Ben started his career in 1994 as a plumber & gasfitter gaining experience in the construction & maintenance of education facilities and commercial offices. In 2004 Ben began his design career as a Hydraulic Designer with George Floth Pty Ltd (Brisbane). In December 2005, Ben joined WGE as a Hydraulic Designer in their Queensland office where he progressed to the position of Hydraulic Project Engineer in June 2007. Ben transferred to the Perth office in 2008, became a shareholder of WGE in June 2012 and is a senior person within the company.
Outside of work
Outside of work Ben has his hands full with the training and rehabilitation of two rescued Weimaraners (Sweetie & Marlot) who ensure there are no weekend sleep-ins and plenty of outdoor activities including rally-o, beach meets and bush outings.
What will you bring to a project
With over 20 years of experience in the hydraulic industry, including both contracting and design I will ensure that the most effective and innovative hydraulic solutions are bought to the table. My ability to communicate my expertise in both the design and construction processes allows me to provide the best service to all project stakeholders.
- Diploma Con Hydraulic Engineering
- Trade Cert. Plumbing, Drainage, Gas Fitting
- Diploma of Business
- Diploma of Justice
Industry accreditations / bodies
The Landing Resort, Port Hedland
One of Australia’s largest tourism development with a strong eco sustainability focus, across from the Port Hedland Airport involving 280 rooms across the two and three storey “Village” precinct, two new six storey hotels comprising 250 beds and 170 beds respectively, a six storey commercial center incorporating public cyclone shelter and communal gym, backpacker accommodation and restaurant buildings.
Kalgoorlie Health Campus Redevelopment
The project consists of a number of phases including; phase 1, the construction of a palliative care ward, phase 2, a new emergency and medical imaging department, and the phase 3 administration building redevelopment for outpatients facilities and cancer center.
Carnarvon Police & Justice Complex
This new complex has been designed to bring together the courts, police and community and youth justice services into one facility with a strong civic presence as well as welcoming and friendly spaces.