Our Team

Kim Everest (General Manager), Adrian Mackay (Estimator/Project Engineer), Hayley Taylor (Senior Administrator), Grant Duncan (Estimator/Project Engineer), Steve De Bruyn (Operations Manager) and Geoff Hale (Contracts Manager).

Kim Everest

General Manager

As General Manager, Kim’s focus is to lead the Meco team forward into the future.

Kim’s experience running her own successful business for a number of years has been invaluable for this role.  She has proved the adage “that you don’t have to be a candlestick maker to run a candlestick company”.

027 445 9261

kimeverest@meco.co.nz

Steve De Bruyn

Operations Manager

Steve’s hands on experience on the shop floor, attention to detail, experience producing quality workmanship and logistical planning serves him well as our Operations Manager.

 

He is the man to talk to, to make things happens.

021 663 248

stevedebruyn@meco.co.nz

Adrian Mackay

Estimator/Project Engineer 

Adrian brings over 35 years’ experience in the Engineering industry including Heavy Fabrication, Maintenance, Draughting,  Plant Installation, Estimating and Project Management.

 

You can usually hear Adrian before you see him as he’s often whistling or humming a tune ……. he’s clearly happy in his work!!

 

027 599 9800

adrianmackay@meco.co.nz

Geoff Hale

Contracts Manager

Geoff joined Meco in 2012 as an Estimator/Project Engineer.  Geoff’s extensive knowledge and experience from design through to the commissioning of projects has been invaluable.  This experience along with his mathematical finesse makes his current role as Contracts Manager a great fit for him.

Geoff is our “go to guy” for competitive accurate quotes.

 

021 663 285

geoffhale@meco.co.nz

Grant Duncan

Estimator/Project Engineer

Having over 40 years’ experience in various roles in the Engineering and Oil and Gas sector including Project Management, Construction Management, Design Draughtsman, General Mechanical Services Coordinator and Planner to name a few.  Grant enjoys the challenge of using that experience to undertake the many projects for Meco’s clients.

No job too big or too small, although it could be argued that at over 2 metres tall Grant is too big!!

021 863 262

grantduncan@meco.co.nz

Hayley Taylor

Senior Administrator

Hayley is that upbeat, helpful person you hear on the end of the phone when you call us.

 

In the time she has been with us, Hayley has become an invaluable team member who’s “can do” attitude moves mountains and seems to win over even the more challenging of personalities.

06 751 0339

hayleytaylor@meco.co.nz

Our Foremen

Sakeasi Waicere, Jamie Hill, Shaun Fabish and Jason Fraser

Jamie Hill

Structural Foreman

Jamie is our newest Structural Foreman.  In the last year he has cut his teeth on some very complex projects.  Jamie’s attention to detail, dedication to customer satisfaction and the ability to build a great team dynamic with his crew makes him an asset in our workshop and on site.

Sakeasi Waicere

Structural Foreman

Meco’s reputation is very important to Saki. He ensures that he and those working with him produce the best quality work possible.  Saki likes nothing better than being presented with a challenging project which he approaches in a calm, considered manner.

Shaun Fabish

Light Fabrication Foreman

Shaun produces some amazing one-off pieces. Anything from gates, balustrades, rain heads, guttering, kitchen sinks and a myriad of other architectural pieces. With the equipment in his workshop and his skillset,  the options are limitless.

Jason Fraser

Quality Assurance/Welding Supervisor

Jason started with Meco in July 2021 and brings with him an extensive range of skills.  Jason is responsible for our Quality Management and Welding Supervision.  Jason has a strong interest in upskilling our staff, in particular our apprentices.  We are looking forward to watching the development of this role. 

 

Awad Ram

Mechanical Service Engineer

Awad Ram heads our Machine Shop. Awad deals with Mechanical breakdowns, repairs, and servicing of machinery, lifts and general one-off machining jobs. Another big component of Awad’s job is the repair and servicing of all disability equipment.

Darren Burnard

Roller Door Engineer and Storeman

Darren is our longest serving staff member. He heads up our Store and oversees our Commercial Door team.   Darren’s open, friendly attitude and his desire to help people makes him a real asset to the Meco team.

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