Jarrod Buhagiar was named Gladstone Regional Young Professional Engineer of the Year.
Jarrod Buhagiar was named Gladstone Regional Young Professional Engineer of the Year. MARA PATTISON-SOWDEN

Engineers set aside hi vis for awards night

HI VIS uniforms were put to one side for a night to celebrate Gladstone's most talented engineering professionals.

Jarrod Buhagiar was named Gladstone Regional Young Professional Engineer of the Year, while the Gladstone Region Professional Engineer of the Year went to Jonathan Rapley.

The Engineers Australia Gladstone Regional Group held its Individual Engineering Excellence Awards last night at the Harvey Road Tavern.

The awards provided an opportunity to encourage excellence through promoting outstanding achievements in the advancement of the science and practice of engineering.

Mr Rapley has more than 30 years' experience in civil/structural works investigation, engineering design and construction supervision/project management and currently works at GHD.

His experience is invaluable when dealing with older structures and the application of correct material properties or design standards.

While Mr Buhagiar is the lead electrical and instrumentation engineer in the Gladstone WorleyParsons office.

Over the past seven years, his strong technical aptitude and passion to learn has resulted in a fast progression to lead engineer.



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