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ABOUT US

CAF has a strong reputation for delivering quality projects throughout Australasia and beyond. Our Victorian based team works with a range of private and public clients both locally and internationally.

WE AIM TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

At CAF we are passionate about making a lasting difference to communities in which we work. To achieve this, we work alongside our clients to provide unique and valuable solutions to challenging infrastructure and agricultural problems.

OUR VALUES

The senior management team at CAF are passionate about maintaining their reputation for clear communication, innovation and successful partnerships. At every stage of proceedings, we strive to conduct our business with integrity and care and we are committed to industry best practice.

 

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to be the service provider of choice for engineering, project management and surveying services. We aim to do this through the provision of timely, cost effective solutions which not only meet, but exceed the expectations of our clients.

OUR PEOPLE

CAF’s team is made up of experienced engineers and project management professionals who have worked on a wide range of high profile projects within Australia and overseas.

Operating from the regional hub of Shepparton, our team is passionate about delivering world class solutions to challenging problems.

 

AARON POOLE

Aaron is a Chartered Senior Structural Engineer with 14 years of design experience working across a wide variety of multi-discipline projects.  He has developed strong design and project management skills over this period.  During Aaron's career he has worked on a number of significant projects across a range of building structure types including:

- Multi Story Residential / Commercial - up to $40M

- Health and Aged Care Facilities - up to $400M

- Rail and Road Bridge Structures - up to $18M

- Industrial Bulk Material Facilities - up to $680M

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

ALLEN GALE

Allen is a Civil Engineer with over 45 years of experience in leading development, delivery, management and operation of water infrastructure in technical and management roles in Australia and internationally.  Allen has project managed the implementation of a wide range of water and other infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors in Australia, USA, Asia and the Pacific. His water industry knowledge is deep and well respected having provided advisory services to Western Australian Minister of the Environment on water industry structure in WA, as well as specialist advisory roles to the Hong Kong and Malaysian governments. Allen loves sailing and is turning his hand to golf in the later parts of his career.

CIVIL ENGINEER

 

ASH FORD

Ash is an Echuca local and has joined the CAF team as a Site Foreman. He comes to us with over 20 years’ experience in the building and construction industry. Ash has worked on the successful completion of major government, commercial and industrial projects while also working with construction crews on residential and agricultural projects. Some of the major projects were Mildura wave pool, Mildura base hospital, residential estates and public water storage facilities. With the experience of working alongside many different trades all through Victoria and NSW his knowledge is an invaluable asset to the CAF team.

SITE FOREMAN

 

BEN ROSS

As a Charted Professional Civil Engineer, Ben has over 16 years of experience in water infrastructure projects in south eastern Australia and the United Kingdom.  He has particular expertise in irrigation and potable water supply projects, including dams, wastewater and drainage.  Ben works extensively on water related infrastructure projects for civil, structural and hydraulic engineering developments, primarily in the roles of Design Engineer and Project Manager. 

ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER

 
 

BREE FINDLAY

Bree plays an integral role in CAF’s accounting and finance department keeping the books as well as CAF’s staff and directors in line with general administration. Bree is highly organised and loves a challenge.

OFFICE ADMIN

 

BRENT SLOAN

DIRECTOR  |  SENIOR SURVEYOR

Brent has over 19 years' experience in the surveying industry and is director of CAF's survey division.  He possesses high level skills across a number of survey disciplines including feature, title and set-out survey for civil infrastructure projects.  Brent is passionate about surveying and is constantly developing the company's survey technology and systems to ensure CAF is at the forefront of innovation in the survey industry.  Brent is CAF's chief pilot flying the company's UAV's which are revolutionsing the survey sector.  

 

CAMERON DRUITT

Cam is a qualified surveyor having completed his Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering at Melbourne University. Cam has been active in the spatial industry for many years since his graduation and is undertaking a variety of CAF’s works including feature surveys, construction set out, 3rd order levelling, data reduction, processing and presentation. Cam has also recently completed his UAV license and is embracing the challenges and technology advances the survey industry is enjoying. 

SURVEYOR

 

CHRIS BARCLAY

Chris is a passionate young guy eager to build his knowledge and succeed in the world of engineering. With a background in building design and drafting, Chris is supporting CAF’s senior engineers and agribusiness specialists with design and drafting support. 

JUNIOR TECHNICIAN

COBEY AYNSLEY

Cobey combines previous Structural drafting, work shop drawing, fabrication management and onsite construction experience to Support CAF’s senior engineers and project managers with specialist structural and architectural design. Cobey is also CAF’s 3D Revit Building Information Model Specialist. 

