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Job ID
579596
Job Type
Full Time - Fixed Term
Location
Preston
Categories
Engineering (All disciplines), Maintenance, Manufacturing
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Mechanical Engineer


Apply now Job ID: 579596
Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Preston
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Maintenance, Manufacturing


Who we are


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer has over 100 years’ experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.

Position summary


Downer Rail and Transit Systems is committed to providing the highest quality of Rollingstock & Overhaul services for both the local Victoria and wider Australian markets. We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a six month Fixed Term Contract.

About the role:

You will work in a team environment to produce the engineering design solutions in accordance with the Scope of Works received by Downer and national standards, within project time frames. You will become a subject matter expert and work in collaboration with other departments within our organisation.

Role requirements:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (registered with Engineers Australia)
  • Mechanical Design modifications and overhauls on Rollingstock
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and investigations
  • Establish and maintain positive customer, supplier and internal relationships
  • Strong emphasis on innovation and best practice
  • Articulate complex concepts to all levels of the business
  • An analytical approach to root cause, cost-benefit, safety and risk

Specific desired skills and experience:

  • Rollingstock, aerospace, defence or similar heavy industry environment
  • Structural engineering and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills
  • Rollingstock fire engineering/ fire compliance/ FERA
  • Rollingstock interior design/ material selections
  • Familiarity with Yarra Tram standards and work practice

Culture:

Downer believes that our employees are fundamental to the culture and success of the company. Our people enjoy working for us because we offer a challenging, diverse but rewarding work environment. Downer Group takes pride in being an employer of choice taking responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate and the environment.

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team
  • Work on key rollingstock projects with an industry leader
  • A workplace focused on Zero Harm, safety is at the core of everything we do
  • Immediate start available
  • Competitive remuneration

For further information please email Glenda.Chaffey@downergroup.com.

Please note applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link.

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and on-going drug and alcohol screening

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Closing Date: AUS Eastern Standard Time


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