Extensive skills and experience in civil and structural design management processes that ensure projects are adequately documented and researched prior to commencing the construction phase.

Practical construction experience ensuring that during the design development phase construction restraints are fully considered.

Project Design and Documentation skills include:

  • structural and civil works design drafting
  • tender and contract document and specification writing
  • budgeting and estimating
  • report writing
  • cost analysis

Management skills include ability to:

  • developing detailed project scope from initial concept
  • successfully initiating and programming projects through to completion
  • co-ordinating and supervising project teams
  • instigating and evaluating alternative options for design solutions
  • cost control

Mountain Bike Trail Construction Skills include:

  • design of the final trail alignment to best suit the natural terrain
  • operation of a mini excavator and associated equipment to construct trails
  • design and construction of trail “features” using natural materials (eg site rock),
  • design and construction of structural elements such as culverts, retaining walls, bridges, shelters etc.

Qualifications

Certificate of Civil Engineering DDIAE 1979

Registered Builder Queensland No 31636 (Commercial and Residential)

OHSCER205A – Operate an Excavator

Experience

Extensive experience in the planning and design of mountain bike trails.   Skills gained include

  •  facilitate master planning
  • coordinate all design and construction elements
  • instigate and coordinate maintenance activities
  • carry out site inspections and trail route selection
  • mark out the trail route for volunteer labour and/or contractors / machine operators
  • machine operator for trail construction
  • source materials and equipment
  • on site supervision of sub-contractors
  • carry out on site supervision and hands on construction at working bees