Ben Williams

Director of Civil Engineering

Ben Williams is a senior civil engineer with 15 years experience in a variety fields. Ben started his career with Cardno (NSW) where he specialised in roads and drainage engineering. As his skills developed he led larger scale projects, which evolved into project management, and ultimately leading a small civil engineering team out of Cardno's Gosford office.

Recently Ben has been a project and design manager for Gosford City Council's Sewage Pump Station Refurbishment Program. In the six years Ben has worked on this project, he has delivered approximately 23 sewage pump stations with key involvement in planning, designing, tendering, construction and contract administration of each.

Ben's particular area of expertise is project management and sewage pump station design. Experience gained through his work at Gosford City Council has provided Ben with good insight into all stages of project delivery and equipped Ben with the skills to deliver large scale civil infrastructure projects. Ben understands the value of accurate accounting and tracking of a project as well as the importance of communication and stakeholder management.

Areas of Particular Expertise

  • Sewage Pump Station Design
  • Project Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Water and Sewerage Reticulation design
  • DRAINS Stormwater Modelling and Design.
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design
  • MUSIC Modelling
  • HEC-RAS Modelling and Flood Study

Professional Experience

  • Secondment to Gosford City Council's water and sewerage asset management section. Scope included project management and design for the delivery of Council's sewage pump station refurbishment program (GCC)
  • Wyong Shire Council Major Sewer Upgrade - Detailed design of the refurbishment / relocation of SPS's T8, T8A and T22 (WSC)
  • Project Manager for the design and documentation of two sewage pump stations (SPS) for Wyong Shire Council. Scope included design of SPS's and associated gravity and rising mains, preparation of the REF's required for obtaining Part 5 approval for the construction of the works (WSC)
  • Civil design manager for 200 villa seniors living development at Glenhaven (Living Choice)
  • Project Management for the design of round-a-bout at the intersection of Victoria Rd and Charlton St, Woy Woy (RMS)
  • Project Management for the design of two signalised intersections, located at Main Rd and Harrison St, Cardiff (Woolworths)
  • Creek rehabilitation and stabilisation works for Wyong Shire Councils 'Tuggerah Lakes Estuary Management Plan. Works include complete design and documentation of drawings and technical specifications for the creek works at Kite Cr, Hamlyn Terrace and Parkside Dr, Charmhaven (WSC)
  • Project Management for the intersection design at Prings Rd and The Pacific Highway. Design tasks include stormwater drainage design and utilities adjustments (Thomas Paul Constructions)

Affiliations

Member Institute of Engineers Australia