NOTABLE PROJECTS

Bunnings Warehouse, Edwardstown SA

Structural Design Lead Engineer

Structural design for the 18,000 sqm Bunnings Warehouse retail facility in Edwardstown, fully suspended over a 20,000 sqm car parking area. Design included:

  • Economical tapered steel beam and composite slab flooring system capable of supporting large storage loads.

  • Tapered portal frame over complete with welded transfer trusses through the building.

A complex project due to the size and site constraints.

Angas St Carpark, Adelaide SA

Structural Design Lead Engineer

Structural design and documentation for an 8-storey carpark in Adelaide CBD including a rooftop office and basement level.

Design included:

  • Custom engineered beam and column analysis and detailing to minimise steel tonnage.

  • Design of precast facade and insitu retaining structures.

  • Design of custom facade supports for architectural ‘kaynemaile’ mesh.

Challenges included retrofitting of the facade supports on the existing structure and designing the building within a space-limited site adjacent to two city roads and a boundary to boundary building envelope.

Royal Darwin Hospital Refurbishment,

Tiwi NT

Structural Design Lead Engineer

Structural design and documentation for major construction works at Royal Darwin Hospital’s main building including:

  • Main entry extension and upgrade.

  • Outpatients refurbishment.

  • Emergency department refurbishment.

  • Building additions for new PET and CT scanners.

A challenging project which had to incorporate latent

conditions of the existing building and its multiple additions over the 30-year history of Royal Darwin Hospital, the presence of asbestos and lack of original design drawings.

JAMES BLACKBURN

Associate | Senior Structural Engineer | Team Leader

BEng (Hons) | MIE Aust

James is a Structural Engineer with expertise in structural design, building investigations and reporting.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structural) – Hons

Memberships

Engineers Australia (EA) - MIEAust​

  • Cracking

  • Defects list

  • Facade

  • Foundation subsidence

  • Inspection

  • Investigation

  • Project technical supervision

  • Tender - documents

STRUCTURAL DESIGN 

  • Anchor system

  • Aluminium

  • Concrete - pre-cast

  • Concrete - reinforced

  • Concrete - steel composite

  • Facade

  • Masonry - clay & concrete

  • Pre-engineering buildings

  • Steel

  • Stainless steel

  • Timber / timber framing

  • Foundations

  • Temporary structures

  • Retaining walls

CERTIFICATES

  • WHS – white card

 

PROGRAMS

  • Microstran

  • Space Gass

  • Inducta SLB, RCB, RCC, FTG

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR

  • Industrial

  • Materials Handling & Winery Design

  • Commercial & Retail

  • Health, Aged Care & Education

  • Residential

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA / INSURANCE

  • Condition report

  • Defects list

  • Facade

  • Foundation subsidence

  • Inspection

  • Investigation

  • Project technical supervision

  • Tender - documents

STRUCTURAL DESIGN 

  • Anchor system

  • Aluminium

  • Concrete - pre-cast

  • Concrete - reinforced

  • Concrete - steel composite

  • Facade

  • Masonry - clay & concrete

  • Pre-engineering buildings

  • Steel

  • Stainless steel

  • Timber / timber framing

  • Foundations

  • Temporary structures

  • Retaining walls

CERTIFICATES

  • WHS – white card

 

PROGRAMS

  • Microstran

  • Space Gass

  • Inducta SLB, RCB, RCC, FTG

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR

  • Industrial

  • Materials Handling & Winery Design

  • Commercial & Retail

  • Health, Aged Care & Education

  • Residential

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA / INSURANCE

  • Condition report

  • Cracking

James is a Structural Engineer with expertise in structural design, building investigations and reporting.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structural) – Hons

 

Memberships

Engineers Australia (EA) - MIEAust​

BEng (Hons) | MIE Aust

JAMES BLACKBURN 

Associate | Senior Structural Engineer | Team Leader

JAMES BLACKBURN

Associate | Senior Structural Engineer | Team Leader

BEng (Hons) | MIE Aust

James is a Structural Engineer with expertise in structural design, building investigations and reporting.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Structural) – Hons

 

Memberships

Engineers Australia (EA) - MIEAust​

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR

  • Industrial

  • Materials Handling & Winery Design

  • Commercial & Retail

  • Health, Aged Care & Education

  • Residential

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA / INSURANCE

  • Condition report

  • Cracking

  • Defects list

  • Facade

  • Foundation subsidence

  • Inspection

  • Investigation

  • Project technical supervision

  • Tender - documents

STRUCTURAL DESIGN 

  • Anchor system

  • Aluminium

  • Concrete - pre-cast

  • Concrete - reinforced

  • Concrete - steel composite

  • Facade

  • Masonry - clay & concrete

  • Pre-engineering buildings

  • Steel

  • Stainless steel

  • Timber / timber framing

  • Foundations

  • Temporary structures

  • Retaining walls

CERTIFICATES

  • WHS – white card

 

PROGRAMS

  • Microstran

  • Space Gass

  • Inducta SLB, RCB, RCC, FTG

Head Office Certifications

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