As Company Director of Davco, Dave oversees and manages the business as a whole, sets strategic direction and leads the Davco management team. He still remains actively involved in the day-to-day activities and is particularly passionate about sports lighting and industrial automation.
He takes an active, hands-on role in our lighting projects and can often be found onsite during the season. He has over 10 years of experience running large projects at Davco and a deep understanding of all aspects of project management and delivery, from administration through to install of the smallest electrical component.
Dave is the face and spirit of Davco Electrical Services and works hard to build and maintain strong relationships with all of his clients and colleagues
Davco’s General Manager, Jeremy, manages the day-to-day running of the business and key client liaison as well as providing input on strategic direction for the business. He brings this holistic view to the Davco management team.
He is also a Health & Safety Officer and Fire Warden for Davco, and has primary responsibility for compliance.
He takes a lead role on selected projects, working closely with Dave and the rest of the projects team to manage timeframes and resources across all projects.
He is particularly passionate about our industrial electrical work and he remains one of our most knowledgeable and skilled team members when it comes to industrial automation and control.
Whilst not an electrician, Jo has a background in project management and communication which is applicable cross-industry.
Jo joined Davco in 2015 as a key member of the projects team, with a particular focus on resource management and allocation.
In 2020, her role expanded to encompass responsibility for all administrative and operational aspects of the business as a whole, working closely with Jeremy and Dave on business strategy - both planning and implementation.
She represents operations and project resourcing within the Davco management team.
Resource & Maintenance Manager
After several years delivering and overseeing projects for Davco, Jake joined the Management team in April 2021, in the newly created Resource & Maintenance Manager role.
As a registered electrician, with a broad skillset and wide range of experience, Jake is uniquely qualified for this role, where he is responsible for scheduling all work across the business, and managing a team of electricians to deliver planned and reactive maintenance.
He has a friendly and relaxed manner, and stays calm under pressure, which stands him in good stead for managing this busy and time-critical part of the business.
In addition, Jake supports on incoming client enquiries relating to specific electrical requirements and has a clear focus on the full customer experience.
Jake is passionate about learning and development and is one of our certified workplace assessors for apprentice on-the-job training
An experienced electrician, with strong all-round skills, Jamie works across the spectrum at Davco, with a particular focus on project managing large-scale commercial and industrial installations.
Jamie has been a key member of the team delivering large-area lighting projects since joining Davco in 2014 and he represents our large-area lighting division as part of the Davco management team.
He is also a qualified builder, which enables him to bring a broader perspective and skill-set to projects, particularly applicable to our sports lighting program.
Sandy joined the Davco team in July 2019 to take on the role of Compliance Coordinator. She has a particular focus on process improvement and implementation of best practice in this key area for the business.
She has a strong background in the electrical industry and project management, and extensive experience with a variety of Health and Safety and Compliance systems and processes. She is passionate about efficiency and helping to build a strong shared culture of safety and personal empowerment.
In addition, she is the first point of contact for general enquiries at Davco and works closely with the management team to support the smooth day to day running of the business.
Vaughan joined Davco in 2018, rounding out our projects team by taking on the Civil Works role. He oversees all non-electrical elements on projects where there is a significant civil component.
Alongside working onsite on projects, Vaughan manages our workshop space and oversees our fleet, working with the team to ensure our vehicles and plant items are regularly serviced and kept in good working order.
He is a qualified roofer and brings a wealth of general construction experience and a practical, ‘can-do’ approach that lends itself to project delivery.
Mat’s background lies in industrial automation and control and he is passionate about industrial service work. He has a particular strength in fault-finding and is one of our key team members when it comes to breakdowns and industrial maintenance. He also enjoys applying these skills to appliance and power tool maintenance and repair.
In addition, he has extensive experience in control systems and PLC programming, which is particularly applicable to our industrial clients and sports lighting projects.
Mat is also one of our qualified workplace assessors, supporting our apprentices in completing the practical, on-job components of their qualification.
Archie is our residential specialist within the service team. He comes to us from the UK, where he completed the requirements for his NZ registration, before emigrating in 2018 and joining Davco. He has a wealth of experience in the residential area, with much of his time in the UK spent on high-end housing.
Archie is completely at home carrying out all residential electrical work, whether small-scale maintenance or repairs, modifications or additions to an existing home or fully wiring a new-build house. He is enjoying being able to apply his skills to commercial work and gaining some more experience of and exposure to industrial electrical work.
He is very organised and efficient, which is particularly valuable in a service role, where he is likely to be booked to complete several jobs within one day.
Michael joined Davco in May 2021, coming from a smaller company where he gained great exposure to a variety of residential and commercial install and maintenance work.
His gentle, courteous manner and tidy work habits make him ideally suited to residential service work for Davco, however he is a keen learner and while his primary focus within the team will continue to be in the residential service/maintenance space, he will work with the other members of the team to build his knowledge and skill in the industrial area.
