Vice President Engineering & Operations
Tim started with Walters in 1998 as Chief Engineer, but quickly became involved in production and moved through several roles. Today, Tim leads Engineering and Operations, including Quality Assurance and is responsible for the engineering, production, and ultimately, successful execution of all projects that Walters undertakes. He oversees a team of specialist engineers, BIM modellers, steel detailers and construction experts that focus on developing innovative solutions to simplify fabrication and construction of steel structures. Under his mentorship, the team has expanded significantly.
Tim has a special emphasis on trying to bring highly complex, unusual structural steel projects to life. He brings a unique background and skillset that provides him with a solid understanding of how buildings are designed and intended to function. His combination of practical experience working on the shop floor, Masters of Engineering education, and prior work experience give him a deep understanding of construction, steel fabrication, welding and complex connection design. Prior to joining Walters Inc., Tim worked with a local Consulting Engineering firm followed by six years working as a forensic structural engineer in the legal and insurance industries.
Tim is known for innovation in design and construction, creative thinking and problem solving. He has served as Engineering lead on numerous award-winning projects and is a sought after speaker by industry associations.
Tim is a thought leader who mentors, develops, and guides many of the innovative and talented team members within the Walters Group. Tim also focusses on culture development, building capability for enhanced market positioning, and senior level relationships with clients and industry.