The experts at AJSS collectively bring over 400 years of experience to the table. All of our technical team are Rotating Equipment specialists and are called on by our customers to provide valuable knowledge from all the industries they operate.
Technical Directors Arthur Stack and Tom Chapman, will continue to search for innovative and effective solutions to support client operations.
With almost 40 years of experience in the Marine, Oil and Gas and Power Generation industries, Arthur brings a mature mix of technical and business management skills, together with a strong network of industry contacts and exposure to global projects. In this time he has spent 26 years working for Solar Turbines Incorporated in various technical and commercial roles of increasing responsibility. His most recent role was Regional Service Manager for Solar Turbines Australia from 1st January 2008 to 31st May 2013. In this role he assumed the Sales and Operations responsibility for all of Solars’ aftermarket business in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Region. While on assignment in San Diego, Arthur completed a Masters of Business Administration (Marketing Major) to compliment his Diploma in Professional Business. In addition to his business management qualifications Arthur spent 10 years as a multi-disciplined Gas Turbine Commissioning Engineer in both Oil & Gas Power and Generation markets.
Bob holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology and a MBA in Administration (International Finance) from the University of San Diego. He started his professional career in 1977 as a Development Test Engineer for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT, working on FAA flight engine certification programs for the JT8D-209 and JT9D commercial jet engines and in 1980 joined Solar Turbines in San Diego, holding a variety of technical positions culminating the role of Principal Regional Field Engineer for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Bob was responsible for the field technical support of complete industrial gas turbine driven generator and compressor packages, and Balance of Plant, used in the oil and gas and power generation industries.
Bob’s technical specialties include programming of Logic Controllers, rotor vibration analysis, gas turbine package systems and controls, and gas turbine aerodynamic performance testing. He developed and executed equipment upgrade and retrofit controls products, creating the process control designs, performing the programming tasks, then installing and commissioning these products in the field. Bob also managed a group of 10 Field Service Representatives who were responsible for commissioning and repair of the gas turbine packages. Bob retired from Solar Turbines in March 2018 and joins the AJSS team based out of Singapore. In 2020 Bob was appointed Technical Director.
Martin is a financial services executive, with 24 years experience in international banking. His most recent role was General Manager in the risk function of National Australia Bank, leading a global team of 50 people with specific responsibility for treasury activity. His skills include debt structuring, investment strategy, cash management and mitigation of financial risk. Martin also has a reputation for dealing with complexity and delivering major change initiatives. He has successfully delivered large data and technology projects, and used Kaizen techniques to improve process maturity and reduce costs. Martin had many years at Barclays Bank and HSBC and also worked for SunGard Systems and GEC Telecommunications. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and a committee member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Peter holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from Monash University and an Advance Diploma in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering from the Engineering Institute of Technology in Perth. Peter has 9+ years of experience working within the Gas Transmission Industry and began his career with Jemena in 2010 as a graduate Engineer. Peter then moved into the role of Rotating Equipment Engineer and later Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer as well as other various roles within Jemena. Peter's experience includes; condition and performance monitoring, operation and control room support, asset strategy development, project management, project support, maintenance strategy, maintenance scheduling, engineering assessments, asset management and on-call support. Peter is experienced with turbine engines, reciprocating engines, gas reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, fuel systems, compressed air systems, control systems and various static equipment. Peter is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer of Queensland and a Certified Practitioner of Asset Management.
Sandy is a CPA with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and joins AJSS with over 12 years of financial accounting experience gained in large organisations such as Newscorp and Crayola. As well as Taxation and BAS, she has conducted financial analysis and high-level business reporting as well as managing foreign business transactions. Sandy will manage revenue, budgets, costs, financial process implementation and financial reporting for AJSS in addition to BAS, payroll and financial auditing.
