Principal Engineer

1300 Hired

Mackay. Principal Engineer opportunity. Growth business, 2IC to MD, manage projects & mentor team. Heavy ind. focus. Exceptional clients, $250k-$170k

  • Mackay, superb mix of coastal lifestyle and family facilities
  • Growth company, blue chip client base
  • $250k-$170k package neg. on experience
About Mackay
Located in tropical Central Queensland, Mackay is a hub for great lifestyle and industry (mines and ports). It boasts tropical islands, exceptional outdoor and water based facilities. With a median house price much less than major capital cities, great quality housing is very affordable.

The Company
This company is a well established, respected and expanding engineering consultancy servicing mines, ports and heavy industry. Based in Mackay, they provide high quality engineering solutions in the Central Queensland region to an enviable range of private and ASX listed clients. Their specialist engineering support to major operations includes maintenance and upgrade projects and this continues to provide a consistent and growing workload.

The Opportunity
This company has grown steadily and continues to grow through a strategic plan, many long-standing employees and low staff turnover. This is a unique opportunity to join a close-knit team, define your future career and help the growth of this exciting business.

Due to ongoing business growth, this is a superb opportunity for a Principal Engineer to manage the team, supporting and reporting to the Managing Director. This will be ideally suited to either:
  1. A Principal Engineer with demonstrated business unit, team management and engineering skills, or 
  2. An experienced Senior Structural Engineer with solid people management, business and engineering skills, and who is ready to step up to the next level
Involved in a variety of projects eg ports, mines & heavy industry, you’ll provide management support whilst managing the day to day needs of teams undertaking structural engineering designs, inspections, investigations and repair designs for a range of clients and client sites.
Key Responsibilities
  • Chair daily & weekly meetings with the team & other members of the Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Coordinate with the SMT and project teams to execute work on time, budget & quality
  • Provide technical support and direction to the business generally
  • Carry out project involvement on specific higher level projects as required
  • Manage clients and some business development activities
  • Manage and coordinate project resources
Key Skills & Attributes
  • Impeccable verbal, interpersonal & written communication skills
  • High level of technical ability in structural design in materials handling industry
  • Design exp in bulk handling machines advantageous (shiploaders, stacker reclaimers to AS4324)
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and mentor multiple engineering teams
  • Proven ability to engage with and foster strong relationships with long term clients
  • Must have RPEQ and/or CPEng
As one of the leading specialist consulting companies in the region, they are growing with many long-standing employees and low staff turnover. This is a rare opportunity to join a growth business, define your future career and influence the growth of this exciting business. An attractive salary package will be negotiated depending on your experience. Relocation assistance (if required) can also be provided.

This opportunity is available either for an immediate start, OR for a start at an agreed time in the coming months. Enquiries can be made in the strictest of confidence to Neil on 0410313840. 

Please address the selection criteria in your cover letter and register through the Apply facility below. You must have local (Australian) engineering experience and be eligible to reside in Australian to be considered. Applications close Wednesday 23rd September, 2020.