Michael Ferritto / Managing Director

Michael has been employed with McDowall Affleck since 1992 and has assisted a broad range of clients with their drainage problems by providing practical and economical solutions that meet all local authority constraints. This experience has exposed Michael to a number of varying issues that could have been resolved at the design stage.

As a result, Michael now has extensive design capabilities for drainage design on difficult sites. His expertise in solving drainage problems for local authorities such as the Town of Cottesloe, Perth Airports and Shire of Mundaring shows his adaptability to varying soil and topography types.

As part of the City of Swan Scheme 14 Malaga, Michael has also designed and Superintended Type 90S Sewer Pump Station in Victoria Road Malaga, as well as a number of Water Corporation Main Drainage Basins in Malaga and ornamental main drainage basin, 1350 diameter main drainage pipes between the ornamental drainage basin and another main drainage basin in Kiara.

One of Michael’s key areas of expertise is land development including design, tender and superintendence. Michael has managed a range of land development projects from 2 to 250 lots including; Helena Valley Views Estate, Kingsview Estate Landsdale, Balwyn Caversham Estate, Breakwater Estate Two Rocks and Spring Park Estate Viveash.

Michael has extensive expertise in road design, earthwork and local traffic management design. He has been involved in all facets of construction project management. This involves providing planning, managing the tender process, construction cost estimates, management of contractors and liaison between the clients and contractors for fee payments. Michael has been Superintendent of Contracts under either AS4000 or AS214 which has seen him successfully managed hundreds of contracts since 1992.

His experience has ranged from undertaking geotechnical site investigations, subsequent design of residential construction on these sites, inspection and determination of causes to cracked houses and subsequent remediation thereof including underpinning design and construction. Through these activities he has built up a good level of experience and knowledge of potential problem areas in the Perth Regional Area.