Tom began his career with a Physics degree from London University followed by many years in R&D and product design in a wide range of engineering disciplines. After graduating from London University, Tom spent 2 years completing a Management Training Program with TI, a major British Engineering conglomerate. During that time he worked on researching dry gas seals and designed the key components for the stern tube seal of the Cunard Cruise Liner the QEII. Many years working with Cummins Engine Company in the UK and later in USA and Latin America provided a wide range of experiences in technical service, noise control and finance. In the following 23 years with Solar Turbines he ran Customer Service in Europe and N. Africa, Technical Services and Package Engineering based in San Diego and finally ended his time at Solar as MD of Solar Turbines Australia. Since retiring from Solar Tom has worked in a consulting role for Siemens, EDL and also privately. He is a specialist in vibration and condition monitoring and has a wealth of practical experience in systems troubleshooting.
Ray’s engineering qualifications include a Diploma of Mechanical engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering.
Ray’s engineering career started at Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) where he worked in a variety of roles, including special engineering investigations such as attempting to isolate and rectify the source of engine vibrations and the preparation of modifications to allow instrumentation to be fitted to investigate compressor blade flutter. Ray also spent time working in the test cells where he was responsible for analysing and verifying engine test data.
In 1976 CAC was seeking to expand it’s role in the field of Industrial Gas Turbines and Ray was seconded to Rolls-Royce Industrial Division for six months, receiving intensive training in all aspects of industrial gas turbines and package design.
In 1979 Ray joined Solar Turbines at a time when the company was seeking to consolidate it’s position in the regional market by expanding the overhaul operation which at the time was sub-contracted to CAC. One of his first tasks was to commission the Saturn test skid thus providing the stepping stone to an expanded overhaul operation unique in the region. This was followed by expansion of overhaul capability to include boost compressors and the Centaur 40 product line.
Ray was also involved in engineering support to the field operation including vibration analysis, borescope inspections and engineering investigations in support of condition monitoring programs.
In 1996 Solar opened it’s own overhaul facility and regional headquarters. Ray was closely involved in the planning of this facility and subsequently became manager of the overhaul facility, continuing in this role, as well as providing engineering support for field operations until 2009.
Paul holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Victoria University and has over 40 years of experience in the Oil and Gas, Power Generation and Marine industries.
Paul provides a mature and diverse mix of technical expertise, specialising in rotating equipment. Working with both major oil companies and engineering contractors, he has a deep understanding of the objectives and solutions required to provide safe, specific, on-time and within client budget.
Paul started in the Oil & Gas Industry as a Design Engineer before spending 10+ years in operations support, maintenance management and project engineering working for companies such as ExxonMobil, Santos and Woodside and he has managed teams responsible for maintaining major offshore rotating equipment, maximizing equipment availability during times of high oil production.
Paul has provided expertise and advice to companies such as; Caltex, Shell, Jemena, TRUenergy, Petronas, PTT, Qenos, Woodside, BHP Billiton, QGC, CNOOC, Anzon for industry applications ranging from gas plants, refineries, offshore platforms and FPSO’s through to pipeline compressor stations.
While his main expertise is rotating equipment, Paul has a broad range of skills that covering disciplines such as process engineering, instrumentation, electrical, civil and structural, quality control, project management, computing, planning and cost control, as well as all phases of project delivery from concept development, studies, front end engineering design, detailed design, plant commissioning, equipment start-up, performance testing, troubleshooting operational problems, maintenance management and due diligence.
Paul is a Chartered Professional Engineer and registered as a Mechanical Engineer on the Australian National Engineering Register, Professional Engineer of Queensland and a member of ASME.
Technical Manager SA
Technical Manager SA
Craig began his career with Schlumberger in 1998 as an apprentice diesel mechanic at Santos' Moomba oil and gas fields until the completion of his apprenticeship, Craig's time with Schlumberger then extended internationally, providing exposure to both on and offshore environments. Craig's introduction to Power Generation came in 2004 when he joined Wood Group Heavy Industrial Turbines as a Field Engineer before moving into commissioning and Power Station start ups within the Oil & Gas industry working on the Santos GLNG and Chevron's Wheatstone prefects.
