Senior Consultant – Building Durability
- B.Property (Economics) – Bachelor of Property Economics (International College of Management Sydney)
- Associate to the Managing Director & Owner: Building Durability Pty Ltd; and Research & Applied Technologies Pty Ltd.
- Senior Consultant: Building Durability Pty Ltd; Tecrock Design Pty Ltd, T A Taylor (AUST) Pty Ltd and Research & Applied Technologies Pty Ltd.
Corporate Member of:
- Concrete Institute of Australia
- Concrete Institute of America.
- Master Builders Association.
- Housing Industry Association.
Edward Shiell is a Senior Consultant and Associate to the Managing Director and Owner of Building Durability Pty Ltd - Specialist Consultants, Contractors and Suppliers in building asset management, building & construction problem investigation and analysis, building maintenance, waterproofing and conservation of buildings both modern and historic.
Edward's personal expertise includes extensive knowledge and experience in the durability of buildings and building materials, in concrete spalling investigation analysis and repair, in waterproofing diagnostics and rectification methodology and in structural facade maintenance & repairs. He is particularly skilled in the analysis of problems related to building fabric, material performance and waterproofing whether these problems are due to product failures, construction defects, design detailing or product and building misuse.
Building Durability Pty Ltd are the leaders in their specialised field of defects investigation, maintenance, repairs, and waterproofing of all structures from Civil projects to Commercial properties.
Edward Shiell is a Senior Consultant working alongside and an Associate to the Managing Director and Owner of T A Taylor (Aust) Pty Ltd (Michael Palmer) who were established in 1980 and extend from Michal Palmers Grandfather's (Theo Arthur Taylor) company established in 1963 - who continue to provide specialist services with Building Durability and associated entities in the field of defects investigation, maintenance, repairs, and waterproofing of all structures from Civil projects to Commercial properties in New South Wales, Victoria, ACT, The Northern Territory and Around Australia.
Edward Shiell is also a Senior Consultant of Tecrock Design Pty Ltd who were established in 1972 and who provide the supply of high-quality specialist materials and also site/project specific detailing support in, New South Wales, Victoria, ACT, The Northern Territory and Around Australia.
Edward Shiell graduated from the International College of Management Sydney with a Bachelor of Property, majoring in Economics. Since 2014 he has been working full time within the Building Durability Group of companies developing further practical experience in the construction industry specializing in waterproofing and concrete repairs.
Edward has undertaken training for industrial rope access, has training and experience working at heights and confined space entry.
Edward has personally undertaken consultancy investigation involving exploratory and intrusive investigative works on major projects for the Liverpool City Council and the City of Sydney Council and intrusive investigation, and rectification works involving water leaks in recently complete commercial high-rise structures and residential single and multi-dwelling structures in NSW, Victoria and QLD.
Edward has also been extensively involved in heritage projects with Building Durability Pty Ltd across New South Wales including St Michaels Church in Bathurst, Rosebank House in Liverpool for the Liverpool City Council and the 330 Wattle Street, Ultimo rectification project.
He has also been involved in projects on prestigious and heritage listed school buildings such as St. Josephs College, Hunters Hill and St. Ignatius College, Riverview.
He has conducted Building Facade Audits for clients including NSW Government, Knight Frank, CB Richard Ellis and other major property owners.
Recently Edward has provided 'Consultancy' services for major Commercial Building Companies and Clients including Lendlease, Aqualand, Liverpool City Council, The Council of The City of Sydney, Owners Corporations and Property Manages including Knight Frank, CB Richard Ellis, Australis, and others.
Building Durability and associated entities also provides expanded Building Investigation Services in matters involving the National Construction Code and Australian Standards.
Edward's personal involvement with building asset management, maintenance waterproofing and building durability with and as a part of 'Building Durability Pty Ltd and associated entities' extends for over a decade and he has been involved in projects on structures along the east coast of Australia.