About Us

Onset Design is an Engineering Content Management Solutions Provider, dedicated to the Meridian solution. We service clients in the utilities, resources, transportation, engineering & construction industries.


About Onset Design

Our goal is to help our clients in lowering the threshold of implementing the best engineering content collaboration software and the best ROI in the industry.

Onset Design delivers compliant collaboration results in the area of CAD drawing, asset, project and document management solutions.

We apply a unique concept which is tailored to meet our client’s needs as opposed to trying to sell the complete set of features and functionality our solution platform has to offer. We have more than 20 years of experience under our belt with clients in the engineering & design, construction, education, energy, utilities, manufacturing, mining, oil & gas and transportation industries.


Onset by the Numbers

Delivering your Intelligent Engineering Content Management Solution.

  • 20+

    YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

  • 2000+

    LICENSES IN AUSTRALIA

  • 60+

    CUSTOMER SITES 15% GROWTH

  • Awards

    PARTNER OF THE YEAR


Focus & Commitment

Onset Design is the Award Winning Solution Partner, achieving ‘Partner of the Year’.

We are also an Autodesk horizontal partner and a member of the Autodesk Developer Network.

Onset Design is an Engineering Content Management Solutions Provider, dedicated to the Meridian software solutions. We service clients in the utilities, resources, transportation, engineering & construction industries. Onset has maintained a strong focus on Meridian for more than 15 years and is fully certified as a Solution Partner for Meridian Enterprise and the associated Modules. Our Business Consultants are experienced in implementing and supporting the Meridian Solutions and have a comprehensive understanding of enhancing your business processes to improve efficiency and productivity, reduce costs and enhance quality. We are headquartered in Melbourne (Victoria) with offices in Sydney, Perth, Newcastle, and Brisbane.


Customer Successes

Onset Design is the largest Meridian solution partner in the Asia-Pacific region and we support more than 60 customers with over 1600 user licenses. We pride ourselves with customers like ActewAGL, BHP Billiton, Sydney Water, Viva Energy, Interspan, NRG, Aurizon, Qenos, Rio Tinto and Queensland Rail, to name a few.

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Business Approach

  • Industry Experience

    Working in the CAD & ECM industry for over two decades, you can be confident that Onset Design understands the value of supplying quality solutions with professional support for our customers.

  • Understanding Requirements

    We place an importance on understanding customer requirements and developing solutions that cater specifically for your business needs.

  • Professional Services

    Our Professional Services include Requirements Definition, Solution Design, Project Management, Implementation & System Integration, Software Development, Technical & Functional Documentation, Support and Training.


Onset Team Members

Let’s introduce you to our dedicated team of professionals.

  • Steve Hunter

    MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Steve Hunter works with organisations to build solutions around asset lifecycle information management. Integrating engineering content with asset information, his expertise is in designing systems to add value and expose documents and data to the enterprise. Whether managing the project lifecycle or transitioning to operations and maintenance, these solutions deliver this information in context and place it in the hands of contributors and consumers.

    Onset Design was established in 1989, with a focus on product integration and document management. Today Onset works with a diverse group of engineering clients to deliver engineering content management representing industry best practice. Steve is based in Melbourne.

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  • Marco Russian

    SENIOR BUSINESS CONSULTANT

    Marco joined Onset in 2010 as a professional consultant specialising in the implementation of the Accruent product suite. With broad experience managing and implementing both Infrastructure and Business Systems, he can discuss how your ECM solution will integrate within your current or planned environment and is backed by a Diploma of Information Technology & Project Management.

    Marco is based in Brisbane and is one of only twelve consultants in the world with the status of Certified Specialist with Accruent.

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  • Aaron Swain

    BUSINESS CONSULTANT

    Aaron is a Business Consultant and acts as the primary contact for a number of Onset Design’s Accruent sites. Working with the Accruent product range for several years, Aaron has been engaged as a senior technical consultant with Innov8 and as an IT specialist with Demat, both based in Newcastle. Aaron holds Accruent accreditations with the Meridian, Publisher & Explorer product suite, in addition to a number of IT certifications. Aaron is based in Sydney.

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  • Damien Flux

    BUSINESS CONSULTANT

    Damien joined Onset in 2017 after a long and varied career in information management. He holds the rare Meridian Certified Specialist accreditation and works with organisations for the entire project lifecycle to help find solutions and relieve their pain.

    Damien is based in Brisbane but would prefer to be in the ocean.

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  • Sean Hunter

    SENIOR DEVELOPER

    Sean has worked with Onset on a part-time basis since 2008 and joined the company full-time in 2010. In 2009 he graduated from Swinburne University with a degree in Professional Software Development and provides strong programming support to the team. With a primary focus on .NET, the role incorporates a range of web-based, scripting and database technologies. This technical depth assists in the delivery of tailored Accruent and Autodesk custom solutions. Sean is based in Melbourne.

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  • Ahmed Jawad

    DEVELOPER

    Jawad joined Onset in April 2017 and has a Masters degree in Information Technology. Jawad’s primary focus is on .NET development with a number of years with web based business application development using Microsoft Technologies including ASP.NET MVC, C#, JS frameworks, MS SQL Server. He is also interested in Hybrid Mobile application development and is based in Melbourne.

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  • Michael Vorobiev

    SENIOR DEVELOPER

    Michael is an experienced software developer with more than 15 years of experience and a strong background in computer science. With a primary focus on .NET, the role incorporates a range of web-based, scripting and database technologies. Web development incorporates ASP.NET MVC, Web API, C# and MS SQL Server. This technical depth assists in the delivery of tailored Accruent and Autodesk custom solutions. Michael is based in Melbourne.

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  • Jason Sander Egan

    DEVELOPER

    Jason achieved a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University, before moving across to Swinburne for Computer Science. He started with Onset in December 2021 to join the development team in the Melbourne office.

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  • Neda Wang

    DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

    Neda joined Onset in December 2021 as a software developer and has a Master’s degree in Information Technology. She has two 2 years of experience in web and mobile app development with a primary focus on object-oriented programming. She has a passion for technologies including ASP.NET MVC, Web Api, PostgreSQL, and testing. Neda is based in Melbourne.

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