Senior Mechanical Engineer


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About this role: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Are you ready to engineer success on a grand scale? We're seeking a dynamic Senior Mechanical Engineer to spearhead quality engineering outcomes for an esteemed client on monumental capital projects in Western Australia. If you're a seasoned pro with a track record of managing projects ranging from $25M USD to over $250M USD, this is your opportunity to make a significant impact.

  • Ensure clear definition of project scope and oversee "concept to completion" engineering design deliverables for assigned projects.
  • Define and/or challenge project solutions and engineering scopes to ensure fitness for purpose.
  • Manage engineering design deliverables, primarily through third-party collaboration.
  • Ensure top-notch engineering design quality, adhering to Tollgates and standards.
  • Streamline excess scope items and engineering design deliverables to meet project and post-project objectives.
  • Standardize and maximize the reusability of engineering design.
  • Manage engineering design contracts to ensure on-time and budget-friendly delivery.
  • Maximize the value derived from Engineering Service Providers (ESPs) through proactive performance monitoring and variation reduction.
  • Actively participate in defining strategies for engaging ESPs.
  • Ensure the correct application of standards across all aspects of the role.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs, contributing to higher business value.


Key Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, or equivalent)
  • Project management and/or contract/commercial management exposure or certifications are a plus

Other Experience Consideration

  • Engineering design and design management experience.
  • Process development, leaning of processes.
  • Multidisciplinary design integration.
  • Services contract management.
  • Construction quality control.
  • Commissioning plans and packages development and management.


  • Supportive workplace culture that values your growth and success
  • Monday - Friday roster providing a stable and predictable work schedule
  • Personalised guidance throughout the recruitment process
  • Corporate Benefits (Salary sacrificing, Novated leasing, corporate discounts)
  • Weekly Pay - super on all hours worked
  • Referral bonuses

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which specialises in connecting highly skilled workers with projects and organisations throughout Australasia and around the world. Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Keisha Hunter via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Keisha Hunter
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
+61 8 9429 5637