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  • About

    With over 20 years experience, pitt&sherry Building Surveying is the largest and best resourced building surveying company in Tasmania and our experience and reputation in all classes of buildings and building services is second to none.

Our people

  • A depth and breadth of experience and knowledge ensures that clients can be assured that the compliance issues relating to their project are in reliable hands.

  • Roland Wierenga
    General Manager and
    Senior Building Surveyor

    03 6210 1479

    rwierenga@pittsh.com.au

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    Roland is a highly experienced Building Surveyor with practice in both local government and private certification and has a clear understanding of the demands of the private industry sector and its relationship to the statutory development approval processes.

    His experience and expertise in the last fifteen years has been specifically focused on the requirements of the National Construction Code for large and small commercial developments from concept to completion and complex and innovative performance based solutions

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  • Barry Neilsen
    Building Surveyor

    03 6210 1401

    bneilsen@pittsh.com.au

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    Barry was the first private sector building surveyor practising in Tasmania. He was formerly the City of Hobart Building Surveyor and was a director of the Australian Building Codes Board from 2006 – 2015. He is currently Chair of the Board of ABSS and maintains a hands on role on major projects.

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  • Ross Willis
    Business and Essential Services Coordinator

    03 6210 1437

    rwillis@pittsh.com.au

    Ross joined pitt&sherry Building Surveying in the new position of Business and Essential Services Coordinator for business development and project management. In this role Ross coordinates, reviews and implements improvements in service delivery and financial management to enable future growth in the essential services project area.

    Ross has an extensive background in the local government sector, with strong management experience in areas involving development approvals, financial budgeting, policy development and procedural compliance.

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  • Ash Beardwood
    Building Surveyor (Limited) & Building Thermal Performance Assessor

    03 6210 1453

    abeardwood@pittsh.com.au

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    Starting as a Cadet Building Surveyor at local government over 10 years ago, Ash has many years experience in domestic certification and statutory compliance in both residential and commercial developments; evacuation management strategies; essential services management; and specialty building compliance reports.

    Ash is also a nationally accredited Building Thermal Performance Assessor through the Australian Building Sustainability Association (ABSA) using FirstRate5 software. Ash’s experience ranges from domestic to high-rise residential assessments, providing reports under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS).

    Ash has completed the Associate Degree in Building Surveying and is furthering education - currently undertaking a Bachelor of Building Surveying and Certification (Honours) through Central Queensland University.

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  • David Sproule
    Building Surveying Technician

    03 6210 1432

    dsproule@pittsh.com.au

    David joined pitt&sherry Building Surveying in 2009 as an Administrative Officer, and for the past four years has taken on the role of Building Surveying Technician. David's administrative background combined with his on-the-job training and academic studies has given him a sound, methodical understanding of building assessment, certification and legislative requirements.

    David is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Building Surveying and Certification through Central Queensland University.

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  • Ronald Viney
    Building Surveyor (Limited)

    03 6424 1641

    rviney@pittsh.com.au

    Ronald has 25 years' experience in building surveying, predominantly in local government. Prior to that he worked in the construction industry for 15 years as a carpenter/joiner and project manager.

    Since joining pitt&sherry Building Surveying, Ronald's main focus has been certification and inspection of residential developments including small and medium project homes, large and complex architecturally designed homes and multi-residential developments ranging from single-storey units to multi-level townhouse-style developments.

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  • Administration

    Hobart: Cheryl Ling, Jayne Dobie and Benjamin Price

    Devonport: Carolyn Garwood

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  • Julian Willoughby
    Northern Coordinator and Senior Building Surveyor

    03 6424 1641

    jwilloughby@pittsh.com.au

    Julian has over 20 years experience in building surveying, including both local government and the private sector. His core responsibility with pitt&sherry Building Surveying is managing building surveying services in the North of Tasmania working in the Devonport and Launceston offices.

    During his time as a Building Surveyor Julian has gained sound skills and experience in a broad spectrum of construction project types including residential and commercial construction. This experience covers all forms of residential building projects, including small and medium project homes, large and complex architecturally designed homes, and multi-residential developments ranging from single-storey units to multi-level, townhouse-style developments.

    His commercial experience covers the whole range of building classes, including factory and process buildings, warehouse developments, shopping centres, office buildings, aged-care facilities, schools, sports centres and other public assembly buildings. Julian is also the Airport Building Controller for Hobart and Launceston Airports as appointed by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.

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  • Kyle Wood
    Southern Residential Project Manager and Building Surveyor Limited

    03 6210 1435

    kwood@pittsh.com.au

    Kyle has a diverse range of experience in building surveying and the building industry in both residential and commercial development. This experience is based in local government (Queensland) as well as in the private sector.

    Kyle's experience covers all forms of residential building projects including small and medium project homes, large and complex architecturally designed homes and multi-residential developments ranging from single-storey units to multi-level, townhouse-style developments.

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  • Andrew Skeels
    Building Surveyor (Limited)

    03 6210 1447

    askeels@pittsh.com.au

    Andrew started his career in the building industry some 28 years ago as an architect before moving onto building surveying and then education; coordinating the delivery of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying Australia wide.

    With formal qualifications in Architecture, Education and Building Surveying he has a broad range of experience in both residential and commercial developments.

    Andrew is currently completing his Graduate Diploma in Built Environment (Building Surveying).

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  • David Morey
    Building Surveying Services Project Manager and Building Surveyor (Limited)

    03 6210 1478

    dmorey@pittsh.com.au

    David has a diverse range of experience in building surveying and the building industry in both residential and commercial development. This experience is based in local and state government as well as in the private sector.

    This experience covers all forms of residential building projects, including small and medium project homes, large and complex architecturally designed homes and multi-residential developments ranging from single-storey units to multi-level townhouse-style developments.

    His commercial experience covers the whole range of building classes, including warehouse developments, shopping centres, office buildings, aged-care facilities, schools, sports centres and other public assembly buildings.

    David has a formal qualification in Access Consulting which has fortified his knowledge in ensuring compliance of new buildings (and buildings undergoing significant upgrade) with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia and the Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards 2010.

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  • Esther Fletcher-Jones
    Building Surveyor (Limited)

    03 6210 1458

    efletcher-jones@pittsh.com.au

    Esther has a diverse range of experience in both local government and the private sector, her expertise is in domestic certification and statutory compliance in both residential and commercial developments.

    Esther also has expertise in the management of public event certification, from school fairs through to major public celebrations such as The Taste of Tasmania.

    Esther was recently awarded the “Emerging Building Surveyor of the Year” at the AIBS state conference.

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  • Kirsten Wilson
    Building Surveying Technician

    03 6210 1416

    kwilson@pittsh.com.au

    Kirsten joined pitt&sherry Building Surveying in 2014 as an Administrative Officer, and has just recently taken on the role of Building Surveying Technician. Kirsten's administrative background combined with her on-the-job training and academic studies has given her a sound, methodical understanding of building assessment, certification and legislative requirements.

    Kirsten is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Building Surveying and Certification through Central Queensland University.

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Electronic processing

  • pitt&sherry Building Surveying provides a fast, efficient, reliable, paperless certification service using PDF files. No matter your location we can review your drawings for assessment and certification without the necessity of printing, posting or leaving the office.

Fast, efficient, reliable. Paperless certification.

Our history

  • pitt&sherry was founded in 1963 when Brian Pitt started his own consulting business in Devonport, Tasmania

  • Barry Nielsen
  • Peter Ray