirement for a Consultant with a Mechanical engineering background in the Rotating Equipment Reliability and Condition Monitoring space to join our Perth office. We have world class engineering capability in the fields of Vibration, Dynamics and Noise (VDN) and this role sits within the Rotating Equipment and Reliability team who are specialists in their field.

Our ideal candidate will have strong capabilities in a customer facing role and enthusiasm for contributing to team experience and growth.

We demonstrate technical excellence in resolving the causes and effects of vibration in rotating equipment and machinery providing engineering solutions and services improving the integrity and performance.

In working in this specialist team you will:
  • Perform detailed analysis of turbomachinery and balance of plant data using a range of portable and online systems
  • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects, alignments, balancing, ODS (Operational Deflection Shape) and RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Manage, implement and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs including on-site data collection, analysis and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment
  • Execute maintenance strategies and programs for clients whilst seeking opportunities to improve them utilising the latest in data analytics techniques
  • Identify opportunities to improve client plant reliability, availability and/or performance, collaborating with clients to turn to their advantage
  • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)
  • Work with world-class industry experts who are pushing the edge of technological envelope
  • Collaborate with other teams within VDN and Wood to deliver effective solutions to clients

Skills / Qualifications

It takes a diverse range of people to achieve the level of impact Wood has on the global energy sector.

As a member of the team you will have/demonstrate:
  • Hold a degree in Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering from recognised tertiary institution
  • Ideally hold between 3-10 years practical experience with rotating equipment however we would consider those with less experience
  • Experience managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies, vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, alignment and balancing
  • Experience delivering digital and technology projects is advantageous
  • Agile project delivery experience also advantageous
  • Be client focused with the a bility to create robust working relationships
  • Prior experience in consulting environment or in a customer facing role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high level English literacy, report writing skills and computer proficiency
  • Proficient in the latest data analytics tools and techniques and a knowledge of rotating equipment
  • Highly motivated, self-sufficient individual who enjoys working as part of collaborative and supportive team
  • Be passionate about growth and learning and keen to discover and innovate new ways to get things done
  • Be goal-orientated, brave and altruistic; be committed to leaving places better than they were before you arrived
  • Prior site-work experience with a strong demonstrate-able safety focus would be highly regarded

Please note, that we can only accept applications from Australian citizens or those who currently hold Permanent Residency (PR) visa for Australia and do not require company sponsorship to work lawfully in Australia.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.