Shane has an extensive mechanical engineering background, having worked in diverse industry sectors including farming, shipping, heavy construction, sugar milling, mining, bulk handling and engineering services.
He has served in the Royal Australian Navy and worked for a number of businesses in capacities as diverse as engineering trades, professional engineering and management.
Shane is trade qualified in fitting and machining, and diesel mechanics. He has operator certification in naval auxiliary machinery and is professionally qualified as a Mechanical Engineer. Shane has also attained recognition as a Chartered Professional Engineer and is registered on the National and Queensland Professional Engineers Registers.
Formerly a Manager of Metlabs Queensland Branch for Leighton Ltd and a Business Unit Manager for PearlStreet Ltd, Shane now operates his own business consulting and service providing to clients across Australia.
Shane has extensive hands-on experience in mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and has specialised in reliability engineering, lubrication, lubricants and machine condition assessment.
John has completed many years of further education including developing, writing and delivering many work based courses and seminars. He has spent 10 years as a part time teacher at TAFE in electrical engineering, and 15 years delivering structured courses in thermography, power quality, instrument safety, motor drive theory, PLC, SCADA, and pest inspection.