Charles Cumming

Charles Cumming

Current Position

Director - Engineering

CLC Consulting Group Limited
PO Box 51 547
Pakuranga, 2140 
AUCKLAND 

Email: charles@clcgroup.co.nz
Office: 09 576 3276


Qualifications

  • NZ Certificate Engineering - Civil (1989)
  • Registered Engineering Associate (2005)
  • Chartered Member (Engineering Technician) of Engineering New Zealand

Additional Training

  • NZ Transport Authority - Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) Level One
  • St Johns - Workplace First Aid Certification
  • Site Safe - Civil Passport
  • Department of Labour - Occupational Safety and Health Site Safety Supervisor
  • University of Auckland – Contractual Aspects of Contracts; Block Course
  • University of Auckland – Introduction to Effective Project Management, Workshop
  • ARC – Industry Development Certificate for Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Preparer, Reg. # 160
  • ARC – Industry Development Certificate for Advanced Assessments of Environmental Effects
  • NZIHT – Certification for Construction Conflict Resolution
  • NZIHT – Certification for Introduction to Pavement Design Using Mechanistic Analysis
  • NZIHT – Certification for Supervision of Chip Seal Construction
  • NZIS - Continuing Education Certification: Land development engineering
  • AutoCAD and 12D Model
  • Computer literate - Microsoft Office and Project

Employment Record

Director

  • 2007 - present
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd 

Manager - Civil & Environmental

  • 2002 - 2007
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Team Leader - Civil & Environmental

  • 1996 - 2002
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Senior Engineering Technician

  • 1991 - 1996
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

1991 - 8 month overseas sabbatical

Engineering Technician

  • 1989 - 1991
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Civil Engineering Cadet

  • 1986 - 1989
  • CLC Consulting Group

Areas of Expertise

  • Land development
  • Project management
  • Network infrastructure
  • Contract administration
  • Procurement

Work Experience

Staff Management:

  • Procurement of all work including preparation of ROEI, RFT and RFQ submissions.
  • Responsible for all work within the civil and environmental teams.
  • Co-ordinate training and professional development of staff.

Contract Administration:

  • NZS3910 and CCA.
  • Engineer’s Representative to Contract.
  • Processing of all claims, variations and extensions.
  • Local Authorities and Utility Service Provider Projects for New Works, Renewal and Augmentation Projects (Parks infrastructure, stormwater and watermain projects) with individual Contract Values in excess of $3M.
  • For residential & commercial land development & roading with individual Contract Values in excess of $4M.
  • Preparation of Request for Expression of interest, RFT and RFQ and Contract Documents.
  • Evaluation of Expression of Interests and Tender Evaluations and Recommendations (external panel member for the evaluation team - Manukau City Council).
  • Conflict resolution.
Construction Monitoring:
  • Civil construction projects, including residential & commercial subdivisions, infrastructure & roading projects.
  • Sports fields, hard court playing surfaces (tennis, netball, and hockey).
  • Bulk earthworks including soil and erosion control and protection measures.
  • The level of construction monitoring carried out has generally been to level CM2 and CM3 as described in the ACENZ Construction Monitoring Guidelines.

Engineering Design and Calculations:

  • Geometric and structural design of new roads and road upgrading including District Arterial roads.
  • Bulk Earthworks.
  • Parks infrastructure (walkways, pedestrian bridges, boardwalks, carparks & other facilities).
  • Utility services including stormwater, wastewater drainage and water supply reticulation.
  • Stormwater catchment analysis, flooding and overland flows, investigations, assessments and reporting.
  • Stormwater and wastewater pumping stations.
  • Stormwater treatment and attenuation. Hydrological neutrality design and reporting.
  • Stormwater soakage systems (shallow and deepbore soakage).
  • Cleanfill projects.
  • Domestic onsite wastewater disposal systems of up to 4.6 m3 daily discharge to a land disposal field.
  • Land development investigation, assessment and reporting to the private sector.

Consent Preparation:

  • Resource Consent Applications at Regional Authority and Local Authority level.
  • Earthworks and Sediment Control.
  • Stormwater Discharge, Works in a Watercourse, Steam Diversion.
  • Works Within and Occupation of the Coastal Management Area.
  • Trade Waste Discharge.
  • Land Modification and Subdivision resource Consent for Land Development.
  • Assessments of Environmental Effects.

Consultation/Negotiation:

  • Liaison with Regional and Territorial Local Authority officers.
  • Liaison with Utility Network Suppliers.
  • Consultation and negotiation with Iwi groups and other affected party representatives.

Engineering Drafting:

  • Road, carpark and accessway.
  • Walkways, cycleways, boardwalks.
  • Bulk earthworks.
  • Residential and commercial subdivisional land development.
  • Public and private stormwater and wastewater drainage and water supply design.
  • As-built plans for public drainage and water supply reticulation.
  • Structural detailing for commercial developments.
  • Residential dwellings.

Surveying Fieldwork:

  • Setting-out and as-built location of civil works, including earthworks, roads and drainage.

Engineering Fieldwork:

  • Supervision and testing for shallow and deep bore stormwater soakage.
  • Soil percolation testing and site assessment for onsite and domestic wastewater disposal systems.
  • Soil technician (on contract to Foundation Engineering Limited for an earthworks season).

Other:

  • Forum Member for the Manukau City Council’s Engineering Quality Standards (EQS).
Contact Details
Phone: 64 9 576 3276
Email: clc@clcgroup.co.nz
Auckland Office
4 Johns Lane
Pakuranga
Auckland 2010
Postal Address
PO Box 51-547
Pakuranga
Auckland 2140
New Zealand
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