At EPES it is our vision to foster a culture of innovation with a belief that ‘anything is possible’ with a desire to add the greatest value we can to our clients and society.
Through our highly talented team of Engineers we pride ourselves on being able to offer high levels of customer service and consistency of personnel through all stages of the project with adaptability and perseverance to drive successful outcomes.
Meet Our Key People
Success in the delivery of technical projects requires an open mind and a willingness to try new ideas, not simply lean on the way things have always been done.
At EPES, all our Engineers are encouraged to think ‘outside the box’ challenging the status quo, to break the mould and to question things, rather than assume…
Ken Eppleston - Founder / CEO / Principal Engineer
Fellow, Engineers Australia
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) hons
Graduate Certificate, Technology Management
Chartered Professional Engineer, CPEng
Registered Professional Engineer Queensland, RPEQ
Chartered Member of IMECHE
National Engineers Register, NER
Ken is a highly experienced and highly motivated Mechanical Engineer with 20 years of practical and professional experience across a wide variety of Building Services, Healthcare, Industrial, Infrastructure, Water and Process related industries, across Australia, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
He has worked in both contracting and consulting environments, understands the interfaces on major projects and recognises that communication and attention to detail are key drivers for successful outcomes.
He has performed both technical and managerial roles within major consulting and contracting organisations and brings this vast knowledge to EPES.
On 3 May 2018, Ken was admitted as a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers Australia as a Leadership and Management and Mechanical Engineering College, a major professional achievement.
Brad Smithson - Senior Engineer
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons I)
Diploma of Engineering Practice
Brad is an experienced Mechanical Engineer with both practical and professional experience across a broad range of fields including infrastructure, industrial, wind and automotive sectors, with projects within Australia, Asia, North America and the Middle East.
Throughout these roles, he has worked closely with a variety of stakeholders to achieve client-focused solutions.
He has worked in hands-on technical positions throughout his experience, and has proven himself as highly competent Engineer with a wide skill set.
Garry Castle - Senior Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Diploma
Member Engineers Australia
Garry is a highly experienced and practical Mechanical Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience directly within the Building and Healthcare service sectors.
He has predominantly worked in the mechanical contracting field with practical, outcome focused design principles and an emphasis on key objectives around commissioning and maintainability of complex mechanical systems.
He has worked on a large variety of mechanical services projects across a range of sectors that include; Aged Care, Hospital and Healthcare Facilities, Commercial, Industrial, Manufacturing, Retail, and Sporting Facilities.
Belinda Dungey - Office Manager
Business Management (BBusMgt)
EPES has steered Belinda into the fascinating field of Mechanical Engineering.
“Working with this amazing, dedicated team of Mechanical Engineers has inspired her to learn more about the importance of mechanical systems, how far reaching they are and given me a whole new perspective of problem solving”.
She has worked across a wide range of industries with a core focus on project management, administration and back office support.
Her strength is her ability to learn, organise and adapt to different businesses and clientele and help them implement short and long-term strategies.
Previously, Belinda has worked in heavy manufacturing, finance, marine and spent 7 years in Hong Kong working with major international, globally branded restaurants.
Jim Webber - CAD Manager
BA (Hons) – Product Design with Marketing
AutoCAD (expert) and Revit
Jim is our highly experienced in-house Engineering Draftsman. He is highly proficient in AutoCAD and numerous other platforms with a keen eye for even the slightest of detail.
He is also skilled in 3D Modelling and understands the complexities involved with compliance and Quality Assurance requirements.