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Ben Cocker
Ben completed his studies in 2004, and brings a customer focused background to the Natural Area team through his past experience.

Ben joined Natural Area in June 2012, initially working as part of the field team and undertaking seed collection works. In 2013, Ben transferred to the Programs office and took on the role of Environmental Programs Manager where he works closely with directors and field operations managers to ensure that all on-ground works are carried out to the satisfaction of our clients and has since been promoted to General Manager. Ben’s responsibilities include quoting and tendering for works, procurement, undertaking site inspections, scheduling works, preparation of safety, traffic and construction management plans, project review and client liaison for on-ground works.

Capabilities
  • Project management
  • Sub-contractor management
  • Works planning & scheduling
  • Revegetation project design
  • Project budgeting & scheduling
  • Works coordination
  • Site monitoring & evaluation
  • Product & services procurement
  • Occupational Health & Safety compliance
Qualifications and Licences
  • Diploma of Management
  • Certificate III in Horticulture
  • Bachelor of Environmental Technology
  • Diploma of Environmental Science (Management)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Certification
  • Chainsaw Operation Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • Construction Safety Awareness Training Card (White Card)
Projects
  • City of Stirling, Sorrento and James Street Beach Access Stairs (2018)
  • City of Vincent, Banks Reserve Foreshore Restoration Stage 2 (2018)
  • City of Stirling, Hamersley Pool Cliff Face Protection Works (2017)
  • City of Nedlands, Nedlands Riverwall Restoration (2017)
  • City of Swan, Woodbridge Foreshore and East Street Living Stream Detailed Design (2017)
  • City of Perth, Point Fraser Riverbank Erosion Control Works (2016)
  • City of Melville, Point Heathcote and Jeff Joseph Foreshore Restoration (2016)
  • City of Melville, Helm Street Foreshore Restoration (2015)
  • Town of Mosman Park, Chidley Point Foreshore Rehabilitation (2015)
  • City of Swan, Loder Way Foreshore Restoration (2015)
  • City of Bayswater, Tranby Foreshore Rehabilitation (2015)
  • City of Melville, Point Walter Foreshore Restoration (2012-2014)
  • City of Melville, Jeff Joseph Reserve Foreshore Rehabilitation (2014)
  • Plan E, Cygnia Cove Foreshore and Wetland Restoration (2011-2013)
  • City of Stirling, Bushland Maintenance Contract (2009 -2013, 2016-ongoing)
  • City of Melville, Annual Weed Control Program (2012 – ongoing)
  • City of Wanneroo, Bushland Maintenance (2014 – ongoing)
  • City of Bayswater, Targeted Weed Removal Eric Singleton (2017 – ongoing)
  • City of Swan, City Wide Weed Spraying (2017 – ongoing)
  • City of Belmont, Natural Area Maintenance (2015 – ongoing)
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