Lachlan McMurtrie | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Lachlan McMurtrie

Managing Director / Senior Civil Engineer

BEng Mech (Hons), Senior Road Safety Auditor (TMR Qualified). MIE Aust (Civil) RPEQ Civil

Lachlan has been overseeing the MCE team since 2009. Before re‐joining MCE he had several years’ experience as Lead Engineer in the materials handling sector for Sinclair Knight Merz (Brisbane) and WorelyParsons (Vancouver, Canada).

Lachlan is Managing Director of MCE and oversees all business management, procurement, budgeting, performance management and day‐to‐day management of people and operational improvement. Lachlan’s experience in leading multidisciplinary teams has assisted him in specialising in delivering major urban development projects, working collectively with designers and architects to achieve unique engineering solutions.

Ian McMurtrie | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Ian McMurtrie

Senior Civil Engineer

B.Tech (Civil), MIE Aust, CPEng, FIMEA, RPEQ Civil

In 2002, Ian established MCE. Ian has over 40 years’ experience in the varying facets of civil engineering has worked extensively with State Government Departments, Local Governments Authorities and private clients throughout central and regional Queensland. His ability to build strong relationships with clients and his team has ensured the sustained growth of the business.

Chris Hewitt | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Chris Hewitt

Senior Civil Engineer

BEng Civil (Hons), MIE Aust (Civil) RPEQ Civil, Road Safety Auditor (TMR Qualified).

Chris has 25 years’ experience within the transport and infrastructure industry through various roles gained primarily in Department Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) and more recently in private enterprise. His long career history with DTMR has allowed him to develop a thorough understanding of all aspects of DTMR business and specification. He also has a good understanding of, and “hands on” experience, with urban and commercial development, traffic and transport, stormwater drainage, water supply, building design and construction and maintenance.

Geoffrey Millar | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Geoffrey Millar

Senior Structural Engineer

BEng Civil, MIE Aust, CPEng, RPEQ

Geoffrey is a Senior Structural Engineer with a role in the delivery of residential, commercial, resource and industrial projects. He has extensive knowledge and practical experience in the design and construction of commercial and industrial buildings and structures including inspections and reports, structural analysis and design of foundations, steel frameworks, reinforced concrete foundations, slabs and tilt-up walls. Geoffrey has 25 years’ plus experience in multidiscipline consulting engineering practice’s and has been involved in all aspects of consulting engineering practice including project management, drafting, engineering design and reporting.

Mark Vignale | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Mark Vignale

Senior Civil Engineer

BEng (Civil) (Hons), RPEQ, Advanced Diploma Project Management (AQF6)

Mark Vignale is a highly motivated Principal Civil Engineer and Engineering Manager with over 25 years’ experience within the civil infrastructure industry. Most recently his role is to provide project management, design certification, specialist advice and solutions within design teams as well as leading a team of transport engineers and designers.

Mark has managed various projects for both government and private organisations under various methods of delivery. He has worked at senior levels across both the public and private sectors and has a depth of experience developed in the planning, design, construction and infrastructure management areas over many years. Mark spent 20 years in various roles within TMR (including RoadTek) where was able to establish himself as a highly respected leader, engineer and Project Manager. He has developed a strong reputation for developing professional relationships, achieving results and ensuring projects are delivered to client’s expectations.

Mark Glazebrook | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Mark Glazebrook

Project Manager / Senior Civil Engineer

BEng Civil, MIE Aust (Civil) RPEQ, Road Safety Auditor (TMR Qualified).

Mark is a results-driven, quality-focused professional with more than 35 years’ experience within the transport and infrastructure industry. He provides transport infrastructure advice to engineers, project managers and developers, contract administration services, prepares audit reports of contracts and government submissions, prepares technical specifications, and provides civil engineering advice on proposed design issues. With more 37 years’ experience within the transport and infrastructure industry through various roles gained primarily in Department Transport and Main Roads (DTMR), Mark brings both management and technical expertise. He has a proven track record in successfully managing a range of project and programs across Central Queensland. Mark’s long career history with DTMR has allowed him to develop a thorough understanding of all aspects of DTMR business and specification.

