Our People

Recruitment of motivated, experienced staff and provision of ongoing relevant training ensures high morale within our team.

Mark Hammond - Director

Mark has 30 years industry experience, this comprises 17 years in Precast Concrete working for Firth Stresscrete and HEB Precast including involvement in projects such as Te Papa, one of the single largest projects undertaken independently in the country at the time.
Having made the decision to branch out into Steel Fixing as a specialty field in 1999, Mark had a vision to establish a professional Steel Fixing service which has led to involvement in a myriad of projects across the North Island and Western Australia.

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Cherie Hammond - Director

Cherie has run all human resource, accounts, contractual and health and safety requirements of the family Steel Fixing businesses for 19 years. In addition, she has experience at a senior management level in the Sports Industry (primarily Aquatics where she developed her extensive understanding of Health and Safety requirements).
Cherie has completed the Certificate in Construction Site Safety with the next goal being achieving Health and Safety ISO standard, therefore best enabling Dellta Contractors to continue to be an industry leader in proactively upholding Health and Safety standards for the benefit of staff and contractors alike.

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Brian Hammond - Operations Manager Australia

Brian has 30 years industry experience, comprising 15 years in Precast Concrete working for Firth Stresscrete and an additional 15 years as the joint Director of a successful steel fixing company. He has run Steel Fixing projects in both New Zealand and Western Australia; where he worked on projects such as the Perth Childrens' Hospital, Perth Viaduct and Wheatstone Project.
For the past three years Brian has acted as Operations Manager for Dellta Contractors Waikato BOP Limited, primarily overseeing the running of the Waikato Expressway - Hamilton East project that consists of 17 bridges.

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Marian Walker - Recruitment Manager

Marian has over 15 years experience in staff recruitment. For four years Marian specialised in recruiting in the Civil Construction industry, building strong relationships with many industry leaders and sourcing candidates. This extensive experience in building and growing mutually beneficial relationships with her clients made Marian the perfect Recruitment Manager to execute the vision of Dellta Academy.

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Nakia Patete - Foreman

Nakia Patete began working for Dellta Contractors five years ago, at which point he was trained personally by our Contracts Manager. He quickly proved an aptitude for plan reading and work forecasting for efficiency, because of this he transitioned to a Leading Hand position after two years and has continued to develop his skills, both operational and as a Health and Safety leader.
In 2018 Nakia was relocated to our Waikato Branch where his innate ability to mentor staff flourished and Nakia was consequently promoted to Foreman in 2019.

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Joseph Fotuaika - Foreman

Joe entered the industry at sixteen years old, discovering both a natural talent for steel fixing and a thirst for knowledge about the industry. For over 20 years, Joe has been developing on his innate skills as a Steel fixer, Plan reader and Leader.
It's Joe's skill of work forecasting and his extensive experience in the industry which makes him such a strong asset to Dellta Contractors and any main contractor we work with.

 

Alfredo Parcia - Leading Hand

Alfredo came to Dellta Contractors from the Philippines in 2016 with prior steel fixing experience. At the time Alfredo had natural talents for communication and leadership, that we helped him to put into practice. Alfredo took on a natural leadership role among his coworkers, often being trusted to oversee staff and monitor their efficiency. His passion for the industry and inherent leadership qualities thrived with his time with Dellta and saw Alfredo promoted to Team Leader after two years with us and then Leading Hand in 2019.

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Rawini Foster-Te Anau - Leading Hand

Rawini demonstrated strong leadership skills from early on in his time with the company. As a result, he was made Team Leader at the Fletcher Infrastructure Yard, producing Super Tees, panels and barriers for both Peka Peka to Otaki (PP2O) and Whirokino projects.
Having developed upon his natural leadership skills and plan reading over his time as a Team Leader, Rawini is now a Leading Hand, in charge of overseeing many of our Wellington Region projects.

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Arnel Begasa - Team Leader

Arnel Begasa came to Dellta Contractors from the Philippines in 2017 with steel fixing experience, Arnel was keen to apply his experience from three years spent in Japan, who face the same challenges as us in regard to earthquakes and increase building structural strength requirement, in New Zealand. Possessing natural leadership and communication qualities, Arnel quickly immersed himself in the company. Arnel continuously sought out advice and information from his leaders, learning everything he could and building strong and positive relationships with his co-workers.

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Greg Salde - Team Leader

Greg began working for Dellta Contractors in 2016. Over the past three years with Dellta Contractors, Greg has developed communication skills invaluable in this industry. Greg's appreciation for the importance of Health and Safety has made him a valuable asset to our company and those whom we work with.

Aidan Houia - Team Leader

Aidan has been with Dellta Contractors in the Wellington Region for two years. In this time Aidan has worked hard and proven himself to be a reliable and efficient member of the team with strong communication skills and leadership qualities. Aidan is now primarily leading our team at the Fletcher Infrustructure Yard.

 

Antonino Sun -Team Leader

Antonino came to Dellta Contractors in 2017 and stood out from the beginning because of his enthusiasm about lifting steel. Antonino's passion for the physical aspects of the job means he enjoys getting projects done quickly and correctly. Having developed his communication and reasoning skills over the last two years, Antonino has become an asset of efficiency.

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With our Head Office based in the Kapiti Coast, and a satellite site in Hamilton; we regularly service Wellington, Horowhenua, Auckland and the Bay of Plenty; with the ability to cover projects across the North Island.

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