Our Vision

To be the civil construction company which is most desired for its people, partnerships and performance.

Our Mission

To provide high quality tailored contracting and workforce solutions to suit any civil structures project within Australia.

Company Overview

Hawthorne Civil is a civil construction company committed to providing excellence in civil infrastructure projects throughout Australia.

Hawthorne Civil was founded in 2013 by Managing Director Enda O’Brien. Enda brings over 20 years’ experience to the company having worked on major civil and infrastructure projects throughout Australia.

We have extensive experience with bridge and marine projects and major concrete infrastructure works.

Our Values

Safety and Quality Excellence

Maintaining the safety and well-being of our people at all times while delivering a high-quality service to our clients.


Building and developing relationships with our clients and employees through communication and collaborative problem-solving.

Professionalism and Respect

Treating our clients, co-workers and suppliers in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.

Positive and Proactive attitude

Encouraging a positive and proactive attitude amongst employees.

Honesty and Integrity

Ensuring our conduct is completely transparent and beyond reproach.



Consistently delivering on promises and upholding high standards in everything we do.

Meet Hawthorne Civil

Enda O’Brien – Managing Director


Enda’s trade, technical and leadership experience has seen the company grow from small beginnings since 2013.

Enda’s background working on major civil projects has given him insight into where he wants to grow and lead the company. With a strong focus on creating collaborative partnerships and a hands-on approach, Enda always ensures a high level of excellence is delivered to every client through sound problem-solving, flexibility and efficient project management.

Enda is proactive in creating a great working environment for his employees and focuses on retaining and attracting hard-working professional individuals.

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Zdravko Cvetanoski – Project Manager


With over 10 years experience in civil engineering, Zdrav has worked for both major contractors and specialist sub-contractors. Having worked on complex and high-profile civil struture projects throughout Australia, Zdrav offers extensive technical knowledge and problem-solving skills.  Zdrav is committed to partnering with clients from early tendering stages all the way through to project delivery to ensure a seamless service is provided.

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Katherine Waller – Senior Administrator


Kat's background in business management and customer service brings a high level of efficiency and customer focus to the company. With a Master's degree in Business from the University of Queensland, Kat is central to Hawthorne Civil's strategic and operational activities. Kat will soon add compliance to her role once she completes her Bachelor of Law from the University of Queensland.

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William Milton –  Administrator


Will assists in the day to day administration and logistics of Hawthorne Civil. Will has previous onsite construction administration experience and a Bachelor of Business Economics from the Queensland University of Technology. Currently an undergraduate in Civil and Structural Engineering at QUT, Will also supports the Hawthorne Civil projects and engineering team.



Clarence Lau – Engineer and Business Development Manager


Clarence brings over 15 years of engineering experience in major civil construction projects having worked with some of Australia’s leading top tier contractors. He has extensive technical knowledge within civil construction including structures, earthworks and drainage.

His experience spans across differing industries including building, civil, manufacturing, mining and telecommunications. Clarence provides support with technical engineering, safety systems, quality plans, and project management.