Our Team

Our Team

We have an experienced team at Bennett Plumbing and Civil, lead by the following people:

Roger Bennett – Managing Director

Roger commenced the business in 1976 under the name of RB&PLL Bennett Pty Ltd. The initial focus was on domestic drainage, sewer and stormwater. Progressing from apprenticeship in plumbing, Roger became a Master Plumber (Licence PGE1305).

In 1988 Roger brought in a partner and changed the company name to R&D Drainage and Excavation Pty Ltd. At that time the company introduced domestic plumbing.
Later Roger took over as a sole Director again and supervised subsequent growth as the company branched out into civil works on commercial projects including stormwater, mains water and sewer.

Since 2012, the company has operated under the name Bennett Plumbing and Civil.

Roger has directed operations and overseen construction on most of the projects. He also holds Construction Licence and Supervisors Registration for building works, plumbing and civil construction in medium category.

Daniel Bennett – Project Manager

Daniel started working at this family business at 17 years old and progressed from an apprentice to Supervisor by the age of 20. With over 15 years experience, Daniel’s role of Project Manager has had him manage numerous projects in the last 5 years, up to 5.7 million in value. His ‘hands-on’ approach and leadership skills makes him invaluable to large projects.

Daniel has worked as Project Manager on the following projects:

  • Southern Expressway Extension
  • Minda Stage 1 Development
  • Reece Warehouse – Lonsdale | Sarah Constructions
  • Rudge Close subdivision, Happy Valley | Tonkin Consulting
  • Aldi Warehouse, Regency Park | Badge
  • Colonnades – Noarlunga | Sarah Constructions
  • Police Academy – Taperoo | Badge
  • Northern Expressway | York Civil
  • Woolworths – Cumberland Park | Badge

Paul Mitchell – Estimator / Project Manager

Paul Mitchell has joined Bennett Plumbing and Civil in 2015, adding to the overall effectiveness of the civil management team. In his role as Estimator/Project Manager, he is successfully procuring work for the company as well as being able to provide  leadership in supervising site foreman through his extensive experience in civil construction. Paul’s role extends to business development and website / social media content.

Paul has worked in civil construction for over 30 years. In this time Paul gained a lot of field experience along with plant operator tickets and other qualifications. He is a registered supervisor with SafeWork SA.

Paul’s Recent Projects include:

  • Goolwa Waste Transfer Station – major refurb and extension to existing facilities | $1.2 M
  • Montrose Estate -Ferryden Park , 96  lot subdivision | $3 M
  • Port Wakefield Gun Shelter | $2.4 M
  • Rockhampton Waste Water Treatment Facility – installation of centrifuge skid (Construction Manager) | Value $ 1 million
  • Water Treatment Facility project northeast of Roma (Construction Manager) | Value $10 million

Other roles in contract, systems management, estimating and project controls has seen Paul emerge as an important team member at Bennett Plumbing and Civil.

Joseph Svehlak – Quality Manager

Joseph joined BPC in 2013 to assist the company to create an Integral Management Systems in order to achieve external accreditation.

Joseph had previously worked at Tolmer Roadworks where he reported to General Manager on all quality and auditing facets including maintaining all management systems and played a major role in maintaining in achieving safety accreditation with the Office of Federal Safety Commission (Australia).

Since joining BPC, he has been instrumental in setting up a new Management Systems that resulted in gaining external accreditation through CCF and pre-qualification with SA Water and DPTI.

Joseph has undertaken WHS management work on the following projects:

  • Dukes Highway Overtaking Lanes & Parking Bays | DPTI
  • Lyell Mc Ewen Hospital | Hansen Yuncken
  • Minda – Stage 1 Development | BADGE
  • Rudge Close subdivision – Happy Valley | Tonkin Consulting
  • Aldi Warehouse – Regency Park | BADGE

Markus Schuster – Project Engineer

Markus is our graduate engineer.