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Earl Hill Consulting

Engineering - Projects - Advisory

Safe and Sustainable Infrastructure in Aviation

Specialising in the aviation and civil infrastructure sectors providing independent consulting and advisory services in airfield infrastructure, engineering, pavement design, project delivery, assurance activities, aerodrome operations, risk management and compliance.

Problem Solving

Challenged finding the right resources to deliver?

Earl Hill can complement your team or manage your project

An independent aviation and civil infrastructure professional with 25 years of experience as an asset owners’ representative and consultant, Robert is considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in his engineering field and in the delivery of airfield pavement projects in operational environments. We have the experience and knowledge required to assist you with your specific requirements.

Adding Value

Experience across the region

Prior to and following the establishment of Earl Hill, Robert gained experience at many airports across the region as illustrated in the adjacent map. Since the establishment of Earl Hill in March 2023 we are adding value for the following current clients on their airport projects:

  • Perth Airport - Airfield Renewal Program (Advisory)

  • Perth Airport – T2/Aviation Support Apron Expansions (Advisory)

  • Perth Airport – Freight Apron Design and Documentation (Design)

  • Newcastle Airport - Apron Expansion (Advisory)

  • Fortescue Metals Group/WCC - Iron Bridge, Christmas Creek and Solomon Airports (Independent Reviews)

  • Rio Tinto/Fulton Hogan – Winu Aerodrome Infrastructure Review

  • Shire of Dundas / RAMS – Norseman Airport Runway Specification

  • Ora Banda Mining / RAMS - Riverina Aerodrome Reinstatement

  • Shire of Exmouth/ RAMS – Learmonth Airport Apron Expansion Design

  • Pearl Flight Centre/RAMS – PFC Apron Structural Design and Specification

Here to help

Meeting the Challenge

Managing your operational, engineering and project needs within high risk airfield environments while meeting your statutory and sustainability commitments is a key challenge for all aerodromes big and small.

Earl Hill Consulting is about providing you with the support and management services you need to successfully deliver on that commitment. Whether you own and operate the aerodrome or provide design and construction services to an aerodrome, we can add value to your already robust processes and delivery structure. Services on offer include but not limited to;

Airfield Engineering & Operations

Pavement & Drainage – Aerodrome Technical Inspections (CASA MOS139)

Airfield pavement design and advice – works & sustainability

CASA MOS 139 compliance advice and recommendations

Aerodrome operations advice (incl. works)

Risk reviews and development of risk registers

SMS Management Plans to conform to CASA MOS139

Methos of Works Plans (MOWP) review or development

Project Services

Project Management / Contract Administration

Review Supplier Submissions and input to proposal development

Independent Design, Review or Verification

Procurement Strategies for Asset Owners

Testing and Commissioning Support or Review

Transition Planning and Handover

Quality and/or Cost Review and Inspection

Stakeholder Facilitation and Management

Risk, Value and Sustainability Review

Project Roles

Project Director, Manager or Advisor

Client Representative or Superintendent

Strategic and Technical Advisor

Airfield Pavements (and associated infrastructure) Designer

Independent Reviewer or Verifier – Engineering and CASA MOS139 Compliance

Site Works Inspector – Quality and Conformance 

Workshop Facilitator (Risk, Value, Sustainability)

Lead Independent Testing and Measurements

Robert Mikhail

Director / Principal Consultant

Airport infrastructure is key to economic development and in many places it is the lifeline of the community, but it is also a high cost investment that needs robust advice and/or oversight to ensure the appropriate safety, technical and sustainability outcomes are being delivered in the most cost efficient manner. Thank you for visiting the website and I look forward to exploring how I can add value for you.

Get in touch

Contact Details

Based in Perth available everywhere

+61 418 913 931