Craig specialises in GE frame units and reciprocating power generation and has managed multi-national teams, in some of the world's most hostile, remote locations. Isolated work environments have enabled Craig to learn the intricacies of machinery and problem solve some of the most complex issues.
Craig will manage the SA territory for AJSS.
Non Executive Director
Non Executive Director
Wade has been selling for oil and gas service sector companies for more than 15 years. He started his career while completing his MBA at the Haskayne School of Business in Calgary, Canada. Wade moved to Australia from Canada in 2009 as a Director with Enerflex Energy Systems. After managing sales teams for most of his career, Wade started ‘Powered’ Sales and Marketing envisaging an improved, more cost effective method for oil and gas service sector companies to bring their products and services to market.
John is a degree qualified mechanical engineer with 40 years’ professional experience within the compressed air and gas industries. The majority of this experience has been in the design and manufacture of both standard compressed air packages for general applications, and also specialised engineered packages specific to the Oil and Gas, Mining, Power Generation, Food, and Chemical industries, for both local and overseas clients.
John has led multi discipline projects being directly involved in mechanical and electrical design of compressors and associated equipment, control systems, local and international onshore and offshore commissioning, and also R&D of new technologies for the compressed air industry. This included compliance with Australian Standards and Regulations particularly local and overseas electrical and pressure vessel regulations as applicable to manufacturing and use of the compressed air and gas equipment.
Johns various roles included Engineering Manager leading teams of specialist engineers, Manufacturing Manager at Australia’s largest compressor assembly facility and most recently a Superintendent role carrying the responsibility of the installation of a natural gas virtual pipeline in the Pilbara (WA). John has also led formal investigations into various catastrophic failure events relating to compressed air packages and their ancillary equipment for various mine sites in WA.
Possessing strong commercial acumen John has also had operational and financial delegation responsibilities associated with running an organisation, including the full project management responsibility for the multimillion dollar design, refit and relocation of an Australian Manufacturing plant. Rounding out John’s list of specialist engineering and management skills is a background in Continuous Improvement and Business Process Innovation – leveraging off such principles as LEAN, ACE and Kaizen.
Anthony started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry as a Drilling and Well Completions Engineer. After completing a bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering (1 st Hons) from Curtin University, he worked in the field both internationally and in Australia with secondments to Otto Energy, Woodside Energy and Vermillion Oil & Gas Australia. Anthony then transitioned into downstream operations where he was engaged as an onboard Production & Operations Engineer and Company Representative on the Northern Endeavour FPSO in the Timor Sea.
Anthony has gained a vast experience in the management of wells, topside process systems, gas compression, gas injection, power generation, crude oil rundown and cargo offtake coordination and was responsible for developing strategies, procedures and solutions to increase production, reduce OPEX and improve plant reliability.
Neil started his professional career as an Electrician with the West Australian Government Railways in 1980. Since then, he has worked in a diverse range of industries including Manufacturing, Service, Heavy Mining, Alumina, and Oil and Gas, specifically on rotating equipment and Gas Turbine Engines. As a Regional Field Engineer with Solar Turbines Australia, he specialised in commissioning, troubleshooting and servicing Solar’s full product line, both centrifugal compressors and generators. During Neil’s 10+ years with Solar, he spent considerable time in the USA working with the Performance Test Department, exposing him to the very complex field of turbine engine performance. After leaving Solar in 2006, Neil spent some time with the Victorian Energy Corporation – now AEMO where he worked with the Gas Sector as a Gas Systems Engineer. In 2007 Neil accepted an offer to take up a fly in–fly out position in Papua New Guinea as a Reliability Engineer with Oil Search PNG Ltd. This position utilised his skills with instrumentation and controls, as well as his extensive knowledge of Solar Turbines to service Oil Search’s fleet of 20 plus Solar Turbines. It also utilised Neil’s skills as a trainer and mentor for the PNG citizen workforce. In 2012 Neil joined Invensys Turbo-machinery Division as a Turbo-Machinery Controls (TMC) Consultant, based out of Clayton Victoria. Neil played a key role in developing, implementing and executing Invensys’ turbine, compressor and generator upgrade projects. Specialising in turbines, rotating equipment and hazardous area electrical installations, Neil’s experience covers everything from maintaining and troubleshooting high voltage systems to hydro-mechanical and everything in between.Neil has been working with AJSS since 2014 in various Project Management, Technical Auditing and Field Support roles. He is a TÜV certified safety instrumented systems engineer. He also has a Type B Gas fitting licence in Victoria, SA, WA and NT.
