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AECOM Senior Mechanical Designer in Townsville, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM’s Resources and Industrial (R&I) team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Mechanical Designer with demonstrated mining, heavy industry and industrial experience to help drive the technical outcome for a range of projects from the Townsville office.

As part of our multi-disciplinary group, you will work across all project phases from studies through to detailed engineering and execution, working across the broader mining sector including underground and open cut, minerals processing, smelting and mining support infrastructure plus general industrial facilities, refineries, sugar mills, ports, water and wastewater installations.

Specifically, this opportunity will require significant technical understanding across a variety of areas including pump and pipe network design, materials handling systems and components, supporting infrastructure, fuel and oil storage and distribution facilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years+ experience in the design drafting on mining/industrial related projects – essential

  • Ability to develop concept designs from scratch with minimum supervision, ensuring innovation and safety is at the forefront of all early discussions.

  • The ability to work collaboratively – a team player that enjoys developing engineering solutions in a team environment leveraging from both known technologies and innovative designs.

  • Timeliness and accuracy of completing tasks in a clear and consistent manner

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent presentation skills and pride in work; review and verify accuracy, adequacy, and presentation of work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognised qualification (e.g. Associate Degree, Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or equivalent)

  • Highly proficient understanding of one or more core software packages including AutoCAD, Plant 3D, Navisworks and MicroStation

  • Revit experience advantageous

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263725BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.