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Overview

A Civil / Structural Design Draftsman with over fifteen years of drafting, design and document production. Experience on a wide range of domestic, commercial, industrial and mining projects.

Consistently meeting tight deadlines and design challenges whilst utilising management skills obtained from a certificate 4 in project management.

Over fifteen years of efficient AutoCAD skills, 3D modelling design and 2D deliverables development. Production and preparation of multi-discipline standards and details. Constantly staying up to date with AutoCAD and other related software.

Uses professional procedures and techniques in the application of software packages for design-drafting with the ability to interact well with colleagues and clients, using excellent written and verbal communication skills.

A friendly and approachable personality with a genuine love for life.

Career History

MPA Shedden - MPA Consulting Engineers Australia Pty Ltd - MPA Logicamms Ltd - Logicamms Ltd             Location: Brisbane CBD, QLD

Jan 2006Present

Senior Civil / Structural Design Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Production of structural and civil AutoCAD drawings of industrial structures, footings, earthworks, roadworks, drainage and equipment.
  • Document control/management.
  • Production of P&ID/Process technical drawings.
  • Production of Electrical drawings.
  • Project systems assistance for engineering design team.
  • Drafting standard quality checker for various projects.

Achievements:

  • Obtained experience and skill in producing civil roadworks, drainage and earthworks drawings.
  • Acquired knowledge of power station processes and project development. Acquired skill in producing AutoCAD drawings of associated structures and civil infrastructure being the principal draftsperson for 2 power stations for the West Kimberley Power Generation Project for Energy Developments in Western Australia.
  • Produced plant process/flow diagrams.
  • Carried out the role of Document Controller for the Western Kimberley Power Generation Project.
  • Carried out field inventory of BP Refinery storm water drainage infrastructure.

Responsibilities from 2009 to 2011:

  • Structural Draftsman for the Lihir Gold Mine Expansion Project.

Produced;

  • Steel super structure layout design drawings and Details.
  • Layout drawings and details for site structures.
  • Pipe supports and trestles.
  • Stair and handrail details and information.
  • Tank data sheets and interface with structure information.
  • 3D Inventor Software used where necessary. 

Achievements:

  • Acquired knowledge and experience of gold plant processes, structures and project development.
  • Keenly acquired additional skill and knowledge in the use of 3D drawing software by learning the use of Inventor & Pro-steel software for the production of 3D drawings and models.

Education QLD

20152015

Lead Asset Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Education QLD asset reproduction pilot project from a drafting and documentation point of view.
  • Work within the management team to achieve the best outcome for the needs of Education QLD's future asset register and ongoing documentation.
  • Carried out site measure and the documentation of existing Education QLD assets.
  • Production of floor plans for Existing Education QLD assets including classrooms, offices, storage and misc. buildings on site.
  • Consult with site management and Education QLD asset team about the needs and requirements for the outcomes of the asset register project.

Origin Energy (Australia) - (During Logicamms employment - Seconded to Origin Energy)              Location: Brisbane CBD

Sep 20122014

Civil Design Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Civil draftsperson for the APLNG project. 
  • Consisting of seven gas plants within Australia.

Achievements:

  • Production & modification of;
  • Underground services layouts and details.
  • Overall site layout drawings.
  • Earthworks setout drawings.
  • Fencing layout & setout drawings.
  • Drawing lists, schedules and referencing.
  • Road alignment updates for plot plans.
  • Plot plan updates for GIS use.
  • Acquired skills in producing gas plant related civil drawings, across seven sites, working with a large design team with tight deadlines for completion of works.

Origin Energy (Australia) - (During MPA employment - Seconded to Origin Energy) Location: Milton QLD

20072009

Civil / Structural Design Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Civil/structural draftsperson for the Taloona coal seam gas-fired power station and construction camp 

Achievements:

  • Production of all structural and civil AutoCAD drawings of industrial structures, footings, earthworks, drainage and equipment.
  • Acquired knowledge of power station processes and project development. Acquired skill in producing AutoCAD drawings of associated structures and civil infrastructure being the civil/structural draftsperson for the Taloona power station and construction camp.

"Garage Bikes"

2014Present

Bike Mechanic

Responsibilities:

  • To serve the customers needs as required.
  • To maintain a high standard of work and professional customer service.
  • Give advice to customers where required.
  • Giving the customer value for money.
  • Retaining long term customers through service, feedback and quality of work.
  • Working to a tight schedule to have minimal impact on clients "down time".

Achievements:

  • Consulting with many customers for bike related issues and working towards a positive result.
  • Dealing with difficult situations.
  • Completing all jobs on time and working to clients budgets.
  • Putting together quotes for work to be carried out.
  • Reporting on the work completed and advising on further problems if discovered during service.
  • Creating client relationships for future prospects.
  • Building / modifying bikes to suit the clients needs / requirements.

Tour de Cure Team Member (Rider & Support Crew)

2013Present

Fundraising / Marketing

Responsibilities:

  • Dedication to raise minimum dollar amounts per tour, per year.
  • Create awareness for what Tour de Cure is doing in local communities and in the cancer research and prevention field.
  • To be an ambassador for Tour de Cure on and off the bike.
  • Proudly wearing Tour de Cure branded clothing and uniforms to advertise and create awareness to the broader community.
  • Team Captain / Leader on tour as a veteran rider / support crew member.

