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Expert engineers in South East Queensland Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. 

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Our people make the difference

Here at East Coast Group of Companies, we are proud to say that our team of experienced engineers are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients. When you choose us, we take the time to research your situation completely and bring about the most effective opportunities, ensuring you get the successful outcome you deserve.

We're proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us for solutions that stand the test of time, and our team are determined to work hard to earn our clients' loyalty every day. Get in touch with us today. We're here to help you succeed.

Our Engineers

We offer the best engineers in the business. We pride ourselves in maintaining a small-firm feel by treating each case with care and consideration. To achieve this, we have handpicked a high-quality team of engineering professionals qualified to successfully resolve any engineering matter.
Lindsay Baguley
MIEAust. CPEng. RPEQ - Managing Director

Lindsay is the Managing Director and Certifying Engineer for East Coast Geotechnical Pty Ltd.

He is also the Certifying Engineer for all piling installations undertaken by East Coast Piling and Drilling Pty Ltd, which and specialises in working in sites with adverse geotechnical problems; or which requiring specialist geotechnical input.

Lindsay was engaged as an expert witness in several engineering/building matters before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). He was also retained as an Expert by The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), (formerly known as Queensland Building Services Authority - QBSA) in a matter before the Supreme Court which involved Geotechnical, Structural and Screw Piling issues.
  • Member of The Institution of Engineers Of Australia NPER No 70130
  • Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (1994) No 4566
  • Queensland Building and Construction Commission Registered Open Class Builder No 31545
  • NSW Contractor Licence 75467C
  • Member Institute of Engineers of Australia Footings and Foundations Panel Queensland Division (1994 – 2006)
  • Member Concrete Institute of Australia
  • Member Piling and Foundation Specialists’ Federation
  • Member of QLD Master Builders Association
  • Member of Australian Geomechanics Society
 Professional Membership
  • Institution of Engineers, Australia (IEA) NPER No 70130
  • Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA)
  • Queensland Master Builders Association (QMBA)
  • Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)

Julian Lockwood
Senior Engineer

Julian is a Professional Civil Engineer with over 25 years practical experience in Geotechnical and Structural Engineering. 

He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and has undertaken additional study in Masonry and Timber Design. He has been a member of the East Coast Group of Companies since 1994.

Julian began his career undertaking field and laboratory testing of both soil and concrete. 

He is now actively involved in finding buildable solutions to construction problems on Commercial and Industrial projects. 

His experience includes:
  • Tilt Panel Design
  • Pile Design
  • Pile Testing Including Structural Design of Test Frames
  • Retention Design of Propped, Cantilevered or Anchored Systems
  • Structural Design (Up To 4 Storeys)
  • Footing Design
  • Project Management
  • Failure Investigation

Johan Brink
MIEAust. CPEng. Engineer

Johan is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over ten years’ experience in Geotechnical/Structural Engineering. His experience includes:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Conceptual and Detailed Structural/Geotechnical Design
  • Preparation of Specifications and Tender Documents
  • Geotechnical and Structural Analysis and Design
  • Numerical Modelling using Finite Element Analysis  
As a Structural and Geotechnical Engineer at East Coast Geotechnical, Johan specialises in Geotechnical Investigations for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial projects. He is also widely knowledgeable in the Structural Design of small buildings, industrial steel buildings, retaining walls, and foundations.

Johan holds both a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons.) and a Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Engineering/Data Communications) and has been a member of the East Coast family since 2012.

Sunny Shukla

Sunny is a Professional Civil Engineer with more than 15 years’ experience in Building Construction, Civil Works and Foundation Design.

His experience includes:

  • Providing Budget Estimates for Piling Works based on Architectural, Structure and Geotechnical Documents
  • Design of Pile Foundations detailing the most efficient and economical alternatives
  • Assessment of Site Constraints and Project Management
Sunny holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and has been with East Coast since 2012
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