About SCS

SCS is a South Island, New Zealand company delivering a specialised structural concrete construction service to our clients across the South Island.

We pride ourselves on being specialists, leveraging our experience gained across the Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Commercial Building and Civil Construction Sectors. We are a cost efficient and knowledgeable partner for your concrete construction requirements. We understand that success is driven by the capability, motivation and satisfaction of your employees and subcontractors, that is why we endeavour to impart a safe and fulfilling work culture to our team and our partners.


To enhance the performance of our customers by understanding their needs and providing a cost effective concrete construction and management service. SCS is proud to be an innovative and capable partner within its subsector.


To become the partner of choice by offering cost effective, reliable and expert solutions as a structural concrete specialist.

By focusing its experience and expertise in the structural concrete discipline, SCS will deliver market leading performance as a partner to construction companies throughout the South Island.


James O’Dea

027 553 1720

James O’Dea is a Civil Engineer by training and experience. His career experience includes Management and Engineering positions on numerous large-scale landmark projects in New Zealand, Great Britain and Western Australia. The majority of James’ career has been with a bias towards large-scale civil and structural concrete construction within the Oil and Gas and Infrastructure sectors.

James has an acute awareness of the importance of building a strong team to execute construction packages. Despite the often unique challenges thrown up within the construction sector he comments that; “these challenges are significantly amplified without the right people, the right leadership and the right culture within a team environment".

He has relished the opportunity to team up with like minded people who have a complementary set of skills and experience to his own. He looks forward to the future of the company as a partner and subcontractor to companies across Otago and the South Island. James maintains a firm belief that SCS delivers a level of expertise, professionalism and innovation that will continue to make it a valuable partner within the industry.

Josh Dodds

Area Manager Central Otago
027 319 6369

Josh, a qualified carpenter who couples his practical experience with an eye for commercial opportunity.

Formerly the owner and operator of JD Building until its amalgamation with SCS in 2018. Josh brings a diversity of civil and commercial construction experience to the team. With an ingenuity developed from working in challenging and remote work environments, he has the leadership to overcome unique challenges.

Looking to the future of SCS, Josh is particularly excited by opportunities that exist to build SCS into NZ’s premier Structural Concrete Sub-Contractor

Shane Bichan

Site Supervisor Coastal Otago
027 264 1111

Shane is a qualified carpenter and a concrete expert who thrives on a hectic professional life. Born and raised on lush South Otago pasture. He brings the work ethic and drive that is uniquely fostered in South Otago’s agricultural communities.

Shane was previously owner and operator of South Otago Concrete until its amalgamation with SCS in 2018, his drive, knowledge and humility are the characteristics that have become noticeable within all aspects of SCS company culture.

Shane is committed to bringing the art of large scale concrete placing into the modern era, with ambitious plans to implement the latest in 3D robotic laser technology and laser guided placing equipment he maintains perpetual vigilance on what technology may be around the corner.

Hong Vu

Senior Project Manager Central Otago

The Team

Nathan Theobald

Construction Foreman Central Otago

Willem Vorster

Construction Foreman Central Otago

Hayden Smith

Construction Foreman Central Otago

Cam Bulow

Construction Foreman Coastal Otago