A diverse and dynamic, multidisciplinary engineering and infrastructure solutions company that is passionate about re-imagining engineering and designing a better future is currently sourcing a Principal Engineer to be based in Australia on a 6-month, fixed-term contract. The possibility exists that the contract duration may be extended and/or become permanent.
The ideal incumbent will be a South African national and a qualified Chemical, Mechanical or Process Engineer with Professional Registration and a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Lead/Principal Engineer;
with good working knowledge of Process Plants (Aluminium Process Plants will be advantageous), proposal writing and project management.
The Principal Engineer will be responsible for regular engagement with clients, technical design management and project management. You will have opportunities to contribute to challenging and diverse, multi-disciplinary projects and you will be supported by a team who is passionate about people reaching their potential.
Type: Contract period will be for 6 months with a possibility of being extended and/or becoming permanent.
Primary purpose: Cover the entire project lifecycle, from studies through to design and execution.
Job description / core competencies:
- Support design and delivery of engineering services, particularly for brownfield process plant projects.
- Undertake and lead the technical delivery of projects, connecting with teams both locally and globally.
- Mentor early career professionals to grow the technical capability of the team.
- Regularly spend time on client sites for site inspections, project meetings and to scope projects.
- Co-develop proposals and engineering estimates.
Location (country, city): Queensland, Australia
Job Qualification & Experience:
Qualified as a Chemical, Mechanical and Process Engineer with Professional Registration.
Minimum 10 years’ work experience as a Principal Engineer.
Process Plant working knowledge.
Aluminium Process Plant working knowledge would be an advantage.
Lead Engineer working knowledge.
Proposal writing work experience.
Required to lead and manage a team.
Project management working knowledge.
A diverse and dynamic, multidisciplinary engineering and infrastructure solutions company passionate about re-imagining engineering and designing a better future.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Principal Engineer for Aluminium Process Plant, 6-Month Fixed-Term Contract with possibility of extension – Australia – Ref: 1155760-2-2
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