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Management Team

The Kerman team is built around the long term retention of highly skilled and experienced people who know how to do their jobs well. Our ability to deliver excellent outcomes on construction projects is most definitely a function of the high calibre of the people in our employ that make up our business.

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James Rowdon

Business Development Director

James has a wealth of industry knowledge in the business development arena having worked with well-established companies within Australia for many years, servicing numerous market sectors from land development, building construction, and resources; oil and gas. As a Business Development Executive James identifies new target markets, projects and clients. He has managed and developed long term partner relationships with clients ensuring that portfolios are optimised to their full potential.

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Stephen Jennings

Estimating Manager

Stephen holds a Bachelor in (Surveying) Construction Economics & Management, and has been working since 2008 in the construction industry first in Ireland and later in Australia. Stephen’s academic background in Quantity Surveying provides valuable knowledge in tender development which has led to many successful Design and Construction projects being awarded to Kerman. His project experience ranges from Mine-Site Infrastructure including Accommodation Camps to Process Plants and Bulk Storage / Materials Handling Facilities.

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Charmaine Alexander

Human Resources / Industrial Relations Manager

Charmaine is a qualified HR professional with a background in finance spanning over ten years. Charmaine acts as a support to the business for all areas of employment / industrial relations, performance and discipline and employment law related matters. Her responsibilities include implementing strategic HR initiatives current to the industry aligning to the organisation’s business plan.

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Klaus Hartmann

Project Manager

Klaus is a professional Engineer with over 19 years’ experience in the Construction Industry, both in Australia and Germany. He has experience in all aspects of project management including safety, quality, scheduling, procurement, contracts, cost control along with project and construction management reporting. His project experience ranges from SMPE installation of Processing Plants to construction of Bulk Storage and Materials Handling Facilities and Civil and Concrete Works.

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Andrew Gerrard

Project Manager

Andrew is a construction professional with over 30 years’ experience in the construction and mining & resources industries. He began his career as Fitter and Turner and later worked supervisory and management roles. Before taking on the project management role in 2018, Andrew worked as Kerman’s Corporate Construction Manager and provided valuable support to the project managers in meeting their contractual obligations and representing the company within the area of operations.  His project experience ranges from process plants to non-process infrastructure, bulk storage and materials handling facilities.

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Peter Hendrie

Project Manager

Over the last 20 years Peter has worked in various roles within the Construction Industry in Australia, including Area Manager, Project Manager and Contracts Administrator. He has proven to be analytical, with his practical approach to completion of tasks. Peter’s project experience ranges from Non-Process Infrastructure and Accommodation Camps to Processing Plants.

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Michael Gray

Project Manager

Michael holds a Bachelor in Civil & Construction Engineering and has almost 10 years’ experience in Australia’s Construction Industry. His project experience ranges from Bulk Storage and Materials Handling to Non-Process Infrastructure projects. Michael started his career as a Project Engineer and has progressed through his experience and knowledge to become a competent Project Manager.

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David Jackson

Project Manager

David is holding a Bachelor of Engineering and has worked with the company for over 6 years. During this time he has gained exposure to the construction industry with varied roles within the company such as project engineering, estimating, contracts administration and has now progressed to project management.

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Kerman provides fully integrated design and construction expertise. Our capability is defined by several key areas, with delivery by traditional means, construct only, design and construct and engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) or Managing Contractor.