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Greg Alderson

Principal Engineer

Summary

Greg graduated in 1976 from NSW University and has worked in Local Government from school, being 1969 till 1993 when Greg commenced his own consultancy firm.  Greg has received awards in engineering including a National Award for Innovation in Engineering. 

During 43 years of civil, structural, traffic and environmental engineering Greg has consistently been involved with developments, structures, coastal works, roads, SWD, environmental engineering, water and sewerage.  At Blue Mountains City Council, Penrith City Council and Byron Shire Council he was involved with design, constructed and maintained all facilities at these Councils.  At Penrith and Byron Council he was the engineer responsible for the development of subdivisions, structural developments, water and sewerage, developer contributions plans’.

 Greg was also the Works and Services Director, Chief Engineer at Byron Shire Council from 1986 to 1993, responsible for road, bridges, parks and reserves, stormwater drainage, water sewerage, tourism, engineering aspects of developments, and traffic.

 In 1993 Greg left Byron Shire Council, and set up his own consultancy, Greg Alderson & Associates.  In the 23 years of consultancy Greg and his employees have provided a wide range of services including structural engineering, construction supervision, general civil engineering, coastal, water and sewerage, environmental engineering.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science (Engineering), UNSW (1976)
  • Local Government Engineers Certificate.
Associations / accreditations
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia & Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Member Institute of Municipal Engineers,
  • Member of the College of Civil Engineers
  • Member of the College of Environmental Engineers
  • Member of the AWA              
  • Nationally Registered Civil Engineer
  • Registered Professional Engineer Queensland
  • Registered Building Practitioner Victoria
  • RTA Accreditation to design, prepare and modify Traffic Control Plans.
Areas of expertise
  • Structural and geotechnical design, supervision and inspection
  • Environmental management, auditing and impact assessment
  • Rezoning and land use planning, Rezoning Reports and Applications, Development control plans and development applications,
  • Program management, assessment, preparation of works & maintenance programs, future works schedules, rolling financial programs, and associated estimates
  • Preparation cost estimates and assessment of tenders for construction works
  • Water supply, sewerage, urban drainage, road engineering & the provision of infrastructure in urban & rural environments, and associated estimates and budgets
  • Section 94 and Section 64 budgets and plans for Councils
  • Project, engineering resource and workforce management
  • Section 68 water and sewer designs and plan preparations
  • Section 138 road and driveway designs and plan preparations
  • Technological innovation in the provision of community services
  • On-site Wastewater Management systems design and supervision of construction.
  • Noise assessments and reports
  • Traffic impact assessments and traffic control plans
  • Environmental impact statements
  • Statement of environmental effects
  • Flooding and stormwater drainage assessment and designs, including On Site Detention and Urban Stormwater
  • Erosion and sediment control plans
  • Water assessments for quality
  • SEPP55 soil contamination assessments

Anthony Mallam

Senior Structural Engineer

Summary

Anthony has an innate ability to see the big picture and both define and resolve the critical issues impacting on the structural elements.  His role is to provide leadership and direction for the team, ensuring that the structural solutions adopted are cost effective and buildable.  He is a practical engineer who takes into account important constructibility and economy issues in any project with which he is involved. Anthony has lead structural and civil consultancy teams within his previous role on the following projects.

Qualifications
  • BEng (Civil)(Hons)
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • RPEQ / CPEng
Areas of expertise
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Structural analysis
  • Structural engineering
  • Project engineering
  • Post-tensioning
  • Timber structures
  • Project management
  • Aluminium structures
  • Structural dynamics
  • Structural steel design

Wendy Attrill

Senior Environmental Scientist

Wendy is an Environmental Officer with more than 15 years’ experience in environmental consultancy.  Wendy has completed Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Statement of Environmental Effects (SEE) for various developments including extractive industries and prepared Operational Management Plans for such projects.  Wendy has also prepared various Soil and Water Management Plans and sediment control plans for a variety of development applications.  Wendy undertakes Acid Sulfate Soil Assessments, Contaminated Land Assessments and Remedial Action Plans (under SEPP 55) and various on-site wastewater management assessments.  Wendy has recently been involved in a focus group for the draft Lismore Wastewater Management Strategy and assisted in the initial preparation of the draft Richmond – Tweed Regional On-Site Wastewater Management Strategy.

Nicholas Charters

Senior Civil & Environmental Engineer


Nicholas is an Environmental and Civil Engineer with more than 12 years’ experience in
consultancy and local government development engineering. Nicholas’ engineering experience
includes concept engineering for development proposals, subdivision design, tender preparation
and review and quality/environmental inspections for civil infrastructure construction.
Nicholas’ strategic engineering experience includes peer review of rezoning proposals on behalf of
Local Government and preparation of infrastructure delivery plans. Nicholas has undertaken
seconded work with Strategic Infrastructure and Engineering Services at Ballina, Lismore and
Byron Shire Council’s.

His environmental experience also includes undertaking environmental impact assessment (EIA),
Review of Environmental Factors (REF), and Local Environmental Studies (LES) for infrastructure
alignments and residential development proposals. Nicholas is adept at preparation of
Environmental Management Plans (EMP) for commercial and industrial operations and Erosion
and Sediment Control Plans (ESCP) for road construction and subdivisions

Qualifications


Diploma of Project Management, UNE Partnerships, University of New England, 2012
BEng (Environmental) (Hons II), University of Southern Queensland, 2004
BAppSc (double major in Engineering and Geochemistry), Southern Cross University, 2001


Stuart Edwards

Civil / Structural / Heavy Lift ENGINEER

Summary

Stuart has over 15 years’ experience in construction engineering, modularisation, lifting and heavy transport. Stuart has extensive experience covering heavy lift, structural, civil and project engineering and has worked across a wide range of projects. 

Stuart held various roles within the temporary works and construction methodology team John Holland’s Specialist Engineering business including leading John Holland’s team of Heavy Lift Specialists and Engineers.  The team delivers engineering expertise for lift and logistical methodologies including temporary works design and construction methodology, lift plan development and vetting and heavy lift supervision.  Stuart was instrumental in the development of key innovations within John Holland, developing industry leading systems and procedures which also included an automated lift planning tool and Lift Designer training package as part of John Holland’s G6 Safety Management initiative.

Prior to that he was the Engineering Manager (QLD) for Boom Logistics. In this position, Stuart was responsible for leading a team delivering project engineering, operational delivery and business development. Other roles during his tenure at this organisation included Safety, Quality and Training Manager and Project Engineer. In addition, Stuart has held a number of roles, Construction Engineer for VicRoads, and Civil Engineer (Land Development) with Tomkinson.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Business in Business Administration (with Distinction) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (1st Class Hons) – RMIT

Bachelor of Business in Business Administration (With Distinction) - RMIT

VicRoads best first year student (Dux)

Associations / accreditations
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Technical Committee Member, Crane Industry Council Australia
Awards
  • Crane Industry Council of Australia Excellence Award 2014
  • Crane Industry Council of Australia Lift of the Year Awards
  • Lift of the Year 2014 WICET project – 740   tonne stacker bridge
  • Bill Shaw Memorial Award 2014 WICET project
  • Lift of the Year 2012 NCIG 140 tonne conveyor gallery over Cormorant Road, Newcastle
  • Bill Shaw Memorial Award 2012 NCIG
  • Lift of the Year 2010 X50 Shiploader project - 1100 tonne ship loader & ship loader boom
  • Bill Shaw Memorial Award 2010 X50 Shiploader project
  • Lift of the Year 2009 - Peoples Choice Lift of the Year award for Gateway Upgrade Project