Our solutions
Since 1987 SJE Consulting has been providing professional Civil and Structural Engineering, Environmental Management and Planning, and Project Management. From building cracks to bushfire assessments or any new challenges, our expert advice provides innovative, versatile solutions.
Civil Engineering
  • Infrastructure Servicing Strategy Layouts
  • Unit development designs
  • Road design and road reconstruction design
  • Stormwater design including on site detention and water sensitive urban designs
  • Bio-retention systems including wetlands and retarding basins
  • Sewer reticulation designs including pumping stations and rising mains
  • Water and recycled reticulation designs including pumping stations
  • Flood impact studies
  • Traffic impact studies
  • Playing fields
  • Bulk earthworks design
  • Preliminary engineering feasibility assessments
  • Services master planning and concept design
  • Negotiations and consultation with service authorities
  • Landfills
  • Contract administration, tendering, managing contractors and authorities, site surveillance, site management,  quality and OHS audits for projects
  • Arrange surveyors and consultants for electrical and NBN design
“They administered approximately $28 million of construction works for us. We found SJE Consulting to be very experienced and efficient at the work they do and their team are very honest and helpful.”

Abacus Property Group

Structural Engineering
  • Residential design of foundations and structural members including footings, slabs, steelwork and retaining walls
  • Industrial designs of sheds and factories using portal frames or braced structures.
  • Commercial design of shops, offices, hotels, conference centres using pre-cast concrete tilt-up panels and suspended floors
  • Road and pedestrian bridge designs
  • Dilapidation reports
  • Structural building inspections and reports on foundation movement.
  • Environmental Impact Assessments and reports including Statements of Environmental Effects and Review  of Environmental Factors
  • Erosion Control Design and Planning
  • Works on Waterway Assessments
  • Land Capability Assessment for onsite wastewater disposal (septic or aerated)
  • Design and Development of Sustainable Subdivisions
“SJE have been the consultants of choice for Afonso Building Solutions for many years. SJE’s structural and civil engineering work is always delivered on time and within budget. Quality staff with visions for delivering project solutions, focusing on value for money and efficiency.”

Pedro Afonso / Managing Director / Afonso Building Solutions

Project Planning
  • Town Planning applications for a wide range of land use and development proposals including residential subdivisions, industrial and commercial development, high rise mixed-use development, multi-dwelling proposals rural development and use
  • Land rezoning
  • Representation at VCAT and Planning Panels and Ministerial Advisory Committees
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Development Plans
  • Master Planning and Design
  • Strategic Reports and Forward Planning
  • Mediation and Facilitation
  • Organisational Reviews and Process Improvement Mapping for companies and sporting associations
  • Through our network of professional associations, we can also arrange for the following reports and plans as part of the planning process:
  • Architectural drawings and plan drafting
  • Environmental Site Assessments & Environmental Audits for contaminated land
  • Cultural Heritage Management Plans
  • Waste Management Plans
  • Traffic Impact Assessment Reports
  • ESD and Sustainability Management Plans
  • Disability Access Audit Reports
Project Management

Effective overall project management needs to encompass the total process from the initial concept phase to the final design and construction phases with costings for each phase from feasibility costings to preliminary design costings and then final costings prior to construction. Professional project management involves the provision of a quality product on budget and on time.

SJE Consulting has particular expertise to provide overall project management services for land development projects and industrial/factory building projects. We have been processing these types of development for approximately 30 years.

We can offer the following project management services:

  • Concept designs
  • Feasibility costing
  • Initial planning advice
  • Financial analysis of a project through the various phases
  • Financial contacts for funding a project
  • Design management and coordination of multi-disciplinary projects to facilitate the preparation of comprehensive designs and documentation for planning approvals and construction certificates
  • Procurement and management of external specialist consultants
  • Preparation of detailed civil and building specifications to NATSPEC standards
  • Preparation of comprehensive tender documentation including a recommendation for the appropriate type of contract
  • Calling of tenders, management of tender periods, tender evaluation and recommendations regarding suitable  construction contractors
  • Contract administration and supervision as the Superintendent
  • Preparation and maintenance of programming for the project
  • Management of defects liability periods following practical completion.