Mechanical Engineer - Materials Handling Centre of Excellence

Requisition ID: 269598 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: N/A 
  • Work Location: Brisbane, QLD 


Bechtel Mining and Metals is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be based in our Brisbane office to contribute to the design of mechanical systems for materials handling and mineral processing plants across the globe. 


About the Benefits:

There are many reasons why choosing to join Bechtel is one of the best career decisions you will ever make. In addition to working with talented, dedicated people and having the opportunity to play an integral role in stimulating and challenging local and international projects, Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live a healthy life. With a market aligned salary package and annual discretionary performance bonus scheme in place, employee wellbeing is also at the centre of our business - promoted through our strong health and safety focus and private health cover including access to a leading employee assistance program.


About the Role:

As Mechanical Engineer – Materials Handling, you will report to the Principal Engineer and will be working in the Bulk Materials Handling Centre of Excellence team in Brisbane supporting the entire Bechtel Mining and Metals business.


You will:

  • perform calculations and basic preliminary analyses.
  • prepare and administer equipment package documentations and possibly be active as a package engineer for the bulk materials handling equipment packages.
  • compile, verify, and correlate data relating to general mechanical engineering problems.
  • use various computer programs, contributing to the design of mechanical systems for materials handling systems.
  • 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.
  • 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.


What You Bring:

  • degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical discipline from an accredited university.
  • experiences in rail mounted machines highly regarded.
  • 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.


Working Rights in Australia without employer sponsorship are required.


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Why Choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that people like you deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work. Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers. People like you are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.


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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.