Achievements:

  • Aligning myself with sponsors for major and minor fundraising activities.
  • Approaching businesses for the donation of funds / goods to be used to fund raise with.
  • Speaking at public events about what Tour de Cure has done and are doing with the funds raised.
  • Talking about why I am with Tour de Cure and its importance to me at a very personal level.
  • Working with graphic designers and marketing teams to produce the best possible outcome for events and fundraising projects.

Roberts & Schaefer Australia Pty Ltd                          Location: Brisbane CBD

Oct 2005Dec 2005

Structural Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Production of 2D and 3D AutoCAD drawings of industrial structures and equipment.

Achievements:

  • Acquired knowledge of coal handling and processing equipment including platework for chutes, underpans and bins.
  • Developed designs for placement of equipment and design and integration of associated platework.
  • Obtained introduction and experience at preparing workshop detail drawings.
  • Prepared drawings of structural steelwork for coal handling plant.
  • 3D Pro Steel Software used where necessary.

Saunders and Partners Consulting Engineers    Location: Milton QLD

20032005

Structural Draftsman

Responsibilities:

  • Production of AutoCAD drawings of commercial and residential building structures.
  • Preparation and organisation of all residential construction standard drawings for the company.
  • Liaison with clients and associated consultants regarding technical aspects of drawings.
  • Introduction of newly recruited draftspersons to company systems, standards and procedures.
  • Checking of drawings produced by subordinate draftspersons.
  • Provision of support for other users of AutoCAD for the company.

Merchant Sampler Advertising Location: Spring Hill QLD

20022002

Marketing / Sales

Responsibilities:

  • Promotion and sale of products to clients.
  • Achievement of sales budgets and targets.

Achievements:

  • Obtained and maintained position during tertiary studies.
  • Gained skill in the use of sales techniques.
  • Learnt and applied effective customer relations and telephone techniques.

Eagle Eye Printing        Location: Padington QLD

20002001

Design Assistant & Machine Operator

Responsibilities:

  • Design of brochures for clients.
  • Touching up images and photos.
  • Assembling and preparation of printing press plates.
  • Assistance in the production of flyers, brochures, posters, booklets, etc.
  • Packaging of orders for delivery.
  • Basic I.T. support within the workplace.

Achievements:

  • Gained skill in the use of imaging programs.
  • Learnt work place health and safety responsibilities and procedures when working with machinery and in an office environment. Acquired skills in the use of industrial printing machinery.
  • Obtained responsibility for providing I.T. support for the business.

Commonwealth Government of Australia

20012001

Election Book Keeper and Vote Recorder

Responsibilities:

  • Account for voters in election register and issue voting documentation.
  • Advise voters on voting procedures.
  • Record votes and collate voting documents.

Achievements:

  • Acquired in-depth knowledge of voting and organisational procedures.

Education

Competency Training Australia

Certificate IV in Project Management

  • Project stakeholder engagement
  • Project information management and communications
  • Project scope management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project time management
  • Project risk management
  • Project human resources management
  • Project procurement procedures

Southbank Institute of T.A.F.E.

20012002

Studied a Diploma of Architectural Technology

  • Including;
  • Certificate 4 in Residential Drafting
  • Manual drafting
  • 2D/3D AutoCAD
  • Residential / commercial design
  • 3D modelling
  • 3D animation and rendering

Qantm - College

Short course / Certificate – Multi Media Studies

  • Acquired knowledge in;
  • Flash animation
  • Adobe Premier video editing
  • Photoshop
  • Website creation

Axiom College

Certificate II in Information Technology

  • Certificate II

MacGregor State High School

19952000

Secondary School

  • Completed

skills & interests

Information Technology &  Multimedia

3D & 2D Computer Software:

  • AutoCad 3D & 2D
  • Pro-Steel
  • 3D Studio Max
  • 3D Studio Viz
  • Inventor
  • Microsoft Visio

Multimedia Computer Software:

  • Photoshop
  • Premier
  • Flash
  • Authoware
  • Websites: Squarespace & Wordpress
  • Mail Chimp - Marketing

Hobbies

  • Riding around Australia to raise money and spread awareness for Cancer research and prevention alongside the ‘Tour de Cure’ organisation.
  • Please visit my website for more information: www.corystourdecure.com
  • Bicycle mechanics, repair and custom bike builds.
  • Running a small home business.
  • Performance vehicles and racing.
  • Four wheel driving in my  VW Amarok.

Sport & Music

  • Road & Track Cycling for Kangaroo Point Cycling Club
  • Mountain Biking for Brisbane South MTB Club
  • Badminton for Queensland Dragon Club
  • Field Hockey for University of Queensland
  • Trumpet and Euphonium in regional Bands

referees

Phill King 

Lead Design Team Manager

Ph: 0414 321 183

Lewis Vassallo

Principal Mechanical Designer

Ph: 0402 092 210

Paul Egan

Business Owner & Tour de Cure Member

Ph: 0412 840 738