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Our Team

Our close knit team are trained to understand buildings and to help people manage technical issues that could arise with them throughout their everyday life.

We are highly experienced professionals in building advice, inspections and project management with an excellent understanding of the Council and Ministry of Education processes.

All professional staff are committed to continuing professional development, ensuring we stay at the top of our profession.

 

Tim Nichols

Tim Nichols

Tim brings over 30 years of building industry experience to the team. He started as an apprentice carpenter/joiner working his way through the industry, before becoming a building inspector which he excelled in and progressed to being in charge of the Building Inspectors at Hastings District Council. During his time at Council he completed a business diploma majoring in Human Resources. Tim is involved with a number of building projects which include Schools, Church's, Residential, Commercial property and Wekapoint Scoutcamp where Tim volunteers. He prides himself in providing a friendly professional service.

Tim is involved in property projects and has experience working with the Ministrty of Education (MOE), completing project documentation, tendering and letting of contracts, and managing costs and timelines. He has experience in specifying and facilitating projects to ensure that projects are completed to a high standard within timeframes.  He has experience in risk management and an understanding of site Health and Safety requirements. Tim is a Licensed Building Practitioner - BP126097.

Bryan Ireland

Bryan Ireland

Bryan has been involved in the building industry for over 40 years. After he finished his apprenticeship in carpentry he started his own building business in Hastings, trading as Bryan Ireland Construction, for approximately 9 years.

He then moved to Auckland, as a labour only contractor before starting with the Auckland City Council working as a building officer carrying out consent plan processing and building inspections. During this time he obtained his New Zealand Certificate in Building.

Bryan moved back to Hastings with the Hastings District Council as a building officer carrying out consent processing, building, plumbing and drainage inspections.

In 2015 he started work for Timely Building Consultants, carrying out pre-purchase inspections on residential and commercial buildings. With 20 plus years as a building officer he is very thorough in inspecting buildings and has an in-depth knowledge of the NZ Building Code and NZ Standards.   

 

Julie-Ann Postings

Julie-Ann Postings

Julie-Ann has a Bachelor of Science with a major in Land Planning and Development.  Julie-Ann has over 15 years experience in planning where she worked for private consultants and Councils. She has a history of school property management work including liaising with both the MOE and Schools, Condition Assessments, 10YPP planning, contracts and project procurement.  Julie-Ann is also a mother of two with a keen interest in ensuring children and school staff have the opportunity to learn and teach in modern learning environments in line with the Ministry’s guidelines still in keeping with each individual school’s culture. 

Lea Nichols

Lea Nichols

Lea has a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in accounting and has been involved with project management and management work for nearly 20 years in the public; building; financial and electricity industries.  She is responsible for everything that happens in the back office.