Symmetry Commercial Leadership Team
Director - Paul McKernan
Paul joined the Symmetry Commercial team in 1992 and quickly became an important part of the company involved in day to day on operations and estimating projects for Symmetry's major client of the time, BHP Petroleum. Over the past 20 years Paul has overseen hundreds of successful commercial and industrial demolition, make good and fit out projects. Paul is a Registered Building Practitioner with a commercial license and has extensive experience in project management of projects up to $2M in value.
Having purchased the business on 1 January 2011 with Daniel Malton, Paul is involved in all aspects of the business including strategy, financial, HR and operations.
Director - Daniel Malton
Daniel joined the Symmetry team in 2000 and has been involved in all aspects of Symmetry Commercial's operations from finance, marketing, tendering and human resource management and continues to play a broad role in the business. Daniel is a Registered Building Practitioner holding a commercial license is experienced in construction management of projects up to $750K in size.
Daniel also has specialist expertise in the establishment and management of long term facility maintenance and facility support contracts covering a wide array of disciplines from facility support services such as concierge services, facility help desk, loading dock, stores, mail room and dispatch and back office administration and support services. He has successfully tendered and operated many such contracts over the past decade.
Project Co-ordinator - David Espenschied
David joined the Symmetry Team in 1996 as a Cabinet Maker Carpenter and quickly distinguished himself with his quality workmanship, attention to detail and commitment to deliver projects on time. David is now responsible for deliverying projects on time and to budget and is the day to day site contact for many of our projects. His role is all encompassing and includes managing Symmetry staff and contractors, procuring materials, site establishment and safety, liasing with building owners, tenants and architects. David is a valuable part of the Symmetry team and committed to ensuring each and every project is completed and exceeds our clients expectations.
Painting Manager - Steve Lausberg
Steve is a qualified painter with over 20 years experience and joined Symmetry in 2007. Steve heads up Symmetry Commercial's painting operations and undertakes all quotations and site preparation prior to works commencing. In his tenure as Painting Project Manager he has developed a loyal customer following based on his customer service focus and hands on attitude to get the job done. Steve manages our professional team of painters across multiple sites and is experienced in a wide array of commercial, residential and industrial painting techniques. Steve and his painting team are also specialists in two pack epoxy industrial application projects including painting of carparks and plant room floors. Steve has also previously consulted and worked for Dulux so can assist with product and colour selections. Steve's approach is one of collaberation and partnership. Steve has obtained First Aid Level 2, Working at heights training, Red card, Elevated Work Platform Licensing.
Project Manager - Steve Dooley
Steve joined the Symmetry team in 2014 as a Project Manager. Steve started his career as a qualified carpenter and has 14 years experience in the construction industry. Steve has experience working in residential and commercial construction as well as Heritage restoration both in Australia and overseas. Due to his commitment, flexibility, communication skills and quality of work he has enjoyed several promotions with his previous employers working his way up to the position of project manager.
Steve has successfully managed jobs from conception to handover for clients such as Victoria Police, The Department of Education and several local councils to name just a few. With his attention to detail and can do attitude Steve has quickly become a valuable member of the Symmetry Commercial management team.