About Us

Gordon Gibson Nominees Pty Ltd was formed in 1976, when five employees purchased the farm machinery, irrigation, pumping and welding supplies business formerly trading as Rickards and Henderson (after the original owners Frank Rickards and Stuart Henderson).


Today the Company is owned and managed by Lori and Andrew Gibson, and provides quality services in the following areas:

  • Consulting Engineering services, including design and Project Management of civil engineering projects for a range of clients including Municipal Councils, water boards, industry and commerce, land developers, primary producers, architects, design and construction contractors, and private clients.
  • Design and construction services for civil engineering projects including subdivisions, pumping stations, water treatment plants, wastewater reuse systems and general engineering works.
  • Irrigation and pumping system design, supply and installation.
  • Service and repairs to all aspects of pumping/irrigation systems.
  • Retail Store with sales of irrigation supplies, pumps and associated equipment, pipes, hoses and fittings, welding and transmission (Belts) supplies and industrial safety equipment.

Our Civil Engineering services are provided by a team of qualified engineers, project managers, technical officers and survey technicians. We have a fully equipped computer aided design office, with the latest design software and surveying equipment, including Total Stations and GPS equipment.

For construction projects, we utilise the latest project management software, we have an Integrated Management System covering OHS, Quality and Environment Management, and a fleet of modern construction equipment including trucks, excavator and trenchers.

Our pumping, irrigation and industrial supplies services are provided from a modern retail showroom and fully equipped workshop, by trained irrigation designers, pump technicians and service personnel.


Some of our recent projects include:

  • Scone Pump station, Lochinvar Water reservoir, and Young STP upgrade, for LEED Engineering.
  • Wangaratta Bore Operation Optimisation report, covering the optimisation of operating three significant groundwater bores, to supply the City of Wangaratta.
  • Survey design and documentation for North East Water, for 17km of 300 and 225 dia. trunk water main, booster pumping station and chlorination plant, for the Wodonga-Barnawartha-Chiltern water supply.

  • Design and documentation of water and sewerage services to the National Distribution Hub (Logic) site, for Wodonga City Council, including 11km of 375 water main, 4ML water storage tank, water supply pump station, 10km of 225 sewer rising main and 11m deep sewage pump station.
  • Design, documentation, project management and construction of potable water treatment plants for the townships of Devenish, Glenrowan, Chiltern, and Bundalong, and upgrading of the sand filtration plant at the Wangaratta Water Treatment Plant (35ML/d).
  • Computer hydraulic modelling and preparation of 25 year Master Plans, for Water Supply systems for Wodonga, Wangaratta, Beechworth, Bundalong and Yarrawonga, for North East Water, and for Thredbo Alpine Village for Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty Ltd, and Tumbarumba and Jingellic townships, for the Tumbarumba Shire Council.

  • Hydraulic modelling, transient analysis and detail design and documentation for 75km of trunk irrigation mains (450mm to 150mm diameter) for Tasmanian Irrigation, including three large pumping stations and associated hydraulic structures, and including surveying for set out of pipelines, pump stations and as-constructed drawings.
  • Survey, design and documentation for the Yarrawonga Third Party Reuse project, including 2km of 300mm main, and a large pumping station and controls, for North East Water.
  • Survey, design and documentation for Lake Hume Village water supply augmentation for Albury City, including 7.5km of 250 dia. trunk watermain, and a booster pumping station.
  • Survey, design and documentation for Albury City for the Table Top Water Supply augmentation Stage 2, including 2.8km of 450 and 300 diameter watermain.
  • Undertake environmental studies and prepare Environmental Management Plans and REF’s, for numerous pipelines and infrastructure projects.
  • Survey, design and documentation for North East Water, for 12km of 225 dia. trunk water main, booster pumping stations, controls and storage tanks, for the Wangaratta - Glenrowan water supply, for North East Water.
  • Survey, design and documentation for the Thoona District Water Supply Scheme, including 32km of pipeline to replace open channels (stock and domestic supply), a pumping station, controls and various water storages.
  • Survey, design and documentation for 5km of 375dia pipelines, 300ML Storage Lagoon and two pumping stations, for the North Wangaratta Reuse Scheme Expansion project, for North East Water.
  • Co-ordination and preparation of Cultural Heritage Management plans, Flora and Fauna Assessments, Statements of Environmental Effects and Environmental Management Plans, for numerous water supply infrastructure projects.
  • Survey, design and documentation for the Bundalong Dual Water Scheme, for North East Water, including over 10km of reticulation pipelines, raw water pumping station and potable water pumping station.
  • Design and documentation for Albury Airport Industrial Estate, and Mangabareena Outfall Drain, for Albury City Council.
  • Design and documentation, and project management, for Mitchell Park Estate St, 1 (200 Lots) and St.2 (160 Lots) for AWDC

