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MURRAY PALMER

PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Murray’s experience covers a wide range of construction projects in New Zealand and Australia in the capacity of Project Engineer for construction companies from 1982 through to 1991.

In 1991 Murray joined Restaurant Brands and gained experience of Construction Management and Property Development in the capacity of client representative. This was followed in 1999 by a move to Woolworths to take responsibility for management of their construction activities

In 2003 Murray and Ken Watters merged their respective consultancies into a new and larger group and since that time have provided Project Management consultancy services to a number of clients in the field of property development, construction and Compliance Management.

Qualifications

NZCE (Civil) 1986


Special Fields of Competence

  • Project Planning
  • Construction Project Administration and Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Property Development and Management

HELEN TEJADA

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN

Helen has intensive experience overseas with working on designs and managing teams of design technician. In early 2007 she joined an Auckland architectural practice as a technician and worked on documenting concept designs to full working designs. Helen joined WPH in November 2007 and has played lead roles in documenting retail & kindergarten projects.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, 1983


Special Fields of Competence

  • Construction Contract Documentation + Administration
  • Retail Layouts
  • CAD Drawings + Site
  • Construction Specifications

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Project Concept Development
  • Cost & Time Construction Plans
  • Consultant Scope of Services
  • Consultant Procurement
  • Design Process Management
  • Contractor Conditions of Contract
  • Contractor Procurement
  • Health & Safety Plans
  • Detailed Construction Plans & Time Lines
  • Engineer to Contract Role
  • Administration of Specialist Consultants
  • Oversight of Resource Consent Compliance
  • Adjudication of Contract Claims
  • Control of Contract Payments
  • Administration of Project Close Out

PROJECTS

  • Over 300 new & refurbished Countdown & Fresh Choice supermarkets countrywide
  • Over 80 new & refurbished KFC outlets countrywide
  • Botany Town Centre (Sub consultant to Bovis Lend lease)

RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENTS

  • Bayswater Apartments
  • Belmont Retirement Village

EARTHQUAKE REPAIRS

Survey of damage, procurement of contractors for repair and management of repair work to Supermarkets in Christchurch, Blenheim, Wellington, Porrirua and Hutt Valley

OFFICES

  • PWC tower Auckland (sub consultant to BovisLend Lease)
  • WINZ office fitout Dunedin
  • Office relocations for General Electric
  • Refurbishments in Forsyth Barr Tower Auckland
  • Foodcourt fitouts Wellington

ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

  • Concept Designs
  • Building Consent Documentation and Applications for Consent
  • Construction Documentation Including Conditions of Contract and Specifications
  • Procurement of Contractors
  • Observation of Construction Work
  • Completion Certification and Close Out

Projects

  • Over 70 Supermarket refurbishments and new build projects
  • 28 Kindergarten projects for AKA
  • Documentation support for our compliance team

BUILDING COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Preparation of Management Plans
  • Procurement of Contractors for inspections, Maintenance & Repairs
  • Procurements of Trial Evacuation Contractors
  • Liaison with Territorial Authorities
  • Lodgement of Building Consent Applications
  • Maintenance of Inspection Records
  • H&S Plans
  • Detailed Programme of Inspections and Oversight of Contractor Performance
  • Monthly Payment Certificates
  • Repairs & Replacement Payment Claim Reviews and Recommendations
  • Procurement of Advice for Fire Protection & Building Consent Issues

Projects

  • Housing New Zealand compliance management since July 2003
  • Over 1,200 properties under management