Kenny Festing | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Kenny Festing

Senior Civil Engineer

BEng Civil (Hons), MIEAust (Civil), RPEQ Civil, Dip. PM

Kenny has over 11 years’ experience in project management, detailed design and construction contract administration with a portfolio spanning land development, transport and infrastructure projects. Prior to commencing with McMurtrie Consulting Engineers, Kenny has held roles in both the private and public sectors and has worked on a wide range of projects across Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Kenny uses his extensive project delivery experience to identify potential design, programming, and construction issues as early as possible in the project lifecycle and aims to provide engineering solutions to address these issues. These skills result in real cost savings for his clients and an outstanding record of project delivery.

Mayur Mathev | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Mayur Mathev

Civil Engineer

BEng Civil (1st Class Hons), Road Safety Auditor (TMR Qualified).

Mayur is a Civil Engineer and has been involved in the planning and design of civil infrastructure projects, producing design drawings, estimating quantities for civil infrastructure projects, preparing bill of quantities for tendering process, preparing engineering studies and reports and general site supervisory duties in various projects. He has worked closely with the Local Government Authorities, Department of Main Roads and private clients within the region.

Nathaniel Veenstra | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Nathaniel Veenstra

Civil Engineer

BEng Civil (Hons)

Nathaniel is an experienced and professional engineer specialising in the management and delivery of complex transportation projects. He can capably delivery projects through all stages of concept development, preliminary and detailed design, through into contract administration and project close-out. Nathaniel has a proven track record in managing delivery of complex design projects utilising multi-faceted consultant teams with complex stakeholder considerations and political sensitivity. He has development close, functional relationships with clients including private developers, local government authorities, Department of Transport and Main Roads and Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, and federal funding agencies. Nathaniel combines a high level of detail and creative problem solving to deliver precise solutions that are fit-for-purpose.

Isaac Bianchi | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Isaac Bianchi

Civil Engineer

BEng Civil

Isaac joined the MCE team in 2015 whilst studying a Bachelor of Engineering at CQU. Alongside a supportive team which enabled him to gain hands on experience, Isaac graduated in November 2018. Isaac has a passion for Structural Engineering and has been a part of multiple major projects such as the proposed two tonne custom entry signage for Rocklea and the Airlie Beach Foreshore Revitalisation.

Elise Pearson | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Elise Pearson

Civil Engineer

BEng (Environmental), MIE Aust

Elise is a civil Engineer, who has gained considerable experience on large transport infrastructure projects in the past 5 years. Her TMR experience has spanned Design Consultancy, Technical Advisory and Contract Administration/Verification. During this time, she has gained valuable knowledge of TMR specifications, technical standards, policies and processes pertaining to infrastructure delivery.

Elise demonstrates a proactive attitude through her keenness to tackle any task, provision of regular client updates and staying outcomes focused. She has proven she can integrate into any project team having worked in multiple client offices across Brisbane and Rockhampton. Elise is a highly capable engineer who understands the importance of good communication and relationship building. She is well experienced in preconstruction project management for Road and transport infrastructure projects.

Royce Nolan | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Royce Nolan

Senior Civil Designer

Associate Diploma of Civil Engineering

Royce is a Civil Designer and his responsibilities include design of roadworks, stormwater infrastructure and treatment and sewerage reticulation for urban and rural subdivisions for both private and government industries. He ensures that planning and design projects comply with appropriate standards and client requirements. His recent works include the $36 Mil Rockhampton Riverside Precinct, including shared zones for bike and pedestrian accessibility, $16 Mil Kershaw Gardens Redevelopment, and Alf Larson / Lions Park Redevelopment, Miriam Vale.

Royce is a highly competent Civil Designer, leading the MCE team in 12D design and AutoCAD drafting. His abilities are sought after in the CQ region with him recently mentoring the Banana Shire Council design team in Civil Design software usage.

Regan Conaghan | McMurtrie Consulting Engineers

Regan Conaghan

Cadet Civil Technician

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Regan joined MCE in early 2016 and is involved in the design and drafting on a wide variety of civil and structural projects alongside a supportive team which enables him to gain hands on experience. The recent projects that he has been involved in include:

  • Riverbank Precinct Redevelopment
  • Kershaw Gardens Redevelopment
  • Browns Gully Floodway Replacement
  • Biloela CBD Drainage Network
  • Linkes Road-Callide Creek Floodway Upgrades
  • Curtis Island Traffic Analysis
  • Curtis Island Traffic Road Rehabilitation
  • Theodore Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Re-design
  • Byfield Road Rehabilitation
  • Bluff Point Carpark Rehabilitation

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