JCE offers the following professional services:
- Form 15 and 16 engineering certification.
- Civil and structural inspections.
- Dispute resolution advice.
- Council development applications.
- Structure specific advice (eg. boundary fences, retaining walls, carports).
- Drainage solutions.
- Design consultation.
- Third party damage assessment.
- Concept and detailed design development.
- Construction and/or project documentation.
- Stormwater assessment reports.
- Traffic impact assessments.
- Investigative reporting.
- Feasibility reporting.
Check out some of the works we have completed for our clients:
Job Description: Erosion & Sediment Control Plan for Residential Construction
Problem: Our client was planning to undertake a car port construction project on their residential properly and had liaised with Council to obtain the required Operational Works Permit. As part of Council’s conditions, a site-specific Erosion & Sediment Control Plan was required before the works could commence. JC Engineers were engaged to complete these works.
JC Engineers Solution: Development and submission of a site-specific Erosion & Sediment Control Plan which suited Council’s requirements.
Outcome: Council approved the Erosion & Sediment Control Plan and allowed our client to commence Operational Works.
Job Description: As-Constructed Design of Earthwork Retaining Structures on Residential Development
Problem: Our client received a show cause notice from Council for the construction of several earthwork retaining structures on their residential development. No Operational Works Permit had been sought through Council. JC Engineers were engaged to obtain an Operational Works Permit for the works.
JC Engineers Solution: Survey, Design and Technical Report works were undertaken by JC Engineers to ensure all Council requirements were met and our client could proceed with their works in a timely manner.
Outcome: The documentation, developed by us, was submitted to Council on our client’s behalf and an Operational Works Permit was obtained for the works. Minimal delays occurred on-site which minimised the client’s construction costs.
Job Description: Form 16 Inspection for Car Port Construction on Residential Property
Problem: Our client was undertaking a self-build car port at their residential property from previously drafted engineering drawings. As per Council requirements, they required an RPEQ inspection and certification (Form 16) of the footings and structure itself.
JC Engineers Solution: Two inspections were complete, one for the footing and one for the structure, upon completion of each stage of construction works. Whilst on-site, some tips were provided for saving costs on the overall construction of the project, for which our client was appreciative.
Outcome: The car port structure was constructed, without unnecessary delays and all documentation was submitted and approved by Council.
Job Description: On-Site Consultation for Proposed Subdivision Works
Problem: Our client was looking to undertake subdivision works on their property and was inquiring into the Council process and feasibility of the works.
JC Engineers Solution: A one-hour on-site consultation was undertaken providing detailed documentation and explanation into the Council process, Council requirements, State Government requirements and the feasibility of their planned works.
Outcome: Our client was very happy with the amount of information provided during the consultation and decided to proceed with the subdivision works. JC Engineers were engaged to commence the Development Application for submission to Council, complete Detailed Design works and obtain Operational Works Permit for their subdivision works.
Job Description: Investigative Report into Concrete Cracking
Problem: Our client noticed some cracking in the concrete around their residential property. They notified their insurance company who investigated the issue and determined the damage was not covered by their insurance.
JC Engineers Solution: A site inspection was undertaken and an investigative report was developed identifying the root causes of the cracking in the concrete. This report highlighted the root causes of the cracking in the concrete and highlighted flaws in the insurance company’s investigation and on-site inspection.
Outcome: Our client's insurance company reviewed their decision and determined the damage was covered by their insurance. Our client then successfully claimed the damage under their insurance cover.