FCE is managed by Lester Smith. Lester has been working as a consulting engineer in the Midwest region since 1997. Lester’s qualifications include Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) & Bachelor of Commerce (Management) from the University of Western Australia. Lester is registered on Engineer Australia’s National Engineering Register in the areas of civil, structural, and geotechnical practice.
In 2005 Lester started Blacktop Consulting Engineers. In early 2015 Lester was joined by Sam Omelaniuk. Sam’s qualifications include Civil and Structural Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology. Sam is experienced in complex structural modelling and structural analysis, design, and reporting.
In 2021 Lester and Sam relocated their engineering offices to a new office situated at 158 Chapman Rd, Geraldton. Also in 2021 Structural Engineer Lalit Ganoje joined the FCE team.
With the business having a new outlook, Lester and Sam took the opportunity to rebrand the company to Flow Consulting Engineers.