Glenn Roberts Electrical is a specialist electrical servicing and contracting company to Nelson’s commercial and residential market. We have extensive experience in all types and sizes of projects, specialising in architecturally designed homes and commercial buildings. The scope of operations undertaken includes small repairs and servicing; commercial fit-outs and new builds; residential renovations, rewires and new builds; landscape lighting; data and automation.
Glenn Roberts Electrical Proudly 100% Locally Owned and Operated.
Management and Office Team
Josh is the Company Director and owner of the company. He is a fully qualified electrician with over 24 years experience gained both in New Zealand and the UK. Most of this time has been spent in the commercial and residential sectors. Josh is responsible for the day to day running of the business and the project management of our large projects. Josh has worked on many electrical projects of varying sizes throughout his career both in hands-on roles and in management roles in NZ and in the UK.
Colin White, an experienced electrician with great people and leadership skills heads up our Service team and ensures the smooth running of this busy part of the business by working closely with the service team, our customers and suppliers. Colin also manages our Solar PV division – Solar Smart Energy, providing customers with specific Solar PV system designs for their individual needs through to managing the installation process.
Jon has had a variety of roles in his 20 plus years’ experience of the electrical industry. Project managing government contracts in Wellington for both electrical and data aspects that involved a high sense of security and trust. Running a successful electrical business in the Waikato for over 8 years before moving to Nelson with his family in 2014. Jon has a dynamic skill set that he applies to the Quantity Surveying and Project Management parts of our business. A proven problem solver that prides himself on developing a solution.
Gareth has over 30 years’ experience in the commercial, light industrial and domestic areas of the electrical field. He Immigrated to NZ from Somerset UK in 2003 where he has worked all over the South Island before settling with his family in the Nelson/Tasman region. With his great personal skills and being able to communicate with clients. His role finds him quoting all facets of the electrical industry and providing support to the operations manager to ensure smooth running of the day to day businesses.
Glenn is a fully qualified electrician with over 30 years management experience on a wide range of projects throughout the region. Glenn handles all our Fire Alarm work from the system design through to project management of the installation and IQP Inspections.
Nichola is the Office and Finance Manager. As part owner (with Josh) she is responsible for the financial reporting, payroll, marketing and administrative requirements of the company.
Rebecca is the Service Team Manager. She has been with the company for over 10 years and works closely with Colin our Operations Manager to ensure our busy Service Team to managed and all jobs attended to ontime. Rebecca is the first point of call for our customers on the phone, providing a friendly and very efficient service to our valued clients.
Sandy has been with GRE for over 24 years and manages our scheduled maintenance team, coordinating the IQP for Building BWoF Inspections and Checks for our customers. This involves liaising with Councils, Building Managers and Owners, Scheduling our IQP Inspectors, invoicing and administration. Sandy also is our receptionist and assists in all other areas of the administration of the company.
Electricians and Apprentices
We have a team of qualified NZ registered electricians with an extensive range of knowledge in the electrical industry of New Zealand and abroad, including the UK and Europe. Each has successfully run and managed a wide range of projects for us. Our team of Electricians include an Electrical Inspector; IQP Qualified Electrician and Lift Service Technician enabling us to offer our customers a wide range of services.
At present we have 4 Apprentices in our team at various stages of their Apprenticeship working towards their electrical qualification. We always encourage our Apprentices to compete at the Master Electricians’ New Zealand Apprentice of the Year Challenges, and are proud of their success, with two going through to the finals in recent years claiming 4th place in 2018 and 2nd place in 2019.