JIM DISHER 

Civil Design Team Leader | Mudgee Office Manager

BE(Civil) | MES (Civil & Structural) | MIEAust

Jim is a civil & structural engineer with experience collaborating with a wide range of professionals including town planners, surveyors, architects, environmental scientists and engineers from all building disciplines.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

Master of Engineering Studies (Civil & Structural)

Memberships

Engineers Australia (EA)

 

Employment History

Triaxial Consulting, Mudgee NSW

Insites Pty Ltd, Mudgee NSW

Jabek Pty Ltd, Mudgee NSW

Leichhardt Council, Leichhardt NSW

 

Notable Projects

St Matthews Catholic School Mudgee NSW

Civil Engineer / Designer

  • Earthworks design, road and stormwater drainage design.

  • Site assessment & flood modelling.

Working with multidisciplinary team of project managers,

builders and specialist consultants.

 

Goulburn River Rehabilitation, Ulan Coal Mine NSW

Civil Engineer / Designer

  • Erosion & sediment control plans and details.

  • Stormwater drainage calculations for new overland. stormwater channel.

  • Site assessment & flood modelling.

Significantly reduced size of rock required to protect river banks by re-running flood modelling software and updating equations for site specific rock. This approach greatly reduced the complexity of the project, resulting in significant reductions in both construction time and project costs

 

Caerleon Mudgee Residential Subdivision, Mudgee NSW

Civil Engineer / Designer

Greenfields residential subdivision of up to 2000 residential lots including providing design of all civil services required:

  • Civil engineering design of roads, sewer, drainage and

       water supply.

  • Preparation of survey set out data and 3D machine

      control data.

  • Superintendence of construction contract for stage 1

       of development.

  • Master planning of engineering input for future stage releases.

 

Mudgee Hospital, Mudgee NSW

Structural Engineering and Project Management

Construction of new $70M hospital:

  • Project management during early works phase including regular liaison with builders, health infrastructure and end users.

  • Work health and safety inspections in conjunction with health infrastructure staff.

  • Structural engineering inspections during construction of the new hospital building including structural steel, concrete and post tensioning inspections.

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR

Health, Aged Care and Education

Civil

Mining & Resources

Residential

 

CIVIL DESIGN / DRAFTING

Drains

Flood modelling

Subdivisions & land development

On-site detention

On-site retention

Roads

Sewer design

Stormwater

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA

Inspection

Tender - documents

Tender - managing

 

STRUCTURAL DESIGN / DRAFTING 

Concrete - reinforced

Retaining walls

Steel

Temporary structures

Timber framing

 

CERTIFICATES

Centroc Inducted

WHS - white card

 

PROGRAMS

AutoCAD

Civil3D

Drains

Magnet

Hecras

ILSAX

Inducta Engineering (RC Slabs)

Microstran

MUSIC

RC Building

TUFLOW

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