WILL WRIGHT Senior Geotechnical and Groundwater Engineer Principal ñ Newcastle Branch Manager
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Hons University of Newcastle, 1993 Master of Engineering Science (Groundwater Studies) NSW, 1997
Date of Birth:
14 March 1970
Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia Member, Civil College NPER 3 registration as Civil Engineer
Australian Geomechanics Society Red R Society
2003 to present
Douglas Partners Pty Ltd Newcastle Office Senior Geotechnical and Groundwater Engineer
Hunter Central, Proposed Shopping Centre, Newcastle: Project manager for concept study including mine subsidence issues, large excavations, groundwater flows and contamination
assessment. Lower Hunter Lands Development for Coal & Allied, Various Sites.
Project manager for
integrated mine subsidence, geotechnical and contamination assessments. South West Rocks, Proposed Residential Development: assessment of groundwater flow model, assessment of expected affects of proposed development on sensitive habitats, and proposed
mitigations PWCS Stage 3D Expansion, Kooragang Island
. Project Safety Manager and Field Operations
Manager for investigation and construction phases. Recommendations. Development of groundwater model
Technical Review of Geotechnical and contaminant transport modelling.
evaluation for proposed coal fired power station in Hunter Valley. Charlestown square redevelopment, Project manager for geotechnical and contamination assessments.
HQO Building, investigations.
Project manager for geotechnical and mine subsidence
grouting of the workings. Mine subsidence investigation and numerical modelling for proposed nursing home over worked seams, Elemorevale. Mine subsidence investigation for Cessnock Performing Arts centre, confirming
workings were stowed, avoiding any MSB restrictions. Urban capability assessments for numerous developments on former Gretley Colliery land, Wallsend; Sweetwater in Greta; Housing Estate, Booragul. Hunter to Central Coal Water Main ñ project manager for
including: Proposed Nursing Home Rothbury; Thornton North; Heddon
investigation of water pipeline route
from Wangi to Warnervale, including over water drilling of Dora Newcastle East , Design and supervision of grouting of shallow Geotechnical design of mine infrastructure built over deep
Creek. unmapped mine workings. mine spoil at various locations
. . . .
including Cumnock, Ashton Coal, Wambo North. Balickera Pump Station, geotechnical investigations for upgrading of pump station. Barrier Wall, Former BHP Mayfield. Computer modelling of cut off wall stability. Lane Cove Tunnel. Computer modelling of groundwater seepage into tunnel. Wallarah Peninsular, assessment of proposed water reservoir at top of quarry wall investigation of proposed water and sewer infrastructure throughout development. Carrington Orange Juice Terminal. Geotechnical design of piled raft system to allow
as well as
tanks close to the edge of a sea wall within an area of potential slope instability. Maitland DMR Building. Analysis of pile groups to allow founding on gravel layer,
costs. Redhead proposed habitats.
Subdivision. Extensive groundwater modelling to assess residential subdivision on groundwater levels, in order to
the possible affects protect endangered
of a frog
Will Wright Last Updated: 19-May-08
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