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Meet the team

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Name: Tom Long
Position: Managing Director
Qualifications: RPEQ (6373), MIEAust, CPEng, NPER, BEng (Hons)

Tom set up PCE in July 2004, having gained ten years experience as a professional engineer in the areas of consulting and contracting. Born and raised in the UK, Tom emigrated to Australia in 1999 and moved to Mackay in 2000. Qualified in civil and structural engineering, Tom now concentrates on project management and running the company.

Peter Lea

Name: Peter Lea
Position: Structural Manager
Qualifications: BEng, Co-Op (Hons)

Peter graduated in 2007 and has many years experience in structural design, inspections, damage assessment and project management. Peter has extensive knowledge of using structural design programs to produce efficient designs.  Peter manages the structural section of the company.

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Name: Brendon Purnell
Position: Civil Project Engineer
Qualifications: BEng (Civil) (First Class Hons), Dip. Prof. Practice

Brendon joined PCE in 2012 as a graduate civil engineer with one year of post graduate experience, and specialises predominantly in the conceptual and detailed design of urban infrastructure, stormwater quality design and sewer design.  Brendon also has a year of undergradute experience in procurement and the maintenance of bulk materials handling facilities.

Candice Dutton

Name: Candice Dutton
Position: Engineering Assistant

Candice joined PCE in 2006 after working in the local industry. Candice is experienced in both civil and structural drafting and her well-organised nature and engineering proficiency lead to high-quality outputs delivered in an efficient and timely manner.


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Name: Corrina Long
Position: Office Administrator

Corrina joined PCE in March 2016 as an Office Administrator and Assistant Drafter. Corrina has quickly become a valuable staff member and an integral part of our company.  Corrina has skills in administration, reception, accounting and AutoCad and provides support to both sides of the engineering team.  Through 2017 Corrina will be completing her Certificate III in Business Adminstration.

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Name: Ryan Prins
Position: Engineering Assistant

Ryan joined PCE in February 2016 as a co-op placement student for a six month period and after completion of his placement Ryan has continued to stay on as a casual member of our team whilst attending to his full time studies .  Ryan is currently completing his forth year at Central Queensland University, studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice.  Ryan has skills in both the Civil and Structural side of Engineering that are valuable and make him an important part of our company. 

Bailey Anderson

 Name: Bailey Anderson
Position: Civil Cadet Drafter

Bailey joined PCE in January 2017 after completing his secondary studies at St Patrick's College Mackay.  Whilst Bailey is new to the world of civil drafting, he has rapidly picked up the skills and has become a crucial member of our team.  Bailey intends on completing his Associate Degree in Engineering whilst continuing on expanding his career at PCE.