People

Directors and Senior Staff

Paul Bowe

Paul Bowe

Managing Director

Paul has nearly 30 years experience as a qualified engineer and has been involved in all facets of land development and civil engineering projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • Graduate Diploma Business Administration
  • Fellow of Engineering Australia (FIEng)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)

Andrew Mertens

Andrew Mertens

Director – Engineering Manager

Andrew has over 30 years experience as a qualified engineer. He is responsible for management of the design activities carried out by Terraco.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)

Feature Projects

  • Strickland Estate, East Bendigo - Industrial Subdivision
  • Murray Valley Hwy Intersection with Walsh Road and Tol Tol Road
  • Evergreen Waters, Jackass Flat - 700+ lot subdivision

Neil Bowe

Neil Bowe

Director - Project Engineer

Neil has over 15 years of experience as a qualified engineer and commenced work with Terraco in 2004. Experience includes design and project management in various land development projects. Design and Project management of capital works projects for service authorities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • Occupational Health and Safety (Red Card)

Feature Projects

  • Strathfieldsaye Road/Tannery Lane Intersection Upgrade – Water Main Relocation Works
  • Lakeview Estate, Moama - 162 lot subdivision
  • Ironstone Road/Allen Street Sewer Trunk Main, Epsom

Rurik Dawborn

Rurik Dawborn

Director - Project Engineer

Rurik has over 13 years experience as a qualified engineer. Experience includes design and project management in land development, water, wastewater and reclaimed water.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

Feature Projects

  • Canterbury Estate, Jackass Flat - 202 lot subdivision
  • VicRoads, Run Off Roads/Blackspot Projects
  • Marong Links Estate, Marong - 139 lot subdivision

Luke Barkmeyer

Luke Barkmeyer

Project Engineer

Graduating from the University of Ballarat in 1997, Luke has 20 years of experience, 7 of which have been with Terraco. He has spent time at the Rural City of Wangaratta, Greater City of Shepparton, City of Port Phillip, worked for 6 years in Ireland including 3.5 years with Arup doing highway alignment design and highway drainage design. 3 Years with Ove Arup International in Moscow and St Petersburg, Russia primarily as a project manager and worked for SMEC for a year doing highway drainage design.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

Feature Projects

  • Tannery Fields - Bakers Lane Development, Strathfieldsaye - 114 lot subdivision
  • Evergreen Waters - Stages 1-8, Jackass Flat - 700+ lot subdivision
  • Neangar Place, Eaglehawk - 23 lot subdivision

Glenn McCoomb

Glenn McCoomb

Project Engineer

Glenn is a civil engineer who joined Terraco in 2012 after graduating with honours from La Trobe University. Glenn’s role involves all aspects of design and project management for clients in both the public and private sectors. He works closely with various authorities such as councils, water authorities, VicRoads, etc. to provide the best possible service to our clients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours
  • Member of Engineering Australia (MIEAust)

Feature Projects

  • Alexander Park Estate, Diggers Rest - 139 lot subdivision
  • The Top Paddock Estate, Ascot - 300+ lot subdivision
  • Homestead Estate, Epsom - 43 lot low density residential subdivision

Abe Steel

Abe Steel

Project Engineer

Abe, a lifelong Bendigo local, graduated with honours at La Trobe University in 2013 and started with Terraco in his final year. Since being with Terraco Abe has been involved in a wide range of tasks, including; project design and drafting, feasibilities and estimating, and project management. Abe is also heavily involved in the planning permit application process, and has a lot of experience with common property developments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours

Feature Projects

  • Elstead Drive, Strathdale - 33 lot subdivision
  • 14 Heinz Street, East Bendigo - 14 lot subdivision, some common property
  • 5710 Calder Highway, Kangaroo Flat - 5 lot common property subdivision

David Robinson

David Robinson

Project Engineer

David commenced working at Terraco in early 2015 as a Graduate Engineer after finishing his bachelor degree at La Trobe University, Bendigo. Whist he has been with Terraco he has completed a range of small subdivisions and has been involved with some of our larger developments. Some of David’s responsibilities within the company include drafting, engineering design, planning permit applications, feasibility studies and project management of small developments. David strives to provide excellent service to guide our customers through the subdivision process and is always happy to keep them informed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours

Feature Projects

  • 5 Englishs Road, Goornong - 8 lot subdivision
  • Castlemaine Bus Lines – Pyrenees Highway, Chewton