Mike Watson

Senior Electrical Engineer

Mike is celebrated for his expertise in Electrical, Project, and Commissioning Engineering. His versatility and hands-on experience have made him a prominent figure in the utility, rail and construction industries. His notable achievements encompass diverse sectors, including road and rail infrastructure, mining and metals, and oil and gas.

 Mike’s recent engagements highlight his strategic prowess, such as advising the Victorian government on pivotal projects like Metro Tunnel, Melbourne Airport Rail, and Suburban Rail Loop. He’s adept at collaborating with distribution and transmission network service providers and AEMO. His project portfolio includes creating intricate Excel models for solar farms and residential developments with advanced solar deployment and battery energy storage systems. Moreover, he played a pivotal role in implementing an 11kV embedded private network for Melbourne’s West Side Place complex and authored critical safety standards.

 Mike is a Chartered Professional Engineer, NER Registered, and a Registered Professional Engineer (VIC) with Building Endorsement.

Core Competencies
  • Project and Utility Engineering
  • Comissioning/Completions Management
  • Electrical Infrastructure
  • Utility Connections
  • Financial Modelling

Highlights

  • West Side Place 11kV network project engineering and commissioning.
  • Metro Tunnel and Melbourne Airport Rail transmission connection tariff modelling and optimisation.
  • CHP and mini-hydro commissioning engineering support.