Mechanical Engineer

Support Vehicles Australia

Support Vehicles Australia is a leading Design and Manufacture organisation supplying bespoke heavy equipment to key clients primarily in the Mining Industry within Western Australia.

SVA has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Mechanical Engineer to be based at our Bassendean engineering office

Principle accountabilities and duties:                                                             


Provides mechanical engineering support to engineering, production and sales
Research and development
Produces CAD models and drawings using Solidworks
3D Scanning using FARO Scanner and Polyworks Software
Product support with occasional visits to site
New product development and introduction (design for manufacture, assembly, inspect, test, installation and commissioning)
Design verification and validation
Complete Finite Element Analysis on structures.
Develops Bills of Materials and Job Packages
Technical writing of projects and product specifications. Produces technical documentation
Engineering compliance to Australian Standards, ISO, and legislation
Attend meetings and participate in technical discussions
Undertakes engineering related assignments
Maintain engineering drawings, registers and PDM
Document learnings and share best practices with the team. Engineering Wiki
Other duties as assigned from time to time to suit operational requirements

Technical Knowledge and people skills:


Technical Qualification – Mechanical Engineering Degree
Manufacturing experience. Heavy fabrication, welding specifications, assembly instructions and general arrangement details.
Previous experience with mobile plant or mining equipment and road transport industries (preferred)
Strong commitment to health and safety
An analytical mindset
Effective technical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communications skills both oral and written

Benefits and perks:

Yours standard hours will be Monday to Friday at our Bassendean facility.  We have a great friendly working environment where we are proud to work together as a team.  Deadlines are critical but you are rewarded well for getting the job done.   

Support Vehicles Australia is an equal opportunity employer and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, click "Apply Now" and send through your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.  

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