Building Surveying

Building Surveying

TESG Building Surveyors bring together many of Australia’s most respected and knowledgeable professionals.  With years of experience, the TESG team has an established reputation for operating at the highest industry standards with a focus on integrity and a commitment to delivering safe, practical solutions on time and to budget.  If you are looking for advice or would like a quote for your next project, please contact TESG Building Surveyors today.

Building Surveying Management Team

Brad Johannsen – Managing Director

Geoff Woolcock – Director

Phil Price – Chief Operating Officer

Greg Payne – National Operations Manager

Mark Landewee – Senior Building Surveyor

Building approval assessments

TESG Building Surveyors are registered throughout Australia and can provide applicants with the building approvals required under state legislation, conduct mandatory and non-mandatory building inspections throughout all stages of building works and issue occupancy permits/certificates at the completion of the project.

Assessment of Performance Based building solutions and design compliance advice

TESG can assist from the early stages of design concept and feasibility to address potential compliance issues and provide timely advice on alternative performance solution methodologies that may be utilised to demonstrate design compliance.

Building compliance audit reports to current National Construction Code / Building Code of Australia,

TESG Building Surveyors have the expertise to conduct a thorough assessment of an existing buildings to identify shortfalls in compliance to current day building codes and Australian Standards, including providing a risk rating to each item to inform clients of potential areas for future investment in their facilities.

Resolution of building notices, orders for property owners

Take the stress out of the building enforcement process by engaging TESG building surveyors to assist in navigating the process for you including making representations to statutory authorities on your behalf and developing an action plan to achieve the required outcomes of the notice or order.

Combustible cladding site assessments

Onsite visual assessment reports can be provided to clients identifying the use of claddings suspected of being non-compliant with the National Construction Code.  Further investigation can also be completed through assessment of as built building permit documentation and collection of samples for testing by certified testing laboratories to ascertain what materials have been used and determine the compliance status of these materials and inform the clients of any potential cladding replacement or alternative risk management procedures can be utilised to minimise risks to occupants.

Disability access and movement compliance audits

Conduct desktop and inspection audits to identify areas of non-compliance to current Australia Standard for disability access and safety movement before the owner is subject of legal action for discrimination under Disability Discrimination Act 1992.  Where a building owner or occupier is subject to such legal action, TESG building surveyors can provide advice and assist navigating through the legal process to achieve a satisfactory outcome for all parties.

General building compliance consultancy

TESG can assist you with general advice and consultancy services relating to their building compliance obligations in all facets of the built environment.

Expert witness reports including representing clients in legal proceedings

TESG Building Surveyors are experienced in providing expert legal opinions/ reports for use in legal proceedings as well as appearing in court on behalf of clients to provide expert opinion testimony.

Fire safety audit inspections

Assessments can be carried out to determine the suitability of current fire protection measures in place and provide recommendations on a priority basis, using agreed risk matrix definitions, to assist clients in protecting the life safety of their building occupiers