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Overview

A Senior Design Drafter with over fifteen years of design office experience and covering a range of projects and a variety of contract and staff positions. Starting out in the residential and light commercial industry, I mastered a range of skill-sets that I then took with me into commercial engineering consulting, oil & gas organisations and mining firms.

I am an organised and strategic thinker with volunteer and staff experience in both small and large multidisciplinary companies and not-for-profit organisations. With a Certificate 4 in Project Management, I am consistently meeting tight deadlines and design challenges whilst using professional procedures and techniques to manage projects, teams and tasks.

Applying my design software skills that encompass 2D deliverables, 3D modelling, AutoCad, Advanced Steel, Prosteel, Navisworks, Autoturn and others and constantly staying up to date with job related software, I pride myself on having the correct tools and knowledge on-hand. With the ability to interact well with colleagues and clients and using excellent written and verbal communication skills, I bring a balance of leadership and team member role to all my decision making when dealing with staff, clients and stakeholders. I am career focused with a strong desire to bring the best to all projects, teams and tasks.

A technical professional with high personal and industry standards, who has 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.
  • Worked on a range of projects for many clients including, Origin Energy, Santos, PB, Puma Energy, RAAF, Department of Defence, IPL, Dyno Noble, BMA & many others.
  • 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

  • Including;
  • Communication
  • Exel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Working with software

MacGregor State High School

19952000

Secondary School

  • Completed

skills & interests

Information Technology &  Multimedia

Computer Software:

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

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

Drew Lawrence

Project Management Director

Ph: 0413 727 696

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