  • Construction management and construction of civil works for St John’s Terrace retirement units Stage 1 (100 units) and Stage 2 (90units) at Wangaratta

  • Design and documentation of civil works for Homestead Life retirement village (80 units) at Wangaratta

  • Design and Project Management, for construction of Gordon Gibson Nominees building, Wangaratta

  • Preparation of 20 Year Master Plans, including Computer Hydraulic modelling, for Water Supply and Sewerage systems
    for Wodonga, Wangaratta, Beechworth, Yarrawonga, Thredbo, Tumbarumba, Bundalong

  • Design and documentation of Building Hydraulic Services, for a number of Academic, Commercial, Health Services and Aged Care buildings, at Albury, Wagga Wagga, Finley, Deniliquin, Wangaratta, Wodonga, The Rock

  • Survey, design and documentation for 27km of stock & domestic pipelines for Robinvale D&S project, for Lower Murray Water

  • Design and documentation of Sewage Pump Station 28 (Drome Street/North Street) and Sewage Rising Main for
    Albury City Council

  • Design and documentation of various Tradewaste Treatment Plant components, for Cleanaway Regional Victoria, at the Wangaratta Tradewaste Treatment Plant, including Chemical Dosing facilities, pumping and filtration systems, sludge lagoons, sludge drying beds, reinforced concrete structures and salt evaporation lagoons
  • Design and documentation of civil and structural works, associated with the Tertiary Sewage Treatment Plant at Wangaratta for North East Water (sub consultant to McConnell Dowell)

  • Design, documentation and construction management for Appin Park Athletics facilities, Wangaratta, including Oval renovation, Irrigation system, Turf Running Tracks, Long Jump, Shotput, Javelin, facilities

  • Preparation of a Master Plan for upgrading of the Baarmutha Park Sports Complex, Beechworth, design and documentation of oval renovation (turf, drainage and irrigation) and design and documentation of Netball Courts at Baarmutha Park, Beechworth

  • Design and documentation of the Havelock Road Stormwater Management system, including preparation of Strategy Report, and detailed design of Retarding/Storage Basin, stormwater drains and swales, and wetland treatment systems.

  • Design, documentation and project management of treated wastewater reuse systems at Rutherglen and Wodonga for North East Water, including storage basins, pumping stations, transfer pipelines, storage tanks and irrigation systems for Golf Courses, Tennis Courts, Cricket/Football ovals, Schools and Bowling Greens

  • Planning, Surveying, Design, documentation and construction management of “Waterwood Estate” (56 lots), Amaroo Court (16 lots) and “Sun Lake Estate” (17 lots) subdivisions at Mulwala.

  • Design and documentation of various rural road reconstruction and re-sheeting projects, for Towong Shire Council.

  • Design, documentation and project management of various residential subdivision for Albury Wodonga Corporation, including University Close Stage 1 and 2 (32 lots), St. John’s Hill, Yarralumla Rise (56 lots), Baranduda Grove (81 lots), St Hilaire, and Corry’s Wood Estates.

  • Design and documentation of various Water Supply infrastructure works at Thredbo, including system modelling, storage tanks, pump stations, disinfection systems, trunk pipelines, watermains, disinfection facilities and pumping stations.
  • Design and documentation of various subdivisions, road works and car parks at Thredbo.