JAMES HEYLIGERS

Drafting Team Leader

James is a Drafting Team Leader with extensive structural drafting experience within the residential, industrial, commercial, retail, community and winery sectors throughout Australia. 

Qualifications

Certificate 4 in Structural Design 

 

Employment History

Triaxial Consulting, Sydney NSW

Costin Roe Consulting, Sydney NSW 

 

Notable Projects

Klemzig Village, SA 

Drafter

A large multi-storey medical centre that was constructed largely from full height precast concrete walls, suspended bondek slabs & steel framing: 

  • Drafting and documentation of new construction. 

  • Detail of load bearing precast panel walls hung off the side of a suspended concrete floor. 

  • Collaboration with architect to achieve desired steel trussed fascia’s being used for signage and aesthetics. 

  • Careful collaboration with relevant sectors to ensure columns are avoiding critical areas.

 

Domestic Residential Development, Longueville NSW 

Drafter 

A high-end, 3 storey residential development situated on Sydney’s coastline. The project involved demolition of the existing structure, large excavations (up to 7m) into natural ground and construction of the new residence including over a large cantilevered balcony:

  • Design and documentation of excavation and new build. 

  • Collaboration with the geo-technical engineer. 

  • Dincel walls were used for waterproofing benefits. 

  • Collaboration with post-tension designers for first floor slab. 

  • Detailing of internal stair design with steel & stone treads. cantilevered off concrete wall. 

Due to the complicated nature of the project, close involvement was needed with the builders throughout construction to meet client needs and changes. 

 

Barossa Cellar Wine Interpretive Centre, Barossa Valley SA 

Drafter 

Barossa Cellar Wine Interpretive Centre was a large premium structure constructed largely from stone, steel and concrete: 

  • Collaboration with architect and careful detailing approach to achieve long open spans with thin multi-pitch roofing. 

  • Bespoke timber features requiring out the box design and detailing. 

  • Large areas of polished concrete floors which required 2-pour raft construction to maximise crack control. 

  • The structure was cut into the natural ground with integrated full height pre-cast concrete retaining walls. 

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR 

Commercial & Retail 

Community, Sport & Recreation 

Health, Aged Care & Education 

Materials Handling & Winery Design 

Residential 

Industrial 

CIVIL Design / Drafting 

Earthworks 

Finished surface profiles 

Kerb and pavement 

Roads 

Stormwater 

STRUCTURAL DESIGN / DRAFTING

Concrete – precast 

Concrete – reinforced 

Concrete – slabs & footings 

Foundations 

Masonry – clay 

Pre-engineered buildings 

Retaining structures 

Retaining walls 

Shop detailing checking 

Steel 

Temporary structures 

Timber / timber - framing 

 

CERTIFICATES 

Confined space 

WHS – white card 

 

PROGRAMS

AutoCAD 

AutoTurn Pro 

Revit 

Vehicle Tracking