Welcome to Professional Building Services Australia, where you can find accredited professionals in the construction industry that can help you with all your planning and building surveying needs. If you are looking to construct and design homes, buildings and other structures in the Adelaide area, we are the private certifiers that can help.
We offer a wide range of services to the public including;
Building Surveying and Urban Planning
Assistance during the design phase
Swimming Pool Certifiers
Separating Fire Wall Inspections
Building Inspections and Certification during Construction
Building Audits – including Occupational Health and Safety and Disability, Discrimination Act
Checks on Building Contract Documentation and Quantities
Expert advice on sound building practice and the requirements of Building Codes and Standards
Fire Safety Inspection and Reports
Inspections and reports on existing buildings for structural adequacy, short and long term maintenance requirements, etc
Written Statements on completion attesting that the work has been completed in accordance with approved plans and to a satisfactory standard
PBS is unique in that our building surveyors are multi disciplined having an extensive knowledge of all elements of the development approval processes, including building, planning, land divisions etc
Meet The Team
PBS Australia is, as the wording describes, a company which offers a wide range of professional services to private individuals and the Building Construction Industry.
Professional Buildin Services Australia has been established since February 1994.
The primary role of PBS Australia is the Building Consulting, Assessment and Approval of Building Applications, more commonly known as Private Certification, however extends to include a wide range of Planning advice, inspections, building condition reports and the like where qualified diagnosis and recommendation are necessary. Particularly important where legal issues or disputes are involved.
You will find all of the services performed by PBS Australia, thorough, expeditious and competitive.
Grant – Director
Grant has been in the building industry for 40+ years, with over 30 directly involved in Building Surveying. Grant is well known in the industry and has been on numerous legislative and technical Committees. When it comes to buildings and construction, Grant’s knowledge is extensive and he consults with several regional councils.
Terry – Director
Terry has a wealth of knowledge after being in the building industry for over 40+ years. As a tradesman, builder, designer and Building Surveyor; he definitely knows his way around a building. He has worked in local and state government in Western Australia and now in the private sector here in Adelaide. Terry has also been a director on the Board of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors from 2008-2016 and was National Board President from 2010-2012.
Will – Building Surveyor
Will is a bright, enthusiastic young man with a sound knowledge of the building development process. He has recently completed his Bachelors Degree in Construction Management and is an accredited Level 3 Building Surveyor. Will looks forward to assisting you with any of your building needs and can guide you through using the PlanSA Portal.
Kamil – Assistant Building Surveyor
Kamil has completed his Bachelors Degree in Construction Management and is very knowledgeable in regard to the building code and the new ePlanning System in South Australia. Kamil is an asset to the team here at PBS Australia and will be able to assist you with any queries you may have.
Anne – Receptionist
Anne is the Receptionist; she is available to help you with lodging your applications and following up on the progress of jobs you have lodged awaiting approval. Any queries you have feel free to contact her.
Deb – Accounts Manager
Deb is the Office and Accounts Manager; she is able to assist with any queries you may have including any invoices and payments. Prompt payments equals prompt submission of your applications.
Margaret – Accounts Assistant
Margaret helps Deb with the accounts at PBS Australia. You may get a phone call from her if you haven’t paid your invoice or your account goes into arrears.
Kathy – Administration Assistant
Kathy organises all the variations, amendments and Certificates of Occupancy’s at PBS Australia. She may also forward you emails from councils when they request information. Kathy always endeavours to make sure our clients are satisfied and is available to help you with any of your queries.
Mckayla – Administration Assistant
Mckayla is in admin and helps with the lodgement of applications into the PlanSA portal as well as phone calls and emails. Mckayla is enthusiastic about construction with an aim to be a qualified professional within the coming years. Any queries you have, feel free to contact her.
Brenda – Administration Assistant
Brenda is in admin and is responsible for all the behind-the scenes lodgement and administration work.
Inqi – Administration Assistant
Inqi is new to the team at PBS Australia and aids in the lodgement of applications into the PlanSA Portal. Inqi is currently studying for a Bachelor of Construction Management & Economics and aims to be “the first Chinese building surveyor in Adelaide”.