Lead Mechanical Engineer

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Advitech is seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to support business success and growth. The ideal candidate will have strong engineering analysis and design expertise, plus consulting experience in the industrial and mining sectors. Join a Group of companies built on the philosophy that we are better and stronger together and contribute to solving complex problems.


  • Performing hands-on engineering investigations and mechanical assessments
  • Conducting peer reviews of in-house design analysis documentation
  • Checking and approving certification of designs by others
  • Leading and mentoring engineers and drafters
  • Managing relationships with existing clients and developing new business
  • Preparing proposals, tenders and estimates
  • Managing budgets and time schedules for assigned projects
  • Providing technical support to other areas of the business

About You

To be successful in this role, you will meet the following essential criteria:

  • Engineers Australia recognised degree qualification with at least 15 years’ heavy industry experience
  • A demonstrable aptitude and interest in mechanical systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A passion for learning
  • Product design experience
  • Able to develop new business and manage customer relationships
  • Sound understanding of Australian design codes
  • Engineering investigation and exceptional report writing skills
  • Experience in management of design budgets
  • Current drivers licence

Mechanical engineers meeting the following desirable criteria will be considered favourably:

  • Chartered membership of Engineers Australia and RPEQ standing (or eligibility)
  • Solid experience with design software such as Strand7 and Mathcad
  • Experience in consulting and/or manufacturing environments

About the Position

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time
Reports To: Manager – Engineering
Location (flexible): Emergent Group Headquarters, 7 Riverside Drive, Mayfield West NSW 2304

Benefits of Working Here

Advitech provides high-level engineering and environmental services, advice, and management across sectors. We believe it’s our people that set us apart from the competition. We seek passionate and qualified professionals who share our commitment to helping our clients achieve their operational goals.

When you work for an Emergent Group company you become part of a team of people committed to applying science and technology solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

We do our best to maintain a healthy, collaborative and friendly work culture, where individuality and difference are respected and all voices are heard.

The wellbeing of our people is our top priority. We offer great benefits including flexibility of working arrangements and career development opportunities.

To Apply

If you have the legal right to work in Australia and are looking for a company with an enviable culture, please send us your resume and a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements for this role.

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More Information

For more information regarding this position, call Graeme Hill on 02 4924 5400.