Peer Engineering Services is an engineering consulting company which provides project management, design, engineering and construction services to the mining, minerals & metals processing, manufacturing and infrastructure industries.
Established in 2013, we focus on small to medium sized greenfield and brownfield projects in the mining, metals & minerals processing, manufacturing, water, infrastructure, and buildings (custom made residential, commercial and industrial) from initial stages to completion.
We pride ourselves in delivering quality projects at low costs through reduction of overheads, flexible & sustainable charge out rates, smart contracting and streamlining engineering which we pass onto our clients.
To provide safe and high quality engineering solutions to our clients.
To be the preferred supplier of engineering services.
All our works are completed to client specifications or Australian, API or applicable international standards as a minimum.
The key personnel of Peer Engineering Services are all qualified professionals with extensive site experience in the industry in Australia and abroad at various levels including managerial levels.
We have a number of personnel who work for us on contract and part time basis as and when required.
All our personnel are well versed with project, design and construction processes and quality requirements, understand the legal requirements, are abreast with Australian and International standards and committed to driving initiatives and improvements in all including Health, Safety and Environment.
Detailed CVs can be provided upon request.
2010 - present
2010 - present
VIJENDRA (VJ) KUMAR I Senior Mechanical Engineer
B Mech Eng (Aust), MIEAust
Vijendra (VJ) Kumar is a professional mechanical engineer with over 20 years of engineering experience from mining & mineral processing, power generation and building services industries.
Vj has worked as a Engineering Manager at North West Project Management. He has led multidisciplinary design teams (WorleyParsons, Mintrex) for various process and non-process plant upgrading projects from conceptual to detail design, procurement, construction supervision & commissioning and has undertaken various studies and investigations into process equipment for reliability and plant debottlenecking. He has significant experience in reliability and maintenance support and project delivery roles on sites including BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina Refinery, Alcoa Alumina Refinery, Telfer, Emperor Gold Mine and Fiji Electricity Authority. His notable achievements include saving up to $1 million on equipment failures leading to equipment downtime and production losses at Worsley, achievements in plant safety at Worsley refinery, reduced operational expenditure from 100% over-expenditure to within budgetary allocations at Public Works Department and represented Fiji in an energy savings program in South Korea. He has also significant experience in steam systems, boilers, refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems and diesel and hydro power generation.
VJ has excellent knowledge of Australian and API 650/620 standards and is trained in Zero Incident Process (ZIP) and Six Sigma.
Dr MICHAEL AKINDEJU I Senior Process Engineer
PhD, CEng, SMAIChE, MIChemE, MAusIMM
Dr Michael Akindeju is a Chartered Chemical Engineer, a Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (UK & Australia), and a Member of the Australia Institute of Mining and Metallurgy— with apt cross boundary experiences geared towards adding values to stakeholders.
He has helped several Mineral Resource and Oil & Gas process plants realize and surpass their corporate production targets by providing technically sound but cost conscious process designs and site installations tailored to suit both their current and forecast raw material bases without compromising on environmental and social responsibilities. In addition to his in-depth technical skills in specific areas of Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, the footing for his process design solutions and commitments rest on his prior extensive experiences in academia-- with a bias for NG/LNG, Mineral Resource and Waste Water Process Designs, Equipment Selections and Sizing; Performance Improvement; Research and Development; Project Costing; Banking and Finance; Commerce in Engineering and Resource Management. His approach to problem solving is a combination of enthusiasm, dedication, logical paths, cause and effects analyses, realistic optimism and organization.
Some of his prior major projects include Process designs for Aurelia Metals Polymetallic project (Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc and Copper), NSW; Tomingley Gold Project, NSW; Hope Bay Gold Project, Nunavut, Canada; Battie West Gold project, Bukina Faso and Giffen Well Magnetite project amongst others.
JAMES TUMUM TAIE I Senior Civil/Structural Engineer
BEng, CPEng, MIEAust, IEPNG
James has extensive experience in structural design of infrastructure including buildings in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial developments and in civil/structural design of heavy industry/mining infrastructure including materials handling structure, plant, buildings and other structures both in green and brown fields.
James is a registered structural engineer with the NT Building Practitioners Board and is a corporate member of the Institute of Engineers Australia (MIEAust) and is a certified engineer (CPEng). James is a registered practising engineer in PNG and is also a Registered Structural engineer with IEPNG. James has a broad experience within PNG, Australia and the Pacific. He has over 15 years of experience in the Civil/Structural consulting industry .
