Careers At SOTO

Mechanical Design Engineer

SOTO are seeking an energetic Mechanical Design Engineer who enjoys working within diverse challenges.

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SOTO are seeking an energetic Mechanical Design Engineer who enjoys working within diverse challenges.

The successful applicant should be capable to drive engineering designs from start to finish. Entailing concept and scoping, calculations and design modelling, and certification to Australian standards. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform design calculations to ensure safe design and compliance with Australian Standards
  • Produce design and engineering concepts including required additional information i.e., welding standards, tolerances etc, following drawing registration and control procedures
  • Check drawings and calculations of designs generated by colleagues for accuracy and practicality
  • Site travel to provide engineering services, such as 3D scanning, DEM modelling of chutes and transfer points
  • Perform root cause investigation of failed components and generate technical reports.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Minimum five (5) years Mechanical experience and well versed in Australian standards
  • Experience with the following Software
  • AutoCAD, Inventor or Solidworks
  • Engineering tools: Mathcad, Ansys – Linear/Non-linear, Microstran, STAAD. Pro
  • Varied engineering exposure: lifting tools, transport frames, planetary drives and gear boxes, vibrating equipment, shafts and bearings
  • Member of Engineers Australia, possibly with RPEQ status, with a detailed path toward CP Eng. status.
  • Collaborative team player with can-do attitude and curious mindset
  • Willingness to learn, with an ability to mentor junior engineers. 

We can offer you 

  • Opportunity to join a diverse team of passionate engineers that tallow for mentoring and further advancement of your engineering skills
  • Exposure to a wide range of engineering challenges that will ensure individual development of their engineering expertise
  • Competitive remuneration package on offer
  • Flexible start & finish times available
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and immediate family.
  • Purchased annual leave options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Involvement with community and charity initiatives
  • Annual flu vaccination.

SOTO Consulting Engineers is a multi-disciplined consulting firm providing engineering design services in Structural, Civil and Mechanical engineering and an established Illawarra design consultant for 25 years. The firm has an enviable reputation for delivering quality and value and pragmatic design solutions. 

Applicants, please note

SOTO will only accept resumes with a cover letter from applicants through SEEK. Only persons with a Legal Right to Work in Australia will be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Notice to Recruitment Agencies

Please note, SOTO Consulting Engineers does not accept unsolicited emails or resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.