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NZCAA Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
NZIM Diploma in executive management
Design and Stakeholder Management
As a natural problem solver with practical skills and a wealth of experience in both design and stakeholder management, Steve has the proven ability to provide innovative practical solutions to stakeholder needs. His creative flair and technical expertise is supported by a broad knowledge of systems, processes and materials, allowing him to challenge designers and stakeholders to achieve a better result.
Construction, Programme, Cost and Value Management
Having managed every aspect of complex commercial and residential construction projects, Steve understands the challenges of managing projects within time, cost and quality constraints. From feasibility to practical completion, his drive, determination and solutions focus is geared to add value and achieve the best possible result.
In Previous Lives
Steve transitioned into construction project management in 2006; having retired from Air New Zealand after 25 years in various engineering, technical, planning, project and management roles.
Following a two-year sojourn in manufacturing as GM of Operations, he recently set up a production line to manufacture prefabricated bathroom pods for the local aged care, hotel and residential markets and has patents pending on his innovative design solutions.
His determination to always challenge perceived limits and confidence in managing risk allowed him achieve a personal ambition of summiting Mt Everest in 2006.
Christchurch Engine Centre
Steve was responsible for the full project management of CEC's $20M site consolidation project including a new 8,000m² aero engine overhaul workshop and offices at the Christchurch facility. The facility was designed and built to achieve a LEED Silver energy and environmental rating and including several highly specialised chemical and mechanical processing areas. Health & Safety controls were paramount in maintaining operations in the adjoining building on site.
Gough Group, Christchurch
Steve undertook the full project management and feasibility assessment role for Gough's new Component Rebuild Centre at the groups Christchurch facility. This state of the art facility includes a 3,000 HP diesel engine dynamometer test cell and multiple gantry, jib and monorail cranes and required trade waste and air discharge resource consents.
MFL House, Christchurch CBD
Steve was the Project Manager for the demolition of the earthquake damaged 8 story commercial offices and retail building in the Christchurch CBD. This building was severely damaged and could not be stripped out prior to demolition and included managing the removal of an existing underground diesel storage tank identified on the ECAN Listed Land Use Register (LLUR).
Poplar Grove Winery, British Columbia, Canada
Steve was the site based project manager responsible for structural steel Kingspan roof cladding and co-ordination of consultants and contractors during construction of the $10M showcase facility. This iconic winery facility overlooking Lake Okanagan included a restaurant, tasting and wine making operations.
Why I Love What I Do
Steve believes client satisfaction is paramount.
"This job primarily involves creating tangible assets, but it is much more than that. It is about helping our clients realise their goals and aspirations and with my high level of personal commitment comes the satisfaction of not only achieving superior results, but building long term relationships."