Project Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408454

Project Engineer

  • Western Australia
  • Closes July 27
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor


We are seeking a talented and experienced Junior Project Engineer to join our clients dynamic team in Perth. The ideal candidate will have a Mechanical Engineering degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the mining industry. Familiarity with project delivery in an owner’s team and/or EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management) will be highly advantageous. This role involves assisting in the planning, execution, and management of mining engineering projects to ensure successful delivery within scope, time, and budget constraints.

About this role

  • Assist in the detailed planning and execution of mining engineering projects.
  • Support the project management team in coordinating tasks, resources, and schedules.
  • Conduct regular site visits and inspections to ensure adherence to project specifications, safety standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including reports, schedules, and budgets.Communicate effectively with clients, contractors, and internal teams to ensure project objectives are met and issues are promptly resolved.
  • Provide technical support and assist in resolving engineering challenges as they arise.Participate in project meetings, providing updates on progress and addressing any concerns.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project engineering within the mining industry.
  • Familiarity with project delivery in an Owner’s team and/or through EPCM.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with engineering software (e.g., AutoCAD, SolidWorks) is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites as required.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the company.
  • Exposure to diverse and challenging mining projects.

Brunel in the United States

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, 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 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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