12 October 2018

BMD signs landmark agreement with Engineers Australia to upskill the largest single intake of private sector engineers

Privately owned major Australian infrastructure company, the BMD Group has signed a landmark agreement with Engineers Australia, which will see the largest single intake ever for chartered professional engineers in the private sector. BMD Group’s National General Manager of Strategy, Colin Mitchell said the program will provide BMD’s engineers with relevant professional accreditations and recognition to achieve career progression. “At BMD our business is our people. Over BMD’s almost 40-year history, our growth and the success of our projects is testament to the expertise of our teams. “We are proud to be leading the industry, with this unique agreement an important investment in the careers of our engineers which will allow BMD to continue delivering infrastructure which is recognised as world class by our clients and the wider civil industry,” he said. Engineers Australia’s Executive General Manager of Professional Standards and Practice, Ron Watts said this systematic professional development program is vital to expanding knowledge, maintaining up-to-date technical skills and progressing careers. “Achieving the Chartered Credential is the pinnacle of independent practice and indicates the engineers that are capable and dependable leaders. “It is globally recognised and will provide benefits to all levels of engineers at BMD, from graduates through to senior executives, and also includes engineering technologists and associates,” Ron Watts said. “As the Deputy President of Engineers Australia – Queensland Division, I have witnessed first-hand the benefits of these accreditations and am excited for the recognition and opportunities they will provide to our engineering team,” Colin Mitchell said. BMD is committed to a wide range of projects throughout Australia and has opportunities available for engineers. Click here to find out more about our culture and available positions. _____________________________________________________________ BMD is a national group of companies engaged in engineering design, construction and land development for clients and partners in the urban development, transport infrastructure, resources and energy sectors. Since 1979, BMD has employed a relationship based business model founded on certainty, collaboration and performance. With approximately 1,700 staff throughout Australia, BMD has the resources and experience to deliver projects ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion.

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