Meet our team

We understand how stressful it can be inviting a new contractor into your home or business.

 

The team at Waterways are fully insured and accredited, with a huge amount of qualifications. 

Our combined experience is difficult to surpass. Whilst many other companies you employ will have separate lining and excavation teams, we have complete all-round capabilities without the need for additional sub-contractors. This keeps costs lower, and projects delivered with less delays.

Meet the Enhanced DBS checked team of professionals that you might see on-site.

John

Age: 42

Loves: Watersports & time with family

Bio: I have 20 years of experience, having worked with all kinds of utilities. This includes digging, replacing, repairing and maintaining underground services in the highway, including reinstatement. I also have 10 years experience of lining/no-dig solutions, working on South West Water’s sewerage infrastructures with their Tier 1 Contractors. 

 

I set up Waterways with specialist knowledge, aiming to serve the South West with a local, experienced, fully qualified and competent team to satisfy customer demand with a professional, reputable and

cost-effective approach. 

James

Age: 28

Loves: Playing golf & marriage

Bio: We have worked with James for 5 years. During that time, we have seen him progress from strength to strength.

 

He is a very keen student of the industry and picks things up rapidly.

 

He now has a very wide range of skills and qualifications that he should be extremely proud of.

 

He is very trustworthy, hates to get things wrong and is always early - a favourite trait of ours! 

James is a major asset to the Waterways team.

gary

Age: 37

Loves: Fishing & time with family

Bio: We have known Gary for the last 7 years. 

He is dependable, tidy, honest and always on time.

 

He has a broad range of skills suited to our work.

 

His best attribute is getting things done, no matter how difficult; he really loves a challenge!

He is definitely an extremely hard worker, and can always be relied upon by his team, and our customers.

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luke

Age: 17

Loves: Tech

Bio: Luke started with us as a ground work apprentice, attends college and is learning our trade, picking up skills with our modern technology equipment.

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Dan

Age: 34

Loves: Fishing & time with family

Bio: We have known Dan for the last 10 years. 

He is dependable, caring, honest and always happy.

 

He has a broad range of skills suited to our work.

He is definitely an extremely hard worker, and can always be relied upon by his team, and our customers.

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Ben

Age: 34

Loves: Food & time with family

Bio: We have known Ben for 10 years,  where he has excelled in lining/no-dig solutions, working on South West Water’s sewerage infrastructures with their Tier 1 Contractors. 

Ben is an incredibly nice guy, extremely hard working and highly experienced liner, who has brought a wealth of experience to our team.

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Gary

Age: 30

Loves: Dogs & time with family

Bio: We have known Gary for the last 10 years. 

Gary brings a very valuable 10 years of experience. This includes digging, replacing, repairing and maintaining underground pipelines & all kinds of lining/no-dig solutions, working on South West Water’s sewerage infrastructures with their Tier 1 Contractors. 

Gary is very kind and caring and has great customer skills and is extremely helpful in all aspects of the job due to his knowledge and understanding of drainage systems. 

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Mitchell

Age: 18

Loves: Growing & learning

Bio:  Mitchell started with us as a ground work apprentice, attends college and is learning our trade, picking up skills with our modern technology equipment. He is a very happy, talkative young man, keen to learn and picks up things very easily, he is always looking around for the next job that needs doing and keeps a very tidy site.

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ryan

Age: 35

Loves: Time with family

Bio: We have known Ryan for the last 4 years. 

Ryan brings a very valuable 10 years of experience. This includes digging, replacing, repairing and maintaining underground pipelines & all kinds of lining/no-dig solutions, working on South West Water’s sewerage infrastructures with their Tier 1 Contractors. 

Ryan is an extremely happy and  likeable team player, bringing lots of experience to our team and a great addition with excellent customer skills and knowledge.

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Accreditations & Qualifications
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NPORS Operator 

Plant Operator

Certificate of Competence - Tower

Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

Site Management Safety Training Scheme

Water Jetting (Drainage Engineer)

Asbestos Awareness Course

Aquam Calm Network Certificate 

Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Manual Handling - R&M Utility Training 

Abrasive Wheel - R&M Utility Training

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations & Civil Engineering Services

iCQ Level 2 Certificate in Driving Goods Vehicles (RCQ)

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work 

Streetworks Excavation and Reinstatement

Fully Automatic Butt Fusion and Electrofusion Procedures

Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management