Simon Young

  • Perth WA

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Coordinator Business Systems Development 

City of Stirling ­

Currently manages a team of 11, including Systems Analysts and Support Officers; to develop the City's corporate business systems covering Asset Management, Geo-spatial Information Services, Land and Property​ Information and Written Records management. Key Responsibilities include: ▪

May 2006 - Aug 2008

Coordinator Asset Management

City of Stirling ­

Assisted in the development of the asset management process for all City assets to assist in reporting, register development and budgetary processes. Perform business process reviews and encouraged use and development of corporate asset systems and processes.

Key Responsibilities included:

Development of asset maintenance cycles, conditional survey regimes and cost capture for capital and operational expenditure with Infrastructure asset managers that enable Development of budgetary processes for the City Building business unit.

Liaise with key stakeholders in engineering maintenance and design teams to review and develop the roles and responsibilities for asset data recording policies.

Perform business process reviews and encouraged use and development of corporate systems which resulted in transfer of all paper based records for City owned and managed land to an electronic format and in corporate system.

▪ Assisted in the creation of a corporate standard for the generation of accurate CADD drawings and surveys for inclusion into legal documentation.

Nov 2005 - May 2006

Asset Maintenance Officer

City of Bayswater

Administered a trio of Huefner Asset Management systems, including RoadPAK, PipePAK and ParkPAK systems, bringing them into alignment to assist in developing Asset Management plans and strategies for the roads asset base.

Maintained and updated dataset for the‘ Roman' roads management system and supply updated information to Main Roads W. A. creating an accurate and segmented road model

Development and implementation of conditional surveys for various infrastructure assets, such as road networks, footpaths, verges and street furniture.

Creation of reports, providing information regarding expenditure on assets to Council, the City

Oct 2004 - Oct 2005

Landscape Technical Assistant

Aberdeenshire Council
­ Landscape Technical Assistant (Development) Administered and deployed the Pitney Bowes‘ MapInfo'­‘ Confirm' Asset Management system for Landscape Services Business Unit to manage its infrastructure asset maintenance. Key Responsibilities included: ▪ Administration of the Confirm system and creation of site details, including attributes for locations, measurements, defects, action codes and financial codes to assist in the development of Conditional Survey reports for the management of shire managed parks and infrastructure assets. ▪ Administered the security access for users and reviewed its usage with regard to quality control. ▪ Advised supported and trained system users in its operation and produced manuals for training. ▪ Production of electronic reports to enable staff to produce monthly, weekly and daily, routine and nonroutine work schedules. ▪ Provided reports for asset data for total quantities, budgets, work profiling and work scheduling. ▪ Assist the Landscape Architect to draw various maps and plans to assist in, the maintenance and development of Public Open Spaces using AutoCAD tools. include: ▪ Development and implementation of mobile Playground route and inspection solution.
Sep 2004 - Oct 2004

Cad Technician

CAD Technician, C. M. Design, Pinetree, Duties included the ability to create plans and drawings to assist in the development of single and two storey dwellings and site plans. Key Responsibilities included: ▪ Create site plans and designs to local and International standards, for submission in planning applications for building and site development with‘ Vectorworks' CAD software. ▪ Drawings included elevations and plans with the appropriate layer management to allow a number of drawings, for plumbing and electrical detail to be produced. ▪ Import DXF files into a drawing for manipulation and alteration where required. ▪ Maintain a customer services database and detail planning issues to clients. ▪ Interpret the customer's vision and design layout with assistance of Architect and draw his sketches in CAD. ▪ Communicate on various levels with site engineers, customers and architectural consultants.
Jan 2004 - Sep 2004


Aviance UK Ltd
2003 - 2004

Test Centre Administrator­ Thomson Prometric

Test Centre Administrator­ Thomson Prometric
My position as Test Centre Administrator, was to assist in the management of the daily operation of an examination centre, and to ensure the correct standards for a variety of computer based examinations, was maintained. Key Responsibilities included: ▪ System testing and upgrading on a regular basis. ▪ Liaise with the I.T. department to identify computer network operation issues and to carry out updates to the server, as required by the company. ▪ Brief candidates and provide a one to one instruction on the system operation and to give assistance to candidates on any issues raised or problems with equipment faced by them. ▪ Maintain all documents and guides and ascertain eligibility for examination.
2002 - 2003

Computer Network Engineer

Tingley Computers
Computer Network Engineer­ As a Network Engineer I assisted in the physical installation of computer cabled networks, including routers, network cabling, rack servers and network point. Key Responsibilities included: ▪ Managed the installation and provided project documentation to the client. ▪ Liaise with several clients I.T departments, documenting the requirements of the client to plan and install network. ▪ Provide a detailed diagram of the network by way of electronic drawings in AutoCAD, ensuring these detailed all points and features of the system to the IT administrator. ▪ The installation or upgrading of a network would be carried out, to the appropriate CAT standard, with a system test carried out prior to handover. ▪ Trained to install cabling, switches, patch panels, associated fixings and to configure system hardware and software.
1994 - 2002

Police Constable

Grampian Police
Police Constable­ Scotland U.K. Working as a Police Constable, in the north east of Scotland my duties included the investigation of crimes and breaches of the Scottish Criminal Law, the Road Traffic Act and various local legal statutes, Key Responsibilities included: ▪ Interpret, understand and enforce Criminal legislation. ▪ Gather evidence and information from witnesses to transpose evidence and information into Police reports for the prosecution of offenders to the Procurator Fiscal. ▪ Work in small teams or alone to manage a variety of high stress situations, remain focused, in control and have the ability to prioritise evolving critical events. ▪ Meet stringent reporting deadlines, whilst working under constant pressure. ▪ Efficiently manage my time, balance a heavy workload and have the ability to prioritise events in real time. ▪ Work as part of a team and able to prepare and give briefings, advising both senior and junior officers of all ranks. ▪ Develop relationships with a variety people from multiple cultures and diverse backgrounds within the local community.
1986 - 1994

Airframe Engineering Technician

Grampian Police
Airframe Engineering Technician­ Aeronautical engineer on fast jet and wide bodied aircraft in the military service in United Kingdom. Key Responsibilities included: ▪ Trained to a high standard of aeronautical engineering principles. ▪ Able to read and understand engineering drawings, flow charts and diagrams. ▪ Work within close confined spaces and employing high standards of safety awareness was carried out at all times. ▪ Aircraft flight and Major servicing records were maintained during and on completion of tasks. included: ▪ Promotion to Junior Technician ▪ RAF‘ Good show' award for flight safety awareness.



City and Guilds of London Institute
2010 - 2011


2007 - 2009


Curtin University


1994 - 1994