Senior Materials Handling Engineer


Location: East Perth

Job Type: Full time


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Sedgman Pty Limited is a market leader in the design, construction and operation of mineral processing plants for the global resources sector. Our specialised technical expertise, proven track record in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) delivery and our advanced commercial capabilities enable us to provide complete solutions which are valued by our clients. Sedgman Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of CIMIC Group Limited – one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner.

Setting the standard in terms of safety, innovation, technical capability and project delivery we are able to offer outstanding career opportunities with offices throughout Australia and internationally in Canada. The expertise and enthusiasm of our people and professional, friendly atmosphere is paramount to our continued success.

Our Materials Handling team is the largest in our business and therefore supports studies, tenders and projects across the globe and across multiple commodities. To allow us to meet the upcoming workload the team is looking at innovative ways to improve our efficiency in design whilst maintaining the right outcomes for our projects and clients. We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical/Materials Handling Engineer to join our team in Perth.

The role will require but not be limited to:
  • Working as part of an experienced and established materials handling team to leverage previous project designs, whilst still being adaptable and able to provide innovative designs and thinking when required
  • Work across a continuous succession of small and large, domestic and international projects as they progress through the project lifecycle from early concept development, detailed design, construction and operations
  • Preparing conceptual and detailed design of various ore crushing and conveying facilities and associated services
  • Defining and recommending design methods, specifications and performance of functional requirements for new projects
  • Undertaking or supervising the preparation of feasibility studies, surveys and reports, design layouts, bill of quantities and cost estimates. Generating equipment specifications and support the equipment evaluation and procurement activities during project execution.
  • Managing mechanical discipline budget and schedule during the execution of projects in all phases of maturity.
  • Carrying-out site inspections and liaising with suppliers, clients, consultants or commissioning engineers. Engineering support to installation, construction and commissioning teams with the occasional deployment as a commissioning resource.
  • Liaising with internal and external clients, other discipline professionals, and stakeholders within the industry to ensure the timely, accurate and cost effective delivery of projects

What are we looking for?
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • At least 7 years’ experience, preferably in the project design, commissioning and onsite operation environments
  • Experience with materials handling equipment such as conveyors, crushing, screening and milling
  • Site-based practical experience with commissioning, operations and problem solving issues will be highly regarded
  • Materials handling experience with multiple commodity types highly regarded
  • You will have experience leading and mentoring junior Engineers and enjoy these responsibilities
  • Communication and leadership skills combined with the ability to provide advanced technical solutions and problem solve are essential to the role
What we can offer you:
  • Flexible arrangements to help you achieve work-life balance
  • A focus on your professional development and opportunities to grow your career within Sedgman
  • A collaborative focus on continuous improvement and innovation in our safety culture
  • A friendly and social work environment
How to join our team:
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Sedgman is an equal opportunity employer - We support diversity in the workplace and a culture where employees can reach their full potential by feeling respected, included and heard.
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