DIRECTOR BIO

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more and become more, you are a leader”. – John Quincy Adams

Ian Sparkes Director and Founder H&I Safety and Training

Ian Sparkes – Director

As the Director of my company I took a chance and believe I have a reputable business that has been trading since 11th April 2014. Currently with a staff of 10 employees, we pride ourselves on working well with our clients to satisfy there training needs. I started my career as a soldier in the Army – Based at Holsworthy as a Paratrooper for 3RAR. After a 6-year deployment of service I joined the Civil Construction Industry to start a new adventure. With now over 27 years experience in the civil industry as a Plant Manager for a range of companies.

  • Alert Hire – Operations Manager
  • Lanmac Contracting – Plant Manager
  • Menai Civil – Plant Manager
  • Leighton Contractors – Plant Manager – M2 Upgrade Project
  • CLM Excavations (Zinfra) – National Plant Manager

I have worked on various large scale projects in Sydney including Lane Cove Tunnel, Southern Freight Line, ETTT, M2 Upgrade, MUR – Holsworthy, Light Rail I have a Diploma in WHS, CertIV WHS, CertIV TAE, CertIII Civil Construction Plant Operations. I am able to design SWMS and Plant Risk Assessments tailored to your needs and have vast experience around Plant Machinery. I have been Training and Assessing operators since 2010 including VOC, SOA, WorkCover Tickets on all major projects in Sydney.

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