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Mechanical engineer sample resume

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Josh Reed

75 Berry St
Summerville QLD 4536
T: (07) 8222 1111
M: 0400 333 888

Professional Summary

Mechanical engineer with three years of hands-on experience in mining sites around Australia. Confident in managing on-site teams including coordinating contractors. Strong technical capabilities including a focus on ensuring projects conform to current legislative guidelines.


Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Major)
Deakin University
Graduated: 2008

Employment History

January 2011 – Present
Mechanical Engineer, Newcrest Mining
Telfer, WA


  • Produce risk assessments and advise on the implementation of current legislative and environmental requirements
  • Check all project drawings and designs and estimate material quantities required
  • Undertake a daily inspection of the dragline and drill
  • Coordinate the planning of new projects and complete the calculations utilising EXTB and AutoCAD
  • Assist in estimating project timelines and budgetary requirements
  • Evaluate contractor tenders and manage on-site contractors
  • Perform project assessments to identify areas for improvement
  • Liaise with the project team with regards to planning and project maintenance
  • Establish work control systems
February 2009 – December 2010
Assistant Project Engineer, Bulga Coal
Singleton, NSW


  • Provided assistance to the Project Engineer in project planning and risk assessments
  • Completed technical drawings and calculations using AutoCAD
  • Assisted in the development of a new heating system
  • Managed site-related documentation including contracts, and assisted in report writing
  • Contacted equipment suppliers to place and track orders

Computer Skills

Software Proficiency
AutoCAD Advanced
ETBX Intermediate
Microsoft Office Intermediate



George Blake
Senior Engineer
Newcrest Mining
T: (08) 9111 0000
Karen Evans
Project Manager
Bulga Coal
T: (02) 9333 0000
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