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Our Team

Our awesome team, the people who make the difference!

We have a dedicated team of professional plumbers, gasfitters, drainlayers and hydraulic specialists that service the commercial & residential sectors, providing a 24 hour emergency service to look after your home, business or facility when you need it.

Our fantastic customer service team ensure the customer is always put first.

We have a health & safety team who are here to offer support and provide a safe environment for the Semtex organisation and employees.


DIRECTORS & SHAREHOLDERS

Matthew Nieper

Managing Director
Certified Plumber, Gasfitter, Drainlayer & Backflow IQP
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Matthew is the owner of Semtex with over 20 years experience in the industry. He thoroughly enjoys leading a team of talented people in a complex industry, seeing success in projects, people and innovation. Married to Hayley, Matthew enjoys their family time, loves motorbikes and of course all things plumbing!

Hayley Nieper

Accountant DipBus(Acc) AT
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Hayley is the other half of the ownership team here at Semtex and really enjoys the diversity of helping out where needed across the business. With a nerdy passion for numbers since she was a child Hayley has spent 20 years in accounts. While spending time with her family is a real highlight she also enjoys a good catch up with friends over a (well deserved) wine.

General Manager

Phillip Glover

General Manager
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I am passionate about two things, spending time with my son and the construction industry. With 20 years experience I enjoy seeing the completion of complex jobs and helping people succeed in their roles.

OPERATIONS TEAM

Jerwin Yap

Quantity Surveyor BSc (Civil)
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A Quantity Surveyor with 16 years experience here and overseas Jerwin enjoys getting a chance to see future developments and project opportunities before they go out to the market for construction. When not at work Jerwin spends time with family and loves a casual game of basketball with friends.

Tessa Parlato

Office Manager
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Our Office Manager Tessa loves the busy team environment here at Semtex. With over twenty years experience in business Tessa enjoys keeping fit, travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Yana Pohorila

Junior Quantity Surveyor
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With my New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) and 2 months as a surveyor, I am enjoying learning new things everyday. I also enjoy reading and cooking in my spare time.

Victoria Metcalfe

HSEQ Advisor
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Apart from spending time with my family and friends I have a passion for H&S. With almost completing my NZ Diploma in H&S Management, I enjoy engaging with workers on all things H&S.

Teri Stevenson

Accounts Administrator
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With over ten years as an accounts administrator Teri really enjoys the team environment here at Semtex. Spending time and enjoying adventures with her family is what makes Teri tick.

Jessie Fraser

Office Administrator
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Delivering the best results for customers is what drives me to work hard everyday while working alongside a busy team. I enjoy creating connections at work or while keeping active outdoors,at the gym or simply visiting family and friends.

PROJECT MANAGERS

Shane Bird

Certified Plumber & Gasfitter
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Shane is one of our Project Managers here at Semtex and with 21 years in the industry he is a bloke that enjoys making progress on jobs and ticking the box when they are all finished. A family man Shane enjoys watching cricket and rugby league.

Frazer McDonald

Licenced Plumber & Gasfitter
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As a Project Manager with 18 years experience Frazer really loves getting out onsite working with the team, customers and contractors. This man loves all the "outdoorsy stuff" including hunting and fishing - out there doing it.

Technical Services Foreman

Adam Parker

Certified Plumber & Gasfitter
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Technical Services Forman Adam enjoys the challenge of his role here at Semtex, which is a good thing given hes been in the industry for 20 plus years! Adams hobbies include collecting tools, working on cars and gardening.

SITE FOREMAN

Greg Whitcombe

Certified Drainlayer
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Greg is one of our Drainage Foreman here at Semtex and has over 20 years of industry experience and loves spending time with his two young sons. Gregs mantra is "completing tough jobs, on time, to a high level of accuracy".

Mitch Byers

Certified Drainlayer
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Working on interesting and technical projects is a real highlight for Mitch, one of our Drainage Foreman at Semtex. Mitch loves spending time with his family and can often be found on a mountain bike track around the region.

Ben Pulman

Tradesman Plumber
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Ben has a strong interest in sports, especially test cricket, and enjoys smoking meats and working on his lawn. With eight years experience as a Plumber (Foreman) Ben enjoys new challenges and working with our team, builders and other subs to achieve great results for our customers.

Frank Savage

Tradesman Plumber, Gasfitter
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Plumbing Foreman Frank has almost thirty years experience in the industry. Frank always likes to ensure that there is a high standard of work completed and says running the crew is a favourite part of the role. Frank also likes going to the gym and taking road trips.

Conrad Lentge-Smith

Tradesman Plumber, Gasfitter, Drainlayer
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Conrad is a Plumbing Foreman here at Semtex with five years in the industry. Working together with good workmates on some 'cool projects' is definitely a highlight. Conrad also finds time to get to the gym regularly and plays a good game of squash.


Work for us

We’re always interested in finding high quality tradespeople who can make a valuable contribution to our team!
Semtex Plumbing is a family-owned and operated Manawatu company. We have a great team who together provide exceptional plumbing, gas, drainage & civil pipelaying practices and services to our clients through maintaining long term relationships, being innovative with the latest technology and expanding our services to meet their needs. We have a strong focus on health & safety, and we expect quality performance from our team. Click the link below to check out our current job vacancies and register your interest today!







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