RAWDON STANFORD

Bathurst Office Manager | Senior Designer

Dip. Eng AMIEAust CEngA NER 

Rawdon is a senior designer with experience in design and management of civil and structural projects within multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy firms. 

Qualifications

Diploma of Engineering (Structural) 

Structural Drafting Certificate 

Associate Member Institute Engineers Australia - AMIEAust 

Employment History

Triaxial Consulting, Bathurst NSW

Barnson Pty Ltd, NSW 

B & W Consultants Pty Ltd, UK 

 

Notable Projects

Essential Energy Depot Upgrade, Forbes NSW 

Civil Design and Drafting 

  • Roof and stormwater design.

  • External pavement design.

  • Civil drafting. 

An interesting design aspect of the project was the lay of the land. The depot in Forbes was exceptionally flat and was subject to flooding. Rather than use pump out pits it was demonstrated a kerb and gutter with a 0.4% longitudinal fall could convey stormwater to the adjacent drainage network. 

Cadia Warehouse Project for Newcrest Mining Ltd, Forest Reefs NSW 

Civil Design and Drafting 

Design of pavement stormwater systems and external slab on ground works:

  • Roof design.

  • Civil drafting. 

An interesting design aspect of the project was all roof stormwater was harvested and treated for re-use. 

 

Residential Project Rocky Waterhole Road, Mudgee NSW 

Structural Design and Drafting 

Design of roof slab on ground works, including cast in-situ

infinity pool: 

  • Floor design. 

  • Structural drafting. 

An interesting design aspect of the project was the 2-way portal frame to the main living area which incorporated a 4m cantilever awning. 

 

Dubbo RFS Training Centre, NSW 

Senior Design and Drafting

State of the art training facility for rural firefighters including administration block, accommodation dorms, gym and external works including road and carparks. Stage 1 construction budget was $18.2M, project involvement included:

  • Liaison with stakeholders 

  • Preliminary works report / infrastructure feasibility studies

  • Preliminary works civil design and drafting 

  • Slab and footings design and documentation 

  • Structural steel framing design and documentation 

  • Stormwater design and drafting 

Technical Skills

INDUSTRY SECTOR 

Civil 

Commercial & Retail 

Community Sport & Recreation 

Health, Aged Care & Education 

Industrial 

Insurance, Strata & Remedial 

Mining & Resources 

Residential 

CIVIL – DESIGN / DRAFTING 

Drains 

Hydraulic 

On-site detention 

Sewer 

Stormwater 

 

STRUCTURAL DESIGN / DRAFTING

Concrete reinforced 

Concrete slabs & footings

Foundations 

Retaining walls 

Steel 

Timber 

Timber framing 

Walkways & platforms 

 

REMEDIAL / STRATA 

Condition report 

Cracking 

Inspection 

Investigation 

Structural analysis 

 

OTHER DESIGN 

Fire services 

 

CERTIFICATIONS 

Railway industry worker 

WHS – white card 

 

PROGRAMS 

AutoCAD 

Drains 

Structural Toolkit 

Tedds 

Civil 3D