Murray entered industry as a Process Instrument Technician with the State Electricity Commission of Western Australia at Kwinana Power Station in 1986, working on gas and steam turbines, along with boiler overhaul and maintenance. In the following years experience was gained in automotive engine R&D, then base metals processing and smelting, performing commissioning and process improvement roles. The result is a broad and extensive hands on experience in many areas including Instrumentation, Electrical, High Voltage, and Hazardous Area Electrical Installations.
As a Field Service Representative (FSR) for 4 years with Solar Turbines, he received full factory training in the USA on the Solar range of products, specialising in commissioning, troubleshooting and servicing Solar’s full product line, both centrifugal compressors and generators. After leaving Solar in 2006, Murray gained experience with GE products, co-ordinating the implementation of Woodside’s Turbine Control System Upgrade project for the Karratha Gas Plant, entailing 35 machines. This led to 5 years of project management and systems administration of Completions & Commissioning Management Systems (CCMS) for major O&G projects.
Murray has a total of 30 years of experience in the Oil & Gas, Energy, Minerals and Processing industries, the last 12 years of which has been multi-disciplinary, but primarily Instrument and Electrical. Recent project achievements include off-shore Commissioning & Completions project close-outs, numerous projects customised to the client’s needs, and Project Management. Murray has been a part of the AJSS Gas Turbine specialist team since 2015. During this time he has being involved in various Project Management, Technical Auditing and Field support roles.
Field Service Engineer
Field Service Engineer
Beau’s began his career working for Sabre Electrics in 2006 as an apprentice electrician for contract works with Victoria’s water corporations. He has worked in mining sectors and Oil and Gas, specifically on rotating equipment and gas turbine engines. As a Field Service engineer for General electric and later a Solar turbines Field Service representative, he specialised in the installation, commissioning and scheduled servicing of customer equipment. Working international and domestic rosters, Beau has worked in a variety of roles including an electrical/instrumentation/controls technician, primarily on gas turbine and mechanic drive applications. Beau now supports AJSS with customer field service support.
Stanley joins AJSS with 40+ years of experience, acquired globally in the Oil & Gas industry.
Working in a variety of roles, Stanley started with Du Pont (UK) as a Controls Technician and worked for Northern Ireland Electric Service and Occidental in Libya on LNG Gas Plant and Oil Producing facilities. He specialised in Control Systems for gas turbine, compressor and generator packages from, Sulzer, Ruston, Pratt & Whitney and Solar Turbines Inc.
As an Electronics Engineer with Hunt Oil in Yemen, he managed Nuovo Pignone Gas Compression units, instrument and Plc controls on a major LNG plant.
Stanley worked for Solar Turbines as a worldwide Field Service Engineer, commissioning, installing and troubleshooting Turbo-machinery packages and was assigned to the Management Team of a joint venture in Venezuela operating an offshore Gas Compression platform before working as Project Manager in Egypt on a gas compression facility. Based in Kuala Lumpur with Solar Turbines, as a Senior Field Service Engineer, he worked extensively through Asia, including India, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea.
He left Solar, to join Petronas as Maintenance Supervisor and he was the relief OIM, on a four-platform complex, for 12 years.
