Syd Jones Pragmatix

Syd Jones


Syd has a reputation for providing practical solutions in all aspects of the development of major, complex projects.

He has 30 years’ experience in every area of construction ranging from the Auckland Art Gallery to large residential developments. Expertise in design management, project management and construction ensures competent performance at every stage of any project.

Syd is a Chartered Professional Engineer.

  • Qualifications: B.E. Civil (Hons) Canterbury
  • M.I.P.E.N.Z. CPEng.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Design Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Resource Consents
  • Value Management
  • Project Reporting
  • Procurement
  • Contract Documents
  • Engineer to the Contract
  • Client Briefs
  • Programming
  • Tenancy Coordination
  • Bank/ Funder Drawdowns
Employment History:
  • 2016 – Present Project Manager – Pragmatix
  • 1992 – 2015 Project Director, Veritas Project Management
  • 1985 – 1992 Development Manager, Mainzeal
  • 1984 – 1985 Design Engineer, Holmes Consulting Group
  • 1983 – 1984 Project Manager, Borthwick CWS Ltd
  • 1977 – 1983 Design Engineer, Sinclair Knight Merz
  • 1981 – 1982 Design Engineer, Bechtel Pacific Group Limited
Project Name Value Brief Description of Project Work
Auckland Art Gallery $120m Redevelopment of Site
Convention Centre $15m Development
Auckland Deaf Society $3m Development
Somervell Presbyterian Church $3m Development
Police Operational Centre $3m Redevelopment of existing Building
City Impact Church Mt Wellington $1m Redevelopment of existing Building
Shortland Centre $50m Development
385 Queen St $20m Development
National Bank Centre $100m Development
Symonds Centre $45m Development
Kitchener Tower $25m Development
Financial Centre $150m Development
Bell Gully Fitout – Vero Centre $8m Fitout
Vodafone Offices $3m Alterations
Telecom $0.5m Change Mgmt
Hunters Plaza Shopping Centre $30m Development
Smith & Smith $2m Development
University of Auckland (2000-05) (SCPA, Education, Library, SAIC, Medicine) $40m Redevelopment of existing and New Builds
University of Auckland (1991-1995) (Law, Medicine, Science, Fine Arts, Education, Music, Engineering, Architecture, Commerce) $45m Redevelopment of existing and New Builds
Auckland Teachers College $3m Redevelopment of existing
St Cuthbert’s College $15m Development
Stella Maris Campus $10m Development
Holy Cross Seminary $3m Development
CIC School $3m Development
St Joseph’s Rest Home $15m Development
Landings Apartment $24m Development
O’Rorke Hostel $18m Development
Land Development $6m Development
Executive Residential Houses $3m Development
Pullman Hotel $7m Redevelopment of existing
Vodafone National Cellular Network $70m Development
ESR Forensic Laboratory $3m Development
Logistic Warehouse $25m Development
Manufacturing Warehouses $5m Development
Kiwi Packaging Expansion $6m Development of existing
Aluminium Smelter $200m Development
Freezing Works $30m Development of existing

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