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.


Professional Experience

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