Other experiences includes inspection/investigation of structures relating to concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures as required and prepare technical report and provide proposal for remedial works as may be required with budget estimates.
WERNER MICHAEL LOESER I Senior Consultant - Water & Waste Water
Werner is a process and mechanical engineer with over 28 years of engineering experience in industry, EPCM projects, R&D and consulting for national and international industrial clients, Australian mine sites and the German Government.
Over the last 19 years I focused on water management, water, tailings and sewage treatment technologies and worked for several water projects in Germany, Brazil and Australia. His expertise includes water and wastewater treatment regimen based on chemical-physico treatment steps, filtration, DAF, biological systems, sludge / bio-solids conditioning, tailings dewatering, thermal treatment, membrane technologies (MF/UF, NF, RO) and ion exchange. He has also led pre-feasibility studies and concept developement like zero water discharge for sites and has been engaged as a contractor in a major ramp-up project for a FMG mine site in the Pilbara where I provide expertise for several tailings systems (includes tailings thickeners, GEHO and Warman tailings pumps arrays, floc stations).
Werner has held the position of a water consultant / specialist water engineerfor 7 yrs with Hatch during which time he has led water projects for several Australian mining companies and the chemical industry. His work included tailings process optimizations, integrated site water management, water recycling and thickener optimizations and provision of assistance for Hatch’s SAMS (Sustainable Asset Management Support) Group and developed Strategic Business Plans for the Water Sector. He has also worked closely with research institutes, e.g. the University of Wollongong for several projects requiring scientific lab test work, modelling and simulations, e.g. for the Ammonium-Nitrate recovery project for ORICA Newcastle. As the facility lead for the post–treatment of the Advanced Waste Water Recycling Plant for Luggage Point, one of the major Western Corridor Water Recycling Projects, he was responsible for the design of the post water stabilization regime, for the UV-Advanced Oxidation post-treatment and the evaluation of ion exchange systems for a potential water polishing step.
He is familiar with water specific software, e.g. membrane design software ROSA and IMSdesign, CADIX for IX application, WaterPro for water analyses and water stabilization (CCPP, LSI) and FATHOM (hydraulic design software).
VIKAS RAJPUT I Senior Electrical Engineer
BEng, (Elect, Aust), B Com (Man, Aust), MIE
Vikas has over 19 years of experience in the field of Electrical and Instrumentation/Control Projects in Australia, mainly in the Mining & resources industry, telecommunications power industry, waste water treatment and building services.
His significant experience has taken him across sites such as BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina Refinery, Alcoa Alumina Refinery, BHP Billiton Kwinana Nickel Refinery, Tom Price (Rio Tinto), BHP Billiton Yandi OHP1 to name a few, where he has accomplished projects within Process as well as Non-Process Infrastructure (NPI). The projects ranged from capital as well as maintenance/reliability type from conceptual to detail design, procurement, construction supervision & commissioning and subsequent handover to client. His most notable achievement being writing and successfully implementing documents for checking the SIFs (Safety Instrumented Function) during the startup procedure for Calciners 1, 2, 3, and 5 and Package Boilers 7 and 8 at Worsley Alumina as well as implementing various projects which resulted in significant savings and reduction in equipment downtime/failures and production losses across the various sites.
Vikas is well versed with WSAP and 1SAP, Oracle Projects and Project Accounting (OPPA), BabelFish Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), Honeywell DCS system along with Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) and Safety Manager, Uniformance Process Trend, Honeywell Total Plant Solution (TPS) DCS System, ABB Infi90 DCS System, IPA FEL (Front End Loading) Toolbox, Visio, DOCS Open, Citrix, Computer Networking (CISCO), AutoCAD 2005, Micro station (Bentley View).
His capabilities also include programming PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) and Block logic.
MICHAEL CAMERON I Senior Mechanical & Structural Designer
Micheal Cameron is a Senior Mechanical and Structural Designer. He has over 19 years of designing experience and has fabrication background for at least 14 years to date. During his professional career, he has been heavily involved in oil refining, materials handling and mineral processing operations such as iron ore process improvement and reliability, Bauxite copper, gold and nickel chromate. He has considerable site experiences including construction, commissioning and design management. He has acquired over time the practical approach to plant design and installation by which he focuses on safety, reliability and quality.