Michael W.

Mechanical Engineering | Project Management | Maintenance | Mining


A self-motivated, analytical and creative minded Mechanical/Reliability Maintenance Engineer with over 19 years experience within Mining, Construction (Structural, Mechanical & Piping) & other Heavy i...see more

  • Mining


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Project Engineer South Flank

4 years
Current position
Jul 2018 - Present
BHP is the mining company that was created in 2001 by the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary and the British Billiton. In doing so, the largest mining company in the world...see more

Major Project Mechanical Engineer

1 year
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Whenam Shaft Rehabilitation.

Project Engineer (Plant Optimisation)

1 year
Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
Modifications and small project.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Karara Mining Ltd
1 year
Sep 2014 - Mar 2016
Manage, develop & coach a multi discipline, nationality & cultural Engineering team ranging from Mechanical, Project, Reliability, Condition monitoring, Drafting & Technical writers to ...see more

Site Mechanical Engineer

3 years
Jan 2012 - Sep 2014
Provide first line Engineering support to the Construction & Commissioning teams to resolve and manage arising issues that are detriment to the safety, constructability, serviceability ...see more

Reliability Engineer Strategic Asset Management Support

Hatch Consultants
6 months
Jun 2011 - Dec 2011
Provide asset management support to clients to achieve business availability requirements using the applicable RCM techniques. Techniques used include training & workshop facilitation o...see more

Engineering Manager

Bradken Mining Division
6 months
Dec 2010 - Jun 2011
Successfully managing a multi-disciplined team consisting of maintenance engineers, maintenance technicians, craftsmen and contract labour in the planning and execution of plant based m...see more

Operations Supervisor

Transfield Services
4 months
Jul 2010 - Nov 2010
Transfield Project planning of sub contractor activities. Liasing with Government departments to ensure client objectives are met or exceeded. Auditing of work activities to ensure qual...see more

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Rod Mill Corus/Tata Steel
6 years
Oct 2004 - Jul 2010
Responsible for managing the execution of plant based mechanical maintenance for my area of responsibility: Cti fully Automated Coil Warehouse that consists of five 4.4t Stacker cranes ...see more

Process engineer - under graduate

Tata Steel
4 months
May 2004 - Sep 2004
Tata Steel Europe is the European division of the Indian steel producer Tata Steel. It was created in 2007, when Tata took over the Anglo-Dutch Corus.


Central Engineering Workshop Scunthorpe
2 years
Jan 2002 - Apr 2004
Provide accurate estimating and planning activities for a Mechanical Workshop (£13 Million turnover) processes by evaluating enquires/orders, interpreting engineering drawings and mater...see more

Advance Craftsman

Tata Steel
5 years
Sep 1996 - Dec 2001
Manual lathe Self programmed CNC lathe Horizontal boring Milling Marking Off.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining


  • Project Planning
  • Project Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Project Control
  • Commissioning
  • Continuous Improvement
  • EPC
  • Mechanical Engineering