As an all
company, we pride
ourselves on the
people who guide
us and work
with us
We employ over 200 people across
Australia in a wide variety of roles:
  • Project managers, construction managers, engineers and supervisors
  • Design managers, engineers, drafters and undergraduates
  • Quality, environmental and safety professionals
  • Estimators, quantity surveyors and contract administrators
  • Trades people, trades assistants and apprentices
  • HR professionals, project officers, administrators and accounts staff.
Our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)
Our Supply Chain

Our subcontractors, consulting partners and suppliers are highly valued by GO and critical to our business. We treat them as part of our team, include them in our decision making, keep them well informed and pay them on time.

Throughout Australia, we engage local subcontractors to undertake earthworks, pipelaying, concreting, building and electrical works. We make sure we provide them with professional project management and a safe working environment

Undergraduates, trainees & apprentices

We provide regular opportunities for undergraduates, trainees and apprentices to join our design or construction teams.

  • We support the UniSA STEM Professional Practice Program, providing annual grants to Second, Third and Fourth year students
  • We are active in the Adelaide University Women in STEM program
  • Through Career Trackers, we provide internships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students
  • We have an annual intake of undergraduates, apprentices and trainees, providing a wide range of opportunities for young people to work in administration, design and construction.

We know our future leaders will come from within the business, so we encourage our staff to develop their careers by joining our mentoring program and undertake a variety of roles within the business.

Our Management Team
Chief Executive

Richard joined GO in 2020 following an extensive global career where he gained 40 years of water industry experience working with Thames Water, CH2MHill, John Holland and MWH Contractors.

In this time Richard has directed many significant water projects and programs of work, acquiring a comprehensive range of technical, administrative and management capabilities in the business and operational delivery of construction projects.

Primarily servicing water and wastewater management clients in the municipal, power generation and petrochemical sectors he has progressed from construction and project management to operations and regional management roles responsible for portfolios of work as large as $150m per annum. His portfolio includes a wide range of contract delivery models including Alliancing, ECI, EPC, Turnkey Design and Construct, DBO, BOO and BOOT. Many of these projects have been Sole Sourced and many delivered through Joint Ventures.

Richard's substantial technical and commercial capability combined with an engaging personality has earnt him respect and admiration from GO's clients, staff, consultants and supply chain.

General Management
John has 30 years’ experience in the development and delivery of complex major infrastructure projects and programs, spanning civil infrastructure, renewable energy, power and water treatment.
Gail is a results driven professional, managing culture change through continuous improvement, with experience spanning from construction to service businesses.
New Business
Harrison has 15 years' water experience as a project engineer, and project management, providing extensive practical knowledge to the project development phase.
People & Culture
Genevieve is a values and results leader with a strong ability to engage with people and provide outcomes and solutions that meet the business needs.
Commercial & Finance
Michael has a Financial background, evolving to a Commercial & Contractual Professional with a proven track record of leading multidisciplinary teams, project delivery and successfully winning and negotiating complex contracts.

Our management team brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience that is specific to the water industry, ensuring that our projects are delivered safely, on time and in accordance with appropriate quality standards.

Our managers work in the roles they enjoy; they have authority, are involved in decision making and help to determine and deliver our business strategies. Many of our managers and other team members have been promoted from within the company, allowing us to retain a large base of knowledge and experience for the benefit of our clients.

Our Board of Directors
The company is directed by an experienced Board with expertise in business management, engineering, construction, business development and commercial law.

All the directors take an active interest in the
day-to-day activities of the business.