Junior Mechanical Engineer

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Job Description

About the role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Junior Mechanical Engineer to join the Stantec team. Working out of our newly refurbished Perth offices you will form an integral part of our growing Mechanical Engineering team. If the Mining industry is something you’re passionate about, then this is the opportunity for you!

As our new Junior Structural Engineer you’ll have up to 3 years of solid work experience and willing to join a team that works on all aspects of mining engineering projects, not only locally, but across Australia. You’ll be tasked on projects for a diverse client set, from ‘Junior’ to 1st Tier international mining companies.

The following are some of your key responsibilities:

Use knowledge of general concepts of mechanical engineering elements through investigation and analysis, to support engineering projects;

Perform basic calculations to analyze and design mecjanical system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software;

Assist team in preparing mechanical designs, drawings, specifications, presentations and reports, and gather information to support design decisions;

Assist in basic interpretation and verify compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards and practice:

Work with other engineering disciplines and professionals in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer;

Assist the team in providing support services during construction that can include submittal reviews, responses to requests for information and contract document clarifications;

Perform field work related to construction related activities as required; and

Perform other duties as assigned by senior engineering staff.

About you

Recently graduated (within 3 years) with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering;

Work experience or a demonstrated interest in developing a career as a Mechanical Engineer with a strong focus on the Mining or Resources industry;

Eagerness to develop key communication skills by dealing with a range of clients, stakeholders and commercial companies;

Flexibility as you could be asked to work from other offices at times including client secondments; and

Drive to work towards chartership.

What we offer

As a Stantec junior engineer, you will have many opportunities available to you, such as:

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing;

Mentoring, technical support and encouragement;

Learning and Talent Development Programs – Including Global programs, online learning and on-the-job learning;

Access to global industry leaders through our Practice Leader network;

Genuine flexible working arrangements – including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment;

Taking your skills overseas via a young professional’s exchange;

Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave;

A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables;

Working in remodeled in fresh latest designs professional offices with extensive on-site end-of-journey facilities;

Access to public transport at front door;

Professional memberships;

A global young professionals’ network;

Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI);

Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs;

Service Recognition Awards; and

Employee Assistance Program.

Starting your engineering career with Stantec is easy! As an Engineers Australia Partner, we’ll pay your membership fees and assist you along the path to registration. You’ll have the chance to work on leading-edge projects and work alongside some of the industries best professionals.

At Stantec we have created a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to reach their full potential. Our team enjoy a fun and flexible working environment where they are supported in reaching their career goals and delivering value to Stantec’s clients.

We encourage our employees to have an enjoyable and rewarding career with an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Submit your most recent CV and a Cover Letter – outlining your interests for a career in the Mining, Energy and Resources industry and any relevant work experience / studies you have in this area.