Steven Barrett

Graeme Page Consulting Engineers

Career Summary

In his previous position as Office Director at WSP Consulting Engineers - Bryanston, Steven was responsible for all aspects of the branch’s operations including electrical, ICT, mechanical (HVAC & Fire) and wet services. WSP Green by Design, a sustainable engineering design consultancy; with a focus on delivering quality, value, and creative thinking to clients (Total ± 70 staff).

In this position Steven was a key client contact, and managed groups of talented engineers on multiple projects.

Steven has 13 years’ experience in the field of HVAC design and development. He started off completing custom design, manufacture and installations for the military and parastatal organisations. Steven is a Mechanical Engineer and has been responsible for the analysis, design and specification of mechanical systems for numerous large-scale and complex building types including government, commercial mixed-use, corporate headquarters, entertainment, gaming, hospitality, sports arenas and stadiums, high-rise residential and mixed-use facilities and is a specialist in the retail sector.

Professional Qualifications

B.Ing Mechanical Engineering - Rand Afrikaans University 2001

Professional Memberships

Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) (Registered Professional Engineer membership no. 20110065)

Selected relevant experience

WSP Group Africa (Pty) Ltd

Office Director (Bryanston) (May 2012 – Feb 2014)
In this position Steven was a key client contact, and managed groups of talented engineers on multiple projects.
Mechanical Head of Department (Jan 2010 – Apr 2012)
Complete responsibility for the technical, financial and resourcing for the mechanical (HVAC & Fire) team (± 20 staff).
Associate Engineer (June 2008 – Dec 2009)
Increased responsibility in the preparation of budgets and working with a small engineering and CAD team.
Mechanical Engineer (Jun 2005 – May 2008)
Involved in all aspects of delivering quality HVAC installations for retail and commercial buildings. Tender documentation, detail design, correspondence / communication with professional team, supervision on site during construction, problem solving on site.

Facilities Management Africa (Pty) Ltd

Technical Services Engineer (Nov 2004 – May 2005)
Facilities Management and Building Maintenance
The services provided involved management of all technical services at the Clients premises including monitoring and measuring of all technical service providers.

Booyco Engineering (Pty) Ltd

Design Engineer - (Apr 2002 –Oct 2004)
Mobile Air conditioning - Mining, Military and Railways.
The services provided involved the custom design, manufacture and installation of air conditioning systems. Complete project management covering all aspects from completing the tender document to delivery of the end product to the customer.

Project Experiences:

Cell C Campus Offices (26 000m2 & Warehouse (14 000m2) (HVAC Contract value R35 million)
TWP Head Office, Melrose Arch (20 000m2) (HVAC Contract value R13 million)
Katherine & West Building (18 000m2 Offices & Apartments) (HVAC Contract value R12 million)
Vodafone Site Solutions Innovation Centre
  - First Design 6 Star Green Building Council Accreditation
Mall of the North, Polokwane (80 000m2)
Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston (20 000m2)
Anse le Mouche Hotel and Resort Concept Design (Seychelles)
Gran Paraiso Hotel and Resort Concept Design (Cuba)
Ikoyi Towers Hotel and Residential Apartments (Lagos, Nigeria) (HVAC Contract Value US $11 million)
Morningside Mall (HVAC Contract Value R10 million)
  - Best Retail 2010 SAPOA Awards
East Rand Retail Park, Boksburg (HVAC contract value R5 million)
West Rand Retail Park, Clearwater (HVAC contract value R5 million)
Irene Village Shopping Centre, Irene (25 000m2) (HVAC Contract Value R10 million)
Woolworths Distribution Centre, Midrand. (HVAC Contract Value R1,5 million)
  - Best Overall Building 2006/2007 SAPOA Awards