About Us

About Us

WHO WE ARE

Whelan the Wrecker is synonymous with demolition in Victoria. Since 1892 we have demolished thousands of structures in Melbourne and major regional centres. Today, our people and plant continue the tradition of delivering safe, efficient and reliable site preparation services in high risk environments.

TRIPLE CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

QUALITY – ISO9001

It is our customers and stakeholders who define what quality looks like and the standards we need to achieve.

AS4801SAFETY – AS4801

We’re committed to an uncompromising culture that refuses to put profit before the health and well being of our people.

ISO14001ENVIRONMENT – ISO4001

We strive to minimise emissions, noise and vibrations as well as to use energy and water efficiently, reduce waste and to recycle as much as we can.

TRUSTED

Established in 1892, Whelan the Wrecker remains a trusted contractor for public and private sector construction projects across Victoria.

RELIABLE

Our clients continue to depend on us to deliver each project on time, on budget and without incident.

VALUE FOR MONEY

We are efficient because we have the people and plant to get the job done right, first time.

OUR PEOPLE

Our people don’t just benefit from exciting and diverse projects with public and private sector clients, they benefit from a culture of collaboration and innovation that allow them to make the most of their remarkable skills and talent.

FRANK GATTO

GENERAL MANAGER

Frank is a respected industry veteran with 25+ years of experience across key Early Works disciplines, particularly low-medium rise demolition, strip outs and asbestos removal. Complete project oversight and direction, from EOIs and tenders through to delivery and demobilisation.

ANDREAN KRISTANTO  BE

PROJECT ENGINEER

Andre joined Whelan 3 years ago as a Graduate Engineer and has developed a strong understanding of urban structural demolition methodologies. His client focus and ability to engage key stakeholders, as well as subcontractors ensures seamless project delivery.

RICHARD LIN  BE

PROJECT ENGINEER

As a Graduate Engineer and QSE Administrator Richard demonstrated high level understanding of the rigorous control measures required to drive programming and sequencing of high risk works. Strong attention to detail and excellent QA processes are a feature of his project management approach.

OPERATIONS PERSONNEL

Whelan will call upon experienced and qualified Site Supervisors/Foreman with the relevant skills to match site and/or project specific requirements. All labourers and operators will carry the appropriate licenses or tickets for works to be completed. QSE Advisors are deployed to each project site to verify competencies of our workforce, audit site control measures and ensure full compliance with our contractual, regulatory and legislative obligations.

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