Soraya Mahomed is a Civil Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the public and private sectors with expertise in project and contract management surrounding utility infrastructure construction works. She is currently the Infrastructure Asset Inspector at Mosman Council and is responsible for maintenance of footpaths and roads. She manages contractors and consultants and also co-ordinates, liaises and negotiates with utility providers.
Soraya started her engineering career at Blacktown Council at the age of 19 as an undergraduate engineer and progressed through multiple councils to become a Senior Technical Officer at The Hills Shire Council in the space of five years.
To widen her exposure she entered the private industry and was a Project Engineer for Zinfra and Lend Lease. Projects she managed include installation of 2km of Telecommunication fibre within the CBD for Pipe Networks/TPG and installation of 1.5Km of 11Kv 150mm duct line for Ausgrid in Balgowlah.
Soraya has an active interest in Public Relations, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Equal Employment Opportunities. She is currently an executive on the board of Local Government Women’s Association NSW and has won the 2018 Majorie Propsting Scholarship Award for WHS.