Key Personnel

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Key Personnel

General Manager | Kylie McKay

Kylie began work with our previous company as a part time secretary in July 1998. After working for the company for a year Kylie was promoted to the role of Office Manager when her mother Glenda decided to step out of the office.

Kylie gained her office management experience after completing an office traineeship and working for various companies over a 5 year period before commencing work with our company.

Kylie’s role has expanded greatly over the years and she is currently our General Manager. She is responsible for the financial management and overseeing the day to day running of the company.  Recently Kylie joined the board of the ACT Civil Contractors Federation and is a current member of the Canberra Chapter of the National Association of Women In Construction.

Transport Manager | Colin Smith

Colin commenced as our Transport Manager in January 2015. He is responsible for customer relations, allocation of loads for our trucks and ensuring that they are maintained adequately.  

Colin started with Charman Earthmoving as a Truck Driver in 2012.

WHSE Manager |  Jessica Nicholson

Jess commenced with us in February 2015. She has worked in the safety field since 2008 and has previously worked for a large multi utility provider and a local construction company in the role of Safety Manager.  Jess currently holds a Certificate IV OHS, Certificate IV Training and Assessment, Lead Auditor OHS, First Aid and is trained as an Emergency Controller.

Jess' key focus is to manage Charman Earthmoving and Heavy Haulage's Safety and Environmental Systems.

Foreman / Supervisor | Ken Charman

Ken began his career in the earthmoving industry at the age of 16 with Collis Bros. Earthmoving as a compactor and scraper operator.

Over the past 31 years he has worked for civil contractors such as Guideline (ACT) Pty Ltd, B&L Excavations, Kenoss Pty Ltd in the capacity of plant operator and/or foreman.

Ken began with our first company, D&GM Charman Earthmoving P/L, in 1999 and his employment carried over to Charman Earthmoving & Heavy Haulage P/L upon it’s inception in May 2002.

Ken has been the Foreman/Supervisor on all of our subdivision projects.