About us

The Strength of Many People

About usA tightly knit, highly dedicated team focused on finding solutions, is what sets Adams apart.

We are one of the largest property services companies in Otago with a staff of over 50 highly experienced and fully qualified tradespeople and managers. We continue to add tradies with "the right fit for our culture" to our ever-growing team as the company expands to meet increasing demand for high quality work. (Interested in working for us? Click here.)

Our company has large, modern headquarters in Mosgiel, and a branch office in Cromwell.

As a company, we lead by example. We place strong emphasis on staff training and employ several apprentices. Our Apprentice of the Year award is given to the most outstanding apprentice who is given a trip to Outward Bound.

Our People

Mark PrestonMark Preston – Managing Director
Mark Preston is the principal owner and the managing director of Adams. Previously he co-owned the electrical arm of the business, Adams Electrical. A fully qualified electrician himself, Mark also has a background in electrical wholesaling.

Mark HowieMark Howie – Plumbing and Drainage Manager
Mark first began working at Adams on a Housing New Zealand contract doing maintenance and commercial work. He became contracts manager in 2005, moving on to plumbing manager four years later. He is responsible for over 20 staff, organising their workload, and liaising with builders and with customers.

Ray van der Vliet Ray van der Vliet – Administration Manager
Ray joined the Adams team in 2005 as contract administrator and was promoted to admin manager in 2010. He has worked in a number of high profile roles for large organisations such as NZED, Fortex and PPCS, the forerunner to Silver Fern Farms. Ray is Mark's right-hand man and is also a director of Adams.

Jason WestJason West – Electrical Manager
Jason is a registered electrician with two decades of electrical experience servicing and maintaining freezing works, supermarkets, joinery factories and engineering workshops. He is also well versed in estimating, preparing and submitting tenders for domestic and commercial electrical projects. He joined Adams in 2006 as an electrician and was promoted to divisional manager in 2010.