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Our People

TIM SHUTTLEWORTH

Director – Operation

Tim has been involved in many facets of the corrosion prevention industry working closely with senior Corrosion Engineers and paint manufactures to produce robust coating specification. Specialised in coating technology, failure analysis, specification writing and QA/QC audit procedures, few people in this industry can claim such a breadth of experience in all market segments.

Tim is a certified NACE Level 3 (peer) Inspector Number 7578 and has held this certification since 2002. He is a specialist in coating selection and specifications and has been involved in many major projects in the oil and gas Industry. He has a unique ability and dedication to find the solution to difficult situations.

Tim has a unique combination of management experience at the highest level and hands on experience in the business of industrial services. Tim’s dedication and success in the industry spans over an impressive 25 years, and covers all aspects of the industrial services including maintenance, high pressure water jetting , sub-sea robotics, coating and coating maintenance and contract management.

Tim has been instrumental in the development of UHPWJ for maintenance painting on offshore platforms and FPSO’s in Australia since 1999.

He has been associated with a number of significant developments including Zone 1 rated UHPWJ machines, double triggered lance as well as advanced robotics to both improve productivity and safety of these operations.

Tim’s insight, innovation and Knowledge are the key to his enduring success and he continues to strive to find the solution to your corrosion issues.

ROMAN PERCIC

Project Co Ordinator

Roman has over 40 year’s experience in the protective coating and corrosion industry. He has gained many year’s experience in the field. His work ethics and regard for safety are second to none.

Roman has a thirst for information and knowledge and this has seen him gain Qualification and Certification in a vast range of areas including:

  • Tig welding / Aluminium welding
  • Boiler Making
  • Panel Beating & Spray Painting
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Industrial Lead Paint Management
  • Surface preparation and protective Coatings

Roman holds a Nace level 2 Coating Inspector Certificate Number:43321 and has extensive experience in a range of Specialised Services including TSA Thermal Spray Aluminium and Lead Paint Removal.

Very few people can offer such a vast extent of experience and knowledge. Roman is a true asset to United Industrial Solutions and is here to help you find the solution to all of your corrosion and maintenance needs.

DERECK FREESTONE

Engineering Design Manager

Dereck has successfully held a variety of Engineering Design roles within industries such as off-shore – oil & gas, mining – iron ore, agricultural and general infrastructure. Within these roles he has gathered extensive design experience within the structural and mechanical engineering sector coupled with a practical background he has the ability to execute works efficiently at any stage of a project lifecycle.

Dereck’s belief in the ease of fabrication, installation and operation being primary drivers in the design process he also has developed a sound knowledge of a variety of installation methods and aids. With his self-modification and drive to have no stone unturned within the design phase ultimately achieving a safe working environment for his fellow work colleagues “Zero Harm” he has developed many optimized engineering design solutions directly contributing to a safe, professional and efficient execution of work fronts.

Within his 25 years of design experience he also has been involved in a variety of innovative projects, involving the accountability for the improvement and development of selected projects and services for a variety of markets. Key outputs within these roles was a “market ready” product or service for the international market.

WADE FREESTONE

Business Development / Project Manager

Wade’s extensive practical experience within the construction sector such as off-shore – oil & gas, mining – iron ore and minerals – gold, coupled with his detailed design capability he has the ability to professionally manage projects at any stage of its lifecycle.

Within his 20 years of construction experience he has been presented with many challenging situations. Appling his sound engineering knowledge and practical experience to create a tailored, high valued solutions, he has executed many “safe” scope construction methodologies. If it hasn’t been done before he views it as an opportunity to develop something new and innovative for the industry, giving his clients the peace of mind to focus on their key business.

Wade further believes in open, honest and frequent communications with his clients in order to ensure all of their requirements / concerns are captured, resulting in the delivery of an optimized engineering construction solution that meets all expectations on execution.