Lead Project Engineer (GDC Brisbane)

Alchemy Recruitment is working alongside a successful natural energy resource provider who is seeking an experienced Lead Project Engineer (Material Handling) to assist them with their mining operations in a Perth Head Office. 

Known for their diversity in culture by employing the industry’s best, they genuinely believe and demonstrate that their people are their greatest asset and reward generously.
* We strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates 


  • Direct and guide a team of engineers, each overseeing their individual projects, while simultaneously managing your own project
  • Optimise design management, especially managing designs done by external consultants with a strong emphasis on budget and schedule management
  • Ensure safe and efficient construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance 
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare project deliverables required to initiate, develop and execute assigned projects related to materials handling
  • Achieve engineering schedule, budget, and quality requirements
  • Engage with stakeholders to investigate requirements, obtain inputs, identify risks and understand the context
  • Contribute to the portfolio and team delivery strategies
  • Through external and internal partners define and produce scopes of work and deliverables in line with project management processes
  • Be part of a high-performing team, constantly improving and pushing the boundaries in technology, processes and value-driving initiatives


  • A minimum of 8 years experience with front loading and design (technical, cost & schedule)
  • Strong background and proven track record in projects
  • Proven budget and schedule management experience
  • A tertiary qualification in Mechanical or Civil Engineering 
  • Background in mining and materials handling (ideal) i.e. ore crushing, conveying & screening, train load-outs, balance machines (stackers & reclaimers), car dumpers, and ship loaders
  • Strong project documentation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to manage the engineering design process and prepare project deliverables including; scope of work, specifications, execution plans, cost estimates and schedule
  • Previous experience working in a matrix functional organization is highly desirable
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and communication skills will be critical to success.

In return, you can expect:
competitive annual salary OR hourly rate is provided for working for a leading mining giant with additional bonus packages. Engage with cross-functional project teams in Perth, including occasional site travel and short-term assignments in the Pilbara Region, you’ll be reporting to the Lead Area Engineer with the flexibility to work from home. There is full relocation assistance provided. 

Alchemy Recruitment is a registered and proud preferred industry employer for Women, and we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included and treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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