Simon Martin

Energy Advisory Leader

Simon Martin

About Simon

Simon is a Chartered Electrical Engineer with over 30 years' experience in asset management and electrical and mechanical engineering gained in the UK, mainland Europe and Australia.

Simon’s experience includes projects for; community, sports and leisure facilities, medical research facilities, hospitals and health care facilities, Australian defence establishments, educational facilities, justice and correctional facilities, open-cut mines, the hospitality industry, waste management facilities, electricity generation, roads, marine structures, bridges, and airports. Much of this experience has been within the local government sector.

Simon's background is in electrical and mechanical engineering, with a wide range of experience in these fields including project design, project management, commissioning and maintenance of chemical process plant.

Key Experience

Technical Advisor and Co-Author on a prefeasibility report on power supply

Barcoo Shire Council - Technical Advisor and Co-Author on a pre-feasibility assessment into power supply options to address community power reliability issues.

Technical Advisor and Co-Author on a prefeasibility report on a Multi-Purpose Shredder

Katherine Town Council - Technical Advisor and Co-Author on a prefeasibility report on a Multi-Purpose Shredder to reduce landfill volumes for Big Rivers zone councils.

Project Manager for the procurement on Solar solution

Somerset Regional Council - Project Manager for the procurement, technical evaluation and installation of Council's new solar solution.

Document reviewer for $42.5 million solar project

Lakeland Solar - Review of documentation required for final completion of $42.5 million Lakeland Solar project.

Involved in Economic Regulation Authority of Western Australia electrical licences

TransAlta - Regulatory audit of Economic Regulation Authority of Western Australia electrical licences and asset management systems for four TransAlta subsidiaries

Project manager over Qld Residence condition assessments

Ergon Energy - Project management of condition assessment of 64 residences throughout Queensland.

Author of three Asset Renewal Strategies

Queensland Urban Utilities - Author of three Asset Renewal Strategies: Switchboards, Transformers and Pumps.

Aratula Fire Flow project

Queensland Urban Utilities - Facilitated HAZID for Aratula Fire Flow project

Author of ‘Short Form Concept Development Statements’

Icon Water - Author of ‘Short Form Concept Development Statements’ as part of a regulatory submission.

Core Capacity

  • Asset Management Plans
  • Project Management
  • Waste Management
  • Energy Efficiency

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree with Honours - Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons)
  • Higher National Diploma in General Engineering
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Time-served Multi-skilled Technician (electrical, mechanical and instrumentation)