Consulting | inHouse-Engineer

Consulting

The following is a general list of my work and experiences in the past 25 years as a consultant, during which 1400 assignments have been completed in a broad range of activities for the public and private sectors.


PLANNING

Assessments and reports for many land use types - 200 site retirement village,
residential development, processing industries, sports facilities, composting facility,
seasonal worker accommodation, cabin parks, meditation centre
Advisory service on numerous projects - land use change, dispute resolution,
planning and zoning issues, appropriate development
Scoping study for a major intensive animal industry zone, and subsequent
infrastructure and environmental investigations for land rezoning

REPORTS AND STUDIES

Environment Improvement Plans
Environmental management reports for intensive animal industries
Numerous and diverse assignments e.g. museum/interpretive centre, farmstay
development, rental housing, regional industries skills audit, saleyards relocation
feasibility, vocational education program based on renewable energy and forestry
Local catchment management plans

STORMWATER DRAINAGE

Urban and rural drainage assessments
Water harvesting assessment, storage, and re-use for schools

WASTE MANAGEMENT

Landfill Closure and Post-closure Monitoring & Management Plans
Landfill Environment Management Plans
Resources Recovery Facilities Plans
Waste minimisation strategy and urban waste audit

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT

Sewer design for residential areas
Designed community wastewater management schemes
Assessment and reports on condition of community wastewater management
schemes
Re-designed rural towns wastewater treatment systems
Prepared Monitoring Programs and Contingency Plans for community wastewater
schemes
Prepared treated water irrigation management plans
Wastewater design for schools, wineries, tourist and public facilities
Designed industrial wastewater management systems
Domestic wastewater design involving reed bed treatment and various aerated
treatment systems (more than 80 systems designed)

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

Residential development design including all infrastructure. Designs from 10 lots to
150 lots.
Medium density residential development design.


STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Industrial building design - steel and timber
Design and construction of fire-resistant structures, chemical storage buildings, and
other special purpose buildings
Two-storey commercial and residential buildings design.
Footings design and plans for houses (more than 100 prepared)
Conceived and designed a unique farm bridge system

BUILDINGS

Designs and plans for houses, units, shops.
Prepared construction specification documents
Buildinginspection reports for houses and commercial, industrial, and public
buildings
House pre-purchase inspection reports

SITE INVESTIGATIONS

Conducted more than 500 site soil assessments
Earthworks compaction testing for wastewater ponds and storage dams
Site soil tests to determine assimilative capacity for wastewater

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Residential development construction, housing construction, commercial scale car
parks
Construction management contracts for shops, specialised industrial buildings (e.g.
fire-resistant structures, chemical storage buildings)
Designed and constructed 15 farm bridge systemsunder contract


For information about my experiences with local government, state government, and other organisations, click here --> COUNCILS, GOVERNMENT, & ORGANISATIONS