Our Staff

Pedram Shafigh


Pedram Shafigh

Pedram has 20 years of experience in Building and Construction industry.  He started out as a drafter stepping through different roles and gaining first-hand experience on drafting, detailing, estimation, planning, resource management, site supervision and project management; both overseas and in Australia with leading companies such as WATPAC and Tenix (Downer Utilities). He has been involved in a wide variety of residential and commercial, airport terminals, railway stations and civil projects.

Pedram’s extensive experience is backed up by his civil engineering degree. He is a member of Engineers Australia and always asks for superior finished product in accordance with Australian Standards and manufacturer’s specification. Pedram also holds a certificate IV in workplace health and safety which means there is, “no compromise on safety!”


“The thing I enjoy most about working in the building industry is the opportunity to observe the creation of something- from a few lines on paper to the smile on the clients face when they are stepping into their new home.”

- Pedram Shafigh

Chris Street

Carpenter/Leading Hand


Chris is a qualified carpenter with a Certificate IV in Construction and over 11 years’
experience in the building and construction industry.

After completing his apprenticeship in 2009, Chris worked on a variety of different projects including: town houses, steel and timber frames, new homes, split level (up to 5 levels), renovations, extensions, industrial projects, service station conversions, architectural builds, shop fitting, units and supervisory roles. He has worked on many projects with town planners, engineers, certifiers, architects and high end clients.

Chris has also completed courses in polyethylene plastic pipeline welding & electrofusion polyethylene welding.

“The best part about working in the building industry is seeing the results of your hard work, learning/gaining experience, teaching others and problem solving.”

-Chris Street

Matthew Verstandig



Matthew has over 9 years’ experience in the building industry, including all aspects of
carpentry, heavy framing, new houses and renovations.

He has a particular interest in Old Queenslanders, fine timber work and how design/architecture transforms a home.  Matthew’s role with Smith & Sons Indooroopilly involves all aspects of carpentry and working closely with the team onsite to ensure each and every project is completed to the highest of standards.




“My favourite thing about working in the building industry is watching the transformation of homes and being able to work on a variety of different projects.”

– Matthew Verstandig

Paul Armytage

Skilled Labourer


Paul has been working in and out of the building industry for the past 26 years. He has
worked with several builders, plumbers and concreters in domestic, commercial and industrial environments. Paul also had his own successful handyman business for over 6 years.

As a skilled labourer with Smith & Sons Indooroopilly, Paul helps out on site lending a hand (he is a jack of all trades) and see’s most jobs to completion. He is able to liaise with owners, suppliers and other trades to ensure a seamless building experience.




“My favourite thing about working in the building industry is being surrounded by a great team with a positive attitude, which makes me very happy to come to work every day.”

– Paul Armytage


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