Ben Abell is responsible for the overall project management of commercial and government infrastructure contracts from estimating/tendering, programming/planning, contract administration, sub-contractor/sub-consultant management, coordination of site works and trades, client and stakeholder liaison.
Ben has over 15 years experience working in the construction industry including general labourer at various commercial and domestic worksites in the NSW Hunter region; a cadetship at Nelson Bay; and 10 years as a Project Manager with the NSW Government at Newcastle and Tamworth.
Ben has been involved with several Government and commercial construction projects through all phases including Procurement and Contract Management, Feasibility Studies, Project Brief Development, Business Case and Scope Development, Risk & Stakeholder Workshops, Cost Planning, Design Management, Infrastructure delivery including Safety, Quality and Environmental Management.
2016 Resilience Training; Aboriginal Participation in Construction; Managing Defects; Classification of Waste
2014 Aboriginal Cultural Education (TAFE 10213NAT Course); Bid Proposal Training
2013 GC21 Edition 2 Contract Management; Enhanced Contract Management Training MW21; How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace; NSW Emergency Management Overview
2012 Diploma of Project Management (AGC Consulting & Training)
2011 Enhanced Contract Management Training GC21; Project
Management Program - Managing Projects Successfully and Leading
2010 Project Director Transition; Business and Report Writing; Knowing
your Client; Communication in the Workplace
2009 Certificate IV Outdoor Recreation (Tropical North Queensland TAFE,
Cairns); Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 1 (Rescue training group); Wilderness (remote areas) First Aid Certificate (Wilderness Medicine Institute)
2008 GC21 Training; OHS Training; Risk Management; Stakeholder Management Workshop; Professional Negotiating & Influencing Skills; MS Project Level 1 & 2
2007 Tendering Training
2005 OHS Work Activity Supervision; OHS Construction Induction Training
2003 NSW Higher School Certificate, Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange