Meet Sensus Building Group’s Sunshine Coast Project Manager, James Lee.
Next time you visit a Sensus Sunshine Coast site you’re bound to bump into our experienced project manager and resident Irishman, James Lee.
James has been with the business for the past eight years and has managed construction builds across the region. On any given day you can find him on Sensus sites across Noosa, Buderim, Caboolture and even out in regional Queensland.
“The lads build and construct a diverse array of projects for our clients. During the past few months, we’ve seen Independent Living Units in Buderim, council maintenance upgrades in Nambour and large-scale Catholic school works in Gympie,” says James.
“I’m often busy visiting our tradies and trusted local sub-contractors on sites across the Sunshine Coast. No matter what site I visit, I always know that our team pride themselves on delivering to the highest standards.”
Before joining the business, James ran a successful construction company in Ireland.
“I built houses from the ground up in Ireland – transforming vacant lots into turn keys homes,” says James. “We also renovated residential works, extensive council maintenance jobs and historic buildings. A highlight was transforming a former orphanage into residential living.”
And the main difference between construction projects in Australia and Ireland? The weather!
“Here in Australia, we usually have clear skies to complete exterior works. But back in Ireland there were times we would have to delay projects by two, three weeks because of the rain,” says James.
A carpenter by trade and project manager by heart, James also worked on large scale projects in Sydney, including The Star Casino, before moving back to Ireland, and then settling on the Sunshine Coast with his family in 2013.
“My wife Lorraine and I have three children so it’s important to me to work for a company that values flexibility,” says James. “Our leadership team is supportive of the lads and I maintaining a work life balance. Before Covid, I was able to take a few weeks off every now and again to take the family back to Ireland.”
And while another trip to Ireland may be a while off, James is looking forward to the exciting future projects on the horizon at Sensus.
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At Sensus we believe in building long term relationships with our valued clients. By understanding the educational community and collaborating closely with school leadership we’re pleased to deliver strategic construction outcomes.
Our talented team of in-house tradespeople recently renovated a Sunshine Coast Private School’s reception area.
“We transformed an existing space to create a dedicated reception area to welcome parents, students and school guests,” says Sensus Project Manager, James Lee. “These works were undertaken over the winter school holidays to ensure minimal disruption to staff and students.”
This is just a series in a line of projects the team have collaborated on with the highly acclaimed school. Previous works included building a new gymnasium, building upgrades and general maintenance works.
Constructing Learning Centres of Tomorrow
At Sensus we’re proud to make Queensland a great place to live. We are experienced in large scale primary, secondary and university works. Sensus has your education building needs covered with extensive industry experience in building interactive learning classrooms, re-roofing schools, designing entirely new structures and seating, and maintaining existing grounds.
Our talented team of handpicked internal tradespeople and sub-contractors deliver to the highest standards. Before arriving on-site, we require all team members to have up-to-date police checks, Blue Cards and flu vaccinations. Contact us today to discuss your next education building project 07 3205 8000 or email@example.com
Does your school or university need a design and construct expert? Then you’ve come to the right place.
Sensus Building Group is Queensland’s education building specialist. We are privileged to partner with private and public educational institutions to create the learning centres of tomorrow.
As education design and construct experts, our dedicated project managers work closely with our clients to tailor each job to exacting specifications. We see every build as a unique opportunity to exceed our client’s expectations.
In the last 12 months we have delivered a variety of education refurbishments across primary, secondary and tertiary works.
We offer expertise in:
- Disability compliant refurbishments – both general learning areas and amenity blocks
- Extensive school re-roofing
- Overhaul of internal classrooms
- Embedding tools and technology to enhance students’ learning experiences
Our talented team of handpicked internal tradespeople and sub-contractors deliver to the highest standards. Before arriving on-site, we require all team members to have up-to-date police checks, Blue Cards and flu vaccinations.
Constructing the Learning Centres of Tomorrow
Sensus Building Group believes in achieving superior results for our clients. We would love to discuss your school’s next renovation project. To discuss please contact our Client Relations Manager, Deirdre Wakefield on M: 0429 395 841 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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