Victorian Heritage Services Directory

Whitehorse Constructions & Plumbing are a residential & commercial registered builder.
We are also unique in that we are a licensed plumber as well.

I have a well rounded team which compliments our experience in both domestic, commercial and heritage listed projects.
Clients can seek comfort with Whitehorse Constructions & Plumbing that a vast majority of works can be done ‘in house’ by his employed staff which is demonstrated with the quality control of the project and the end user experience being a positive one.

The Whitehorse Constructions & Plumbing’s model is extremely adaptable where we can tackle minor projects, heritage projects, residential and commercial projects with all varying scopes and values and we are confident we would have the skillset and personnel to handle the project.

David Wightman has over 45 years of industry experience and considered a ‘jack of all trades’.
Whitehorse Constructions & Plumbing is an extremely experienced builder who has seen and done basically every aspect when it comes to construction.
David consistently demonstrates the ultimate can do approach with client satisfaction his number one priority.
His clients will strongly attest to his experience and capability, proving he can effectively coordinate every aspect of the project from commencement through to a successful completion.

With a strong and broad understanding of construction methods, techniques and the processes required to implement these on small, medium and large-scale projects, David has the versatility to complete small maintenance works to large construction projects.

Whitehorse Constructions & Plumbing have been commended on a previous heritage listed project for the “Maddingley Park Committee of Management” stating “The Committee of Management is impressed with the quality of work done on the heritage listed rotunda, and has received nothing but high praise from the community about this particular restoration. We would be pleased to offer future work to you and your company in our ongoing project to restore the park to its former glory”.

Professional Affiliations / Qualifications

I have a team of 5 which includes:

David Wightman (Myself) – Registered builder, licensed plumber and qualified carpenter. Over 45 years of industry experience and considered a ‘jack of all trades’.
David is an extremely experienced builder who has seen and done basically every aspect when it comes to construction.
David consistently demonstrates the ultimate can do approach with client satisfaction his number one priority.
His clients will strongly attest to his experience and capability, proving he can effectively coordinate every aspect of the project from commencement through to a successful completion.

With a strong and broad understanding of construction methods, techniques and the processes required to implement these on small, medium and large-scale projects, David has the versatility to complete small maintenance works to large construction projects.

Brok Wightman – Construction Manager – Brok is a dedicated team player with excellent communication skills and prides himself on going above and beyond for each client.
He consistently shows initiative, forward thinking and works well with each team to complete the project to budget and timeframe.
His clients will strongly attest to his experience and capability, proving he can effectively coordinate every aspect of the project from commencement through to a successful completion.
With a strong and broad understanding of construction methods, techniques and the processes required to implement these on large scale projects, Brok has the versatility to complete small maintenance works to large construction projects.
Brok prides himself on doing his very best to make his clients life ‘as easy as possible’ and constantly goes above and beyond whilst specifically understanding predicaments from a client’s perspective.
His solution focused mentality achieves strong outcomes in an efficient manner

Brok has over 10 years project management experience with a value of projects up to $3m. He has done various projects with VSBA, Councils and CBD commercial clients.

Brok’s qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science – Construction Management, Diploma of Building & Constructions, WWC & Accrue Leadership program.

Tristan Batchelor – Minor Works Manager & Operations Manager – Diploma of Building & Construction. Qualified Carpenter.
Tristan has over 15 years of experience and has developed a range of skills from both domestic and commercial backgrounds.
This has given him the ability to deliver a variety of projects throughout the construction industry.
Tristan has a proven track record in building strong relationships using his effective communication and interpersonal skills across all project’s stakeholders at all levels.
Tristan has the ability to work autonomously but also within a team.
With his background as a qualified carpenter for 12 years, he has gained strong experience in site management, estimating, project managing and leading minor works & maintenance projects over the past 7 years.

Tristan’s qualifications: Master Builders Construction Supervisor course, Certificate 3 in Carpentry, WWC, Safe Working at Heights, EWP Operator, Asbestos awareness training, rail industry worker – MTM operator, Diploma of Building & Constructions.

Sallyanne Glover – Apprentice Carpenter. Sally Anne has a positive can do attitude with a great level of attention to detail. Whilst only in her early years of working in the industry.
Sallyanne has demonstrated a versatile skillset of building works and is a valued member of the Whitehorse team with a bright future ahead of her.

Cooper Brown – Apprentice Carpenter. Cooper is our apprentice carpenter who has shown great progress since signing up with Whitehorse Constructions.
Cooper’s adaptability to various forms of carpentry and constructions work are his strengths whilst developing under the tuition of the Whitehorse team.

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