Personnel

Pete Philipp

b.civ.eng.hons, b.com
Director

The founder of the company. After graduating from Sydney University, Peter has developed SMC into the shape it takes today with his passion for the industry and taking on new challenges. With his relaxed personality nothing is a problem for Peter. He takes everything in his stride and deals with any issues that may arise in a calm and effective manner.

Niall Magee

bsc.hons
General Manager NSW

Niall joined the company in 2011 and is the newest member of SMC’s management team. With his vast construction knowledge and good client relations, his input is a great asset to all projects he is involved in.

Lindsay Bligh

dip. civ. eng
Project Manager

With over 30 years’ experience in marine construction, Lindsay brings a wealth of knowledge to SMC. Lindsay’s roles include client relations, tendering and project management.

Tom Sims

cert.civ eng
Project Manager

With over 30 years experience in the marine construction industry Tom Sims brings a wealth of knowledge to SMC. Tom’s roles include client relations, tendering and project management.

Jeff Offer

General Manager WA

Jeff has worked for SMC since 2003 when he was employed to construct the hugely successful piling barge, SMC1. He then progressed to Barge Captain and Project Manager, supervising almost all major projects and managing our highly successful Western Australian division.

Sam Webb

Construction Manager

Sam has over 20 years’ experience in civil construction and successfully ran his own civil works business for many years.

With his roots in civil construction, Sam’s knowledge of land-based operations and heavy plant makes him a great asset to SMC.

He is also highly competent in all forms of piling and barge operations. Sam is a practical and confident operator, who instils confidence in his team.