Fluid Building Services

HIGH QUALITY OF WORKMANSHIP FOR 25 YEARS
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At Fluid Building, 80% of trade work is completed by our Team members, and most of them have been with us for over 10 years – this is unique in the industry. We are passionate builders & tradespeople operating from Palm Beach to the Eastern Suburbs. Working closely with consultants, engineers, strata managers, architects & private clients to complete a wide range of works both in the remedial & construction field.

Fluid Building generally runs approximately 7 to 10 major projects with a series of smaller projects running at any one time. Fluid Building’s labour force consists of 7 working foremen, 20 tradesmen and labourers. Our in-house training programs provide growth for all team members.

Our foremen are backed by a Construction Manager, a Project Manager, an Estimator and Rosie, our Office Manager.

Our office is available from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday with a staff of four who are dedicated to establishing solid working relationships with all our Clients large or small.

Fluid Building Services team

 A Culture of Loyalty

At Fluid Building Services, our culture stands apart from others in the industry. Unlike many firms that rely solely on contractors, we employ our workforce directly. This approach not only ensures greater quality control but also fosters a nurturing environment where training, care, and loyalty are paramount.

Our commitment to our team’s well-being directly translates into superior quality work, more effective site management, and heightened client satisfaction. We are proud that many of our team members have chosen to spend their entire professional careers with us.

For specialty or demolition tasks, we selectively partner with trusted subcontractors. These are teams we know well and who predominantly work for Fluid, demonstrating their trust and preference for our meticulous and committed work ethos.

One of the highest praises we can receive comes from subcontractors who express a strong desire to collaborate with us, motivated by our commitment to precision in every task.

Innovative Approach

Fluid is dedicated to innovation. We have developed streamlined systems that allow us to offer competitive pricing and deliver high-quality projects, effectively competing with larger companies.

Our innovative methods are complemented by an unwavering commitment to exceptional service and the finest craftsmanship in every trade we undertake.

Members of the Fluid Building Services team celebrating their 25th anniversary



Project Team

Clint Bowen - Director

Clint Bowen


Founder and Director
Bachelor of Building and Construction (UNSW)

Clint Bowen brings over 32 years of robust experience in construction and remedial refurbishment to Fluid Building. Known for his expertise in diagnosing complex building issues and implementing effective solutions, Clint excels in leading large-scale projects and high-end residential constructions.

His focus on building strong customer relationships and promoting team collaboration has been a cornerstone of his career. Prior to establishing Fluid Building Services, Clint developed his craft in foreman roles, contracting with emergency services for Public Works and Carter & Massey Constructions.

A member of the Housing Industry of Australia and the Master Builders Association, Clint’s commitment to excellence and innovation is evident in every project he undertakes.

 

  

Rosie Knight

Office/Accounts Manager

Since joining Fluid Building in 2014, Rosie has been an integral part of our team, leveraging over 30 years of experience in administration and accounting within the building industry.

Her extensive background includes work with major companies on specialised residential and commercial projects. Rosie excels in customer service and client relationship building, skills that have made her indispensable in keeping our office operations smooth and efficient.

As our Office Manager, she oversees all aspects of administration and accounts, ensuring that every detail is handled with precision and care. Rosie’s dedication and expertise make her a key member of the Fluid Building team.

Rosie Knight - Office or Accounts Manager
Craig Patterson - Project Manager

 

 

Craig Patterson

Project Manager (Clerk of Works)

With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Craig Patterson is a cornerstone of the Fluid Building team.

As our Senior Project Manager, Craig brings unparalleled expertise in overseeing large-scale building and renovation projects.

At Fluid Building, Craig manages our construction arm with a focus on efficiency, quality, and safety, ensuring all projects meet our rigorous standards.

His leadership is marked by a blend of patience, humour, and thorough professionalism, making him a valued leader and mentor within our company.

