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Energyworks has grown within the Energy sector in Taranaki to become a leading specialised multidisciplined engineering company throughout New Zealand.

Our strategic focus is to maintain high value project and maintenance services to industrial clients throughout the country, both in existing process and energy sectors and in the adoption of new decarbonising technologies as the country moves towards its 2050 carbon commitments

Managing Director

Geoff Bourke

Procurement & Resourcing Manager

Scott Wilson

Director

Dallas Chadwick

Organisational Performance Manager

Rob Kirkwood

Administration Manager

Melissa Walden

QA / Project Manager

Ian Brown

Managing Director

Geoff Bourke

Geoff joined the Energyworks team at the start of 2018 as a Project Manager, primarily focused on the safe and timely delivery of major projects for long term Energyworks clients.

Prior to joining Energyworks, Geoff spent five years in the Projects and Facilities team at Todd Energy. During this time Geoff was responsible for a broad range of Upstream projects, from Concept to Commissioning, covering various workscopes such as Design and Stakeholder Management, Procurement, Contracting Strategy, QHSE Assessments & Controls and Construction Monitoring. Combined this has allowed Geoff to develop a unique and contemporary skill set in the execution of industrial sector projects.

Geoff holds an Honours Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from the University of Canterbury. Prior to working in the Industrial sector, Geoff spent time in the Infrastructure and Commercial Construction sectors both in New Zealand and abroad.

Procurement & Resourcing Manager

Scott Wilson

Bachelor of Commerce & Administration (Victoria University of Wellington)

Scott has been employed by the company in a procurement role since April 2010 and recently accepted responsibility for the expanded role of Stores and Procurement Manager in early 2016.

He has fundamental responsibility to develop, maintain and manager the Stores function within the business and ensure that the Procurement department delivers the best commercial outcomes for Energyworks.

Scott is responsible for managing supply contracts, undertaking market analysis to determine supplier value for all relevant categories, managing the process of selecting suppliers, including negotiation, recommendation and implementation of agreement and negotiating the terms of all supplier contracts.

He is also responsible for managing the relationship with suppliers & key stakeholders within the business and overseeing the logistics function with a view to streamlining the supply chain processes.

Scott has previous experience working as a Customer Services Representative for “InterIslander” in Wellington and a Logistics Manager for Symons Transport in Taranaki.

Director

Dallas Chadwick

Dallas Chadwick – Director

Originally employed with Inglewood Engineering as a Project Manager, Dallas progressed into the General Manager role, prior to buying the business in early 2000. He rebranded the business with a renewed focus on the Energy Sector and subsequently relocated it to its current location in Bell Block in 2005, where he has overseen the development and growth of the new site into a world class facility.

With over 30 years experience in the engineering industry, Dallas remains the major shareholder in the business and still retains an active role as business advisor to the management team.

Organisational Performance Manager

Rob Kirkwood

Rob joined Energyworks in 2013 as HSE Advisor then later as HSE Manager before taking up the role of Organisational Performance Manager in 2020 and oversees our operational and QHSE systems, processes and ISO certification.  Rob was an early adopter of the Safety Differently and Human and Organisational Performance approaches to workplace wellbeing, culture, occupational and psychological safety.

Rob’s previous experience of working as an Alpine Guide and Outdoor Safety Specialist in New Zealand, Europe and Antarctica laid the foundation for Rob’s role in risk management, leadership and Occupational Health and Safety.

Administration Manager

Melissa Walden

Batchelor of Arts (Psychology) & Bachelor of Commerce (Management)

Melissa joined the company as an Adminstrator following her graduation from Otago University in 2003.

Melissa has developed considerable skills that have led her to lead a number of admin support functions within the business in her new role of Contract Adminstrator. She is principally responsible for co-ordinating administration of maintenance service agreements, communication with clients and sub contractors, job cost maintenance, processing invoices and timesheets and supporting project managers in the preparation fo project documentation.

Melissa is also responsible for managing HR Administration, Training and Competency, IT Administration support and Marketing.

Melissa joined the company as an Adminstrator following her graduation from Otago University in 2003.

Melissa has developed considerable skills that have led her to lead a number of admin support functions within the business in her new role of Contract Adminstrator. She is principally responsible for co-ordinating administration of maintenance service agreements, communication with clients and sub contractors, job cost maintenance, processing invoices and timesheets and supporting project managers in the preparation fo project documentation.

Melissa is also responsible for managing HR Administration, Training and Competency, IT Administration support and Marketing.

QA / Project Manager

Ian Brown

Ian has been employed as QA / Project Manager since July 2004 and is a qualified Fitter Welder Tradesman and CBIP Welding Inspector. He has a wealth of technical knowledge and practical experience that has also led to representation on the CBIP Certified Welding Inspector’s examination panel and the Technical committee.

Ian is responsible for all Quality Assurance and Quality Control aspects throughout all operations company wide including the development and qualification of pipeline and hot tap welding procedures and pipeline hydrostatic testing for: HDD sections of subsea pipelines for Pohokura and Kupe to DNV-OS-F101. 4” to 30” pipelines for Vector, ITL, TAG, Todd Energy, Shell Exploration, Technip, Brisbane river HDD to AS 2885. Hot tap qualification for Vector and Methanex.

He is responsible for all welding aspects including the development of new processes and procedures and company calibration and defect reporting systems including investigation of all NCR’s and maintenance of the quality management system.

Ian was employed at Fitzroy Engineering as a Fitter / Welder Tradesman from 1981-90 before transferring to a QA/QC role at the same company in 1991. He continued in this role through to 2004 prior to joining Energyworks.

Our location

Energyworks new facilities are located on Connett Road, Bell Block, New Plymouth, Taranaki. This location is in New Plymouth’s main industrial area, 5 minutes from New Plymouth airport, adjacent to the main road north and the main haul route to Port Taranaki, and handy to all of Taranaki’s major industries.

We specialise in the delivery of multidisciplined engineering services.

Energyworks Limited has grown within the Energy sector in Taranaki to become a leading specialised multidisciplined engineering company throughout New Zealand.