Steven Goldstein

CURRICULUM VITAE OF STEVEN GOLDSTEIN

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma of Law (1993)

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (University of Sydney 1975)

Fellow & Grade 1 Arbitrator – Resolution Institute

Member Institute of Engineers (Australia)

Chartered Professional Engineer

Member Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

COMMITTEES
2017 – present President, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (Region 3)
2014 – present Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (Region 3) Executive Board Member
2011 – present Construction and Infrastructure Law Committee Law Council of Australia
2014 – 2015 Co-Chair NSW Chapter Committee – Resolution Institute (LEADR & IAMA)
2011 – 2014 NSW Chapter Chair – Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
2008 – 2011 NSW Chapter Committee – Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
CAREER
August 1993 – present
  • Barrister specialising in building and construction disputes
  • Supreme Court Referee
  • District Court Referee
  • Arbitrator in commercial arbitrations under the Commercial Arbitration Act
  • Mediator
  • Facilitator
  • Expert Determiner in Expert Determinations
  • DRB/DAB member on 6 projects with a total contract value in excess of $2.5 billion
  • District Court arbitrator (2002 – 2004, 2015 – present)
  • Local Court arbitrator (2002 – 2004)
May 1990 – August 1993 Self-employed – consultant for Evans & Peck Pty Ltd
January 1989 – May 1990 Thiess Contractors Pty. Ltd.
Project Manager on the following projects:

-Sydney Harbour Tunnel Bradfield Park

This project involved the construction of the Tunnel Ventilation Station at Bradfield Park.

-Railway Bridge for Gore Hill Freeway

This project involved the construction of twin 35m railway bridges adjacent to the existing railway line and then “sliding” the railway bridges into their final position over a weekend.

-Road Bridge for Gore Hill Freeway

This project involved the construction of a new 40m bridge across what was to become the Gore Hill Freeway.

-Fig Street Road Connection at Ultimo

This project involved the construction of a road through a road cutting up to approx. 10m deep which was required to be supported by piles, rock anchors and concrete. Associated structures included 3 precast concrete bridges as well as the diversion and construction of various sections of pipework.

June 1988 – November 1988 Costain Australia Ltd.

Project Manager, Southbank Project Melbourne.

Responsible for the construction of approx. 800m of “boardwalk” adjacent to the Yarra River and included piles, precast concrete piers, various concrete ramps and structures as well as the laying and/or diversion of numerous underground services.

June 1984 – May 1988 Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd.

Project Manager on the following projects:

– 6km Pacific Highway near Kempsey

Responsible for the construction of approx. 6km of the Pacific Highway and associated structures including the construction of various drainage pipes and other services at various locations along the project.

-Coffs Harbour Airport Redevelopment

Responsible for the construction of approx. 2.3km of a new runway, associated taxiways, new access road and various other associated structures as well as associated, drainage, sewer, electrical, lighting and water supply pipelines throughout the site.

-Area Manager at Darling Harbour

Responsible for the construction of all public areas north of the Western Distributor. This involved the construction of numerous types of construction including bridges, pre-cast concrete, paving, laying of services including the laying of numerous types of pipework.

Site Manager on Convention Centre

Estimating Engineer, Sydney Head Office

January 1984 – June 1984 John Mowlem & Company

Engineer, Don Valley Sewer, Sheffield UK

Responsible for the construction of approx. 2km of underground tunnel which was lined with precast concrete units and associated structures including precast lined concrete shafts

October 1976 – Oct.1983 Barclay Bros Pty. Ltd.

Project Engineer on the following projects:

-Monasavu Hydro-electric Power II project, Fiji

This project involved the construction of approx. 4.5km of concrete lined tunnel and associated structures including concrete dams and shafts.

-Monasavu Hydro-electric Power I project, Fiji

This project involved the construction of approx. 4.5km of concrete or steel lined tunnel, 1.0km of 45o inclined steel lined tunnel and concrete lined vertical shafts and associated structures.

-Ginninderra Tunnel project, Canberra

This project involved the construction of approx. 5.3km of concrete lined tunnel, concrete lined shafts and associated structures including approx. 1.9km of concrete pipes in open trench excavation.

-Estimating Engineer, Brisbane Head Office

May 1976 – October 1976 Thiess Bros Pty. Ltd.

Field Engineer, Dartmouth Dam, Victoria

Responsible for the operation of the crushing and screening plant which produced crushed rock for use as both filter materials for the dam and aggregates for the production of concrete.

December 1974 – Feb. 1975 Thiess Bros Pty. Ltd.

Student Engineer, Dartmouth Dam, Victoria