Have you met Dwayne Phillips?



Dwayne Phillips
Surveying Technician

1. How long have you been with Groundwork Plus?
I started working at Groundwork Plus part-time in April 2017 when I was studying Surveying, then I moved to a full-time position at the start of 2018.

2. What is your role at Groundwork Plus, and what does it entail?
My role at Groundwork Plus is Surveying Technician. I mainly work in aerial surveying with RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) and drafting in CAD (Computer Aided Design) packages. I also work with GIS (Geospatial Information Systems), land surveying, and bathymetric surveying.

3. What are your areas of particular interest or your proudest accomplishment?
In my role, I am interested in leveraging open source software and programming to automate repetitive/error prone tasks to increase efficiency and accuracy. Another area of interest is working on design projects such as quarry development plans, rehab designs and haul road design.

4. What is your favourite way to spend a weekend?
My favourite way to spend a weekend would have to be a camping trip with some friends, crackling camping fire and some stargazing.