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Joe O' Donovan                              Curriculum Vitae


Address:                             Darwin, NT / Sydney, NSW, Australia

DOB:                                   8th March, 1983

Current position:                 Director / Senior Surveyor

Citizenship:                         Australian (Permanent Resident)



Joe is the Managing Director of Consone Consulting Pty Ltd (Consone).  In addition, Joe is Consone’s Senior Engineering Surveyor and Engineer with 12 years experience both in Ireland and Australia (NT, NSW & SA). He holds a:

  • Certificate of Engineering – Civil

  • Diploma of Engineering & Surveying

  • Bachelor of Engineering, (Honours) – Structural from the Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland (2001-2006).

Joe has a wealth of high end technical experience and knowledge including UAV technology, Lidar, photogrammetric, bathymetric and hydrographic survey solutions. Joe is also a CASA Registered UAV pilot.


Professional Experience/ Key Strengths:

  • Surveying with Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment, both RTK and Static methods

  • Conversant with all Survey Instruments including Robotic Total Stations

  • Project leadership

  • Remote area work sites

  • Set-out and design of engineering works

  • Set-out, and production monitoring of open cut mining and tailings works

  • CASA Registered UAV pilot

  • High end IT technical knowledge

  • Production of special purpose mapping

  • Contract negotiation and Client Liaison

  • Project consultation

  • Highly effective in a team environment

  • Extensive exposure to Indigenous and Environmental land and cultural issues


Recent Project involvement:

  • Rawson Oil – Mt Gambier Gas Project

  • AEM / Origin - Beetaloo Basin Gas Project

  • Billbergia high rise developments (up to 26 floors / $500m+)

  • Wentworth Point Redevelopment  - deep piling foundations featuring “ZEN”, an elliptical building

  • Tanami – Civil designs for future mine infra-structure including haul roads, drainage, camp establishment creation of asset management database for all Tanami activities.

  • Government - water, sewer and road projects up to $20m

  • Ireland Waste Water – Concrete tank manufacturing

Recent Employment History: 


Consone Consulting Pty Ltd

ODESA Pty Ltd 

Ausurv Pty Ltd / Ausurv Surveyors Pty Ltd 

Ward and Burke Construction Ltd

IIreland Waste Water 

Director / Senior Engineering Surveyor / Engineer

Managing Director /

Senior Engineering Surveyor / Engineer

Managing Director / 

Senior Engineering Surveyor 

Senior Engineering Surveyor 

Engineer / Surveyor 


2019 - Present

2017 - 2019

2015 - 2017

2011 - 2015

2007 - 2010

2006 - 2007

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