JMG’s structural engineering division has made a significant contribution to Tasmania’s infrastructure, industrial, residential and recreational sectors.

Our team prides themselves on working together on a range of projects from typical structures such as building and bridges to the most creative engineering challenges.

The team also offer specialist expertise in the following areas:

  • industrial plants and structures including monorails, silos and conveyors
  • linear infrastructure such as water, stormwater, sewer, gas, communications and power
  • options assessment, budget estimation & feasibility studies
  • construction phase services including acting as Superintendent
  • post construction evaluation
  • life cycle costing of system options

Grant Atherton
Principal – Civil, Structural, Hydraulics

Grant heads the Construction and Industry division by overseeing technical quality throughout a multitude of simultaneous projects.

With over thirty years of experience in civil and structural engineering, Grant has industry leading skills which includes design, contract administration, project management and construction supervision.  His expertise includes roads, bridges, railways, planning, reservoirs, pipelines, pump stations, water and waste water treatment, precast concrete, subdivisions, industrial and commercial works.

Significant projects Grant has worked on include the Abt Railway, Cambridge Park and the South East Irrigation Scheme.

Grant is the primary contact for any civil, structural and hydraulics enquiries and oversees all related projects. Contact him at:

Rob Child
Associate – Senior Structural Engineer

Robert has over 15 years of experience in structural, civil and hydraulic design and contract administration across commercial, industrial and residential sectors. His expertise includes steel, timber and reinforced concrete structural design.

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