Award winning Cairns builder
The Field Construct team
Meet the team behind the company
Richard Field - Director - Builder and Licensee

Richard, the creator of Richard Field Construction, is a leading qualified Construction Manager and has successfully guided the business from its commencement in 1997. Through Richard’s commitment, energy for excelling in strong open relationships and unwavering attention to detail, he has delivered projects across the Far North Queensland region for public and private clients.

With outstanding professional expertise in design management, procurement and materials selection for construction in tropical climates. Richard has a keen focus on Quality, Safety and Environment Control for every project.

  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Construction Management QUT 1999
  • QMBA Award Winner – Education Facilities up to $10 million
  • QMBA State & FNQ Regional Winner – Retail Facilities up to $5 million
Alex Green - Cost Planner

Alex is one of the best North Queensland estimators – and is a highly respected industry professional. With exclusive experience as an estimator in the construction industry, Alex understands and calculates the estimates of a project – for the benefit of the client and for Field Construct.

A steady hand in cost planning and control is essential for any building project and Alex can ensure that - with his proficiency in his role as an Estimator in determining costs prior to the project commencement. With in-depth knowledge of current market resource indicators, Alex can develop estimates that serve as a more than reliable basis for the development of project contracts.

  • Higher National Certificate in Construction Studies - Glasgow Technical College
Luke Freeman - Construction Manager

Joining the business in 2015, Luke is a major contributor to the success of the business as a leading Construction Manager. Qualifying as a degreed Construction Manager in 2020 Luke has embraced and excelled in the challenges of Tropics construction in the Far North, and with his background as a certified carpenter, elevates practicality in contemporary construction techniques.

Luke has supported and led one of Cairns most iconic projects – the Esplanade Dining Precinct for Field Construct with Cairns Regional Council – which has brought a new present-day infrastructure to assist Cairns’ tourism recovery from the impact of COVID-19.

  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Carpenter Builder
  • Certificate lll – Carpentry
Paul Cunanan - Contracts Administrator

Every successful builder needs an efficient contract administrator and Paul conveys solid performance every time. Since joining our team in 2017, Paul has brought his sound civil engineering background to cultivate long term supplier and subcontractor relationships across the range of delivery partners we use. His project portfolio includes multi-unit public housing, educational and primary health care facilities.

Paul also fully participates in monitoring and reporting the project’s progress on site and ensures the scope of works is being delivered in line with all contract requirements. In his spare time, Paul likes to sing in the Choir for Filipino Mass at St Monica’s.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Rob McConkey - Constructor

Rob has worked with Field Construct since 2006 on a variety of projects from renovations work to multi-million commercial projects. His strong leadership skills, enthusiastic approach and experience on the field together with exceptional building capabilities result in quality builds every time. Rob joined the construction industry in 1991 as a carpentry apprentice. He has experience in all aspects of commercial, government and domestic carpentry, including island and resort work.

  • Carpentry and Joinery Qualification
  • Queensland Site Supervisor License No. 726155
  • Workplace Health & Safety Officer - Queensland
Scott McKercher - Constructor

Scott is a licensed builder and commenced with Field Construct in 2008.

He has far-reaching experience in all levels of building and construction, including but not limited to the construction of display homes, house renovations, civil works and construction for owner builders. He has vast experience in the erection of communications and fire-spotting towers (including helipads) in remote areas with difficult terrain, and employment of large government and company projects in which he has held a leading role.

He faces challenges with a levelheaded and pragmatic approach and his expertise is evident in some of the difficult and complex projects that he has completed.

  • Carpentry & Joinery Qualification
  • Queensland Builder – Medium Rise Licence no: 1155810
  • Workplace Health & Safety Officer- Queensland
Sam Bryan – Constructor

Sam has a wide-ranging skill set predominately around Carpentry and Civil Works including residential and commercial projects. Sam has built JCU Internet of Things, Martyn St Netball Multipurpose Hall, Buchan Street Industrial Warehouse, Redlynch Science Centre and Trinity Bay Multi-Purpose Hall.

Sam has developed an understanding in concepts and practices across our integrated management system for quality, safety and environment.

  • QBCC Low Rise Supervisor Licence 15105530
  • Certificate III Carpentry
  • First Aid Certificate | CPR
  • Forklift Licence
  • Elevated Work Platform Licence
David Crowe – Constructor

David’s project portfolio includes a range of cyclone related insurance repairs, re-roofs, and re-constructions. He has completed many varied capital works projects for James Cook University and Government maintenance packages.

With extensive general and marine construction experience, working in remote areas on varying projects, David has a particularly developed finishes trades capacity.