Stanley holds qualifications in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and MOME (Management of Major Emergencies) certification. Based in Ireland, Stanley will support AJSS clients in Europe and Asia.
Rich has a BSc in Engineering from the University of California and served in the US Navy as a Line Officer on two amphibious ships, as Assistant Engineer for Damage Control and Chief Engineer. He later completed an MSc in Mechanical Engineering degree at San Diego State University before joining Solar Turbines in San Diego as a Technical Service Engineer. During his 38 years at Solar, Rich held various technical and management positions within Customer Services, Package Engineering, and Commissioning. His technical expertise includes field performance of turbines and gas compressors, vibration analysis, compressor aerodynamic performance, and compressor seal systems, both wet and dry.
For a major period of his career, he was involved in technical support and troubleshooting of field compressor problems. He has travelled extensively and lived in Belgium for several years during construction and commissioning of a test cell for Solar's 15,000 hp Mars engine and served as a Regional Field Engineer supporting customer equipment in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Rich retired from Solar Turbines in 2011 and we are delighted to welcome him to the AJSS team in 2018.
Business Development Consultant
Business Development Consultant
Alison holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management and a Graduate certificate in Management. She has spent 20+ years working in the Oil and Gas industries in the UK and Australia.
Alison started her career in Logistics with BP in Aberdeen, moving into Technical Sales positions with North Sea Cables and FMC before setting up her own business in 1998. She opened the “Citrus Room”, a gourmet sandwich bar and catering company in Aberdeen and then sold this to join Solar Turbines in 2001, where she spent 5 years based in Aberdeen and a further 11 years in Melbourne, employed by Caterpillar, as Solar Turbines HR Manager for Australia, NZ and PNG.
Alison has been providing strategic solutions to Management teams for many years. With her strong business acumen and exceptional organisational skills, she will facilitate business development for AJSS as it continues to expand and grow.
Ric, a graduate from Melbourne University, has over forty years of experience, the last thirty-five in senior positions in major industrial projects, involving engineering design, construction and commissioning responsibilities.
Since 1984, Ric has worked predominantly in the process industry, covering diverse technologies including oil refining, petrochemicals, gas processing and pulp and paper. His range of professional experience includes power systems, substations, load centres, MCCs, lighting, co-generation plant control and instrumentation incorporating PLCs and DCSs.
In addition to his technical abilities, Ric is a highly experienced project engineer, with intimate knowledge of project control systems, personnel administration, client relationships and construction commissioning procedures. His clients include ExxonMobil, Shell, Origin, Santos, Caltex, BP, Qenos, Orica, CSBP, Incitec Pivot and CSBP/Wesfarmers.
Ric is a Chartered Professional Engineer, a registered Professional Engineer of Queensland and he holds life membership of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) of USA. He has completed competency training to AS/NZS 4761, in design, maintenance and inspection of installations in hazardous areas.
Damien has been a qualified electrician since 1992 entering the O&G industry in 2003 starting with DLNG construction swiftly moving to commissioning and inspection arena. 2007 saw the beginning of his offshore industry career with Rig Inspection Services (RIS) where invaluable experience was gained within operations, maintenance and service of E&I equipment onboard jack-ups, Semi Subs, FPSO’s internationally, producing independent facility condition reports for owners and potential lease clients alike. Additional activities included Chief electrician duties, Senior maintenance electrician and EEHA campaign coordinator. From 2012 to present Damien has focused on EEHA E&I inspection campaigns, most recently involved with the QA/QC teams involved with delivering the ground-breaking Gorgon modules, Prelude FLNG, and Inpex CPF projects based in South Korean shipyards. Since returning to Australia E&I commissioning coordinator on the SCM17 project for BHP at Roxby Downs and Lead EEHA inspector on 2 FPSO’s located in the North west shelf (NWS).
