Telecommunications Section Manager
Wood & Grieve Engineers
Lawrence McKenna is an ICT Systems Engineer with over 25 years of radiocommunication, telecommunication and ICT systems industry experience. Lawrence has extensive ICT/telecommunication experience acquired from working 16 years with Queensland Rail, three years with Project Services (Qld) and five years with SKM. This experience includes voice networking (inc. PABXs, regional-wide networks), telecommunication and transmission networks (optical fibre and microwave radio), structured cabling designs, WAN/ CANs, LANs, audiovisual systems, security systems and various radio communication systems.
Lawrence is a member of the Standards Australia (Standards development) CT-001 (Communications Cabling), CT-002 (Broadcasting and related services), the ITU-T SG5 working group and the ITU-R ARSG-5 working group. And he was involved with the Communications Alliance Working Committee WC45: Update of Industry Code DR C524:2013 – External Telecommunication Cable Networks Code.
Lawrence’s current role is Lead Engineer for Telecoms, Radio, and ICT Systems for the Melbourne Metro Rail tunnel project. This follows his role as telecommunications manager for the Regional Rail Link project (FDP Alliance).