Rob Bien

Director / Project, Design & Systems Engineer

With a background in both Engineering Design and Information Technology, Rob can apply a variety of skills to enhance project delivery. He brings 20 years of solid design exposure being involved in engineering drafting, design and coordination.

Rob has a passion and flair for design systems. Applying his skills and experience, he can improve and adapt systems to meet project requirements. Having beneficial systems means we can deliver efficiently whilst maintaining the highest quality.

His substantial experience in multiple roles, along with qualifications in Engineering, IT and Project Management enable Rob to be flexible and fill many roles on a project. From co-ordination level, to layout work, through to detailed design, he adds value where required.

He displays the utmost professionalism, has effective communication and time management skills, enabling him to fulfil lead and co-ordination roles successfully.


  • Experience in multi-discipline projects.
  • Skills across multiple software platforms such as AutoCAD, Bentley AutoPlant Design, ProSteel (ProStructures).
  • Software programming skills.
  • Structural design exposure, utilising Microstran, Simcenter & Strand7.
  • Mechanical layout experience, from study through to detailed design phase.
  • Aptitude to think outside the box to promote system improvements and project efficiencies.


  • Broad design experience on both brown-field and green-field mineral processing plants.
  • Extensive structural drafting & detailing experience.
  • Design Systems, developing and implementing custom software, 3D design tools and processes.
  • Training of staff in new systems and methods.
  • Demonstrated project management and co-ordination.
  • Interface and liaison for project-specific workshop fabrication, handling technical queries (TQ’s), scope of works (SOW) and procedures.