About Endeavour Engineering

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Endeavour Engineering is a Sydney-based Engineering firm comprising a team of industry-leading engineers with extensive knowledge and experience in remedial engineering services.

Our team of experts can assist with simple and complex problems, taking you through every step of the way, from the investigation process right through to implementing practical solutions.

We offer declared design services, remedial specifications and scopes of work, engineering reports and building reports. Alongside this, we can provide expert building defect reports, expert witness services, expert building reports in response, and scott schedules according to NSW’s codes and requirements that you can present in court and tribunals like NCAT.

If you’re looking for reliable and highly experienced engineers in Sydney and the broader New South Wales, don’t hesitate to contact Endeavour Engineering. We’ll get back to you with a proposal free-of-cost to you.


Meet Our Team

John Riad - Director & Principal Remedial Engineer

John has been working in the remedial engineering industry since 2010. He’s a registered NSW Design Practitioner DEP1961 (Civil, Structural, Facades) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Honours from UTS and diploma in Engineering Practice from UTS.

Widely recognized as one of the top remedial engineers in New South Wales, he consistently demonstrates an unwavering commitment to his clients. His dedication to excellence extends beyond the call of duty, as he continually strives to exceed expectations and deliver exceptional results.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust) | 2006 to Present
  • National Professional Engineer Register (NPER) | 2018 to Present
  • CPEng Chartered Professional Engineer (Structural) | 2018 to Present
  • NSW Design Practitioner (Civil, Façade, Structural) (DEP0001961) | 2021 to Present
  • NSW Professional Engineer (Civil & Structural) (PRE0001348) | 2021 to Present

Key Competences

John excels in structural and foundational analysis and interpreting engineering, architectural and fabrication drawings. Plus, he is an expert in the diagnosis and inspection of remedial building issues, such as:

  • Concrete spalling
  • Waterproofing membrane failures and detailing issues
  • Internal water seepage
  • Cracking in concrete and masonry structures
  • Construction defects
  • Structural inadequacies
  • Structural subsidence, i-e., caving in of land, retaining walls, etc.

Alongside this, he prepares technical building diagnostics and engineering reports, including recommendations about rectification works. John can also prepare detailed rectification strategies for remedial works, including technical specifications like structural design and waterproofing details and he can prepare tender documentation also.

John can also work as an Expert Witness and inspect defective buildings, as he’s well-versed in contract documentation, the Home Building Act 1989, the National Construction Code, the Building Code of Australia, and the NSW Guide to Standards and Tolerances.

And on top of this, John also manages budgets and contractors and sees projects through the design and construction phase of remedial engineering.

David Lazarevski - Remedial Engineer

David Lazarevski is a dedicated Remedial Engineer at Endeavour Engineering, bringing a wealth of experience and a proven track record of excellence in engineering practices from his previous role within the Rail infrastructure industry. Within this role he exhibited remarkable proficiency in representing the company in high-stakes environments, confidently navigating through FSC and ISO audits to secure satisfactory outcomes.

David was instrumental in reviewing and enhancing company documents to ensure they met the highest standards, incorporating all relevant information. His initiative led to the development of new safety procedures that adhered to Australian Standards and Codes of Practice, demonstrating a keen understanding of regulatory compliance and safety management.

Davids’s commitment to maintaining high safety standards was further demonstrated through conducting HSE site inspections, ensuring that project sites adhered to exemplary safety norms. His engagement in regular meetings with both internal staff and external clients facilitated comprehensive discussions on project aspects, enhancing project coordination and communication.

Now at Endeavour Engineering, David leverages his extensive background in engineering practices, safety procedure development, and project management to excel as a Remedial Engineer. David has completed numerous site inspections as to which he has assessed a Builders work, completed building reports, completed remedial building specifications, and engaged with contractors onsite to co-ordinate building works. His ability to synthesize complex information, ensure compliance with industry standards, and drive continuous improvement initiatives positions him as an asset to the Endeavour Engineering team and its clients. 

Suzy Milliken – Administration

When you get in touch with Endeavour Engineering, Suzy will be your warm and friendly first point of contact.

Boasting over 8 years of experience in property administration, Suzy is well-versed in her field and holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Arts. She is known for her approachable and cooperative demeanor, consistently providing exceptional support to her clients.

Suzy’s dedication to her work is evident in her willingness to go beyond the call of duty for her clients, ensuring that their needs are not only met but exceeded. She is committed to assisting engineers during inspections, coordinating schedules, and addressing any concerns that may arise throughout the process.

Her love for interacting with people extends to greeting furry friends, making sure they feel just as welcome and valued as their human counterparts. Suzy’s multifaceted skill set and genuine care for her clients make her an invaluable asset to the Endeavour Engineering team.

Setting the Standard Throughout New South Wales

With industry-leading expertise, client-centric principles, and a strong work ethic, we’re well-known as an industry-leading engineering firm that consistently meets and exceeds our client’s expectations.

Engineering Experts

Our years of experience in Sydney and around New South Wales have provided us with unparalleled insight into our field. These lessons, combined with our knowledge and expertise, have turned us into engineering experts that you won’t regret working with.

Professionalism & Integrity

Professionalism, dignity, and integrity form the core of our business. We uphold our values and never compromise on our ethics.

Client-Centric Approach

We have always put our client’s needs above all else and have always strived to satisfy them. Our past clients will testify to this customer-centric approach.

Attention to Every Detail

Rest assured, no detail skips our notice. You will find us thorough and meticulous in inspections and document preparation.

Accreditations & Affiliations