Dormer Construction

Pete Dormer

Pete DormerManaging Director

NZCE (Civil)
Registered/National Certificate Drain Layer
National Certificate Pipe Laying Works
Site Safe Civil
Working in Confined Space Certificate
First Aid Certificate
Class 2 Load Pilot (TNZ)
Explosive Blasting Ticket

Pete established Dormer Construction in 1994

Forming the company at the age of 17 demonstrates Pete’s interest and commitment to the civil industry. Over time Pete has built an in-demand company and has earned a reputation for his expertise and leadership in the field of drainage, earthworks, civil construction and demolition. Pete is actively involved in all Dormer projects providing necessary direction, allocation of resource, programme and methodology and financial overview to ensure successful delivery of projects. His enthusiasm for everything dirt, trucks, digging and getting stuck in will see him on site managing some of Dormer’s more significant projects. Pete’s desire to meet customer’s expectations is evident in the successful business that is Dormer Construction.

Key Skills & Attributes Experience Projects
  • Business development and strategy (operational and financial)
  • New business estimating/tendering
  • Relationship/stakeholder management
  • Contract management
  • Project management
  • Construction methodology and modelling
  • Site engineering
  • Programme
  • Resource management
  • Team leadership, motivation and training
  • Asset/plant management
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Management systems development and approval

24 years’ in civil construction

  • Drainage/pipeline construction
  • Deep excavation and trenches
  • Civil construction
  • Sheetpiling and underground works
  • Demolition
  • Dewatering and pumping
  • Plant purchasing and maintenance
  • Emergency response
  • Road construction
  • Bridge construction
  • NZS3910 and NEC3 Contracting
  • Scala Penetrometer, GAP Compaction testing, road measure/data collection

Pete specialises in the art of well point dewatering and is a recognised leader in the construction of deep wet pipelines through low strength soils with significant ground water.

Pete is actively involved in all Dormer projects either in an overview capacity or as Contracts Manager directing the project team. Dormer’s project portfolio includes; major subdivisions, local council stormwater sewage works, roadworks, culvert, bridge construction,  CERA Earthquake emergency repair and reinstatement work,  SCIRT works and sheetpiling.