Work experience

Lead Mechanical Engineer, BM Air Conditioning, Dubai (from January 2005 to September 2018)
• HVAC system design and depiction in Revit. Everything connected to MEP equipment including ducting, piping, dampers, louvers were represented • Assisting customers in building and managing Revit drawings for projects. • Creating and editing Revit families. Families could be architectural or MEP type and are made based on CAD Drawings or physical measurements. • Clash detection in Revit and spatial adjustment of parts to resolve interference. • BIM co-ordination work including BIM Execution Plan (BEP), schedules, take offs, BIM 360 use, C4R. • Using Dynamo to retrieve information from Revit and output to Excel file. Automating redundant tasks to maximize time utilization. • BIM assistance to clients and contractors for implementing design requirements. • Utilizing Navisworks to construct timelines / construction progress of projects. • Heat Load calculations of small buildings and homes using ASHRAE standards (RTS calculation method), ACCA J Method, ACCA N Method. Heat loads were submitted to municipality for approvals prior to construction / project commencement. • Design of ducting using equal friction rate method, equal pressure method, static regain etc. Design done to ACCA standards Manual D (Residential duct design) and Manual Q (Light Commercial duct design) • Pipe selection for Chilled water systems including pressure drop calculation, hanger selection, pump selection, flow rate etc. • Determining ventilation requirements of conditioned spaces in accordance with ASHRAE 62.1 and 62.2. • Computing comfort levels of occupants in conditioned spaces according to ASHRAE Standard 55. • Energy requirements and minimum construction standards as specified in ASHRAE 90.1. • Procurement of various materials and equipment compliant to technical specifications for project execution. • Site visits for drawing compliance and quality assurance. • Client liaison for clearance of technical issues and project handovers. • Commissioning of designed systems to project specifications and client satisfaction. • Troubleshooting and restoration of standard operation of malfunctioning MEP equipment.


Bachelor Of Science (to May 2004)
Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science (to May 2002)
Mechanical Engineering
Christine is passionate about assisting employers and Aboriginal businesses identify and meet their growing business needs in their sector. Coupled with my extensive proven experience in this area, she can definitely make your organisation stand out from the rest.

With an innate ability to get to the core of the issue/s. Once you agree to engage her to assist make a difference, she will systematically work through, define and strategise an effective outcome. You won't be disappointed. As a strong communicator, connector and motivator, she is highly skilled and experienced to effortlessly bring together people and concepts and make them a reality.

As an astute, multi awarded professional, she offers a high level of experience "to get it right the first time"​. Aboriginal Engagement and Workplace Diversity & Inclusion are complex so don't let those less skilled assist and then leave you disappointed.

A thought leader and visionary with extraordinary networking abilities and a strong interest in working across a variety of industry sectors focused on creating real and sustainable outcomes.

A strong demonstration of Christine's diverse knowledge base has seen Waangara Marra Consulting assist valued and diverse clients currently operating in the following sectors:

Local, state and federal government, mining and civil construction, primary, secondary and tertiary education, oil and gas, employment, education and training, retail, aged and community care, peak bodies, Aboriginal businesses and corporations, juvenile and adult corrections and justice, health, waste management, sustainability, service utilities and renewable energy, to name a few.

Work experience

Construction Architect at Leighton -Mayfield (from September 2011 to July 2015)
• Prepared sets of shop drawings and detailed construction documents for mobile switchroom buildings in compliance with AS/NZ Standards, BCA and safety in design. • Prepared standard / general construction details. • Coordinated building utilities like air conditioning and fire services. • Prepared architectural CADD standards and library. • Was responsible for CADD standards checking against requirements of client standards.
Project Architect at K&A (from February 2009 to April 2011)
• Participated in the design development of preliminary designs through to the delivery of construction documents to comply with civil defense requirements and IBC standards. • Participated in the coordination of different disciplines to achieve structural, MEP and electric systems’ requirements. • Provided technical support for junior team members working on drawings’ fine tuning. • Prepared graphics’ manual for the company's branch in Cairo. • Provided technical support for the main contractors, inspected construction works and prepared follow-up reports. • Revised subcontractors’ shop drawings prior to final approval, prepared design review as well as interface meetings.
Architect at Misrconsult (from October 2006 to September 2008)
• Participated in the design development of concept designs in compliance with civil defense regulations, IBC standards and NFPA 101. • Participated in preparing projects’ preliminary reports and schematics. • Proposed finishing materials and furnishing layouts for health care projects’ facilities in accordance with VA standers and medical facilities’ consultant requirements. • Checked architectural packages prior to consultant revision. • Coordinated with structural, MEP and electric departments to resolve clashes through study sections and superimposed layouts. • Participated in developing graphic manual to comply with AIA graphic standards. • Participated in developing architectural library in accordance with features in AutoCAD advanced features dynamic blocks and annotative scales.


Master of Architecture (from July 2015 to March 2018)
Improved my design skills & research skills and got myself prepared to ongoing learning.


Masters in Computer science (from August 2006 to December 2008)