Jun 14, 2018

Process/Project Engineer

  • Ixom
  • 1 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Engineering (mechanical) Engineering (chemical) Engineering (process)


Project/Process Engineer

Are you an experienced and dynamic Process Engineer looking for a new challenge? Gain valuable hands on experience as you get involved in different stages of new projects and various works with our Water Treatment Systems team.


This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Chemical or Process Engineer to join our Water Treatment Systems (WTS) division based in the heart of Melbourne. You will join a highly motivated and talented multidisciplinary team of engineers who work across the projects value chain. Projects typically involve feasibility studies and concept design, detailed design and documentation, specification development, procurement, construction (planning and/or supervision), commissioning and operations support.

WTS products include municipal and industrial water treatment plants, chemical storage and dosing systems, operation and maintenance support and other one-off projects for Ixom’s own manufacturing sites.

Key accountabilities:

  • Undertake design, specification, equipment selection, procurement, commissioning and other engineering duties
  • Act in the capacity of Project Engineer for selected projects, coordinating process, mechanical, electrical, civil engineers and Ixom’s internal equipment manufacturing engineers
  • Take an active role in tendering, including development of concept design, cost estimates and commercial/technical proposals
  • Act in the capacity of Commissioning Engineer/Construction Supervisor from time to time
  • Support Ixom’s operation and maintenance service contracts
  • Travel when required for project and maintenance works


  • Significant, proven experience in design, design coordination and documentation
  • Hands on commissioning, construction supervision and operations is essential
  • A tertiary qualification in Chemical/Process Engineering with significant experience in the water treatment industry
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D and Solidworks 3D design & modelling highly desirable
  • Experience with fluid transport system design and equipment selection
  • Excellent communication skills and developed customer-service focus
  • Demonstrated outputs driven and pragmatic approach to project delivery

Our projects are predominantly in VIC, NSW & QLD and travel to the project sites is required from time to time. This role will also require you to be on call so you can respond to alarms from your home office every 3rd week.

This is a critical, challenging role for a highly process-driven, experienced engineer. For your valuable contribution, you will receive excellent remuneration and the opportunity to genuinely impact an ever-growing market leader.


Click on the link below - applications close 25th June 2018.

If you have any questions prior to applying contact Kimberley Rowell at Kimberley.rowell@ixom.com

Please note that you must have full Australian working rights to apply.



Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

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