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Benjamin Barrett


A well-rounded professional and chartered civil and structural engineer with a habit of excellence. Ben is a confident leader, whose abilities are built on a strong foundation of education and experience. An engineer with a broad range of technical skills and on-site knowledge is combined with strong organisational, communication and technical capabilities.

Each of our divisions at Sparks+Partners work hand-in-hand to build better solutions. Our dedicated civil engineering division complements our existing in-house skills and services by providing a natural transition from internal hydraulics to external civil services.

The dynamic civil team has worked on projects ranging from single-dwelling residential extensions to complete sub-divisions, industrial and commercial developments, institutional and public works. Involved at all stages of a build, including initial concept designs, budgeting, authority approvals and liaisons, construction and most importantly, final client delivery.

From a technology perspective, Sparks+Partners civil can perform detailed 3D modelling using 12D, Civil 3D and Civil Site Design software. We can deliver drainage modelling using 12D DRAINS and HEC-RAS, and water quality modelling using the MUSIC program.

Civil Specialities
  • Storm water drainage design
  • Onsite detention design for above and below ground storage
  • WSUD (Water Sensitive Urban Design), bio-retention and water cycle management
  • Flood and overland flow modelling
  • Carpark layout and design, public domain works and finished levels grading
  • Pavement and road design including industrial pavements
  • Retaining wall design


Working hand-in-hand with you to build better solutions