Our Staff

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Ben
Senior Surveyor – Brisbane

Where do you live?
I have lived in Brisbane my entire life.

How did you come to work for the NorthGroup Consulting?
As a student while undertaking my Bachelor of Surveying Degree.

What did you know about NorthGroup Consulting before you started?
As a first year student I didn't know too many Surveying companies, luckily one of my fellow students heard that North's took on students to gain work experience. So I rang North's on a Friday and started with them on the following Monday. Simple as that.

What is your role at NorthGroup Consulting?
Senior Surveyor covering a variety of surveying streams from High-rise and Engineering Surveying, 3D Laser Scanning and Cadastral Surveying.

How long have you been with NorthGroup Consulting?
I started as a Student Surveyor in 2004.

Describe a typical day at NorthGroup Consulting.
Servicing multiple projects, organising team members, talking to clients and helping to meet their needs with a positive outcome.

What is the most enjoyable aspect of your job?
Working on a variety of challenging projects and the people I meet.

What major projects have you worked on?
Toowoomba Pipe Line
Sir Fred Schonell Drive Upgrade Project
Unison Towers in Newstead
Southpoint Emporium Towers in Southbank
Eagle Farm Racecourse Development Project.
Lume Tower in Kangaroo Point
443 Queen Street and 80 Ann Street in Brisbane

What makes NorthGroup Consulting a great place to work?
The excellent team environment, great working conditions, the flexibility with work schedules, the variety of opportunities and work.

What does NorthGroup Consulting offer you that other companies don't?
With the company continually looking out for the best interests of the staff, the flexible hours and the ability to run my own schedule which fits in very nicely with family. The companies continuing efforts to help staff grow their skill sets and expose them to a very wide variety of work.

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Andy
Senior Surveyor - Sunshine Coast

Where do you live?
Sunshine Coast, Queensland

How did you come to work for the NorthGroup Consulting?
Through an Employment Agency.

What is your role at NorthGroup Consulting?
Senior Surveyor based in the Sunshine Coast office.

How long have you been with NorthGroup Consulting?
I started with NorthGroup Consulting in 2001.

Describe a typical day at NorthGroup Consulting.
Turn up and expect the unexpected, I never know what new opportunities will appear.

What is the most enjoyable aspect of your job?
I have a number of clients and wide variety of projects to work on at any one time. Many projects are challenging and sometimes require careful management to ensure a positive outcome for clients.

What projects have you worked on?
A large Sunshine Coast Shopping Centre Construction.
Hydrographic Flood Study Surveys in the Caboolture and Mary Rivers.
The 3km long Ted Smout Memorial Bridge connecting Redcliffe.
Replacement of high accuracy machinery within the Petrie Paper Mill and also the installation of high accuracy machine alignments at Arnotts Biscuits in Brisbane.
High-rise Construction of the Arthouse tower in South Brisbane.
Project Management of several large detail surveys for Main Roads throughout Queensland.
Sunshine Motorway, Maroochydore.

What makes NorthGroup Consulting a great place to work?
Consistent opportunities to be involved in multiple survey disciplines.

Do you participate in any of NorthGroup Consulting's social activities?
Yes, I've attended beach camping trips, surfed in the annual The Board Meeting Charity event to raise money for disadvantaged kids as well as the regular Christmas parties, awards dinners and staff barbeques. We also do fun runs together such as the Noosa Triathlon.

What does NorthGroup Consulting offer you that other companies don't?
Friendly working environment, open knowledge sharing and technical support when needed.

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Russell
BIM / Laser Scanning - Brisbane

Where do you live?
5 minutes from the beach, Brisbane Northside.

How did you come to work for the NorthGroup Consulting?
Coming from England I decided that I wanted to move to Brisbane, so I researched surveying practices that performed Laser Scanning and found NorthGroup Consulting. I contacted them and briefed them on my career goals and aspirations and was fortunate enough to be offered a position in their Brisbane office. NorthGroup sponsored me on a 457 working visa and provided support for my permanent residence status.

What is your role at NorthGroup Consulting?
I am part of the Terrestrial Laser Scanning team. I also have expertise in BIM / Reality Capture, 3d Modelling, Drafting etc.

How long have you been with NorthGroup Consulting?
I joined the NorthGroup team in 2015.

Describe a typical day at NorthGroup Consulting.
There are not many typical days at NorthGroup. The work I carry out is varied - no two projects are ever the same with different challenges.

What is the most enjoyable aspect of your job?
I get to travel a fair bit for my work and see parts of Australia you wouldn’t usually get to see. I like the fact that every project is different with different challenges.

What projects have you worked on?
A variety - from Coal processing plants in to the North, Gas Compressor Stations out West, High-rise buildings in Brisbane City Centre, Shopping Centres, Hospitals, Schools, Brisbane Airport the list goes on…..

What makes NorthGroup Consulting a great place to work?
NorthGroup are continually investing in the latest technology which keeps us delivering the best product for our clients. There are people with expertise in all aspects of surveying who are always happy share their knowledge if required.

Do you participate in any of NorthGroup Consulting's social activities?
Yes most, from football tipping competitions to the social Friday lunch.

What does NorthGroup Consulting offer you that other companies don't?
Flexible working hours are great, support is always there should it be required.