DESIGN / DRAFTING

 

DIRECTOR  |  AGRIBUSINESS MANAGER

Col is an agricultural engineer and surveyor with decades of experience in the water and agricultural industry. Col is founding partner and director at CAF. Col manages the Agribusiness division of the company and oversees the development planning of rural properties for irrigation and drainage. Colin’s expertise has been deployed across various private and government clients. He has worked on major agribusiness development projects throughout Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. 

COL FINDLAY

 
 

GLENN BOYD

Glenn Boyd is CAF's leading Project Manager / Site Supervisor.  Glenn is an experience commercial builder and has been project / site manager of various industrial, multistory commercial and residential projects ranging in value from $1M to over $60M.  Glenn directs and supervises works on site from mobilisation through to handover.  In his role as Project Manager, Glenn co-ordinates all project delivery requirements and is the day to day contact providing reporting and communications as required.

PROJECT MANAGER

 

HENRYK WOLDARK

Henryk is a Power Industry professional with extensive experience in development and delivery of major electricity infrastructure projects in Melbourne CBD, metropolitan, and rural environments. He investigates and scopes projects to meet client’s requirements, is a problem solver utilising his skills to deliver client outcomes on complex projects. Henryk has personally invested significant time in alternative energy sources, wind, solar and storage and keeps up to date with emerging technologies with his network in Solar and Renewable Energy. 

ASSOCIATE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

JUSTIN GARCIA

DESIGN / DRAFTING

Justin is a passionate guy eager to build his structural knowledge and succeed in the world of engineering. With a background in building design and structural drafting, Justin is supporting CAF’s senior engineers and project managers with specialist design and drafting support

 
 

JOHN FAGAN

John has worked on a wide range of civil design and survey projects and provides a hands on approach to project design and construction. John has experience in various civil design and survey projects, and is experienced in drafting, irrigation and pipeline design, earthworks design, and preparing cost estimates.  

TECHNICAL OFFICER

 

KAREN TIDD

SENIOR CIVIL DESIGNER

Karen is a Senior Civil Designer and has developed into the role of Section Manager - Civil Group 
She brings over 25 years’ experience to CAF in surveying and engineering.
Her background is in all levels of design and documentation of multi-disciplinary projects for Local Government and the private industry.
Karen has an ability to engage with personnel at all levels of Authority and Stakeholders.
She can readily communicate technical issues and solutions to ensure design objectives are achieved
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LACHLAN WOODS

TECHNICAL OFFICER - DESIGN / DRAFTING

Lachlan started his professional working career at CAF having completed an Advanced Diploma in Agriculture (Dairy) at Dookie. His keen interest in agriculture having grown up on a family dairy farm in Leitchville led to him becoming experienced in design and documentation of farm development plans incorporating irrigation, drainage and detailed design of pump and storage infrastructure. Lachlan is now CAF’s accredited effluent management designer for major agricultural projects. 

 

LEIGH FINDLAY

Leigh grew up in the regional Victorian town of Shepparton before leaving to study Civil Engineering at Monash University. Leigh has 18+ years’ experience in project and construction management, design, investigation and documentation across a variety of sectors in the engineering industry. His expertise ranges from major international airports, motorways, water infrastructure, local council, water authority and land development, agricultural, industrial processing and mega dairy projects. Leigh’s skills include business development, client and stakeholder management, reporting, procurement, project management, contract administration and construction supervision. 

MANAGING DIRECTOR / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

 

LIAM MOLLER

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Liam is an Assistant Project Manager with experience working on large scale construction projects. His passion for business-driven sustainability and involvement with start-up projects has combined with his process-driven approach to project delivery. Liam provides primary support to Senior Project Managers and Engineers including: procurement, contract preparation and administration, project accounts, quantity surveying preparation and construction management. Liam is well liked in the industry, bringing a quiet unassuming, diligent approach to project delivery. Liam is currently undertaking studies in project management for PMI accreditation. 

 

NICK YOUNGHUSBAND

Nick originally landed at CAF as a student engineer from Latrobe University in Bendigo during his summer and mid semester holidays. Now well beyond graduation Nick has proven his capability on a range of projects and disciplines across the company incorporating civil road and drainage design, irrigation modernisation, pipeline design, earthworks design and cost estimation. Having assisted CAF’s survey team through a couple of major winter projects, Nick has developed advanced ability to understand and apply data collection and collation to project design. Recently Nick has been part of some large civil road and drainage projects further advancing his design, document preparation and client liaison skills. 

CIVIL ENGINEER

 

PAUL MOORE

Paul has recently joined the CAF team as an experienced Project Manager, with strong project management skills and philosophies, and an engineering background of over 30 years in Aviation, FMCG and Manufacturing. Paul has a proven track record in stakeholder management, developing & optimising teams, and the implementation of Continuous Improvement (Lean and Six Sigma) tools and philosophies. Paul has worked in Europe and Asia in numerous engineering roles and manufacturing industries, such as liquid and powder filling, dairy, snack foods and packaging.   

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER