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BMT • AUS - Cairns, QLD, AUS - Melbourne

Senior Mechanical Engineer (CI)

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Work for a global high-end design house and technical consulting firm solving complex real-world problems.

We Design. We Guide. We Protect. We Sustain. We Train. We Transform

Learn more about your next company - (Welcome to BMT)

BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for excellence. We're driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, greener, and more efficient. We provide our customers with the capability, capacity, and confidence to enable them to make the right decisions at the right time by drawing upon the expertise of over 1,300 professionals located in UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia Pacific, and the Americas.

Delivering independent, complex design and consultancy capabilities for over 37 years, we pride ourselves on being equipped to support our customers to tackle the most complex design and systems issues, and challenges, which enables the industry to deliver safer, cleaner, and more fuel-efficient shipping for the future. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high value products and services across the maritime sector. The group's assets are held in beneficial ownership for employees.

Your next exciting job opportunity –

Are you a seasoned Senior Mechanical Engineer with a passion for driving impactful solutions within the critical infrastructure landscape? We are seeking a proficient and experienced individual to join our team in Melbourne. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in spearheading engineering projects, utilising your expertise to create innovative solutions that influence the infrastructure and energy sectors across the Asia-Pacific region.

If you are seeking an opportunity to lead transformative projects, influence critical infrastructure development, and collaborate within a dynamic team environment, we encourage you to apply and be part of our pioneering efforts in Melbourne's Critical Infrastructure team.

In this role you will be able to:

  • Conduct stress analysis of machines, machine components, and structures using advanced techniques such as SpaceGass, finite element modeling, and computational fluid dynamics.
  • Innovate and develop client-centric solutions that significantly impact the infrastructure and energy sectors in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Collaborate seamlessly within the BMT APAC team, leveraging technical expertise to successfully execute multifaceted projects.
  • Lead the design of new port facilities catering to bulk commodity product handling.
  • Oversee the design of port bulk materials handling equipment, including shiploaders, ship-unloaders, container cranes, conveying systems, transshipment systems, and bulk storage systems.
  • Drive initiatives concerning mining equipment such as conveying systems, stackers, reclaimers, and bucket wheel excavators.
  • Contribute expertise in designing equipment across heavy engineering sectors like energy, defence, rail, shipping, and transport.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in renewable energy technology within project frameworks.
  • Efficiently project manage various endeavors, ensuring adherence to scope, timelines, cost, and quality benchmarks.
  • Uphold stringent adherence to quality, safety, and environmental standards in all project undertakings.
  • Actively engage with clients, fostering relationships, and driving business development initiatives.

Relevant Education, Experience, and Skills:

Essential:

  • A degree in mechanical engineering or a related field, or higher qualifications.
  • 7 to 10 years of hands-on experience in heavy industry settings.
  • Proficiency in computational stress analysis using software packages like ANSYS, SpaceGass, and/or SolidWorks.
  • Current RPEV (Mechanical), or ability to obtain one.
  • In-depth familiarity with local and international design codes governing equipment (e.g., AS4324.1, AS1418, ISO 5049 & FEMII).
  • Practical on-site knowledge of maintenance and operational issues.
  • Flexibility for short-term interstate and overseas travel.
  • Strong analytical, design, and investigative skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and people management abilities.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in building rapport with both team members and clients.
  • Robust commercial and financial acumen.

Desirable:

  • Experience in design software such as SpaceGass, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and Ansys.
  • Proficiency in plant and structural compliance inspections, condition assessments, troubleshooting on-site, life extension studies, mechanical design, and stress analysis.
  • Expertise in fields including the design of port facilities, port bulk materials handling equipment, mining equipment, heavy engineering, and renewables technology.

BMT Careers -

We draw upon a wide range of experience to provide high-quality, high-value products and services.

To be the best, We recruit the best - naval architects, engineering consultants, maritime and marine engineers, risk consultants, environmental scientists, offshore energy experts and project managers with a proven pedigree. Each year we also take on many graduates through our early careers programme.

BMT have a brain-rich culture nurtured by our belief in liberating the talent of our people. We want our employees to be part of our future success, which is why we support them throughout their careers, helping today's recruits become the experts of tomorrow. BMT offer outstanding opportunities to work on a wide variety of exciting projects at locations around the globe that supports retaining skilled talent, resulting in low staff turnover compared to other companies in our sector.

Join our talent community - Whether we're hiring for a role right now or planning for upcoming work when we find great people, we want to connect with them and keep the conversation going. Being part of our talent community means you'll be kept up to date with current vacancies, new job alerts, events we think you might be interested in and kept top of mind for opportunities that match your skillset and capability.

BMT Recruitment Process -

  • Submit your application.
  • Screening & skills evaluation.
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • Referee and Pre-Employment Checks
  • Pre-Employment Medical
  • BMT Employment Offer!

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Our Benefits -

Our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive. We value your contribution by offering the following benefits –

  • Competitive salary offering
  • A performance-related bonus scheme based on personal, and company performance.
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), comprising confidential health, legal and financial advice on a 24/7 basis.
  • Learning and Development opportunities to support you in achieving your business and personal objectives and releasing your full potential.
  • We are passionate about driving culture to embed sustainability into the core of our business.
  • We are a workplace that values diversity and individual talents.

BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! we are interested in speaking to skilled talent with ADF capabilities regardless of where your located within Australia, We have offices located in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth and offer flexible work arrangements including work from home and hybrid.

Embracing Sustainability -

Through science, technology, and engineering, we are embracing sustainability across the entirety of our business to make a real difference. We see global challenges as opportunities to support our customers in managing their impact and becoming more resilient. We are also on a mission to improve how we operate as a business, so that we can lead by best practice, and have a positive impact on the environment and our local communities.

Culture & Diversity:

BMT is an equal opportunities employer, committed to an inclusive culture where our employees feel a sense of belonging, and encourage diversity among our global workforces. Our genuine guarantee to always recruit, retain and motivate the best possible talent into our business and pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought is sought after and valued.

We regularly review our policies and practices from recruitment and selection to development and progression with an equity lens to ensure that everyone regardless of their gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, age, ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, life circumstance or marital status have what they need to succeed and thrive at BMT.

BMT continuously promote diversity awareness throughout the organisation at a global level through our employee learning and by recognising and celebrating our employees’ contributions, diverse background, and life experiences. Furthermore, we actively encourage everyone to improve the workplace and work together against harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Our Values:

We believe that an organisation can only be number one in its market if everyone in it works together as one. How we behave is just as important as what we do and BMT has a strong set of values that are embedded into the foundation for all our activities. Trust I Innovation I Passion I Respect I Collaboration

Notice to Recruitment Agency & Related Services:

Please note BMT receive job applications exclusively via our ATS system only. BMT do not warrant or agree to any unsolicited CVs submitted via any contact method including physical hard copies left with any employee at BMT or within our operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email, and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Location
87%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
84%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
78%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
67%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
74%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees

1000

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

66:28:6

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

Australia
Canada
Netherlands
Singapore
United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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