Petrus’s history is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork, with origins stretching from Cape Town to London.
His career started in 1988 where he was employed by Basil Starke as a Civil Engineering Technician in training. While at Basil Starke he worked on projects like, Mosgas (Mossilbay), N2 (Tsitsikamma), Houtbay sewer treatment plant, Bluedowns main stormwater outfall system. During this time he had the opportunity to concentrate and get involved with structural reinforced concrete works. Needless to say that this is where the passion was born.
In 1994 he started working at Baseline Civil Contractors as a Site Manager till 2001. During this time the balk of his experience was concentrated at Roads and services development.
Then in Jan 2002 he joined the O'Rourke Group today known as Laing O'Rourke, as a Project Engineer. During this time he was involved with two major residential developments in the London area. Developing his skills in the reinforced concrete frame works sector.
Then from 2005 till 2009 he continued his career as a Senior Projects Manager in the reinforced concrete frame construction in the London area with Lancsville Construction today known as Henry Construction, again focused on reinforced concrete structures.
From 2009 till 2017 he came back to South Africa to join Baseline Civil Contractors as a director and shareholder. During this time he developed the concrete division, concentrating on civil structural concrete works like bridges, water and sewer treatment plants.
Then in 2018, his passion and ambition for the concrete industry drove him to establish Struccon Solutions.