In addition, Michael will flex to help out with commercial projects as needed.
Luke completed his apprenticeship with Davco and developed great all round skills, working on a mix of commercial and industrial projects as well as building out his experience on maintenance and fault finding work.
After completing his apprenticeship, he left Davco to focus on Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) for a time before returning to Davco to put his new skills to good use and continue with broader electrical work.
He is a passionate member of the team who enjoys delivering high quality work and continually striving to further develop his skills, knowledge and expertise.
Dipak joined Davco in August 2021. His key area of expertise is leading a team to deliver large-scale commercial projects, but with strong all round experience and skills he is equally comfortable delivering smaller projects or service work in the downtime between larger projects.
He has a keen eye for detail and is driven to deliver work to an exceptionally high standard, which makes him a great fit at Davco.
With excellent communication and problem solving skills, he is quietly confident and focused on building strong relationships with colleagues and clients alike.
Jimmy has an industrial background and strong experience working on pumps, motors and large machinery, particularly at installation stage.
He is also very experienced with commercial developments and is heavily involved in our large-area lighting and motorway projects as a site supervisor.
Jimmy is meticulous, thorough and well-organised – particular strengths when working across multiple projects that span a long time and need to be completed in discrete blocks, rather than in one go.
Whilst Jimmy is most passionate about project work, his extensive experience and broad base of skills mean he is also well-equipped to support the maintenance team when required.
Lee’s key area of expertise is in large-scale commercial new-builds; overseeing and delivering on projects from bare earth through to fully fitted out, tenanted, shops and offices.
Having spent several years building, he also has a strong understanding of construction/civil works and the non-electrical requirements for commercial developments and large-area lighting installs.
He has a particular strength in building a sense of camaraderie and shared goals across the team, and is a powerhouse onsite, instilling his strong work ethic and commitment to project delivery to all of the people he works with – both within and outside of Davco.
His pragmatic approach and focus on achieving results, coupled with his ability to build strong positive working relationship across trades makes him asset to any project team.
Tama joined Davco after carrying out holiday work experience whilst studying for his business degree.
He enjoyed the electrical field so much that he has put his business studies on hold while he completes his apprenticeship.
He has contributed well to many projects at Davco, including travelling to China to assist on a project to install an automated production line. He continues to build and consolidate his skills in all areas.
Tama learns quickly and is enthusiastic about being part of the service team as he completes the final stage of his apprenticeship.
Graydon joined Davco as an ETCO apprentice and has seamlessly fitted in as one of the Davco family. Prior to joining Davco he completed the first year of his apprenticeship working primarily on large-scale apartments, which provides a fantastic all-round foundation for an apprentice electrician.
At Davco he has put this experience to good use and further developed his skillset with work on industrial installations and large-area lighting. In addition, he has gained more exposure to service work and is well on his way to becoming a well-rounded qualified electrician.
Graydon has a wonderful work ethic and is keen to learn and apply his knowledge across every aspect of electrical work.
Troy is one of our younger apprentices and gained some experience as a scaffolder before joining Davco. This has given him a good understanding of construction in general, which is particularly useful when working on large-scale commercial developments.
He is getting exposure to all aspects of the electrical industry, working with a variety of our qualified team members and across projects as well as service work.
Troy has a ready smile and is always happy to be involved and help out wherever he is most needed.
Duncan is one of our ETCO apprentices. He joined the Davco team as a final year apprentice, in 2021, to round out his experience and finish off his apprenticeship.
His prior experience heavily focused on industrial maintenance and he is particularly confident and capable in this area.
With Davco, he will be primarily supporting the service team, but working more broadly in commercial and residential settings, as well as continuing work in the industrial sector.
He will also support across projects, as and when needed.
Karl started his apprenticeship in 2020, with ETCO, and joined Davco as his first placement, and first job after leaving school.
Despite the challenges of starting in the same year as the Covid pandemic, Karl applied himself diligently, taking every opportunity to learn and grow his base set of electrical skills.
He is keen and willing to get exposure to every aspect of the trade as he works to support our team of qualified electricians across the board.
In his second year, he has established himself as a key member of the projects team, working to understand the full scope of works and bigger picture, as well as the detail of the electrical work needed to deliver a successful outcome for each project milestone.
Rochelle joined the Davco team in July 2021, as an adult apprentice through ETCO, having made the decision to change career and train as an electrician earlier in 2021.
Her previous work and life experience mean she has arrived at Davco with a strong work ethic and drive.
She is focused and fully embraces all aspects of her apprenticeship, keen to learn and apply knowledge across a broad range of situations and types of work.
Rochelle is organised, efficient and hates to be idle, whilst still remaining a friendly and engaging member of the team.
In addition to these core team members we have a number of other electricians and specialists available as needed, to support the team in delivering successful projects and maintaining our strong service offering, which includes a 24-7 call-out service.