MICHAEL DAWSON 

Civil & Structural Team Leader 

BE (Civil) | DipEngPrac | MIEAust 

Michael is a civil & structural engineer with experience in residential, industrial &

commercial sectors. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Diploma Engineering Practice 

Certificate 4 (Building & Construction) 

Memberships

Engineers Australia (EA) – MIEAust

Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA) 


Employment History

Triaxial Consulting, Sydney NSW

Law & Dawson Pty Ltd, Gladesville NSW 

 

Notable Projects

Industrial Building, Spencer St Five Dock NSW 

Structural and Civil Engineer 

Industrial building for use as a bakery for commercial distribution:

  • Structural design.

  • Stormwater design.

Construction was boundary to boundary, with neighboring buildings on boundary resolved by corresponding with Geotech to provide adequate foundations.

 

Lingyen Mountain Temple, Berala NSW 

Structural and Civil Engineer 

Construction of a new temple carpark & accommodation:

  • Structural design. 

  • Stormwater design. 

  • Flood reporting. 

The building was elevated to resolve the issue of the site being in a known flood area.

Aged Care Facility, Meadowbank NSW 

Civil Engineer

New aged care facility: 

Detailed stormwater design for a new Aged Care facility.

To ensure adequate drainage requirements, easement negotiations had to occur to satisfy downstream owners.

Townhouse Development with Basement, St Peters NSW 

Structural and Civil Engineer 

New townhouse development with basement: 

  • Structural design. 

  • Stormwater design. 

Stormwater detention issues due to site constraints required an ongoing discussion with Council to seek resolution.

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR 

Civil

Commercial & Retail

Community, Sport & Recreation

Food & Hospitality

Health, Aged Care & Education

Insurance, Strata & Remedial

Residential

 

STRUCTURAL DESIGN / DRAFTING

Anchor systems 

Aluminium

Concrete 

Facade 

Foundations 

Masonry – clay & concrete 

Retaining structures / retaining walls 

Shop detailing checking 

Steel 

Temporary structures 

Timber / timber framing 

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA 

Conditioning report 

Defects list 

Dilapidation 

Facade 

Inspection / investigation 

Legal compliance 

Retaining wall 

Structural analysis 

Supervision 

 

CIVIL DRAFTING / DESIGN 

Drains 

Earthworks / environmental 

Flood / stormwater 

Finished surface profiles 

Hydraulics 

Kerb and pavements 

Minor subdivisions 

On-site detention / retention 

Piling / roads 

 

GENERAL 

Contracts – contractor & client side 

Negotiations 

Project management 

 

CERTIFICATIONS 

WHS - White Card 

Working Safely at Heights Card 

 

PROGRAMS

ArcGIS 

AutoCAD 

AutoTurn Pro 

Drains 

ILSAX 

Inducta RC Suite

Microstran

MUSIC 

RAPT

Reinforced Concrete Design Software

Strand 7 Structural Toolkit

Tedds

Visual Basic