 

 

 

Pat McCarthy

Project Manager (Clerk of Works)

Pat McCarthy has been a cornerstone of the Fluid team since the company’s inception. Originally from Ireland, Pat moved to Australia after obtaining a certificate in Mechanical Engineering and accumulating 6 and a half years of experience in commercial construction in the UK, focusing on groundwork, formwork, and concreting.

With more than 28 years of experience in Australian construction and remedial refurbishment, Pat has an extensive track record of successfully managing large-scale projects independently, as well as leading a team of foremen. His hands-on experience is complemented by formal qualifications, having earned a Certificate III in Carpentry & Joinery at Sydney TAFE followed by a Certificate IV in Construction (Residential).

Pat McCarthy - Construction Manager
Ciaran Mooney Fluid Building Foreman

 

Ciaran Mooney

Foreman

A dedicated member of the Fluid team for over 12 years, Ciaran is one of our esteemed senior foremen. As a qualified carpenter, his extensive background in maintaining and constructing heritage-listed homes in Ireland adds a rich layer of expertise to his profile.

Throughout his tenure, Ciaran has successfully overseen numerous intricate and sizable projects. He excels in both traditional and modern construction methods, with a keen understanding of their intricacies. Ciaran is known for skillfully leading his team and adeptly handling complex projects. His exceptional interpersonal skills foster effective stakeholder communication, ensuring consistently positive outcomes.

 

 

 

Leon Oosterhoff

Foreman

With 17 years of experience at Fluid, Leon is a seasoned professional renowned for his expertise in the meticulous renovation of high-quality residences. Leon actively engages in client consultations, effectively discerning their preferences and requirements.

He exhibits a remarkable aptitude for tackling arduous tasks and finding solutions to intricate challenges, all while retaining his amiable demeanor. Leon’s combination of skill and approachability makes him a valuable asset throughout any project.

Leon Oosterhoff
Lee Site foreman Fluid Building Services Brookvale

 

Lee Self

Foreman

 

Lee Self’s remarkable decade-long commitment to Fluid has seen him rise through the ranks to the esteemed position of foreman. His oversight has extended to significant projects, including balcony renovations and a diverse array of remedial works. Diligence and a proficient team define his approach.

Lee consistently delivers punctually and with remarkable efficiency, making him a dependable and capable asset for achieving project success.

 

 

Marcel Pepperell 

Foreman

Marcel Pepperell is a dedicated foreman at Fluid Building Services, boasting an extensive 16-year history with the company. Starting his career as a labourer, Marcel’s seamless transition into the foreman role is a testament to his innate skills and hard work.

Marcel excels in overseeing substantial projects and adeptly collaborating with clients, ensuring consistent excellence and the triumphant conclusion of each project. His significant contributions and achievements make him a valued member of the Fluid team.

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Alex Hart Estimator Fluid Building Services

 

 

Alex Hart

Estimator

Alex Hart is a junior estimator at Fluid Building Services, where he plays a crucial role in determining project costs. He is currently pursuing a construction management degree with a focus on project management at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Alex brings hands-on field experience to his role, blending academic knowledge with practical skills to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of project estimates. His background ensures that he can provide well-rounded insights into project planning and cost estimation.

Outside of his professional responsibilities, Alex enjoys sailing skiffs and is an active member of the Manly 16ft Skiff Club.

 

 

 

Scott Manson

Estimator and Project Manager

Scott Manson is a key member of our Fluid estimating and project management team. With over two decades of experience in the remedial and construction industry, Scott has honed his skills and knowledge through various roles, including on-site trade, Foreman, and Project Management positions.

Previously, Scott was a Partner in a Bathroom Renovation company, which enriched his expertise in waterproofing and tiling, complementing his extensive background in Remedial Construction. His meticulous attention to detail is evident both on-site and during the quotation and tendering process, making him an invaluable asset to our team.

Dedicated and efficient, Scott is known for his approachability and strong rapport with co-workers and clients alike.

Scott Manson Estimator Fluid Building Services