We have an effective and tight company management structure which consists of a Managing Director, Operations Manager (Carpentaria Contracting), Operations Manager (Carpentaria Marine Services), Administration Manager, Electrical Manager and Senior Health, Safety and Environment and Quality Advisor. Details of these personnel are below. CC and CMS employs approximately 10 permanent staff (administration staff) with casual labour of up to seventy (70) employees, depending on annual workloads. A number of multi-skilled operators and supervisors make up the field staff, who complete the company’s core role.
Enterprising, demonstrative and customer-focused leader with a natural ability for building new business and forging loyalty with clients, vendors and external business partners. Identifies and capitalises on emerging business ventures to propel an organization to the top tier of its industry. Motivational management style with a proven history of building, guiding and retaining high-performance teams to develop and implement strategies for accelerated growth. Strives to optimize operations, reduce costs and improve service quality, while strengthening the bottom line.
Vance Wallin is also well known on Cape York for the extensive volunteer work he has undertaken. This includes the establishment of the Turtle Camp, located at Janie Creek Mapoon, offering in-kind services to not-for-profit community groups on Cape York and being the President of the Western Cape Chamber of Commerce. His volunteer work was recognised when he was awarded Citizen of the Year for the Weipa community in 2012.
Joe has spent the last 15 years planning, managing and delivering numerous marine projects on the East Coast of Australia. With an engineering degree coupled with marine qualifications, Joe is dedicated to developing localised strategies to ensure safe and efficient work practices.
In recent years, Joe has specialised in the delivery of large-scale projects in remote locations throughout Queensland and into Papua New Guinea. Joe provides professional support to the team for all marine matters, participating in the formulation of the department strategy, whilst ensuring the safe operation of the company’s vessels.
Additionally, Joe provides a comprehensive marine management function for the vessels he is responsible for. He establishes a close liaison with the Masters of Vessels and the Director, in respect of the operation and positioning of the vessels throughout the network, to ensure delivery of a safe and cost effective service.
Living in Cape York Peninsula and Far North Queensland has provided Sam the unique platform to enhance employment and capability, by creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Samantha is an enterprising, demonstrative and customer-focused leader, with a natural ability for building new business and forging loyalty with clients, vendors and external business partners.
Samantha identifies and capitalises on emerging business ventures to propel an organization to the top tier of its industry. Sam has a motivational management style and proven history of building, guiding and retaining high-performance teams, to develop and implement strategies for accelerated growth. She strives to optimize operations, reduce costs and improve service quality while strengthening the bottom line.
Les is a fully qualified and highly skilled HSEQ professional, with proven experience on a range of high-level construction and marine operations. With over 19 years of HSE roles and management experience, Les spent approx. 6 years in Cape York, residing in Weipa. Firstly appointed Senior HSEQ Advisor – Systems and Compliance with North Queensland Civil Engineering and Contracting (NQCEC), Les was instrumental in NQCEC gaining their Federal Safety Accreditation through The Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC). Les went on to new challenges with Carpentaria Contracting and Carpentaria Marine Services, overhauling their systems to meet the new requirements of ISO 14001-2015 & ISO 9001-2015.
Les has full understanding of the DTMR Key Result Areas (KRA’s) set out by relevant Departments to maximise local employment, training and business supply opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander i.e., Implementation of an effective Indigenous Economic Opportunities Plan (IEOP) and Local Industry Participation.
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