Scott Construction Ltd is an award-winning building company servicing the Top-of-the-South region from offices based in Nelson and Blenheim. We build new residential and commercial buildings, refurbish and remodel existing buildings, fit out high spec interior spaces, and have earthquake strengthening expertise.
We also offer a concrete placing service through The Concrete Company.
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OUR MISSION IS “To be the best construction company in our region. A business that people are proud of and want to belong to.”
We have a highly skilled qualified team of more than 100 people across Nelson and Marlborough, including Quantity Surveyors, an in-house Health & Safety specialist, Registered Master Builders, Licensed Building Practitioners.
We are committed to implementing the Licensed Building Practitioner scheme, which was established to recognise competent, skilled building practitioners.
Key Nelson staff:
Managing Director- Justin Candish
The company is managed by Justin Candish. Justin has more than 20 years’ experience in the building industry and, prior to joining Scott’s, Justin spent seven years working in a professional project, and construction management role.
Senior Quantity Surveyor- Lisette Nelson
Lisette has been with Scott Construction for more than six years, having previously worked at Hanham and Philp Contractors Ltd, Christchurch. Lisette has worked as a quantity surveyor for more than 30 years. Having an in-house quantity surveyor of Lisette’s experience enables Scott Construction to produce accurate budgets for clients and manage projects from concept to completion.
Senior Quantity Surveyor – John Smithies
John joined Scott Construction Nelson as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in March 2014. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of T.H.Barnes in Blenheim, where he had worked for more than seven years, primarily managing the construction division plus managing the tendering and financial elements of all construction contracts. He has also worked as a Senior Quantity Surveyor for Leighs Construction Ltd and Ian Harrison & Associates Ltd.
Quantity Surveyor – Mark Johnston
Mark looks after our document control on the projects and ensures all items are ordered on time and sub contractors are kept up-to-date with changes. He also assists Lisette to tender and price variations. Mark Joined Scott’s in March 2010 from IMB Construction, and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Hons) and is completing his National Diploma in Quantity Surveying.
Senior Project Manager- Mark Washington
Mark is the Scott Construction in house project manager. Mark joined Scott Construction in November 2012, having previously worked for RCP Ltd in Christchurch. Mark has more than 22 years’ experience in all levels of the New Zealand construction industry.
Office Manager- Ashleigh Mclean
Ashleigh joined Scott Construction in 2011, while completing her Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Majoring in both Accounting and Management which she completed in November 2012. Her Role Includes: Financial Control and Reporting, Invoicing, Company Wages.
Each site is managed by one of our qualified site managers. The site manager for each project is chosen based on relevant experience and expertise. Our site foremen work closely with our management team to ensure that lines of communication are always kept open. This helps to guarantee the efficient delivery of each project.
Key Marlborough staff:
General Manager – John Tovey
John is a highly experienced construction professional. Before establishing Scott Construction Marlborough with Justin Candish in April 2014, John had been the Construction Manager of T H Barnes in Blenheim and Leighs Construction in Christchurch prior to that. He joined the construction industry full time in 1998 after completing his degree at Canterbury University. Since then he has managed more than 85 major projects. Our Marlborough Team of 24 include: Brett Molloy – Site Management & Estimating; Neil Phillips, Dion Taylor, Steve Scurr and Tim Herd – Site Management; Grenville May and Jason Minhinnick – Site Foremen.