His history is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork, with origins stretching from Cape Town to London.
Petrus’s career started in 1988 where he was employed by Basil Starke as a Civil Engineering Technician. During this time, he had the opportunity to concentrate and get involved with structural reinforced concrete works on projects such as, Mossgas (Mosselbay) concrete works, N2 (Tsitsikamma) bridge works, Houtbay sewer treatment plant, Blue downs main stormwater outfall system.
In 1994 he accepted a position at Baseline Civil Contractors as a Site Agent till 2001. During this time the balk of his experience was concentrated on road and services development.
In 2002 Petrus moved to the UK where he joined Laing O'Rourke as a Project Engineer. He was involved with two major residential developments in London further developing his skills in the reinforced concrete sector including many other aspects i.e demolition, ground works, bulk excavations, piling, cladding and M&E.
From 2005 till 2009 he continued his career as a Senior Projects Manager in the reinforced concrete sector in the London area with Lancsville Construction today known as Henry Construction.
In 2009 he returned to South Africa to join Baseline Civil Contractors as a Director and shareholder. During this time, he developed the concrete division of the company concentrating on civil structural concrete works that included bridge construction, water and sewer treatment plants and various other RC works.
He then briefly visited the UK again in 2017 where he completed two projects on a contract bases for Northvale Construction.
Then in 2018, his passion and ambition for the concrete industry brought him back to South Africa where he then established Struccon Solutions.