Shane Jimmink

Business Development Manager and Technical Consultant
+61 439 186 401

Shane is an Industrial Chemist with 10 years’ experience in the Protective Coatings Industry and over 17 years’ Scientific and Information Technology experience. Shane has spent numerous years within the technical laboratory of Australia’s leading Marine and Protective Coatings manufacture where he has been responsible for development and manufacturing upscaling of locally and internationally specified Protective Coatings. Including such products specified on local High Value Infrastructure (HVI) and Coal, Gas and Mining assets.

Shane has been responsible for the product introduction, technical documentation development, client and applicator training and sales force training for the Complete Product Portfolio of Australasia’s and Global leading Protective Coatings Manufacturer. A Product Portfolio consisting of over 500 individual products ranging from Single-Pack alkyd primers and acrylic finishes through High Performance Epoxy Coatings and Tank-Linings to Specialty Finishes and High-Heat Coatings.

Shane has been an integral technical member for the revision of the latest version of AS/NZS 2312 Guide to the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings currently in draft form providing industry experience and technical knowledge.
Shane is an experienced Industrial chemist with a vast range of analytical and qualitative testing experience.

Industry Experience:

  • R&D formulation development chemist
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Technical Training Manager
  • Product manager: Protective Coatings
  • Protective coatings consultant
  • Protective Coatings Software Developer
  • Coatings Inspector
  • Coatings specification writing

Associations & Memberships:

  • Standards committee member of committees MT014-02 as part of AS/NZS 2312 review
  • Surface Coatings Association Australian (SCAA) Section Chairmen, Queensland
  • NACE International Corrosion Society
  • Company representative to ACA (Australian Corrosion Association)

Other Relevant Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science with Advance Studies, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Science with Honour, Griffith University
  • ISO9001 Quality Systems Auditor
  • OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Auditor
  • Situational Leadership and Impact Leadership

Examples of Coatings Inspection Experience

  • Product trials of UHB Epoxy systems and Water borne Zinc Silicate protective coatings for offshore oil rigs
  • High Ratio Water Borne Silicate Formulation for offshore oil rigs.
  • Formulation and product trials for single pack, ultra-fast drying coatings for Storey Bridge Brisbane Queensland
  • Complete Site Survey and Asset Assessment of Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Mackay Queensland
  • Investigation and subsequent product range removal to resolve product related issues as part of Product Manager’s role
  • Coating failure analysis of internal water silos – Stuarts Point, New South Wales
  • Coating failure analysis of Applied Coatings on Cattle Transport Trailers – Dalby, Queensland
  • Coating application procedure development for internal tank lining of Polyurethane/Polyurea hybrid coating to 75m Potable Water Tank – Sydenham, Victoria
  • Site inspection of coating application as part of repair to open air equestrian centre – Caboolture, Queensland
  • Asset condition software development for coatings inspection and condition reporting of 6km Jetty: Lucinda, Queensland
  • Software design and development of Quality Control / Quality Assurance software for the application of protective coatings with internal report generation and emailing facilities
  • Onsite chemical analysis and coating determination of applied coatings

Examples of Coatings Inspection Experience

  • Concrete Coating Survey and QA of Southbank Pool Renovation, AECOM, Brisbane
  • Coating Specification and QA Survey of Burns Point Ferry, Ballina
  • Coating Survey and QA of 50,000ML Diesel Tank, IOR, Brisbane
  • QA of QSEC Renovation, IDEC, Caboolture
  • Corrosion and Coating Assessment, WideBay Waste Treatment Plant, Maryborough
  • QA of INPEX Cabinets, Hoseflex, Brisbane
  • QA of Self-contained waste treatment plants, MBR Technologies, WideBay Region
  • Coating Failure Analysis, HMG HardChrome, Brisbane
  • Moree Shire Water Tanks, Moree Shire
  • Coating condition and integrity survey, Queensland Sugar, Lucinda
  • Coating condition and integrity survey, DBCT, Mackay