Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Designer in order to grow its Perth Mining & Minerals Asset Support division.

Wood's Asset Support business delivers integrated solutions to sustain, optimise and extend the life of operating production facilities. The core Asset Support services include brownfield projects, operation readiness, asset management and production improvement.

Working in our newly fitted offices in the Perth CBD, we have an onsite gym with five-star end of trip facilities. This is a full time permanent position.

As part of this role, while not limited to the following, you will undertake the following duties:
  • Detailed layout, design and production of drawings encompassing all aspects of a package in accordance with relevant standards and project requirements
  • Managing, directing, and overseeing a small team of designers
  • Inter-discipline liaison, support and timely transfer of information
  • Timely completion of drawings and schedules
  • Review and processing of vendor data and drawings
  • Adherence to project man-hour budgets
  • Adherence to Wood Standards and Procedures
  • Assist in checking of study and project drawings
  • Miscellaneous drafting and site tasks, as directed
  • Assistance with site installation and commissioning


Skills / Qualifications

What will set you apart is a work history which includes at least 10 years of design experience in the mining industry, at an engineering company. You will have used a number of 2D and 3D programs including Microstation, AutoCAD, and Navisworks. You will also have:
  • Broad knowledge of construction techniques and plant operations
  • Previous experience with brownfields or maintenance projects
  • Lead and support small to medium sized teams
  • Good understanding of mineral resource technology
  • Good understanding of mechanical technology
  • Experience with Process Plant design and layout
  • Possess teamwork skills as well as an understanding of other discipline requirements and expectations
  • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas
  • Good understanding of the scope of work and project development process
  • Proficient checking skills with ability to work unsupervised, focus on task completion, initiative
  • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas


Please note, only applicants holding valid working rights in Australia will be considered.

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

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. www.woodplc.com

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.