Senior E&I Designer - EOI

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Department / Discipline
Design Assurance
Position Type
Fixed Term
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking expressions of interest for experienced Senior E&I Designers to support the design completion of the Kemerton Lithium project based in our Perth Office.  The role may be required for around 2-3 months and preferably you would have experience in a similar environment.


The Albemarle Kemerton Plant is a greenfield world scale Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate production plant to be located at the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area approximately 160 km south of Perth, Western Australia, and 17 km north-east of the existing port town of Bunbury.


The Albemarle Kemerton Plant will initially comprise of two (2) trains, each producing 20,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate. First product target by 2021. Expansion to five (5) trains will take the ultimate site production to 100,000 tpa by around 2025. Wood has been appointed by Albemarle to deliver the Albemarle Kemerton Plant project


This role will assist in completing the Instrumentation and Electrical design for the project and support Instrumentation and Electrical Engineers with development of wiring and installation drawings for electrical equipment. This job requires heavy interaction with designers and engineers within the Instrumentation and Electrical group, and from other disciplines, in a team environment to create multi-discipline design packages.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Conceptualize wiring diagrams, E&I layouts, and design details as required
  • Clear and timely communication regarding design change issues
  • Liaison, support and timely transfer of information to other disciplines
  • Respond to technical queries
  • Contribute to site installation and commissioning information as required
  • Ongoing commitment to zero harm through the support of HS & E procedures, initiatives and programmes

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years general design drafting experience, with at least 5 years in the mining and metals processing field
  • Understanding of discipline technology and other discipline requirements
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Good commercial awareness/risk management skills
  • Competency in Microstation and/or AutoCAD
  • Competency in 3D Design tools
  • Database Design experience highly regarded

Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.

If you’re an experienced Senior E&I Designer available for short term work, then we are keen to hear from you today. 

Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.


Diversity Statement

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