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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 16986 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.

  • Seeking new talent for interesting, diverse projects coming in the New Year
  • Collaborative, inclusive work environment
  • Multiple positions and flexible employment arrangements available

The Hatch Brisbane office is currently seeking applications from both Experienced and Senior Mechanical Engineers to assist with an increasing workload that includes work on new challenging and interesting Projects.

The successful candidates will have demonstrated design experience in mining, metals, minerals processing or heavy industry environment.

Broad responsibilities of these roles will include:  establishing system requirements, performing functional analyses, defining design criteria, preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications, data sheets and reports. In addition, you will be required to develop, or provide input into 3D models and 2D drawings. Senior engineers should also be passionate about inspiring and mentoring junior personnel and teams.

Responsibilities of these roles may also include:

  • Assisting the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with defining and the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
  • Performing system analyses, establishing user requirements, analyzing system functional and performance requirements, defining design criteria, and establishing system layouts and designs
  • Preparing engineering calculations such as hydraulic modeling, stress analysis, equipment sizing and tank, pressure vessel and bin design and ensuring it satisfies user and system requirements
  • Preparing technical specifications and data sheets based on input received from other disciplines
  • Preparing and contributing to technical memos and reports
  • Providing input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates and design reviews
  • Preparing and/or reviewing project standard specifications and design criteria
  • Assisting in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports
  • Assisting with technical queries raised during the construction phase and commissioning of systems on site as required

Qualifications, skills and experience we are ideally seeking:

  • Excellent attitude towards safety and a demonstrated ability to comply with safety requirements
  • A recognized degree in Mechanical Engineering with solid post graduate experience (RPEQ highly regarded)
  • Previous experience and ability to travel and work on client sites as required
  • Have current knowledge pertinent to mechanical engineering compliance with relevant engineering standards and statutory regulations
  • Excellent attitude towards safety and a demonstrated ability to comply with safety requirements
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with our internal and external clients

This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive company and become part of an inclusive, supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve career success.

An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.

To be considered for these roles you must have current work rights in Australia (i.e. a permanent resident or citizen of Australia 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.


As an 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.  If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate. Hatch also supports and encourages a flexible workplace.  We offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks annual leave per year as part of our Purchased Leave Program.

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