  • Carpentry and Joinery Qualification
  • Senior First Aid | CPR
  • Working Safely at Heights
Bradley Stephen – Apprentice Carpenter

Bradley commenced employment with Field Construct as an adult Apprentice Carpenter.

A good team member at Field Construct and demonstrates a mature and committed approach, with a willingness to learn all aspects of construction.

An excellent sportsman currently playing for Northern Pride Rugby League Club.

  • Certificate III—Logistics
  • Certificate III Carpentry, Skills 360 - In progress
  • First Aid Certificate | CPR
  • Work in Confined Spaces
  • Forklift Licence
Matthew George – Leading Carpenter

Matt has demonstrated his commitment and strong work ethic throughout his apprenticeship, and into his leading carpenter role at Field Construct.

Matt is completely connected with all forms of commercial construction including cyclonic reactions, water proofing/ tanking, roofing trade integrity and building through wet seasons.

  • Certificate III Carpentry
  • Test and Tag Certification
Peter Singleton – Construction Manager

Peter enjoys a progressive and fulfilling career through adaptive learning and proven work ethics; and to ensure mutual pride and satisfaction in each and all projects.

Currently working with the Field Construct team as the Construction Manager on a bespoke private residence based on Lizard Island.

Peter is also a Connector Training for Mates in Construction with the aim of reducing suicide in the construction industry as well as improving the mental health and well-being of Queensland construction workers.

  • QBCC Builders’ license 722926
  • General Industry Induction
  • High Risk Certificate
Barry Styan – Construction Manager

Barry brings a wealth of knowledge to Field Construct through management of a regional construction office of Project Managers, Site Managers, HSE and Administration staff constructing up to two and three multi-million-dollar construction projects.

Working closely with our senior management covering finances, safety, construction issues, human resources and client relationships

  • Associate Diploma of Civil Engineering
  • QBCC Building Supervisor’s License
Benjamin Molony – Apprentice Carpenter

Benjamin is our newest recruit to the Field Construct team as an Apprentice Carpenter and has been working with the team on our newest Esplanade Dining Precinct project.

Graduating from year 12 at St Augustine’s College in Cairns with high remarks towards his studies and comes highly recommended from his teachers and peers at school. Benjamin treats all team members with the highest respect and enjoys learning complex tasks often carried out by Field Construct as an award-winning commercial construction building company.

  • White Card Certification
  • Working Safely at Heights
  • Apprentice Carpenter – In progress
Andrew Eddy – Constructor

Andrew is currently working on a range of projects with Field Construct as a leading Constructor. Bringing with him hands on experience as Project Manager, Site Builder and his original trade Carpentry skills creating a versatile in demand industry Constructor.

Having demonstrated experience and knowledge of all Residential & Commercial Construction, Andrew will continue to monitor the range of projects carried out by Field Construct to the highest standard, whilst coordinating with a range of contractors and client liaison.

  • Certificate IV in Passive Fire Protection
  • Diploma of Building – Medium Rise Builders License
  • Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
Tiffin Newman – Accounts and Office Administration Manager

Working closely with Richard Field as the Accounts and Office Administration Manager, Tiffin ensures the integrity of our account management and client details. With excellent leadership and communication skills, Tiffin is an adept problem solver and a truly supportive team member.

Tiffin has extensive experience working as an overseer in accounts and administration for construction comprising of multiple companies that undertake property development and house construction.

  • Certificate IV Accounting
  • First Aid Certificate

 

Clients that have worked with the award winning team at Field Construct:

What our clients say about us
"Key to the success of the project was Richard's ability to interpret my vision for the building and the completed result is a testament to his skill in that regard."
Joe Vella
JVIB
"Through efficiency in organisation, pride in workmanship and sensitivity to client requirements, Field Construct displays a professional approach to building procurement."
Farrell Morrisson
Cairns Architect
“We're very pleased with the quality of work and the attention to detail provided by Field Construct; in addition, we're impressed that a project of this complexity was completed in such a timely manner.”
Tony Baker
Quicksilver Dive Centre, Port Douglas
“Our Dental Practice building is in everyway what we need for a team of practitioners from all over Australia, Thank you Richard and Team.”
Gary Taifalos
Cairns Precision Dental
“Richard Field Constructions brought a complicated, environmentally sensitive job to completion. A job well done.”
Matt Byrne
Thakral
Commercial Building
Our high level of quality assurance ensures all stages of a project from planning to construction are efficiently and continuously managed.
Home Building
With Field Homes, the architect and builder work together to ensure the client receives complete personal service.
Recognition
Field Construct are one of the most awarded building companies operating in Cairns and our awards portfolio speaks for itself.
Project Gallery
Have a look at some of the projects we have been working on in our project gallery.
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