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Institute of Engineers Australia since 2007

SOCIAL NETWORKS-

  • Linked In, Facebook  and  Twitter
  • Ex Business Referral Group member 2008 - 2012(ex Secretary & Chairperson)

Blogsite: CustomHomeBuildersSite.com

youTube sites :

Michael Como Private Certifier: youtube.com

AskMichaelComo site:youtube.com

Current projects  &  Completed Projects

  • Private Certification - 

    Issue the following certificates involving class 1 and class 10 buildings under the BCA:

    (a) complying development certificates for building work, the demolition or removal of a building or change of use,

    (b) construction certificates and compliance certificates for building work,

    (c) occupation certificates.

    Exercise of functions under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as a principal certifying authority for building work involving buildings referred to above. 

  • Building Inspection of new work
  • PrePurchase Building & Pest Inspections
  • Maintenance of older work @ Strathfield for a client since 1998
  • Construction of galvanised structural steel for a  client @ Balmain for a client since 2010
  • Restoration @ COOGEE for a client since 2008
  • Bridge deck @ Cremorne Point for a client since 2007 
  • Renovation  of  a  door  @ Annandale
  • Sliding door,  french doors  and  window  unit restoration @ Balmain
  • Restoration of 2 big posts integrated wih wrought iron on a fence @ LEICHHARDT
  • Supply & install kitchen bar cupboard @Pymble for a client  since 2007

  • Merbau hardwood 4.5m long steps and sliding window privacy screens and restoration of rotting weatherboards, wall plates, studs @ Marrickville
  • Restoration of rotted window frames, fascia, weatherboards and internal floors @ Pymble for a client  since 2007

  • Federation house @ Burwood. ALL NEW- sewer connection to circa 1930's underground 225mm diameter Sydney Water main 3.7 metres deep, 42 lin. metres ofplastic sewer line, 5000 litre plastic underground rainwater tank, 2 no. 6 metres long plastic crate absorption trenches, 40sqm veneer extension with recycled material, 37sqm galvanised steel frame carport, bathroom, kitchen, laundry, electrical wiring, 3no. windows and 2 no.doors, and landscaping. Restoration of wallpapered walls, slate roof, front windows, kauri pine floors, skirtings,external posts and barge board mouldings for a client ( since 1994)

  • 12 no. steps- butchered in the 70's , restored with reproduction terrazzo step treads and authentic english glazed riser tiles @ Coogee

  • Restoration of front upper level verandah of house floor and detailed timber fretwork @ Woolloomooloo

  • Underfloor ventilation and stormwater drainage @ Erskenville

  • Suppy and installation of metal awning on front porch @ Concord West

  • Restoration of steel windows and balustrade of a P& O style house on Strathfield

  • Cooper lourves restoration @ Roseville

  • Kitchen & living room renovation @ Drummoyne for a client ( since 2001)

  • Restoration of a ribbed flat metal roof @ Strathfield for a client ( since 1998 )

  • Biggest project as a Project Manager with a hands on approach - refurbishment/restoration of a row of 6 no. terraces in Rozelle circa 1999 $400,000.00

    Biggest industrial project as a Project Manager with a hands on approach - -factory refurbishment in St Marys circa 2002 $200,00.00

  • Biggest development 17A Pile Street and 124 Wardell Road Dulwich Hill circa 2007 $1,450,000.00

    Current Development Site 65 Parramatta Road Haberfield
    Construction Certifcate to transform 120sqm garage to a house and Torrens Title subdivision. DEVELOPER - Michael Como.

     

 


ACCREDITATIONS

2014  18th February A3 Accredited Certifier- Building Surveyor 

2012  9th March .  A4 - Accredited Certifier - Building Inspector

2012   Successful completion of UTS Centre for Local Government Certification Short Course

2017 Bach Building Surveying & Inspection CQU

2015 Associate Degree Building Surveying Central Queensland University

2011 Diploma of  Building Surveying TAFE Western Sydney Institute

2011 Associate Degree of Construction  (Civil Engineering Major) University Southern Queensland 

1981 Diploma of Building  TAFE Sydney Institute

Licenced  Builder No. 40505  since 1988 and an unblemished record

N.S.W. Statutory Home Owners Warranty eligibilty through the Housing Industry Association North Ryde

 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2013  - Bach Building Surveying & Certification

2012 -  UTS Centre for Local Government Certification Short Course

2011 Diploma of Building Surveying TAFE Western Sydney Institute

2011 - completed Associate Degree of Construction  (Civil Engineering Major) University Southern Queensland 

Completed Uni Courses: Principles of Engineering & Surveying, Mathematics, Engineering Design, Statics, Problem Solving, Materials, Geology & Surveying, Technology & Society, Geomechanics, Road  Design, Construction engineering, Job Organisation, Engineering Management, Land Studies, Steel and  Building Technology, Civil Materials,Environmental  Technology, Municipal Services, Soil &  Water Engineering Practice.

2012 Concrete repair, durability and engineering issues. Language in reports.

2007 Greensmart Homes

2006 Basic First Aid

2005 Building Code of Australia

 

 

General Information

 
Domestic building experience since 1978

Contracts administration experience between 1982 and 1988 with major commercial buiding companies, e.g.Leighton, Baulderstone Hornibrook  and Fyna

Just like Rolex gold and stainless steel watches, since 1988 we have  a differentiation strategy in place wherein we seek to distinguish ourselves from our peers through the quality of our products and reliability of our services

Many a client has commended  my "keen eye for detail" regarding my carpentry work

At Strathfield a regular attentive passerby (indeed an older  carpenter) commented the Federation style fence was a "work of art"

The 8 dimensions of quality are an important ingredient to success and are encapsulated by our quality products. The 8 dimensions of quality are- Conformance, Aesthetics, Features, Durability, Performance, Reliability, Servicability, and Perceived Quality

Perfection is achievable! In 1995 a customer  commissioned me to work on his new Federation style house in Weils Ave Croydon Park. Working on an hourly $ rate basis I setout on the concrete slab for the brickwork, fitted windows and door frames and builtins, hung doors, fitted locks, installed architraves and skirtings, installed barge boards and external posts, installed ceiling lining boards

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 
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