For over 90 years the Brimblecombe name has stood for building excellence.


On site professional discussions between team members

Our People at Brimblecombe Builders Pty Ltd

Seeing two senior members of Brimblecombe Builders deep in concentration and conferring on site is not unusual. Their valued teamwork will often find them discussing the best approach to a problem which benefits all parties.

Honesty, integrity and openness are welcomed in all discussions with team members and this translates across to all their dealings with clients and contractors.  All team members exhibit a cohesive amicable team approach. Relationship building is considered to be a most important ability as are problem solving and time management skills.

Passion, innovation and an unswerving dedication to the industry remain the hallmarks of this South Australian construction company.

Throughout numerous letters from clients across the decades runs the message  that the Brimblecombe Team act proactively, collaboratively and professionally. Others use the terms like a  high degree of cooperation, and willingness to adapt,

Industry Awards
Terowie Civic Trust Award - restoration of Terowie Railway Station
Master Builders SA Awards - one for Excellence in the use of Glass  and the other for Commercial Construction - Commercial building under $1million for the Norman McLeay Centre in Centennial Park
Northern Community Hospital maternity unit

Michael Rundell - Managing Director

Mike is a positive solid manager with a hands on approach to problem solving with a can do approach. His formal qualifications of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Building Technology coupled with his extensive industry experience in the construction industry places him in good stead as an industry leader.

This coupled with his experience  as past president of the Master Builders Association of South Australia and being a long term member of the executive of the Association for many years has given him a strong industry focus striving for the best outcomes for all parties.
Mike Rundell receiving MBASA awards for Norman McLeay Centre

Mike has high ethical standards and a high focus on honesty integrity and dependability. He demonstrates these qualities in his passion for the building construction industry. A referee stated that under Mike's leadership,a project was meticulously managed, budgets strictly adhered to and regular site meetings kept all informed.

Mike has an overarching role and has been actively involved in all the projects undertaken since he became Managing Director of Brimblecombe Builders in 1987. Prior to this appointment, Mike's previous roles included Contracts Manager and Project Engineer appointments.

For further information on Michael Rundell, please follow this link
Government House roof restoration

Lindsay Kay - Estimator / Project Manager

Having a trade background gives Lindsay a strong technical focus that aids in problem solving if and when issues arise. Lindsay has all round experience which stands him in good stead, giving him a special insight into how the job should be done.

He believes in 'Getting it right the first time', (doing it once and doing it right!) and finding the best solution for the long term, always considering the best interests of the client. He exhibits openness, dedication, and is a perfectionist in all his projects.

Lindsay has been complimented for his exceptional work...on delivering projects within a tight time frame despite external delays.

More information about  Lindsay's career and projects managed for Brimblecombe

Altius - office fitout

Gordon Tuft - Estimator / Project Manager

Gordon has been an Estimator/ Project Manager at Brimblecombe since 2007 and has had over 25 years experience in this type of role. His drafting background makes it easy for him to envisage buildable options.  Clients have acknowledged this advantage.

Gordon is a quiet achiever who brings passion to his building projects as well as

  • having a keen eye for detail
  • being meticulous
  • a need to satisfy all contracted parties with the best possible outcome
  • maintaining a modest, yet helpful approach
  • being open to other points of view
Click here for further information on Gordon's experience, qualifications ,

Leabrook - Resthaven community

Stephen Reynolds - Site Foreman

Having run his own business for many years, Steve understands the need for attaining a balance to achieve project outcomes.Steve is driven and focused on achieving the highest level of quality possible and achieving program targets. He is honest and to the point in all his dealings.

Steve has undertaken various courses to complement his training as a carpenter joiner.
  • Work Safely at Heights 2017
  • Senior First Aid Course 2014
  • Master Builders Association Courses – numerous
  • High Risk Work EWP 2012
  • CITB Safety Induction course 2009
  • Commercial Supervisors License
  • HR License
  • Builders License SA

Steve has been commended for patience and good nature on a worksite and for being proactive with suggested solutions.  His on the job experience is highlighted here:
Jimmy C mural on the Brimblecombe wall

Courtney Parkinson - Administration

Courtney is a young and vibrant team member with a strong desire to achieve. With her 12 years of experience and her can do and calm approach, Courtney adds a balance to the office environment.

Courtney is responsible for -

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Payroll
  • General office administration.

Symbols of the history, pride and professionalism at Brimblecombe Builders Pty Ltd

The Qualities represented by the objects in this photo reflect the Talent, Tradition, Respect, Service and Excellence propounded by the Brimblecombe Team approach  to their work in this field.