• Consultant Engineer (Mechanical / Mechatronics)

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    Engineering - Consultancy
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    Staff / Permanent
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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood has an immediate entry level role for a Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineer to be located out of our Perth office.  We have world class engineering capability in the fields of Vibration, Dynamics and Noise (VDN) and this role sits within the Rotating Equipment and Reliability team who are specialists in their field.


    Our ideal candidate will be interested in technical challenges solving complex vibration, pulsation and machinery performance and this role will be of interest if:

    • you want to develop your engineering skills and practical design experience in vibration and rotating equipment
    • you want to be part of a worldwide team of experts that share your interest in solving design challenges
    • you are keen to travel to client facilities in sometimes remote locations to perform complex and challenging test-work and open to sometime working at heights
    • you are an enthusiastic learner keen to work with a variety of customers and cultures

    These and many other advantages are associated with Wood – vibration, dynamics and noise (VDN).   We demonstrate technical excellence in resolving the causes and effects of vibration in rotating equipment and machinery providing engineering solutions and services improving the integrity and performance.


    In working in this specialist team you will:

    • Perform detailed analysis of balance of plant data using a range of portable systems
    • Assist with investigations, providing technical input for equipment failures and troubleshooting projects, alignments, balancing, ODS (Operational Deflection Shape) and RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
    • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships
    • Manage, implement and improve vibration, lubrication and thermography based predictive maintenance programs including on-site data collection, analysis and determination of recommendations for rotating equipment
    • Execute maintenance strategies and programs for clients whilst seeking opportunities to improve them utilising the latest in data analytics techniques
    • Identify opportunities to improve client plant reliability, availability and/or performance, collaborating with clients to turn to their advantage
    • Assist with RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) and FMECA (Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis)
    • Work with world-class industry experts who are pushing the edge of technological envelope

    Skills / Qualifications

    It takes a diverse range of people to achieve the level of impact Wood has on the global energy sector.   To be considered for this role you will have completed your Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering degree with an average mark of 70% or greater.


    As a member of the team you will: 

    • Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering from recognised tertiary institution
    • 2+ years practical experience with rotating equipment including managing and implementing predictive maintenance strategies (vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, alignment and balancing)
    • Be client focused with the ability to create robust working relationships
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high level English literacy, report writing skills and computer proficiency
    • Proficient in the latest data analytics tools and techniques and a knowledge of rotating equipment
    • Highly motivated, self-sufficient individual who enjoys working as part of collaborative and supportive team
    • Be passionate about growth and learning and keen to discover and innovate new ways to get things done
    • Be goal-orientated, brave and altruistic; be committed to leaving places better than they were before you arrived
    • Be open to be inspiring and being inspired by others 
    • Enjoy working in a project-based, collaborative environment
    • Be agile and flexible when dealing with a constantly changing environment
    • Demonstrate a commitment to Wood’s values, vision and behaviours

    Please note, that we can only accept applications from candidates who have full work rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

    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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