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Davinder Sidhu

Davinder Sidhu

Business Unit Leader

Davinder is the AQUAS Business Unit Leader with 35 years’ experience with infrastructure projects with particular reference to Quality Assurance and Contract Management.

Davinder also undertakes development, implementation and management of quality systems for major construction projects for APP's business in Australia  which involves development of project quality plans, project specific quality assurance procedures, planning, conducting and reporting internal and external quality audits and providing training to staff in quality matters.

CURRICULUM VITAE:

CURRENT POSITION

AQUAS Business Unit Leader

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)

Punjab University, India

Certified Lead Auditor

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

Davinder's achievements include development, implementation, management and auditing of quality systems, contract management for design, construction and maintenance for major infrastructure projects varying in contract value from $300M to $5B and for design and manufacturing of steam/gas/hydro turbines, pressure vessels, heat exchangers and fabrication of structures and pipelines.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Davinder undertakes development, implementation and management of quality systems for APP's businesses in New South Wales, including major projects, which involves development of project quality plans, work instructions, project specific quality assurance procedures, planning, conducting and reporting internal, external and extrinsic quality audits and providing training to staff in quality matters.  Davinder's responsibilities include maintenance of quality records and implementation of day-to-day verification requirements.

Prior to joining APP he was responsible for Quality Management System for URS (previous employer) as Asia Pacific Quality Manager and for gaining certification of Egis Consulting Australia (Sydney office) as a Quality Endorsed Company and is also responsible for maintaining certification.

Davinder's previous experience also includes development, implementation, management and auditing of quality systems, contract management and tender evaluation for design and manufacturing of steam/gas/hydro turbines, pressure vessels, heat exchangers and fabrication of structures and pipelines.

EXPERIENCE HISTORY

2012 – Present

  • Management of AQUAS business
  • Supervision of the AQUAS team and application of the AQUAS Business Management
  • System to all levels of AQUAS
  • Quality Assurance Verifier for WestConnex M4 East, NorthConnex, North West Rail Link, Sydney Light Rail, Pacific Highway Nambucca Heads, Princes Highway upgrade Gerringong and Berry Bypass projects.
  • RMS and TfNSW Panel Auditor - Lead Auditor for integrated Quality, Environmental and OHS&R Audits
    • Supervision of the application of the APP Quality System to all levels of the approved Infrastructure Divisions operating from NSW
    • Quality Assurance Verifier for Brisbane Airport Link, Pacific Highway Sapphire to Woolgoolga projects
    • RMS Panel Auditor - Lead Auditor for integrated Quality, Environmental and OHS&R Audits

2009 – 2012
Project Director / Quality Manager APP Corporation Pty Ltd

  • Supervision of the application of the APP Quality System to all levels of the Infrastructure Divgisions operating from NSW
  • Quality Assurance Verifier for Brisbane Airport Link and the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Project
  • RTA Panel Auditor - Lead Auditor for integrated Quality, Environmental, Quality and OHS&R audits
  • RTA Maintenance Contract Audits - Lead and Quality Auditor over 20 Councils across RMS/RTA Northern and Southern Regions

2002 - 2009
URS Pty Ltd - Asia Pacific Quality Manager & Principal Contracts/Audits 2008 - 2009
Associate Quality Assurance 2002 - 2008

2002
GHD Pty Ltd - Quality Assurance Manager

1992 - 2002
Egis Consulting Australia - NSW Quality Assurance Manager

 

Project Involvement


Roads & Maritime Services Audit Panel

Roads & Maritime Services, NSW | 2012 - Current

Provision of auditing services to RMS


Weir Minerals Management System

Weir Minerals Multiflo | 2013 - 2014

Gap Analysis of Quality Management System


Lizard Log WAD

Roads & Maritime Services, NSW | 2012-2013

Project Verifier


Bulahdelah to Coolongolook Deviation

Roads & Maritime Services, NSW | 2010-Current

Independent Verifier