SMEC is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high-quality consultancy services on major infrastructure projects. SMEC has over 4,000 employees and an established network of over 40 offices in Australia, Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia and Asia Pacific. SMEC provides consultancy services for the lifecycle of a project, to a broad range of sectors. These are: Transport, Water, Natural Resources and Environment, Mining and Underground Services, Buildings and Urban Development, Energy and Renewables and Social Development. SMEC’s consultancy services include: pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, field investigations, laboratory testing, computer modelling, detailed design, tender and contract management, construction supervision, quality assurance, commissioning, operation and maintenance, training and project management. SMEC has been ranked in the Top 100 of Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 200 International Design Firms for the past 14 years. SMEC is currently ranked at Number 68 in the Top 200 International Design Firms and Number 90 in the Top Global Design Firms. SMEC was also awarded the 2010 BRW ANZ Private Business Award for ‘Most Successful Private Business Trading Overseas – Asia’. SMEC has won multiple industry awards for excellence, most recently in Australia with the Tallowa Dam Fishlift in New South Wales, the Tugun Bypass in Queensland and the Northern Busway Alliance in Queensland; and internationally with the Kuwait University City in Kuwait. Over the past 16 years, SMEC has grown from 200 to more than 4,000 staff. Since 2007, SMEC has achieved a compound annual growth rate of greater than 30%. This growth is attributed to SMEC’s reputation for technical excellence, innovative problem solving and SMEC’s ability to address the needs of clients and staff in diverse locations. SMEC leverages its reputation and geographic footprint by investing in local operations and training local talent. SMEC works closely with clients to deliver cost-effective practical project outcomes. SMEC’s Australian and international clients include local and multi-national contractors, government departments, statutory bodies, private sector organisations, utility providers and International Financial Institutions (IFIs), responsible for funding and coordinating major infrastructure projects. Since its creation, SMEC has delivered thousands of civil, transport, water, environment and power projects in more than 80 countries. SMEC’s services generate economic wealth and provide essential services that contribute to national development in some of the world’s fastest growing economies. By facilitating the economic development of nations, SMEC meets the requirements of a diverse range of clients and communities and delivers returns to shareholders. SMEC’s existing presence and local knowledge has enabled the Company to secure roles in nation building infrastructure projects. Increasingly, SMEC’s work is shifting from aid-funded initiatives to long-term projects for the private sector and government bodies. SMEC believes in nurturing a corporate culture that reflects the SMEC Spirit – a culture built on strong business acumen and a ‘can do’ approach that emphasises sound operational management, technical excellence, teamwork and recognition of performance.