With a strong focus on providing technical solutions Dwain’s background is in Electrical / Instrumentation / Commissioning. He currently holds Electrical licences in WA and QLD. Over the past 20 year’s Dwain has been involved in the execution of over 16 projects across Australasia. During that time, he has held supervisory positions with companies such as Chevron, BHP, Rio Tinto, Monadelphous, Incitec Pivot and Turbines Australasian Maintenance.
Dwain joined the AJSS Gas Turbine and Controls team in 2018 and currently he is based on rotation with Northern Oil and Gas on the Norther Endeavour where his responsibilities include leading all the Mechanical, Electrical, Maintenance tasks on 6 Solar Mars Gas Turbines.
Mark completed his electrical qualification in NT in 1993 and at the age of 21 operated an electrical contracting business servicing mines, gaining experience in shut downs and routine maintenance. During this time he also gained experience and qualifications in construction working on sites in WA and throughout QLD. Mark built workshops and was involved in electrical installations for companies like Henry and Walker. Relocating to QLD he took on various construction roles as assistant manager, crew leader and foreman and was involved in the construction of the Brisbane Airport Car Park roof, walkway and escalators and worked on train stations, high rise buildings and supermarkets in and around Brisbane. Mark will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the AJSS team with both practical and leadership ability, working within the guide lines of OHS whilst working to a deadline. Mark is focused on gaining more experience and knowledge in the gas and oil industry.
Digital Content Consultant
Digital Content Consultant
Jim started his working life in Ireland in the Irish Air Corps working as an Engine/Airframe Fitter on Helicopters for 12 years. He has been using CAD software since 1993, starting with AutoCAD and then Autodesk Inventor since 2004. From 2006 until 2016 Jim worked for Energy Power Systems Australia, who are a specialised CAT dealer in the engineering department, where he had a chance to hone his skills in the 2D and 3D environments and branched out into using the Autodesk Plant 3D suite which exposed him to Plant 3D, P&ID, Revit, 3DS Max and Navisworks.
Jim also gained experience in Digital Content Creation using Adobe suite manipulating various media including photographs and video.
Jim’s wealth of experience in the field of Drafting, Video production and smart eLearning will support AJSS as it continues forward in the digital and online space.
Digital Content Manager
Keith is a recent Aerospace Engineering and Commerce graduate from Monash University and now currently pursuing research through a Masters of Engineering Science (Research) in Hybrid Rocket Propulsion. Prior to joining, Keith has worked on Augmented and Virtual Reality Engineering applications for Monash and Melbourne University and hopes to expand his skills by applying them in industry with AJSS's new technological innovations.
Alongside his position as propulsion lead engineer at Monash High Powered Rocketry - Keith hopes to apply his knowledge and develop technical and project management skills to make a strong contribution to AJSS and the team.
Digital Content Developer
Morgan is a recent graduate from Murdoch University. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. He is deeply passionate about computer programming and game engine architecture and will be supporting AJSS with the Online Training content project. With previous experience working in education and interactive content development, Morgan will further develop his skills in the AJSS world of Engineering as he supports our Online Engineers at AJSS.
Digital Content Developer
Sahaj Garg holds a Master's Degree in Animation, Games and Interactivity from RMIT University and is also an enthusiast and experiments with future technologies such as Mixed/Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Ai - OpenCV/tracking, and more. Sahaj is also a creative Technologist, Researcher, and problem solver experimenting with immersive and interactive media and simulations. His works have been showcased in numerous events and in collaboration with the National Gallery of Victoria - Melbourne, ReAction Theatre, RMIT University, NFT ARTTECH Miami, Brisbane Curio-City, and more. He joins the AJSS Unity Development team and we hope to expand his skills in developing the next generation of digital content, educational simulations, and solutions.
Rhyce has recently graduated a Bachelor Degree of Applied Science - Marine Engineering at the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania. For the past two years he has been sailing on Offshore Oil and Gas Support Vessels for Farstad Shipping ASA as a cadet engineer. In 2016 he successfully passed his final oral examination and qualified as a Marine Engineer WatchKeeper.
