Our Team

Our Morrinsville based team are here to help.  Give us a call to discuss your requirements or drop by for a coffee.

Jack Odlum
Co-Owner and Director

Jack holds the position of Director and Estimator. Jack has a vast depth of knowledge of cabling techniques gained over 33 years of being both behind the machine as well as being office based.  Jack’s strongest talent is his lateral thinking enabling him to come up with very clever solutions for those “can’t be done jobs”.

Raewyn Odlum
Co-Owner and Administration Manager

Raewyn is based in the main office in Morrinsville and is a very intricate part of the Fibre Network team. After 30 years Raewyn has a sound knowledge of Contractual law, budgets / reporting construction milestones as well as health & safety inducting all our team members achieving Site Safe gold and auditing our systems for WSMP.

Mark Odlum
Co-Owner and Operations Manager

Mark has worked within the business for 9 years, being involved in all aspects of the business.  Marks main duties are organising staff, liaising with the workshop, pricing projects, auditing our own sites and attending progress meets with clients and keeping them informed, although he still loves to locate for the drills from time to time.  Mark is a fully qualified Multiduct Ribbonet Jointer including Fibre splicing and has also obtained a National Certificate in Civil Construction – Horizontal Directional Drilling.

Jennie Bale nee Odlum

Jennie has worked part time in the company for 20 years.  She is now a qualified accountant and ensures all tax and other compliance are completed.

Jo Townsend
Office Administrator

Jo has been with Fibre Networks for 5 years (over two different service periods).  Jo deals with debtors/creditor management as well as supporting Raewyn with the Health and Safety aspect of the business.

John Sayring
Project Manager

John is a recent addition to the Fibre Networks management team.  He is an expert locator and operator of directional drills, and has come on board to help Mark with Operational efficiencies.

Mark Dodgson
Project Foreman

Mark (Ram) has worked for Fibre Networks for 7 years.  He has worked from the ground up learning an understanding of all facets of civil construction. He is proficient with all types of machinery, in particular the rock saw. He has obtained qualifications in the following areas STMS, First Aid, Level 2 Gas Distribution, Truck mounted crane operations and a level 3 National certificate in Civil Construction Horizontal Directional Drilling works.

Layton Thueston
Project Foreman

 Layton has been Fibre Networks for 4 years and commenced his training as a drill operator and then moved fairly quickly into drill locating.  Layton has good organisational skills, and has achieved respect in the directional drilling field.  Layton also completed a National Certificate in Directional Drilling (Horizontal Directional Drilling ) this year. He is a STMS and First Aid officer.

Craig Vowles
Project Foreman

Craig has been with Fibre Networks for 17 years (over two service periods).  Craig’s field of expertise is High Voltage power installations via Hauling techniques, along with his ability to comprehend plans.  These are drawn from his experience, mitigating foreseeable problems and a broad knowledge of technical specifications and tensions.

Marty Ellis
Project Foreman

Marty has been with Fibre Networks for 4 years. He came from a construction background, but was able to swiftly transition into our industry.  Marty is now taking on a lot of our Grade Work competently and has recently completed a National Certificate in Civil Construction Horizontal Directional Drilling works – Locator and Gas Distribution.

Vaughan Hughes
Workshop Manager

Vaughan heads our workshop team managing our fleet of trucks and construction equipment over the past 3 years. This includes all servicing, preventative maintenance, alterations, breakdowns and pre-COF checks.  He maintains our business with a high level of compliance within our operating licence.  In addition he does quality custom design and build solutions coming from 10 years experience as an engineer.  Vaughan holds multiple welding tickets including ASME, 4711 multi position and many more.