Ross Dingle

Speciality Testing Manager (South Australia)

Ross is the go to man for Geotechnical Engineering consultants and mining companies in South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. A genuinely unique set of skills and knowledge rarely seen outside of university laboratories in Australia. With over 32 years’ of experience conducting speciality testing on aggregates, concrete and soils, Ross is able to provide consultation to the highest geotechnical minds in the country.

Areas of expertise

  • Sampling of soils, aggregate and concrete;
  • Field and laboratory testing of soils, concrete, aggregate and rocks;
  • Geotechnical site investigations;
  • Advanced soil testing – triaxial, consolidation, shrink/swell, permeability, dispersion, Piezo-cone testing (CPTU);
  • Operate specialist cone penetration rig;
  • Operate light auger drilling rig;
  • Concrete trial mix & design;
  • Earthworks supervision and testing;
  • Roller Compacted Concrete laboratory trial mixes and construction testing;
  • Construction Material Laboratory management.

Education and training

Technical qualifications & training

  • Advanced Diploma of Laboratory Operations – Construction Materials Testing
  • Prevocational Course Engineering and Construction, TAFE Qld.

Safety Training

  • OH&S – Work Safely in Construction Industry (White Card)
  • Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment & Confine small workplace emergencies
  • First Aid certificate