Jon Garnaut

Senior Consultant, Asset Optimization

Jon is an Asset Optimization Consultant specializing in asset reliability and optimization.

My goal is to work with our clients to drive continuous improvement and challenge the status quo. The right information and analysis is key to making informed decisions.

Jon brings 5+ years of experience to his role as an Asset Optimization consultant in APAC/Africa. He specializes in asset reliability and optimization, as well as strategy development using our in-house, asset management tool Orien. Jon’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Queensland. 

Since joining Ausenco in 2018, Jon has supported a number of client projects including: 

  • Queensland Sugar – Providing ongoing asset management and engineering support across 6 sugar handling terminals on the Queensland coast. 

  • Lihir Gold, Newcrest, Papua New Guinea – Produced maintenance strategies, life cycle maintenance cost profiles, asset disposal optimisation and capital spend forecasts across mobile and field assets.  

  • Olympic Dam, BHP - Produced an operational and capital forecast’s for project feasibility of major Expansion. 

  • Neptune Port, Vancouver Ports - Conduct a Lifecycle Cost Analysis for the continual maintenance and upgrade of port sheet pile wall infrastructure. 

Prior to joining Ausenco, Jon worked with Glencore as an Electrical and Project Engineer across multiple coal mines. Jon also has previous experience in the Industrial Chemicals and Fertiliser industry. 

 

 

Areas of expertise
Minerals & Metals
Plant Operations & Maintenance
  • Asset Integrity
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Operational Readiness
  • Operations Improvement
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Training
Pipelines
  • Asset Integrity
Process Plants
  • Coal Handling & Preparation Plants
  • Conceptual & Feasibility Studies
  • Copper & Mineral Processing Plants
  • Materials Handling
  • Power Generation & Supply
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
Industrial
Asset Management & Optimisation
Infrastructure
  • Facility Assessments
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
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