Director of Global Fabrication Data Integration | ENGworks
Originally from Ramsbottom, in the North West of England, Dave worked in both the CAM and CAD departments for a large HVAC construction company, instrumental in the development of M.A.P.’s and subsequently Autodesk’s CAMduct, ESTmep and CADduct software.
Following a move from the UK to Melbourne, Dave spent 3 years configuring and deploying Autodesk’s Fabrication ESTmep for one of Australia’s Tier 1 Mechanical Contractors.
Dave has developed skills across all facets of the MEP industry, with involvement in consulting, contracting, manufacturing, estimation, project engineering, project management, database management and database creation.
His passion in the field has been recognised through invitations to speak at the prestigious Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas, with talks given in 2016 ('Fabrication ESTmep 2016—The Basics—Getting Started') and 2019 ('Modelling—Estimating—Manufacturing: How the Aussies Do it' ).
Since his arrival in Australia he has actively participated in the BIMMEPAUS initiative, more recently acting as a technical advisor and presenting at the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Construction Innovation Forum.
Following a 3-year period working at one of Australia’s Autodesk Platinum Partner resellers as their MEP Fabrication senior solutions consultant. Dave now provides advice & solutions as an independent MEP consultant with DaveM AEC consulting.
In conjunction with his own consulting business Dave accepted a role as ‘Director of Global Fabrication Data Integration’ with Chicago based, ENGworks.