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Mechanical Engineer - Building Services - Brisbane

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 63743 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer – Building Services to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Brisbane.

PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
  • Develop appropriate mechanical HVAC, plumbing and drainage, and fire protection design schemes
  • Prepare and interpret engineering calculations including heat load calculations, and hydraulic modeling/calculations, and perform system analyses
  • Prepare equipment sizing while ensuring that all analyses satisfy user and system requirements
  • Prepare technical specifications and design criteria based on statutory requirements, industry standards and client/project requirements
  • Provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical drawings
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews.


You will bring to the role:


  • BSc/BEng in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of project engineering/design experience in buildings HVAC, Plumbing and Drainage, and Fire Protection 
  • Working knowledge of industry standards (NFPA, ASHRAE), regulations and codes (NCC) pertinent to the infrastructure mechanical engineering discipline
  • Experience in client engagement as a mechanical engineer in tunnel, and rail and transit projects
  • Good communication, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete tasks independently and supervise junior team members as required
  • Registration as a professional engineer preferred.


To be considered for this role you must have current work rights in Australia (i.e. Australian Citizen, a permanent resident or eligible work visa).


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.


Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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