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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Date: Nov 9, 2018

Location: Perth, Western Australia, AU

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Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Offering some of the most dynamic career opportunities in the industry, Chevron Australia is the operator of two of Australia’s largest natural gas developments - the Gorgon and Wheatstone Projects - and manages world-class operations and exploration activities.


Chevron Australia has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer to join the Technical Projects team. Based in Perth and reporting to the Engineering Lead, this permanent role will lead the mechanical engineering (static, packaged and rotating equipment) discipline work which forms part of core multi-disciplinary resources servicing brownfield projects for both Gorgon and Wheatstone.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Develop cost time resource (CTRs) for the Mechanical discipline relating to brownfield technical projects
  • Assign and monitor progress of discipline resources
  • Develop technical solutions
  • Develop and approve a wide variety of discipline deliverables
  • Develop, check and approve calculations / analyses
  • Functional review of management of change (MOC)
  • Provide technical expertise on discipline design principles
  • Provide input to ‘Request for Proposal’ and ‘Request for Quotation’ and review of technical bid packages
  • Apply appropriate Chevron project management system, facility design and construction (FD&C), MOC and capital stewardship principles 
  • Manage and control change by developing relationships and providing effective communications with diverse, cross-functional stakeholders
  • Commitment to health, environment and safety and Chevron best practices


Key skills and experience required:


  • Proficiency within mechanical engineering discipline including experience of concept, front end, detailed engineering and design requirements within an operational environment
  • Proficiency with onshore and offshore, mechanical (static and rotating machinery) engineering designs and technologies (e.g. modular / offshore platform) applied on the operated assets including associated engineering and design deliverables
  • Familiarity with Chevron project development and execution process, FD&C, MOC and operational excellence requirements preferred
  • Previous experience with engineering, procurement and construction, detailed engineering and design environments including assurance role of contractor work preferred
  • A background and appreciation of working in a Brownfields environment
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and build key relationships that contribute to business results
  • Collaborative working style complementing a positive mindset, that is resilient to changes in priorities and work scopes, which promotes effective and ongoing teamwork.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Chevron’s values of integrity, partnership and trust and achieving an incident and injury free environment


Why join Chevron:


  • Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years
  • You will be provided a competitive package and an opportunity to contribute to two of Australia’s largest oil and gas projects
  • Chevron offers career development opportunities to all employees including onboarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and networking groups 
  • Chevron is proudly recognised as an employer of choice, guided by a vision of diversity, inclusion and committed to equal employment opportunity
  • Chevron supports work-life balance and offers employees access to various health and wellness programs
  • A 9-day fortnight is offered for eligible roles


We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds. To be a part of our success, apply now.


Position Close Date: Friday 23 November, 3pm WST

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