Who we are

About Quickway

Building transport and utilities infrastructure for Australia’s future

Our Vision is to be the Partner of choice in Transport and Utilities Infrastructure, achieved through our values and behaviours.

Having steadily grown from humble beginnings to becoming an industry leader, Quickway is a trusted contractor with a solid reputation for delivering integrated project solutions from concept to completion.

Our Accreditations

Telstra Interconnect Contractor Accreditation
Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner: Australian Government Building and Construction WHS Accreditation Scheme
Certificate of National Prequalification for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction Contracts
Department of Transport - Roads and Maritime Services: Certificate of Prequalification - Road (R3), Bridge (B3), Financial Level (F50); Category G (Provision of Traffic Control)
Department of Industry - Resources and Energy: NSW Accredited Service Provider (ASP) Level 1
AS/NZS 4801-2001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
AS/NZS ISO 9001-2016: Quality Management Systems
AS/NZS ISO 14001-2016: Environmental Management Systems
Queensland's Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) for Civil (Road & Bridge) Construction Contracts (NPS): Certificate of Prequalification - Road (R3), Bridge (B3), Financial Level (F50)
Transport for NSW Authorised Engineering Organisation

Renowned for capability, people and culture, Quickway are proactive problem solvers and results-focused.

Collaborative
Our collaborative team ethos reinforces the strong working relationships for which we are known – we partner with our clients to deliver positive outcomes without compromising our core values.
Multi-disciplinary
As a multi-disciplinary service provider, we offer integrated solutions within the core capabilities of road and bridge construction, concrete structures, rail, tunnel works, communications, electrical and traffic management.
Specialists
We specialise in bridge construction, structural concrete, highway upgrades, tunnel works, rail projects, fibre installation, upgrade of telecommunication and electrical networks, and traffic management services.

Our People

Board of Directors

Derek Mullally

Managing Director

Derek is a respected professional in the civil engineering and construction industry with over 30 years’ combined experience, commencing with site-based positions and progressing through to senior management and business leadership.

Derek has an exceptional technical and commercial record in project delivery and thrives in developing and managing high-performing teams to deliver complex infrastructure projects across Australia. Since forming Quickway in 2006, he has been passionate about navigating the journey and achieving his vision for the business within the industry. He is equally comfortable on site or in the boardroom. Responsibilities include the executive control of all business operations, with ultimate accountability for the delivery of outcomes to the client. This involves close liaison with the client from tender stage to project completion, whilst simultaneously leading and coordinating Quickway Management, staff and subcontractors.

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David Tan

CFO, Director

David joined Quickway in June 2013 and has over 20 years' experience in the construction, subcontracting and maintenance sectors.

He is currently the CFO and a Director of Quickway. Prior to this, David held Financial Controller roles at Harsco Infrastructure (now Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services), UGL and GCS Group.

David's expertise and responsibility span financing, structuring and compliance for Quickway Group and its subsidiaries. He has a sound track record in establishing greenfield businesses, developing business to the next level and creating value for shareholders. David is a Fellow of CPA Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from Curtin University.

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Peter Wilkinson

Director

Peter formally joined Quickway in July 2018 following an advisory association with the business since 2013.

Peter’s 30 years of industry expertise and experience is in developing, implementing and enabling growth in Engineering and Construction businesses. He specialises in outsourced services and has deep experience in private and Government funded infrastructure across the full spectrum of contracting methodologies

He has applied his construction, asset and systems development and management expertise in the infrastructure, transportation, mining, defence, utilities and property industries both locally and overseas. Peter has refined his bid management and project development skills both locally and Internationally. Peter has held Executive Management positions with Transfield Services (now part of Ventia), GHD Pty Ltd, Serco Asia Pacific, UGL and with NSW State Rail Authority (now Sydney Trains). Peter hold professional qualifications in Engineering and an MBA (AGSM).

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Senior Managers

Jason Walmsley

National Business Development Manager

Jason has over 30 years’ experience within the transport industry. He has held positions on executive management and leadership teams, responsible for the strategic direction and growth of businesses including market analysis, cost management, development of strategically targeted opportunities and growth areas, reports and corporate papers, resourcing, and operational development.

He has held Project Director and other Design and Construction roles on a diverse range of civil and rail projects across Australia and overseas. In his role at Quickway, Jason has managed the preparation of several tenders, EOI’s and proposals, varying from minor works to major capital projects. He has managed the opportunities development through identified strategic targeting, account management and project action plans, coordinating the development of integrated bids, established relationships and managed strategic alignment for Joint Ventures and Partnerships.

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Damian O'Callaghan

National Tendering & Estimating Manager

Damian has over 18 years’ experience in the mixed utilities, water, power, transport and construction industries in Ireland, the USA, and Australia. He has held construction and business management roles in Australia and overseas.

As a highly driven and knowledgeable National Tendering Manager, Damian has been recognised for his strong attention to detail, his ability to communicate with construction professionals at all levels, willingness to take responsibility of all tasks and projects, and a proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities in fast-paced environments. Damian brings the unique combination of extensive project delivery and vast tendering and estimating experience through a demonstrated track record of winning contracts, with in-depth understanding of technical, commercial, business, and strategic elements.

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Tommy Kelly

Senior Project Manager

Tommy joined Quickway in early 2020 and has over 16 years' experience in the civil and mixed utilities construction sectors, both in Ireland and Australia. Tommy holds a Honours Degree in Civil Engineering, graduating in 2003 at Limerick Institute of Technology in Ireland. Upon graduation, Tommy commenced his civil engineering profession working for a major civil engineering company in Ireland, predominately on roads, utilities and bulk earthworks.

