Mechanical Engineer - Serbia
Requisition ID: 230931
Requisition Posting End Date: 11/14/2020
Bechtel is a global provider of engineering, construction, and
project management services with a reputation for excellence and
innovative project delivery.
An opportunity exists within the Bechtel project team to work
closely with our customer on the Jadar Project. Jadar will be the
one of the largest greenfield projects ever built in Serbia, and
the first delivered by M&M in the country. It will produce
approximately 10 percent of the world’s lithium with 56,000 tpa of
lithium carbonate, as well as boric acid (286,000 tpa) and sodium
sulphate (252,000 tpa).
The Jadar Project consists of the world’s largest deposit (136
Mt) of the newly discovered mineral Jadarite (pronounced “ yarda
-rite”). The complex project is located near Loznica, approximately
140 km from Serbia’s capital Belgrade. Jadar includes an
underground mine accessed by two vertical shafts, a processing
plant, an industrial waste facility and associated
M&M currently has approximately 30 employees in our
customer’s office in Brisbane, with two additional colleagues in
Rio Tinto’s Belgrade office. As the project moves into the next
phase, the team’s roles will begin transitioning to Belgrade,
Serbia. Project execution is expected to begin in 2021.
The Mechanical Engineer is to assist the Project Engineer with
the coordination of the mechanical and piping procurement packages,
design criteria and standard specifications during the FS, FEED and
Detailed Design phases of the Project. This will require
co-ordination with the engineering design and construction
contractors to ensure the works proceed as per the project
engineering plan as outlined below.
A. Supervision Received
Receives technical and administrative supervision from the
B. Supervision Exercised
Co-ordinates with engineering design and construction
contractors, and participates in meetings/discussion, with respect
to major items with suppliers, and jobsite conferences with project
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Safety – Responsible for personal safety and safe working
practices for the Project. Understand and follow Environmental,
Safety and Health (ES&H) procedures and contribute to safety in
design work processes.
Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the
provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant
to the project.
Prepare material requisitions and technical bid evaluations for
Coordinate assigned engineering work with other project groups
and client representatives both in home and execution offices.
Check manufacturer and supplier drawings and data for compliance
with specifications and design requirements.
Participate in model reviews at set project milestones and
ensure any action items are fully closed.
Coordinate engineering efforts in assigned areas between
specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the
client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.
Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.
Liaises with engineering design and construction contractors to
ensure that procurement and contract related items are carried out
in accordance with the project execution plan.
Identify, challenge and trend any changes that deviate from the
project scope baseline and the facility scope documentation before
proceeding with implementing the change.
Liaises with permit team and technical control contractor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Knowledge of general engineering technology and design
Knowledge of engineering delivery and review processes.
Knowledge of project reporting, schedule and budget control
Oral and written communication skills.
Office automation skills, primarily word processing and
Formal education, with a minimum of Bachelor degree, in
Mechanical Engineering, or similar technology, from an accredited
Work experience (minimum 8 years) in an engineering or
technology specialist role is necessary to perform the
responsibilities outlined above.
Knowledge or experience (minimum 5 years) in design and
construction in shaft and/or underground facilities is preferred
but not essential.
ESSENTIAL COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:
Ethics: Commitment to the Project’s ethical standards as
demonstrated by success on prior projects.
Quality: Commitment to the Project’s quality standard as
demonstrated by prior Supervisors’ evaluations of work
ES&H: Demonstrated commitment to the Project’s Zero Incident
philosophy by prior active engagement and demonstration of ES&H
nd demonstration of ES&H Leadership.
Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering,
construction, and project management companies. Together with our
customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term
progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than
25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven
continents. We operate through four global businesses:
Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas &
Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are
built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless
adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality,
ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we
expect, what we deliver, and what we live.
Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law),
protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.