Key Team Members

Elaine Le Roux

Office Administrator
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Malawian

Originally from Malawi, Elaine takes care of timesheets, payroll, and accounts payable. At the start she was sole charge in the office and as a result is considered Topline’s oracle for newcomers! Trustworthy and efficient Elaine is accessible and friendly to staff and visitors alike.

Piripi Jessup

Operations Manager
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Ngāti Kahungunu

Piripi is Topline’s longest serving employee and his passion and commitment for the business is as strong as ever. He manages staff across multiple sites and is involved in all stages of projects. He has excellent knowledge of construction methods and materials and a professional ease.

Andrew Mullins

Fleet Supervisor
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Pākehā/NZ European

With over 20 years in civil contracting Andrew approaches each project methodically. His careful technical aptitude is born out of real-world experience and skills mastered during his successful career. Andrew is Civil Trades certified and has an extensive knowledge of trucks and machinery.

Dean Tamati

Construction Foreman
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Ngāti Kahungunu

Expert machine operator Dean is one of those industry craftsmen who achieves exceptional results for our clients. A genuine problem solver, Dean examines every strategy available to maximise the life of our finished products. He’s also exceptionally good at fine-tuning difficult jobs that leave others scratching their heads. With Dean as foreman, projects are completed precisely, efficiently and on time.

Harold Wilson

Site Supervisor
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Ngāti Kahungunu

The wise and steady hand of local civil contracting expert & builder Harold is an advantage for Topline and its customers. With a wealth of experience across civil contracting, heavy trades, and building, Harold brings the highest level of quality workmanship and professionalism to the Topline team.

Karl Nielsen

Concrete Team Leader
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Ngāti Kahungunu

When you read concrete like Karl it’s challenging to walk paved surfaces without critiquing the work. With a good eye and steady hand Karl leads a team that has no problem with nail-biting deadlines. Karl concretes with a rugged grace and appreciation of the aesthetics and unique characteristics achievable with the product.

Ned 'Rima' Apai

Asphalt Team Leader
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Cook Islander

Rima never fails to pay tribute to the asphalt technicians he works with. Rima expertly manages the asphalt team’s logistics and quality assurance documentation ensuring their application responds to the unique properties of each job. His respectful and cheerful demeanor mean he’s a favourite with customers and the public.

Raewyn Dittmer

Operator & Driver
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Pākehā/NZ European

Raewyn is a good example for women looking to a civil contracting career. She loves the industry and has progressed from starting out as a labourer to becoming an experienced operator. Known as Aunty Raewyn, she’s also Topline’s health and safety staff representative.

Shanan Harmer

Construction Supervisor
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Ngāti Kahungunu

With a calm leadership style and dexterity under pressure Shanan can build anything from a private driveway to a state highway. Shanan’s committed 15 years to the industry working from the bottom up making him an expert in all facets of civil construction. He leads by example and is a great coach and mentor.

Stan King

Traffic Management Foreman
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Ngāti Porou

Professional and motivated, Stan expects his traffic management team to deliver highly compliant and safe sites for Topline workers and our clients. As an experienced STMS, Stan oversees multiple sites and still finds the time to coach and upskill his team.

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