Senior Staff


Dean Nettlingham
BE BSurv CPEng MIPENZ (Civil & Structural) ANZIS
Chartered Professional Engineer & Director

Dean has been a Director of Dezign Works Consulting Engineers in our Tauranga office for 5 years, and has been the principal consulting engineer for the engineering design documentation for a range of major commercial, industrial, coolstore, coldstore, post-harvest buildings, and highrise apartment building projects in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions over the last 10 years. Other experience as a consulting engineer has included 5 years with a large firm of architects & engineers in Auckland and 5 years in London working for three consulting engineering firms, giving a total of over 20 years of professional work experience in the industry since graduating from university.

Dean has been the principal structural & civil engineer for a range of projects, and following are a selection of projects undertaken with Dezign Works and in previous employment (contact us for more details if required):-

Bay of Plenty & Waikato Regions

  • Storage King building at the Oropi roundabout in Tauranga
  • Lollipops Childrens Adventure building at Oropi
  • Stage 2 Waimapu Business Park commercial units, Tauranga
  • A range of commercial unit developments and large warehouses, each typically 2000sm buildings
  • Principal consultants for a meat processing plant in Tauranga
  • Over 26,000sm of kiwifruit post-harvest coolstore & large clear-span packhouse building developments in the Bay of Plenty
  • 15 Storey Kingsview Resort & 16 storey Devonport Tower apartment structures, which included coordinating the 3D dynamic seismic designs for both these projects with the specialist Auckland based sub-consultants
  • 3 No. 4 storey apartment complexes in Tauranga
  • Over 3000sm of coldstores
  • Subdivision engineering and bulk earthworks for the large Lynley Park subdivision (Stages 2 to 5) at Omokoroa.
  • Bulk fertiliser store for Ravensdown at Ti Hoi
  • 6000sm Dry Store for Port of Tauranga
  • 3300sm Placemaker store in Hamilton
  • The Warehouse building in Morrinsville

Auckland & other areas

  • Engineering & surveying for a range of subdivision developments
  • 3300sm Placemakers store
  • Large distribution warehouses (4000 to 14,000sm buildings)
  • New two storey office project for Toyota at Palmerston North
  • Large subdivision developments undertaken in stages

Employment in London
Senior design engineer on the project teams for:-

  • 2.5km LRTS railway viaduct in Kuala Lumpur
  • 3km, 8 lane motorway viaduct in Hong Kong
  • Underground railway stations in London, for the “Crossrail” project
  • Two 8 lane motorway projects in London