Ben holds a BE Civil and is a Chartered Professional (Civil & Structural). On the National and Queensland Engineering Registers, he is a Registered Practitioner in Victoria and a Member of Engineers Australia, bringing more than 15-years of in-field experience.
A well-rounded professional and chartered civil and structural engineer, Ben displays a habit of excellence. He is a confident leader carrying abilities built on a strong foundation of education and experience. He brings an expert level of technical skills and onsite knowledge combined with strong organisational, communication and professional capabilities.
Ben works hand-in-hand with the other core disciplines at Sparks+Partners to build better solutions. He leads our dedicated civil engineering division. Who complement our existing in-house skills and services by providing a natural transition from internal hydraulics to external civil services.
Under Ben’s guidance, the dynamic civil team has worked on hundreds of projects. From single-dwelling residential extensions to complete subdivisions, industrial and commercial developments, institutional and public works. He operates across all stages of a build, including initial concept designs, budgeting, authority approvals and liaisons, construction and most importantly, final client delivery.
Ben and the team at Sparks+Partners can perform detailed 3D modelling using 12D, Civil 3D and Civil Site Design software from a technology perspective. We can deliver drainage modelling using 12D DRAINS and HEC-RAS and water quality modelling using the MUSIC program.
Registrations and Memberships
Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia
Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
National Engineering Register (NER) 3300498
Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) 17546
Victorian Building Authority Registered Building Practitioner Engineer (Civil) EC 65161
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
Rigid pavement and road design including industrial pavements
Retaining wall design
Safety in Design
Design of Concrete Structures to AS3600:2009
Working hand-in-hand with you to build better solutions