Aurecon appointment strengthens WA presence in resources industry
Global engineering, project management and technical services company, Aurecon has appointed Joe Petracca as Development Leader for Western Australia.
Joe has worked extensively in the mining and resources industry, predominantly in the iron ore sector. His roles include work for BHP Billiton Iron Ore and Rio Tinto Iron Ore in technical and project management roles and Amec Construction and WorleyParsons in business development.
With strong leadership skills and a sound understanding of the resources industry, Joe’s focus will be on developing and supporting the organisation’s key client offering and bringing Aurecon’s fresh thinking to major project delivery.
Ross Nugent, Industry Director, Resources for Aurecon said: “We look forward to working with Joe as he helps us further extend our ability to translate our technical expertise and experience into real world outcomes. We aim to help our clients understand what’s possible both for their project and their business objectives.”
Joe holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia. His background spans engineering, project and commercial management in the consulting, feasibility study, and project delivery environment and includes construction and commissioning management.
Gordon Bryden, Resources & Manufacturing Services Leader, Perth added: “We have been building strong, long-term relationshipswith our key resources clients. Having Joe on the team will help us strengthen both our presence in WA and support the quality of our relationships.
“Joe’s appointment is a further demonstration of our commitment to growing our business by focusing on getting to know and understand the needs and exceed the expectations of our key clients,” Gordon added.
“I am really looking forward to working with Aurecon’s global multidisciplinary delivery teams to ensure that we partner with our clients in achieving their sustainable growth and continued expansion in the resources industry,” Joe said.