Pat Pathmanathan

Senior Waste Advisor

Pat Pathmanathan

About Pat

Pat is a Chartered Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), with more than 30 years of waste management experience including construction management, project management, staff and contract management. In his previous position as Manager of Waste Services at Moreton Bay Regional Council, he maintained one of the lowest rating charges for waste services in South East Queensland while maintaining one of the highest recycling rates.

Pat’s skills include contract administration including managing various waste collection contracts, project management, landfill management, road and stormwater drainage, landfill cell construction, landfill final capping, waste transfer stations, leachate and stormwater management.

Key Experience

Pepared Waste Collection contracts as Test Waste Manager

Hinchinbrook Shire Council – Waste Manager to prepare the tender documents
for waste collection contracts and evaluate tender submissions in accordance
with Council’s procurement policy.

Waste Levy Specialist delivering a Waste Levy Readiness Review

Hinchinbrook Shire Council - Waste Levy Specialist delivering a Waste Levy
Readiness Review to assist Council with the introduction of the levy by the state
government, including site visits and training.

Waste and Capital Works Project Manager

Hinchinbrook Shire Council - Waste and Capital Works Project Manager for a
waste options study on a general retainer basis.

Waste Levy Specialist delivering a Waste Levy Readiness Review at Gladstone Regional Council

Gladstone Regional Council - Waste Levy Specialist delivering a Waste Levy
Readiness Review to assist Council with the introduction of the levy by the state
government, including site visits and training.

Waste Manager to prepare Council's Waste Management Strategy

Longreach Regional Council - Waste Manager to prepare Council's waste
management strategy including site visits, data gathering and review of
information

Waste Manager to prepare concept closure plans

McKinlay Shire Council - Waste Manager to prepare concept closure plans and
ensure correct accounting treatment for landfills

Waste Planner to developscopes of work for design and construction projects.

Redland City Council - Waste Planner to develop procurement documentation,
including contracts and scopes of work for design and construction projects.
Conducted significant project management works, including site inspections for
environmental compliance.

Waste Asset Manager to develop an Augmented Asset Register

Redland City Council - Waste Asset Manager to develop an augmented asset register to capture asset conditions and defects to inform decision making, including capital and operational expenditure forecasts and works programming.

Core Capacity

  • Landfill
  • Waste Transfer Stations
  • Waste Management Strategy
  • Asset Conditions Audit
  • Landfill Closure Plans
  • Project Management
  • Contractor Management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • MIE Aust. (EA ID: 555014)
  • CPEng NER
  • APEC Engineer IntPE (Aus)
  • RPEQ (09857)
  • Diploma Company Directors Course
  • Certificate IV in Work Health &
  • Safety
  • Traffic Management