Thomas started with SouthRoads in 2013 in the Civil Construction Division as a Contract Manager. In 2019, he joined the Central Lakes Division and moved to Queenstown and is now the Divisional Manager. He has a Diploma in Engineering (Civil) from Otago Polytechnic. In 2019, Thomas won the CCNZ Southland Branch Peoples Award.
Thomas is practical and hardworking. He has worked on some major projects including Bridge Structural Maintenance in 2017 to 2018 for the Dunedin City Council, and with the Gore District Council on a Bridge Replacement in 2018. For Thomas, it’s about delivering a high-quality finished product for the client. What really motivates him is working with people and the variety of work that his role entails.
Outside of work, you’ll find Thomas training for adventure racing and multisport events such as the Luxmore Grunt and the Coast to Coast. On the weekends you might see him out boating, fishing, water skiing or tramping.