BAY OF PLENTY KEY PEOPLE

Jarred Nielsen

Jarred Nielsen

General Manager

As General Manager and a Director of Aotea Electric Bay Of Plenty, Jarred Nielsen is experienced with this position having transitioned from Bay Electrical and Security where he began his career in 2001. Jarred has successfully managed large high profile commercial projects in the region and his duties include overseeing all divisions and building on Aotea Electric Bay Of Plenty's existing customers. He is able to offer a complete package for both new and existing projects and is more than capable to estimate and engineer electrical, security, fire, data and communications packages to suit all needs and budgets. Jarred sees a budget as cap, not a target and works with customers to ensure they get value for money solutions. 

 

Kerry James

Contracts Manager

As Contracts manager of the Bay of Plenty branch, Kerry is responsible for the general overseeing of the Contracting department. With over 20 years electrical experience in large commercial projects, petrochemical and hazardous area installation Kerry has ability to successfully complete any project to the highest standard. Kerry’s role is to manage multiple electrical foremen and sites, to ensure deadlines and budgets are met and he prides himself on delivering a quality product to the client.

 

 

Kerry James

 

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Kevin Boys

Estimator

Kevin Boys joined Aotea BOP as our Senior Estimator in January 2013 bringing with him 35 years’ experience in the Electrical industry.  This specialized position focuses on collecting data and making appropriate analyses to project the time, financing and labour required for completion of the electrical portion of a given project.  Kevin’s role sees him liaising closely with our Commercial clients, architects, contractors and building officials to deliver a competitive and accurate budget for Aotea BOP’s scheduled work or tenders in the marketplace.

 

 

Eben Hamilton

Residential Manager

As Residential Manager at Aotea BOP, Eben is responsible for the general overseeing of the Residential housing sector of the business. His role at Aotea includes administration, liaising and building relationships with building contractors and clients and managing an experienced and professional team who are committed to excellence and exceeding customer expectation on a daily basis. A qualified Electrician, Eben has been involved in the electrical industry since 2001 and enjoys the diverse range of work the electrical industry provides.

Eben Hamilton

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Mike Crawford

Communications Manager

Mike has worked in the New Zealand Data cabling industry for more than 20 years. From the early IBM type 1 thru to the latest GPON and Cat7 systems, Contracted to the NZ Government, Mike has overseen projects delivered to Education, Corrections and Health sectors, while also delivering a number of key projects in the Aviation and Data centre sectors for publicly listed ventures.

Wireless and Fibre Optic Networks are a specialty, while not forgetting about the everyday importance of quality installation practices and standards for network cabling. After 16 years in Business in the Auckland region, Mike joins the Aotea BOP team as manager of the Communications dept and look forward to offering full turn key solutions incorporating Electrical and security for both new and existing customers

Ray Skinner

Service Manager

As Service Manager at Aotea BOP, Ray is responsible for day to day service requirements, his role encompasses managing the service team, who carry out Plan Maintenance, Reactive maintenance and breakdown servicing though out the Bay of Plenty. The service division also carry out small installation work, in domestic, commercial and industrial situations. We install Under Tile Heating, Service heat Pumps and carry out Infra-Red Scanning. Ray is responsible for maintaining and building our customer base, liaising with customers, business owners and builders to ensure their requirements are met in a timely and professional manner. He currently drives a Swift Motor car, only has one computer screen but is tough as old leather, mind you came last in the karting and second to last = in the shooting.

Ray Skinner

Michelle Penn

Michelle Penn

Office Manager

As Office Coordinator Michelle is responsible for administering the day to day office processes for both the Electrical and Security Division. Front line at Aotea Bay of Plenty, Michelle’s job involves dealing with clients, suppliers and staff to ensure a positive experience/outcome for both the business and the client. From clerical support for our Management team  to phones, accounts, and overseeing the day to day operation of the Service team  Michelle has over 30 years customer service experience (including  12 years  in the Electrical/Security industry) to call upon. “I love the variety Aotea offers, and  have a desire to further develop our Service division. I enjoy establishing processes and striving for excellence in all areas of customer service to support this."

 

 

Andrea McKay

Finance Manager

 Andrea is responsible for cash flow management, financial analysis and administration of the day to day financial tasks of our business, including payroll, creditors, debtor collection etc. Andrea’s role includes assisting in developing strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the organisation. Andrea has a diploma in Business Administration and is currently completing a Batchelor of Business (Accounting Major) with Massey University, She enjoys spending time with family and friends and staying active. 

 

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Hamish Morris

Hamish Morris

Contracts Supervisor

Hamish Morris has been with Aotea since joining the team in 2014 and has been in the electrical industry for 12 years in Tauranga with experience in all aspects of the electrical trade. Hamish has the responsibility of the planning, execution and closing of Key projects, by creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and working with his team on site to insure we meet client deadlines and ensure quality is of the highest standard.

 

 

Regan Miller

Residential Supervisor

As Residential Supervisor at Aotea BOP, Regan is responsible for on-site supervision of Apprentices and Tradesman alike. He has a ‘hands-on’ role to ensure all jobs are completed to a high standard, on time and to the clients satisfaction. Regan has 24 years’ experience in the electrical industry, mostly residential.

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Paris Johnson

Paris Johnson

Security Contracts Manager

With over 15 years in the Security industry, Paris has extensive experience designing, installing and project managing a wide range Commercial Security, Access Control and CCTV systems. His role at Aotea Security as Contracts Manager will call on this experience to deliver projects to clients that both meets and exceeds their expectations.

Paul Cressey

Security Supervisor

Paul has over 25 years experience in the security and electrical service industries. He has extensive experience of security, access control and CCTV system installation and servicing at a wide variety of sites including banking and commercial. As security supervisor he is focused on building a skilled professional team that delivers outstanding service to its customers.

Paul Cressey