Jacobs Mechanical Engineer in Perth, Australia

Mechanical Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Due to continued growth and involvement in major projects Jacobs has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our established Industrial group to assist in mechanical and materials handling engineering design and project works.

This role will provide technical support for the design effort in accordance with the project delivery process, technical standards and Company and Client procedures.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Provide technical engineering expertise to projects as required

  • Develop efficient and functional designs, undertake detailed calculations, provide input to drawings, specifications, equipment and material selection, and vendor liaison and technical assessment

  • Report to the Lead Engineer to provide task estimates and progress updates

  • Assist Lead Engineer in developing responses to requests for quotations and technical documents

  • Commitment to quality and compliance criteria

  • Assist the Lead Engineer with resolution of engineering issues and challenges

  • Implement improvements to design, procedures, proposals and work practices that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the group and our clients

  • Preparation of clear and concise documentation including calculations, data sheets and reports

  • Assessment and management of design and project risks, including participation in Safety in Design reviews

  • Communication with peers and clients to provide informed and timely responses and deliverables

  • Knowledge of and compliance with relevant Australian and International Standards, and Statutory and Regulatory requirements

About you

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in design and project works. This should include materials handling design (conveyors and process plants), and industrial piping and pumping design (hydraulic network calculations is desirable). You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You will have an ethical and proactive approach, and work well in an individual and team environment. Previous experience in the Mining Industry will be highly regarded.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Perth

Req ID: MIN000121