Mr. Mork has served a wide range of global construction and engineering organizations in various countries during his career. He utilizes over 15 years of knowledge and experience in the design, development and fabrication of construction systems as well as in the management of construction projects.
Previously, Mr. Mork was Chief Engineer of Cantilever Pty Ltd (Construction Equipment Designer and Supplier) in Queensland, Australia. At Cantilever, he designed jump form and false-work systems for various bridges and buildings around the globe. His bridge project work includes Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State, USA, the Green Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, and the Panama Canal Bridge in Panama. His building projects include Circle on Cavill, Avalon, Charlotte Street, and Skyline Apartments in Queensland, Australia, and the Everglades project in Florida, USA.
Before joining Cantilever, Mr. Mork was at Bechtel Corporation, a global engineering and construction organization, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, as Business Development Manager. At Bechtel, he managed business development and financing, and conducted financial modeling and analysis on a number of projects, including the Tacoma Narrows Bridge project (USD 800MM), a gas-fired power plant in California (USD 600MM) and the New Orleans Light Rail project (USD 350MM).
Prior to Bechtel, Mr. Mork was engaged as Project Manager and Engineering Consultant with Formtech in Melbourne, Australia, where he directed the design for pre-cast segment yard formwork for the Pakse Bridge in Laos, and managed the day-to-day staff operations.
Mr. Mork also worked in Hong Kong for Ting Kau Contractors JV as Construction Methods Engineer on the Ting Kau Cable Stay Bridge, a project which ranks in the world’s top ten largest and most technically complex cable stay bridges. In this role, he oversaw teams of designers and suppliers representing more than 20 countries, as well as supervised design and fabrication contracts undertaken by external parties. As the Construction Methods Engineer for the main bridge deck, his responsibilities included designing a pier table erection system, a heavy lift system for cable struts, layouts for all deck cranes, end pier false-work system and deck closure special lifts and methods.
Upon graduation from university, Mr. Mork worked for Basil Read, one of the six largest contractors in the South African construction industry, as Site Manager where he managed three construction bridge projects and supervised a staff of 45 personnel. One project was selected as one of eight finalists for a major annual South African award for innovation and excellence in Civil Engineering.
Mr. Mork is a registered professional engineer in the state of California (USA) and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, with first class honours, from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.