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Civil Engineering Group Expansion

2018 has seen a significant investment in new people in the Civil Engineering Group for South Australia. As part of our strategy in establishing the infrastructure and transport division under Mehdi Javanmard, we have a secured number of civil construction leaders to bring additional engineering and construction expertise into the group.

With an existing strong engineering base within the Civil Division and completed projects bolstering our track record we are ready to take our next steps in our planned strategic growth.

This team has been responsible for the tendering and successful delivery of many construction projects around Australia.

The Civil Engineering Group including the addition of the new team members will assist in our strategic growth in infrastructure, nationally targeting projects in transport (roads, bridges, rail, and intermodal), water and power and will also work strategically to assist our other divisions, states and regional operations.

Steve Kochergen
Manager, Infrastructure and Transport

Steve Kochergen has joined McMahon Services as our new Manager – Infrastructure and Transport. Steve will be responsible for driving new business opportunities in the utilities, major infrastructure and transportation sectors. He assists with strategic business development across the company and aligns our client account management processes to ensure the full breadth of our capabilities are communicated to our client base.

Steve has over 20 years of experience in engineering design, project management, construction management, strategic business development and state management roles in the civil construction industry

Charles Hatcher
Business Manager

Charles has 18 years of experience in contract management, business development, biosecurity, resource planning and logistics in locations as diverse as the Cook Islands, East Timor, the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

He joins the Civil Engineering team taking up management of the estimating team and leading business development activities for civil projects, focused predominately on local government and developers.

Carmine Pastore
Senior Estimator

Carmine joins the Civil Engineering team as a Senior Estimator, bringing over 35 years of experience in civil estimating, with experience across earthworks, concrete works, roads, bridges and water infrastructure.

He has led major tender estimates for a variety of civil construction projects delivered across South Australia and nationally for a variety of government and private sector infrastructure asset developers and owners including the Department of Planning,Transport and Infrastructure and SA Water.

Alan Pollitt
Pre-Contracts Manager

Alan joins the Civil Engineering team bringing to our company more than 15 years of experience in engineering construction in both project delivery and estimating. His expertise in tendering including developing win strategies and first principles estimating. Alan has led and won major civil infrastructure projects for clients as diverse as the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, SA Water and AGL.

Alan is responsible for managing crossdivisional proposals and provides bid management leadership for major projects across all operations. Alan’s attention to client needs is born from understanding operational requirements of assets and developing engineering methods and innovations to deliver maximum value for money to clients.

Adam Polkinghorne
Programmer / Scheduler

Adam has over 16 years of programming, scheduling, cash flows, resource histograms and staging plan experience in a variety of industries including rail, construction, services, power, resources, transport and water sectors. His qualifications include a Certificate IV in Business Human Resources.