Tommy is currently leading the utilities division at Quickway. Tommy has worked on a broad range of complex and challenging projects for various clients such as, Sydney Water, Hunter Water, Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and many tier one clients. He has extensive knowledge of all areas of the civil industry with expertise being around challenging and high-risk work.

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Ian Wright

Senior Project Manager

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. He spent 20 years in the UK gaining extensive experience in earth moving, marine, structures, roadworks, utility works, rail infrastructure and rail signalling projects whilst working for major contractors including Bam/Nuttall and Badcock.

Having subsequently spent his first 7 years in Australia with CPB delivering major projects within the Sydney Metro area, Ian joined Quickway in 2016 and now heads up the Transport Infrastructure Division delivering projects across Australia. Ian reinforces the can-do attitude and prides himself on managing a strong focused team that delivers projects to the highest quality without compromising safety, ensuring stakeholders and clients are handed back a project that meets all expectations. Ian is a qualified Civil Engineer following studying at Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and has a diploma in Project Management.

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Pieter Van Heerden

Senior Project Manager

Pieter joined Quickway in April 2018 and has over 20 years experience in Construction. He is currently in the role of Senior Project Manager. Pieter has worked on Major Infrastructure Projects in both UK and Australia, most recent being Senior positions with Laing O'Rourke and Leightons.

He has extensive experience managing large scale Infrastructure Projects and delivering works on schedule and within budget. He has the ability to build good relationships and effective communication with Clients resulting in positive project outcomes. Pieter holds a Diploma of Project Management, NVQ Level 4 in Construction Site Management and BTEC Level 5 HND in Civil Engineering Surveying.

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Chris Dennis

Contracts Manager

Chris has over 10 years’ experience within the civil construction industry commencing as project planner in the UK for a major contractor. Chris joined Quickway in 2013 and has held several positions working his way up through the ranks of the business and gaining a broad range of civil engineering and management experience on some of Quickway’s’ most complex and significant projects.

Chris manages all commercial and contractual matters; this involves management of Client and Subcontractor contracts from tender stage through to completion. With strong analytical skills, and a deep understanding of construction processes, Chris ensures clear and consistent financial reporting of projects through rigorous risk assessment. Chris holds an Honours Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from University College Cork in Ireland.

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Our Affiliations

The Quickway approach enables us to support communities not only by delivering the infrastructure that they need, but also by simultaneously supporting the charities and organisations that enrich them. We are proud to have supported:

Our History

2019
Quickway Rail Return to WA

Welding on South Flank, WA
May 2019

Second Head Contractor Project for RMS

Chifley Road Upgrade – Clarence Road Over Rail Bridge
May 2019

2018
First Electrical Overhead Line

Quickway’s first 132kV overhead line, crossing Flemington Road and the new Canberra Light Rail.
December 2018

First Quickway Safety Awareness Forum

National Safe Work Month event at the ANZ Stadium.
October 2018

First Safety Award

Ausgrid’s Strategic Partner Summit Safety Award
June 2018

First Contract in South Australia

Dry Creek to Gillman Rail project
April 2018

AEO Accreditation

Authorised Engineering Organisation (AEO) for Transport for NSW (TfNSW)
March 2018

First project as Head Contractor for Sydney Trains

The Sydney Harbour Bridge
Jan 2018

2017
FSC Accreditation

Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner May 2017

Awarded first contract as head contractor on RMS project

Woolgoolga to Ballina Section 10 Bridges Aug 2017

2016
First Tunnel Project

The NRT (Northwest Rapid Transit). This is part of the Sydney Metro Northwest Project.
April 2016

First Project as Head Contractor – Electrical project

Ausgrid Cable Laying Project works – Sydney Southern Region.
Dec 2016

2015
ASP Electrical 1 Accreditation

ASP Electrical 1.
Oct 2015

RMS Prequalification of Contractors Accreditation

RMS Prequalification of Contractors (R1, B3, F20), increased to R2 and prequalification status in September 2016. This accreditation acquisition facilitated the winning of major projects as Head Contractor.
Oct 2015

RMS Registration of Contractors for Traffic Control Accreditation

RMS Registration of Contractors for Traffic Control.
Jun 2015

First Rail Project

The Country Regional Network (Lee Street Level Crossing Kelso).
Aug 2015

ISO Management Systems Accreditation

Systems certified to ISO & AS/ NZS.
Apr 2015

2014
First Accreditation – Telstra Interconnect

Telstra Interconnect Accreditation. We consolidated our diversification through the acquisition of accreditations which are the foundations for growth.
Oct 2014

First major works in the Perth metro area

The Gateway WA project.
Jan 2014

2011
Expanded into the Traffic Management field

Diversification of services through the acquisition of DJB. June 2011

First Communications Project

Lendlease Optus Maintenance.
Aug 2011

First Electrical Project

The Traca Alliance was also our first multi-service project.
May 2011

Restructured into Communications and Electrical Infrastructure

Diversification of services through the merge with Mattcom Holdings.
May 2011

2008
First contract awarded in Western Australia

Rail bridge construction on Rapid Growth Project 5 (RGP5).
June 2008

First contract awarded in Queensland

Ipswich/Logan Interchange – Construction of 10 bridges.
July 2008

2007
First major contract awarded

The Northern Hume Alliance – Tumbarumba Bridge.
Dec 2007

2006
Founded

We won our first ever contract.
Dec 2006