Burt Wilken

Graduate Engineer

Burt joined Madsen Giersing as a graduate engineer in January 2021 following the completion of his studies at the University of Queensland, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in 2020.

Originally from South Africa, Burt migrated to Brisbane with his family when he was ten and has called the city home ever since. With a natural aptitude for maths and science, Burt is one of life’s problem-solvers, which led to his career in marine structural design with Madsen Giersing. Burt is also a graduate of Constructionarium Australia’s Story Bridge build program, an initiative that Madsen Giersing proudly support, completing the October 2019 program.

Burt works with the team across a variety of infrastructure projects, including the design of wharves, jetties, piling frames, along with various other temporary works projects.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Queensland