Management

Comprising of a very internationally experienced team, WAPS ensures that starting from its senior leadership team, it upholds its company motto of “When it needs to be precise”. Our management team has extensive experience in a wide range of construction projects. Management shares the responsibility of establishing a friendly environment that promotes high performance across all sectors that we operate in. To find out more about each member of our senior leadership team, please read their following bios below.

Marko Benic : Director / Senior Project Manager

  • – Master of Science (Project Management) with high distinction
  • – Post Graduate Diploma (Geographic Information Science) with distinction
  • – Bachelor of Science (Geographic Information Science)
  • – Bachelor of Social Sciences (Geography)

 

As a certified PMI Project, Risk and Schedule professional (PMI-PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®), Marko has more than 20 years of project management experience within Western Australia’s construction and research industry. Marko’s ability to manage and solve complex client issues quickly and cost-effectively ensures project schedules and expectations are kept under control. Through time Marko’s career has changed from a Senior GIS Analyst working on State Government research projects to leading the subcontract survey set out on large-scale civil infrastructure, mining and land development projects throughout Australia. Similarly, Marko’s extensive onsite laser scanning experience and Riegl, Z+F and Teledyne Optech product training brings clients increased opportunities to increase value on their future projects.

Djuka Benic : Consultant / Engineering Surveyor

  • – Engineer of Geodesy

 

Djuka is an Engineering Surveyor with over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Educated at the Department of Geodesy in Belgrade, Djuka has worked in Australia since 1975. For the last 20 years, Djuka has guided subcontract survey teams on numerous high profile projects in Western Australia. Djuka led the survey on the Perth Southern Metrorail Infrastructure Project, Aline East Great Eastern Hwy Redevelopment, AKCMR Boddington Gold Mine Expansion, RIO Tinto Brockman 4 Railway, MESA A Mine Infrastructure Expansion and Apache Devil Creek Infrastructure projects, just to name a few. Today Djuka’s role within WAPS is internal staff training, tender preparations and part-time company guidance. His widely respected and regarded knowledge in the industry benefits all staff and client employees.

Samir Derviskadic:    Non-Executive Director / Senior Engineer

– Diploma in Civil Engineering

– Advance Diploma in Civil Engineering (Asphalt technology)

 

 

Samir has over 30 years of experience managing large civil infrastructure engineering projects in Australia and overseas. As the General Manager of Civil Construction at Perbena Emas Sdn Bhd and Operations Manager for Stabilise Pavement Sarawak Malaysia, recently completed projects include the Pan Borneo Highway, Ulu Sai Rd and Baleh Hydroelectric plant. Samir’s previous positions held in Australia include Operations Manager for Downer Infrastructure, PLWA Group, Cimeco and Brierty Contractors, managing their civil and mining projects throughout Western Australia. Samir’s extensive experience in joint venture establishments, strategic business planning, risk mitigation, cost estimation, contract management and operations management duties will help all clients that engage with WA Precision Surveys on future projects.