Kennedys (Aust) is a complete construction and trade services provider, offering a convenient single point of contact for all your construction, plumbing, electrical, asbestos and metal fabrication needs throughout Victoria.

In operation since 1976, we provide exceptional solutions and service and have a proud history of delivering quality work to our clients.

A recognised industry leader with proven experience, you can trust Kennedys to provide you with the right solution for your requirements.

Our business is still grounded in strong family values and lead by Directors Shannon and Chris Kennedy.

Key personnel

Director

Beginning at Kennedys in 1996, Shannon has worked through the business from his early beginnings as a plumbing apprentice. This experience has given him the grounding and confidence to contribute to what Kennedys is today.

Shannon has been a Director of the group since 2006. He played a significant role in expanding the business via the asbestos and electrical branches of the company and oversees the coordination of larger business projects.

With a proven track record of project delivery, from estimating to contract administration and project completion, Shannon is experienced in the large-scale coordination of services and all aspects of quality, safety and environmental control.

His client experience is both broad and deep and has included several state and federal government departments including Education and Training, Justice, Human Services, Parks Victoria, Parliamentary Services and Defence. He a Victorian-wide asbestos remediation project for Defence (spanning 2 years) as well as an asbestos remediation project on Gabo Island for Parks Victoria involving strict timelines for completion within a highly sensitive ecosystem.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma of Management
  • Class A Asbestos Removalist
  • Class A Nominated Site Supervisor on WorkSafe Class A Licence
  • Construction Induction (White Card)
  • Licenced Plumber
  • Truck HC
  • Plant LB, LE
  • Licenced WP, SB, LF

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Director

Joining the team in 2005 as a plumbing apprentice, Chris has progressed through the business and manages the Geelong branch as well as the asbestos and mould remediation division of the company.

As a Director, he has overseen significant growth within the business through the diversity of trade services and branches particularly in the development of the asbestos removal activities.

Chris has worked with a variety of clients, including several high-profile private sector companies as well as state and federal government departments.  Geelong Port, Ford Motor Company, Barwon Water, CFA, City of Greater Geelong, and Australian Decommissioning Services (Alcoa site) are just some of the organisations he has assisted and the high rate of return business is testament to the quality of his work.

Prior to joining Kennedys, Chris worked within the landscaping and construction industries.

Qualifications:

  • Class A Asbestos Removalist
  • Class A Nominated Site Supervisor on WorkSafe Class A Licence
  • Construction Induction (White Card)
  • Registered Plumber
  • Truck HC
  • Plant LB, LE, LS
  • IICRC Accreditation in water damage restoration and applied microbial remediation

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