Mechanical Field Engineer


About this role

About this role

Brunel have partnered with one of Australia’s leading EPCM delivery Service Partners to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Mechanical Field Engineer for a 12 month contract position supporting our Clients site-based team on a 15/6 roster, flying out of Perth, WA.

  • Participate in and support the Projects’ Safety Program and OneWay requirements through, safety walks, attending safety reviews, safety input into procedures, designs and pre commissioning activities.
  • Demonstrate safety leadership through the promotion and stewardship of the Project’s safety tools.
  • Ensure that all works are performed safely and in accordance with the Projects procedures and specifications.
  • Assist in the preparation of any procedures that may be needed to execute the Project.
  • Perform all field engineering for discipline requirements.
  • Be the primary contact for any project technical support and provide liaison with home office engineering for the resolution of all technical issues that cannot be resolved at site.
  • Perform quality inspections and liaise with the Client’s inspection group to ensure they are advised to attend inspections as required.
  • Raises Non-Conformance Reports for any defective or non-conforming workmanship or materials and ensure those reports along with any Corrective Actions are prepared, collated and that they are closed out prior to Turnover.
  • Ensure that punch lists are prepared, collated and that the punch items are cleared expediently. Participate in the Punchlist Meetings.
  • Assist in the development of and then maintain the Turnover Dossier.
  • Ensure that all systems are complete and that all activities necessary to get the system pre-commissioned have been performed and documented.
  • Ensure that all testing, pre-commissioning, and Turnover activities are progressing in line with the Project Schedule and the Client team signs-off the relevant check sheets.
  • Ensure the Contractors prepare documentation for field tests that require review and approval by the Client.
  • Work closely with the Construction Superintendents to ensure that the contractors produce the required quality of work in line with the Projects drawings and specifications and that they understand and produce QC documentation and that it is generally handed over in the correct system priority.
  • Attend Project progress meetings and deliver a status of site engineering activities.
  • Produce reports on Construction, QA/QC, Pre-commissioning and Turnover progress.
  • Supervise Vendor Representatives attendance in line with the schedule and verify that the work is performed by them before they depart site.
  • Assist in the measurement of progress for monitoring payment of progress claims.
  • Complete other responsibilities associated with the position as required by the Chief Field Engineer.



  • A recognised Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Sound experience in the relevant discipline in the same or similar industry, including experience in preparing reports.
  • Previous technical, practical and leadership experience in the relevant discipline, including experience in construction positions and construction management.
  • Knowledgeable in the establishment and application of engineering management systems, processes and tools
  • Excellent technical and practical skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to the business and its clients.
  • Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and a sound knowledge in relevant software.



  • ASAP Start
  • 15/6 FIFO
  • 12 Month Contract

Join the Brunel Family

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Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Chris Mitchell is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Chris Mitchell
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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