Flint Construction was formed in July 1994 by Andrew Newman, John Privett and Nigel Hicks. John and Nigel have since retired from construction and the company is now run by Andrew as Managing Director.
The company is keen to promote training and have suitably qualified staff at all levels. Details of the key staff are listed below.
Andrew Newman trained with a regional contractor, specialising in contracts management and estimating. In May 1989 he attained Corporate Member status of The Chartered Institute of Building and has since been made a Fellow (FCIOB), which has allowed the company to join the Chartered Building Company Scheme. He now has 40 years of experience in various types of construction.
Sam Orbell is a contracts manager. He spent two years as a carpenter before entering management. He is a English graduate and has a MSc in Conservation of the Historic Environment. He has completed a three year Graduate Diploma in Construction Management and is a member of The Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB). Sam has experience in new & refurbishment domestic projects and commercial projects.
Ross Brudenell undertook a bricklaying apprenticeship with the company, including “Trowel Award” for bricklaying apprentice of the year. He then went on to attain HNC in Construction Management and has now completed a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management at Southampton Solent University. He is a Member of the Institute of Construction Management (MIConstM). He has various experience of new build and refurbishment of domestic projects.
Jonathan Newman has worked for the family business since leaving school. He completed his HNC, followed by a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management Construction Management at Southampton Solent University. He has experience of working on site as well as the office in a variety of new build and refurbishment projects.