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Derek John Hamilton

Hamilton Consultant Services

Australia Wide, Melbourne Based
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About my services

Construction/Design/Project Mgt/ Business Mgt Private and Public Sector Infrastructure Engineer - Civil Highways, Road and Street Engineering Water and Sewerage Infrastructure Earthworks, Concreting Steel structural fabrication Town planning, Business Management. WHS, Quality and Environmental systems.

Dispute resolution in Arbitration, Expert Determination, Mediation, Negotiation . Over 30 years professional Civil Engineering experience and 20 years - dispute resolution. Co-ordinates and Guest lecture - subject Civil Engineering Construction at Monash University Clayton. Trains Engineers and supervisors in Cranes and Lifting. reading load charts and lift plans. 

Derek J Hamilton BE Civil CPEmg NPER GDipMEM, GCWE MBA MBus Coach PCArb MIEAust 


Experience and qualifications

Post Nominals

BE Civil & Comp MIEAust - Member of the Institute of Engineers CPEng - Chartered Professional Engineer NPER - National Professional Engineers Register GDMEM - Grad Dip Municipal Eng and Mgt GCWE - Grad Cert Water Eng MBA - Master in Business Administration MBusCoach - Master in Business Coaching MIAMA - Member of the Institute of Arb&Mediators APCAM - Adv Professional Cert Arb & Mediation

Other ADR Experience

Workplace dispute resolution

Cases Handled

Minor and Major Contractual Disputes

Northern Territory - Quantum Contractual dispute between two private construction companies -

Victoria - Quantum contractual dispute between Local Govt council and construction company


Article in IE Aust NT Newsletter - regarding dispute resolution processes focusing on Arbitration

Monash University - Teaching Dispute Resolution within subject CIV2283 - Lecture Notes


1996- Ongoing - Managing Director Hamilton Consultant Services Prev. Consulting Services- 22 years - Dispute Resolution and Project Management Public and Private Sector Construction and Maintenance Supervision, CIV 2283 Subject Co-ordinator and Guest Lecturer - Civil Engineering Construction Monash Uni

2002 - 2020 Fulton Hogan Pty Ltd 

Various positions - National Business Services Manager, Crane Training, Payments Security,FSC, WHS Support .

National Manager IMS Industries - Systems,  Operational Improvement Manager,

Southern Region Business Services Manager- Organisational Development, Human Resources, Safety, Quality and Environment

Victorian Divisional  Manager - 7 Depts 200+ staff

Port Phillip, Parks and Gardens, Landscaping, Kingston, Fabrications, Workshop, Hirepool

2002 - Grogan Richards - Contract Management

1996 - 2001 Northern Territory -  Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Darwin -

Transport and Works Construction Agency - Design and Construction of various projects, Planning, project Management -  Various Govt depts- National Hwy, Bridges, water, Sewerage assets, Overtaking lanes, subdivisions

1993-1996 United Kingdom

London - National Rivers Authority - Contract development, Exeter, Devon - WS Atkins - Storm water Attenuation design, Truro, Cornwall -  Cornwall County Council- Design Agency A30 Kennards House, Winchester, Hampshire - Hampshire County Council - M3/M5 overlay.

1990-1993 Murray Shire Council NSW

Design Engineer -  All civil design, water, sewage, subdivision, road and street, Hwy.

Infrastructure Engineer - Civil Highways, Road and Street Engineering, Building Construction, Water and Sewerage Infrastructure Earthworks, Concreting Steel structural fabrication Town planning, Business Management Minor and Major Contractual Disputes

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