Project Engineer (Mechanical), Perth

  • Flexible Work Options
  • Global Consulting Firm
  • Fantastic CBD Location
  • Team Environment

The Company

Norman Disney & Young (A Tetra Tech company) is an industry leader. We work on iconic projects in diverse and challenging fields, and a career with us offers many opportunities. We understand to attract the best, we must be the best.

We have a strong emphasis on teamwork, encourage our employees to innovate, and believe in celebrating our successes. We work hard to ensure that employees are provided with the opportunity to develop best practice solutions for our clients.

NDY value Excellence, Leadership, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability & Ownership and Innovation in our employees and we seek to provide you with more than a job. We encourage professional and personal development and we provide support through mentoring and leadership development programs.

As a global engineering consultancy, we are passionate about delivering sustainability solutions for the built environment. We work across all industry market sectors and at multiple levels within public and private organisations.

Employees can benefit from access to our company bonus scheme, fitness membership subsidies and company organised social programs. Flexible working arrangements to suit your lifestyle are on offer. We provide a market leading 25 days annual leave and also offer a number of health and wellbeing initiatives.

About the Position

We are looking for:

  • A Mechanical Engineer to join our Perth team, providing a full range of mechanical solutions for building services.  You will report to the mechanical discipline manager to ensure progress is maintained for timely project delivery.


−Provide input for job costing, time plans and fee preparation activities in consultation with Manager and Project Director.
− Co-ordinate and plan commitments, resources and balance workload across available projects to efficiently and effectively meet project deadlines and cost/fee requirements.
− Involvement in fee preparation activities co-ordinated through the Manager and Office Director.

− Competent at designing and documenting systems through concept, design development and detailed documentation phases.
− Act as Project Leader (or assist the Project Leader) responsible for the firm’s overall involvement on the project and the administration of design interface between disciplines.
− This role must ensure all NDY activities and designs are fully coordinated with all projects implemented in line with NDY’s Project Management methodology.
− Review technical submissions by Contractors and Sub-Contractors and the quality of construction against the specified requirements.
− Undertake Construction Administration on projects, designed by NDY.
− Ensure NDY’s IMS System is implemented and maintained on projects, which may require quality assurance reviews for peer projects.
− Identifies process inefficiencies and discusses with manager and/or raises Suggestion For Improvement (SFI)

− Manage Norman Disney & Young’s involvement in projects so that work is completed efficiently whilst meeting client needs.
− Identify and engage clients and key stakeholders, ensuring that expectations are known, managed and fulfilled, within program and project constraints. Liaise with Contractors and Sub-Contractors to address construction-related documentation issues.
− Attend site meetings as appropriate and report on the status of the work and any items of concern.
− Ensure clients’ requirements, deliverables and level of documentation is clearly defined with sufficient pre-notification.
− Creates submissions and presentations that have minimal requirement for correction and address client perspective and market NDY effectively and accurately

− Act as a primary interface between staff and senior leaders.
− Translates deliverables into a clear schedule of work and where reliant upon others to provide information is clear about requirement and associated deadline.
– Functions effectively and efficiently by delegating tasks as appropriate to more Junior Engineers and Drafting staff.

About You

Ideally you will have:

  • At least 4 years post graduate experience in consultancy
  • Strong self motivation and personal drive
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Be competent with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint)
  • Have an understanding of relevant calculation packages such as Trace700 by Trane, and preferably be able to use Revit modelling software
  • CPEng accredited or actively working towards becoming a Chartered Professional engineer will be highly regarded

You will use your experience and technical ability to manage resources, financial performance, and delivery of multi-discipline projects as a project co-ordinator, complete engineering analysis and design of HVAC systems as well as liaise with clients, contractors and other project stakeholders.  You will apply the latest technologies to our ever-expanding workload of building services. You will verify design work carried out in the business and provide mentoring, coaching and training to less experienced engineers and project co-ordinators.

As a confident communicator who is articulate and confident in developing new and existing relationships, you will be working with like-minded individuals who are flexible in their approach to challenges, motivated and share the ability to think laterally in delivering smart technical solutions to our clients.


To apply please submit a confidential copy of your CV and covering letter to by COB Monday 6 September 2021.

Please put “Project Engineer (Mechanical) – Perth” as the email subject title.