Project Engineer


We are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Engineer to perform design, drafting and assist the project management team to deliver the product/s within the timeframe, budget and to the quoted specification and to ensure the product/s manufactured by Furphy Engineering are reliable, fit-for-purpose and compliant with relevant codes and standard with key responsibilities which will include:

  • Liaise with Project Manager to define/finalise key technical information which forms the basis of designs
  • Generate designs using own skill and/or internal and external (outsourced) design resources
  • Collate and design documentation to satisfy design reporting project deliverables
  • Support the development of Bill of Materials and support release of these to Procurement team including prioritisation of purchasing effort
  • Initiate and facilitate key internal design/drafting review processes
  • Monitor design and drafting progress and escalate timing and escalate to Project Manager

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Ability to interpret and understand technical specifications including Australian (AS1210, AS1692, AS1170 and AS1657) and International (AS/ASME) standards
  • Ability to perform basic design calculations of tank/pressure vessels
  • Understanding the basics of structural steel design calculations
  • Basic knowledge  of using design software including PVElite or similar vessel design software
  • Proficiency with software systems including Microsoft Office applications, project management systems, drawings applications, and inventory/stock control systems
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to manage competing deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, and work effectively within a team environment
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor qualification (or higher) in mechanical engineering (or appropriate equivalent)

Desirable skills / experience:

  • Demonstrated experience using drawings applications (AutoCAD, AUTODESK Inventor or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated experience in a manufacturing industry or engineering environment
  • Demonstrated experience in a project engineering environment and experience in performing engineering design calculations
  • 3+ years’ experience with tank/pressure vessel design

What we offer:

As part of the Furphy Engineering team, you will receive:

  • The opportunity to work as part of a well-respected, industry leading, family business
  • Ongoing training for professional development and career progression
  • Access to our employee assistance program for employees and their families
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Fantastic opportunity to lead and influence positive change within our organisation
  • Participation in an Employee Share Plan after a qualifying period
  • Lifestyle benefits associated with living in the Greater Shepparton region within regional Victoria.

Please submit your resume and cover letter advising the position you are applying for and outline relevant experience for the role, addressed to:

Engineering Services Manager

Furphy Engineering


Job Details

Position Title

Project Manager



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Engineering Services Manager

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Shepparton, Victoria

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