• Title
    Senior Structural Designer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Mining & Minerals
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for expression of interest from Senior Structural Designer who aspire to be part of a team, delivering powerful results. We look for innovative ideas and an agile approach to deliver the best possible outcomes and offer you an opportunity to progress and thrive by working collectively and making an active contribution.


    Join our collaborative team, working side by side with a global specialist chemicals company on a new and innovative project in the growing Lithium resources market to design, engineer and construct a world class processing facility.   We have a diverse range of opportunities within our Perth office and further positions in the South West.


    The greenfield project targeted to go into production in 2020 will produce Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate from a 3 train processing plant with a forecasted 60,000 per annum (Tpa) output. Further expansion plans into 2025 will see a total production of 100,000 tonnes per annum. The plant is to be constructed at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area approximately 160 km south of Perth, Western Australia and 17 km north-east of the thriving regional centre of Bunbury.


    Position Specifics & Deliverables

    • Detailed layout, design and production of drawings encompassing all aspects of a plant construction package in accordance with relevant standards and project requirements
    • Inter-discipline liaison, support and timely transfer of information
    • Timely completion of drawings and schedules
    • Review and processing of vendor data and drawings
    • Adherence to project man-hour budgets
    • Adherence to Amec Foster Wheeler Standards and Procedures
    • Assist in checking of study and project drawings
    • Assist with training of junior draftsperson
    • Miscellaneous drafting and site tasks, as directed
    • Assistance with site installation and commissioning
    • Assistance with the development of estimates

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Diploma in drafting or equivalent and sound engineering background
    • Minimum of 5 years design drafting experience, with at least 3 years in the relevant sector.
    • Well-developed computer skills with a good knowledge of 3D MicroStation as well as a working knowledge of relational databases and spreadsheets
    • Broad knowledge of construction techniques and plant operations
    • Good understanding of mineral resource technology
    • Good understanding of civil/structural technology
    • Experience with Process Plant design and layout
    • Possess teamwork skills as well as an understanding of other discipline requirements and expectations
    • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas
    • Good understanding of the scope of work and project development process
    • Proficient checking skills with ability to work unsupervised, focus on task completion, initiative
    • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas
    • Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


    If you’re an experienced Senior Structural Designer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.


    Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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