11 September 2018

Our business is our people, and our people have taken out top honours at the Queensland Excellence Awards

BMD was founded on the principle of achieving success through people. We upskill, develop and provide a supportive environment to empower our employees to be the best they can be. BMD employs some of the industry’s top performers which is evident in the high performance of our project teams and the high calibre of our staff. At the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland Excellence Awards held over the weekend, BMD won almost 70% of the People and Training Awards. Recognising our commitment to training and skill development, BMD was awarded top honours with the Employer of the Year Award. BMD believes in the fundamental importance of developing our workforce through the completion of formal qualifications in civil works, pipe works, road infrastructure and bridge works. With 21 traineeship completions with Civil Train Queensland last year, these qualifications have developed the skills of our workforce by spurring innovative thinking and promoting teamwork to increase efficiencies and ensure safe work practices. Congratulations to our winners:

  • BMD Urban’s Labourer and Pipe Layer, Matt won Certificate III Student of the Year for his consistency and determination, his relationship with fellow team members, and his commitment to self-improvement through pipe laying training.
  • BMD Urban’s General Foreman, Matt won Site Supervisor of the Year for his achievements at BMD for over 19 years and most recently his leadership on the Southern Sports Fields project at Springfield. This award recognises Matt’s commitment to safety and leading his teams to ensure BMD’s sustainability and reputation.
  • BMD Urban’s Kieran won Project Manager of the Year recognising his commitment to driving a high performing culture, encouraging individuals to proactively contribute to delivering best for project outcomes for the business and client. This award highlights the successes of the Northshore Hamilton project delivered within a highly urbanised stakeholder environment.
  • BMD Constructions’ Leading Hand, Eulalia won Indigenous Employee of the Year highlighting her passion for safety and the achievements she has made on highly complex projects. This award recognises Eulalia as a role model for not only Indigenous people, but more broadly for demonstrating the positive role women have in the construction industry.
  • BMD Constructions’ Chief Estimator – Northern Region, Dannii won the major category – Construction Person of the Year for her dedication to going the extra mile to produce exemplary results for BMD through value-adds, and her commitment to delivering robust and risk adjusted estimates on a transparent basis. This industry award acknowledges Dannii’s exemplary 18-year career with BMD and her ability to develop cohesive, productive and forward-thinking teams.

These awards acknowledge BMD’s contribution to the ongoing advancement of Australia’s contracting industry.

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