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Intermediate Mechanical Designer - Perth

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Date: Nov 24, 2020

Location: Perth, Western Australia, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 33364 

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.

  • Accelerate your career with a global, tier one engineering consultancy
  • Collaborative, inclusive work environment
  • Flexible work options available


The Mechanical & Piping Group is a Hatch global practice providing mechanical and piping engineering design expertise to Hatch's commodity-based business practices. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle comprising; scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction and project management.


The Hatch Perth office is seeking applications from Intermediate Mechanical Designers to assist with an increasing workload that includes work on challenging and interesting Projects. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative engineering team providing engineering services and field support. 


Reporting to the Mechanical Design Lead, you will be required to carry out mechanical design tasks in accordance with both Project requirements and Hatch standards, whilst always adhering to and promoting the company safety culture and values.

We are looking for technically competent individuals with excellent communication skills as the roles requires someone to effectively coordinate with other designers and multidiscipline engineers to complete their work and successfully contribute to achieving Project milestones.


Some of the key responsibilities of these roles will include (but are not exhaustive):


  • Understand the owner/user requirements and the project mission
  • Adhere to and promote the company safety culture
  • Perform the design and drafting of mechanical plant models using applicable standards, project technical specifications and enterprise or project procedures
  • Prepare 3D equipment modelling and 3D design
  • Use vendor drawings and information sheets to develop the model
  • Produce General Arrangement (GA) and equipment location drawings under supervision
  • PFD/P&ID drafting in an intelligent software package
  • Developing engineering design details and special items drawings
  • Using vendor drawings and information sheets to develop the model


Qualifications, Skills and Experience we are looking for:


  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering or equivalent (mechanical preferred)
  • Solid mechanical design and modelling experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a multidisciplinary EPCM environment
  • Ability to take instruction and work unsupervised at times
  • Proficient in the use of 2D CAD systems
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


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.



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, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. 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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