Senior Structural Engineer

Location: Newcastle Posted Date: November 6, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 563784 Careermine Job Id: 1818464
Senior Structural Engineer
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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Newcastle, Gold Coast, Adelaide
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines)

Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you'll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.
Position summary
Seeking experienced Structural Engineers to join Mineral Technologies and work on global mineral processing projects.

Mineral Technologies is a division of Downer, providing the delivery of innovative mineral processing solutions to clients worldwide. We work with a variety of commodities including Iron Ore, Mineral Sands, Silica Sands, Coal, Chromite, Gold, Tin, Tungsten and Tantalum. We supply a wide range of services and equipment across all stages of a mining project lifecycle from metallurgical testing and process design, plant design, equipment supply, through to turn-key plant delivery. Our specific expertise lies in providing gravity, magnetic and electrostatic separation solutions.

Due to continued growth, we are seeking office based Senior Structural Engineers to join our collaborative and innovative engineering team. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in a range of different sized projects from structural remediation work through to acting as part of a multi-disciplined design team developing first grade designs for mineral processing plant and equipment.

The positions are open across our Gold Coast, Adelaide and Newcastle offices and are permanent positions.

As a Structural Engineer with Mineral Technologies, you will:
•Work under the direction of your Regional Lead Engineer within a medium-sized team of structural engineers on a range of different-sized projects.
•Contribute to the ongoing technical development of the structural team by actively participating in our regular team meetings.
•Assist with the preparation of tenders and studies using your experience and judgement.
•Undertake detailed structural designs utilising software packages such as Space Gass, Limcon and Strand7.
•Attend site inspections on mining and heavy industrial sites.
•Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement, focusing on economic value to the company and our clients.

ABOUT YOU
•Degree-qualified Structural Engineer with strong experience in a design focused role, preparing technical engineering documentation as part of overall project deliverables;
•Previous experience in coal or metals industry would be highly regarded;
•Strong analytical and design skills with a commitment to learn;
•RPEQ status is desirable but not essential;
•Sound understanding of other engineering disciplines and how they inter-relate, along with an ability to confidently interpret and convey technical information as required with other members of the team.
•Ability to safely and effectively self-manage time, priorities and activities

WHAT WE OFFER
•The opportunity to grow and develop within an energetic, highly skilled team, with a focus on producing logical smart designs through innovation and collaboration.
•The benefits of working on a diverse range of both local and global projects, along with occasional opportunities to spend time on site.
•Highly competitive remuneration that recognises your skill and experience.
•A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do.

For more information you may contact elizabeth.skewes@downergroup.com however please note, applications and resumes will not be accepted via email - please use the links to apply.