Chris has been actively involved in the construction industry in both Australia and New Zealand since the late seventies. Initially working with Lion Breweries (NZ) as a draftsman assisting architects with site measurements, plan tracing and drafting, during this he obtained an intermediate certificate of Drafting. Chris has also worked with New Zealand Steel where he was employed as a mechanical/structural draftsman and also spent 6 years with the Manuka City Council. During his time with the council he was employed as a survey chains-man before transferring in the survey section conducting topographical surveys, boundary peg reinstatement and road taking/closure set outs.
Chris joined GMA Certification Group in 2007 as the Inspection Coordinator, he then made the switch from an administrative role into our technical department in 2009 as a Cadet Building Inspector. Chris was also involved in conducting Energy Efficiency Assessment and in 2010 completed the Energy Assessors Course in Residential Thermal Dynamics and the BERS (Building Energy Rating Scheme) Program. In 2015 Chris finished his Diploma of Building Surveying and in 2016 received his accreditation as a Level 3 Building Surveyor, throughout this time he has gained experience in Residential, Commercial and Industrial projects.
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