Geocon People: Project Engineer Allana Apps
12 April 2018
When did you join Geocon?
I’ve been at Geocon for 10 months. Geocon’s developments stood out to me as being a little out of the ordinary. They contribute to the Canberra community by providing inviting mixed-use buildings incorporating public amenities, and they are using leading architectural firms to achieve this. As a born-and-bred Canberran, I wanted to be a part of building these developments.
What is your role and what does it involve?
As a Project Engineer, my role generally involves planning, procurement, design resolution, and coordination of trades to ensure the project is delivered on program and within budget.
What are some of the things you most like about working for Geocon?
My site team has been a huge highlight for me. We share a common goal and we’re working hard together to achieve it.
The best thing you’ve learned in your role here?
The manpower, planning, preparation, and commitment which go into making large commercial developments possible.
What are your career aspirations?
I’d like to continue to broaden my knowledge and skill base to successfully progress into project management.
What do you like to do outside work?
My priority outside work is spending quality time with my little boy.
Would you recommend Geocon to others looking for a good career path?
Absolutely! Senior management strongly encourages personal development in their staff, and will ensure every opportunity and resource is made available should you show a desire to learn.