YVE is a high-performing water sewer and gas contractor working across Victoria on land development and infrastructure projects.

We form a true partnership with our clients, finding cost-effective and timely solutions using our own specialised teams, plant and equipment.


By facilitating responsive, open communications, we can navigate and manage complex works with end-to-end project responsibility, resulting in fewer unforeseen issues and timely responsiveness should they arise.

We never compromise on quality outcomes and have an absolute commitment to safety for our staff, our customers, and for the community.

We offer the capacity to complete even the toughest project on time and on budget, through a unique combination of:

  • Highly-trained staff
  • Experience
  • Expertise
  • Plant Equipment
  • Resources
  • Technology


YVE values are a core part of our business; applied to all areas of the company, and our projects. The values feed directly into our core principle; we take pride in earning and keeping our client’s trust that we will deliver on what we promise.

Through safety, care, innovation, teamwork and productivity, we believe our approach is the right one for your project.


YVE has a dedicated Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) process, driven by our tailored Business Management Tool. With a committed HSEQ team, we use innovative reporting systems that provide real-time feedback, allowing us to constantly improve our processes and practices on site.


Safety is a key focus at YVE, and over the last 10 years, we have invested resources and capital into the constant review and improvement of our approach to this value.

Safety for YVE applies to all employees, contractors, stakeholders, clients and the greater community.


YVE operates under an Integrated Business Management System and is compliant with:


AS/NZS ISO4801-2001

AS/NZS ISO14001 -2016

We are prequalified with all water authorities in Victoria


YVE is committed to protecting the environment we live in and works proactively to ensure that we comply with legislated and statutory requirements.



Our valued personnel have extensive knowledge of industry specifications and service authority requirements.

YVE continually invests in training and development to ensure staff are at the forefront of industry.



Alastair has more than 15 years experience in the industry with over 12 of those dedicated to the Water and Sewer land development sector. Alastair joined YVE in 2017 and is responsible for the day to day running of the YVE business as a whole. Alastair has the senior management team at YVE reporting directly to him and ensures that YVE maintains a wholistic approach to meeting the needs of our clients, the relevant authorities, and our workforce.



Lee has been with YVE for over 9 years and has more than 15 years industry experience, working in the water sector and on major projects such as the Victorian desalination pipeline. Lee is responsible for all field operations at YVE including all plant, logistics and field personnel. Lee has a constant drive for safe and efficient field operations, ensuring all our projects are delivered on time and on budget and to the highest quality standards.

Lucas Cronin

Construction Manager

Lucas has six years’ experience in the civil construction industry delivering sewer and water infrastructure in both the public and private sector.

Lucas is responsible for the full project lifecycle of works under the external / infrastructure arm of YVE. He has delivered a range of complex sewer and water projects during his career, working closely with various authorities and stakeholders, to ensure works are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard.

Lawrence Fernandes

Construction Manager

Lawrence has 10 years of experience in the construction industry and has worked with YVE for five years.

As a Construction Manager, Lawrence leads a team of project managers and engineers responsible for supply and installation of water, sewer and gas reticulation in the North and West Regions of Melbourne.

Lawrence’s key focus is working with his team on tight deadlines to safely deliver land development projects within budget and on time.

Khaled Ali

Construction Manager

Khaled has been with YVE for five years and involved in all areas of the business. Khaled’s experience includes onsite sewer maintenance, Water and Sewer Construction Manager, to leading a team of Project managers and Engineers in the Ballarat, Geelong and South East Region. Khaled embraces both a strong site and office presence, assuring quality, safety and efficiencies are met at the highest standards and improved throughout the team.