People

Our team of professional engineers and support staff are committed to providing high quality and innovative solutions for the development and on-going management of safe and sustainable public infrastructure. Over the past 30 years, HDS Australia has forged a strong reputation as a specialised civil engineering and project management consultancy that can provide high quality services to all levels of government, and to the private sector, in a cost effective and professional manner.

Directors

John Olson
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Bachelor of Engineering, Civil (First Class Honours), University of Adelaide, 1978
Chartered Professional Engineer, Engineers Australia, 1994
Registered Quality System Auditor/Assessor, PE Batalas, 1994
Company Directors Course Diploma, AICD, 2002
Engineering Executive, Engineers Australia, 2006
Daniel Ahrens
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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Environmental)
University of Adelaide, 2002
Simon Chartier
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Bachelor of Economics, University of Adelaide, 1989
Company Directors Course, AICD, 2010

Team Leaders

Tim Viner Smith
Kyle Yang
Richard Medhurst

Technical Specialists

Daniel Ahrens
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Managing Director
Principal Engineer, Roads and Infrastructure
Senior Road Safety Auditor
Road Design
Traffic Impact Statements
Community Wastewater
Stormwater
Project and Contract Management
Local Government Works
Safe System Assessments
Simon Chartier
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Operations Manager
Traffic Data Services
John Olson
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Principal Engineer
Road Design
Road Transport Planning
Road Asset Management
Local Area Strategic Bicycle Plans
Community Wastewater
Brendon Beirne
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Business Development Officer
Principal Engineer
Roads & Transport
Tim Viner Smith
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Senior Traffic & Transport Engineer
Road Safety Audits
Heavy Vehicle Route Assessments
Transport Planning
Safe System Assessments
Richard Medhurst
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Senior Civil Engineer
Road Safety Audits
Road Design
Storm Water Design
Heavy Vehicle Route Assessments
Safe System Assessments
Kyle Yang
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Senior Traffic Engineer
Road Safety Audits
BlackSpot Investigations
Local Area Strategic Bicycle Plans
Safe System Assessments
Colin Roche
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Senior Traffic and Transport Engineer
Traffic impact assessments
Engineering design
Transport modelling
Design and post construction road safety audits
Ellen Ahrens
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Civil & Environmental Engineer
Community Wastewater Management Systems
Wastewater Treatment and Re-Use
Stormwater Design
Herman Zhou
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Principal Technical Officer
Road Safety Audits
Road Design
Stormwater Design
Ivan Teo
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Project Engineer
Road Design
Road Safety Audits
Turning Radius / Swept Path
Civil Design
Storm water Design
Zidong Wang
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Civil and Transport Engineer
Road Design
Road Safety Audits
Road Asset Management
Traffic Data Services
Traffic Impact Statements
Parking Studies
Local Area Strategic Bicycle Plans
Blackspot Investigations
Rider Reategui
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Graduate Engineer
Road design from concept to detailed designs in rural and urban roads
Signage, road safety and barriers designs
Roadway inventory
GIS Map generation
Alexander John
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Graduate Engineer
Site inspection and investigation
Traffic and Parking reports
Intersection concept designs
Blackspot assessments and concept designs
Traffic survey
Data collection and entry
Analysing road and signage
Nasir Ahmet
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Graduate Engineer
Traffic investigation
Parking reports
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator permit assessment and processing
Blackspot assessments and concept designs;
Traffic surveys, data collection and processing;
Geographical information system mapping;
Road Safety Audits
Kelly Rainsford
Senior Administration Officer
Administration
Marketing Officer
Procurement / Tendering
Data collection
Data entry