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Mechanical Engineer - Materials Handling Centre of Excellence

Requisition ID:  251705

Requisition Posting End Date: 08/24/2022

About Bechtel


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.



About the Role


We are currently seeking Mechanical Engineers to contribute to the design of mechanical systems for materials handling and mineral processing plants across Australia. Working in the Centre of Excellence team in Brisbane who support the entire business, you will have the opportunity to learn from a highly experienced team whilst growing and developing your own career. 


In this role you will: 

  • Perform calculations and basic preliminary analyses.

  • Compile, verify, and correlate data relating to engineering problems.

  • Use computer programs as directed.

  • Contribute to the design of mechanical systems for materials handling and mineral processing plants.

  • Perform work using the Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs).

  • Participate in the preparation of material requisitions, specifications, and other procurement related documents.

  • Assist in the evaluation of suppliers and technical bid evaluations.

  • Provide input and/or maintaining records for equipment and components.

  • Check manufacturer and supplier drawings and data for compliance with specifications and design requirements.

  • Assist in conceptual designs, studies reports and proposals.

  • Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.

  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.

  • Safety — Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) procedures and contribute to safety in design work processes.

  • Quality Assurance — Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the Project.



About You


  • Must have graduated within 3 years prior to hiring date with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical discipline from an accredited university.

  • Basic computer skills including competence in MS Office suite and other common software.

  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for individual and team tasks.

  • Analytical problem-solving capabilities.

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication. 

  • Previous internship within an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) company or experience on an operational mine site is desirable.



What We Offer You:

  • Excellent career growth opportunity and flexible work-life arrangements

  • Competitive salary package and performance bonuses

  • Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business promoted though private health cover and access to a leading employee assistance program.

  • Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to livehealthy lives.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.