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  • Programmed Professionals is one of Australia's leading professional, engineering and technical recruitment agencies, servicing clients nationally.

    We are currently looking for experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to work on iron ore projects. This role will predominantly based in the Perth metro area with some site visits

    The Role

    We are currently looking for an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to join our Iron Ore Projects team. The role is responsible for the safe delivery of mechanical packages and scope of works to support the execution of a fast-tracked process plant upgrade.

    This will be a fixed term contract opportunity reporting into the Senior Project Engineer and will be responsible for the management and delivery of all critical project elements, including Change Control, Scope definition, Cost, Schedule, Quality, Risk and Information Management. You will be required to work from the Perth office with the addition of site visits as and when required.

    About the Role
    Operate with a demonstrated commitment to the Fortescue Values
    Develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships with internal and external clients
    Deliver work packages within the approved cost estimate, by and monitoring and controlling spend
    Develo Scope of Work documentation (SOW) for the Project
    Support and comply with approved contract and procurement execution plans
    Monitor and control project schedules
    Manage relationships with sub-contractors and suppliers successfully
    Demonstrate effective leadership and give direction to internal engineering teams

    About You
    Ideally 7-10 years' Site experience in a similar role with experience in projects including engineering and site works
    Sound Mechanical knowledge / background.
    Experience working simultaneously across differing projects in remote locations whilst based in Perth.
    Demonstrated self-starter able to think outside the box and progress work activities to deliver the best outcomes.
    Ability to progress various components of work in parallel and with urgency
    Iron Ore Processing experience, ideally with magnetic separation equipment.

    This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to further develop their career within a leading organisation in Western Australia's resource sector.

    For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Taj Pozzi at Programmed Professionals on or email

  • Skills (required)

    • Engineering
    • Engineering Drafter
    • Mechanic

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