Our Team

Douglas Taylor
Managing Director

Douglas Taylor has over thirty years of experience in civil construction and has widely respected expertise in all facets of the industry.  He has extensive experience in civil contract works and a twenty seven year record of successful projects as Managing Director of DAC Enterprises.
Prior to starting this company, he gained a broad range of hands-on experience, for example as: site foreman; leading hand; general surveyor; grader operator; pipe layer; and various other construction site roles.
These years of practical experience promote his proven ability to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to clients.

James Melnike
Construction Manager

James Melnike plays a key role in all the Company’s construction, haulage and quarrying projects from concept, evaluation, design, costing, construction and delivery, manages project staffing and resource allocation, construction progress, timelines, and budget control.
James originated in Canada where his experience in civil infrastructure has assisted him in successfully managing projects throughout regional and remote areas in Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. James has managed various major civil, transportation, quarrying and mining projects. He has gained extensive experience (Internationally) over a wide range of civil construction disciplines.

Dion Farrell
Business Development Manager

Dion has over 4 years’ experience working in Civil Construction with D.A.C. Enterprises Pty Ltd.

Duties and Responsibilities have included:

  • General Operator – DAC Quarry
  • Project Co-Ordination
  • Project Management
  • Document Control
  • IT Management
  • Procurement Plant and Equipment
  • Contract and performance monitoring
  • Quality Control
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Tender Estimator