Coming from a mechanical background, with a Certificate III qualification in Marine Mechanics and a decade of practice, Rhyce has developed a wealth of experience in the mechanical field. Through hard work and determination he looks to further his knowledge and experience with the AJSS team in the Gas Turbine industry to ultimately achieve his personal goal of becoming a professional Gas Turbine Engineer.
Karthi has a Master’s in Advanced Mechanical Engineering from Monash university and has 5 years’ experience working as a static equipment engineer both with Schlumberger and Cameron Process Systems. He has worked on projects specialising in piping engineering and the design and fabrication of upstream and midstream technological skids for both onshore and offshore applications. He has also developed continuous improvement processes to achieve cost savings and improved efficiency for internal operations.
Karthi provides project management support and technical assistance as well as managing the AJSS Service Parts business. He works with the team to create technical reports and proposals as well as focusing on internal process improvements and operational procedures. He is also implementing the AJSS Quality Management System to improve internal business operations and ensure continual process improvement.
Farbod has recently received his Master of Mechanical Engineer from University of Melbourne with over one year of experience with major Oil & Gas companies. Farbod has worked with the Material Corrosion Inspection (MCI) team in PETRONAS in Malaysia and underwent an internship with ExxonMobil at the Altona Refinery in Melbourne, where he worked with the machinery team to increase the reliability of all rotating equipment. He has a strong academic background with various achievements and awards throughout his studies.
Michael holds a degree in engineering from Monash University and formal qualifications in project management, with a diploma of project management from the Australian institute of Project Management and Certified Practising Project Manager (CPPM) through the Australian Institute of Project Management.
With a versatile career spanning over 9 years working on projects across, construction, consulting and utilities, for companies that include John Holland, SKM, Rio Tinto and Jemena, Michael has highly developed project management skills with expertise in managing and engaging stakeholders, working with multidisciplinary teams, building relationships, fostering teamwork and collaboration and leveraging technological solutions to streamline and improve processes.
With an exposure to multiple teams and departments through a willingness to undertake new challenges in different environments, Michael gained experience at Jemena coordinating and supporting IT programs contributing to the digital transformation of the Service Delivery group within Jemena. These Programs included introduction of Field Workforce Mobility and Asset Mapping Capabilities through the deployment of tablets devices, piloting of a mobile GIS software solution, development and implementation of a companywide communications plan tailored to over 900 personnel, gathering of business requirements for input into the a consultants recommendations for a Mobile Work Order Management and Scheduling Solution and development of an independent benefits analysis to validate Business Case benefits.
Jae is a dedicated and results driven B2B marketing professional. He brings 5 years’ of experience in online marketing and 7 years of design experience to the table. He’s a social media guru and has brought a Facebook company page to 1 million likes in a 2 year time frame. His experience was cultivated as the marketing manager at Dynamic 8 Property, a property investment company.
Jae, owner of TGFX Design studio brings his experience in branding and design together to deliver quality high end designs to a diverse group of businesses in a variety of industries. He can skilfully transform a corporate identity to match its mission and focus.
James studied marine engineering at the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania and has been sailing as an engineering cadet for TeeKay Shipping for the last two years. He has recently finished his required sea time to become a qualified marine engineer and at present is waiting to take his final oral examination for his 3rd class competency engineering ticket and his Batchelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering.
In his time between working at sea and studying at university studying, James he has been involved in several Gas Turbine, Power Generation and Centrifugal Gas compressor projects for AJSS. James is looking to obtain more invaluable experience and knowledge through being part of the AJSS team helping to propel him toward his goal to gain a recognised competency in Gas Turbines which will also help him expand his knowledge across the Gas Turbine marine field.
Our clients are predominantly from the Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Power Generation Mining, and Manufacturing industries in Australia, PNG, NZ and Myanmar. We also provide remote support to clients from other industries all over the globe.