Bridget Walker is Water and Wastewater Manager for Ballina Shire Council and Thomas Lees is a Treatment Plant Process Engineer. They are part of the team of people who work and plan to ensure the delivery of drinking water, wastewater and recycled water services to the residents and businesses within the Ballina Shire Council.
Structural Engineer for Arup
“I work on improving buildings in countries like Timor-Leste and Vanuatu.”
Senior Engineer, De-Icing for LM Wind Power
“I am concerned about climate change, and with my background in composite materials and aerodynamics I felt that wind energy was a way I could contribute to practical solutions.”
Senior Electrical Engineer for Entura, Hydro Tasmania
“I am involved in the development of innovative solutions to problems encountered in the electrical power industry, in a renewable energy environment”
Civil and Environmental Engineer for Rio Tinto
“I manage small site projects, which can range from road rehabilitation and resealing to designing weed wash down stations for the mine”
Senior Engineer, Renewable Energy. AECOM
“I’m focused on wind, solar and energy storage project development, which involves project management and energy generation modelling”
Automotive Engineer for Applidyne
“The aim of the project is to design a solar powered heat engine that is able to produce electricity, hot water and home heating cheaper than equivalent solar PV and hot water systems”
Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineer for the Government Architect’s Office, NSW Public Works.
“I design and supervise the construction of building-mounted solar power systems for public buildings”
Wind Analyst/Engineer for Pacific Hydro
“I determine the wind resource of a site, design the wind farm layout and predict the energy output, which is used to determine whether the site is suitable for development”
Graduate Technical Services Engineer (Mining)
“I work with mining and quarrying companies, designing blasting systems to meet their particular needs”
Chemical Engineer and Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Specialist for Orica
“I’m focussed on safety processes, risk management and finding engineering solutions to maximise safety.”
Electrical Engineer, Energex Limited
“I lead a team of electrical fitter mechanics and power workers who inspect and test the electricity poles and wires in South East Queensland.”
Water Engineer for Arup
“I design systems to deal with stormwater and drainage. I am also a consultant to organisations who help to supply better drinking water and sanitation to places in the world in need.”
Drilling Engineer, Origin Energy
“I design and supervise the construction of coal seam gas wells.”
Mechanical Engineer for Rio Tinto
“I look after maintenance projects at the bauxite mining site at East Weipa in northern Queensland.”
Technical Services Engineer, Orica
“I provide technical support to mining sites and design blasting systems that are safe, efficient and cost effective.”
Mechatronics Engineer for Rio Tinto
“Working as a mechatronics engineer has allowed me to become involved with innovative projects that are challenging and will change the way we work in the future.”
Process engineer for Dampier Salt
“I carry out laboratory tests on salt that is mined to determine its quality.”
Process Engineer for Rio Tinto
“My job involves monitoring and troubleshooting the alumina refinery process as well as completing projects in process improvement.”
Power engineers plan, design, construct, operate and maintain power systems and equipment. You can find out more about Power Engineering from API.
Elizabeth is an electrical engineer who works in the power industry.
Les started as an apprentice electrician who eventually trained to become a power engineer.
Jenny is an engineer who works with domestic solar energy and fuel cells.
Sarah is an electrical engineer who designs electrical sub-stations.
Matt is a power engineer who works with ABB.
James is an engineer who works with power generation equipment.
Kanchana is a mechatronics engineer who can control power plants all over the world.
Ed is a mechanical engineer who works in a company that manufactures transformers for the power industry.
Daniel is an engineer who received a scholarship to travel in Europe and North America and work in a number of fields with different power companies.