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Our team


Building your dream home – or renovating your existing one – is a pretty personal business. So it’s important to entrust the job to a team you can rely on and know you’ll enjoy working with. The Aaron Martin Construction team are all passionate about building houses, and we’re very good at it too. Plus, we’re a pretty friendly bunch.

Aaron Martin

has been working in the building industry since 1998, qualifying first as a carpenter, then as a builder. He’s a bit of a perfectionist and thrives on the complexities of building – in fact, a challenge is what gets him out of bed in the morning. With his technical expertise and unique ability to visualise the bigger picture, Aaron will coordinate the construction phase of your build, and personally manages and supervises the entire project to ensure every detail of your home comes together perfectly. Aaron will keep you up to speed with what’s happening on site, and is always ready to answer your questions and provide advice.

Susie Martin

will be your first point of contact and go-to person throughout the pre-construction phase of the build. Susie’s all about the details – she’s organised, process-focused, and will keep your project running smoothly from start to finish. Susie’s also the ‘hand-holder’, ready to provide advice and guidance when you’re making decisions as your building project progresses. Plus, with her great sense of style and passion for interior design, she can help you create the perfect interiors for your new home or renovation.

Shane Metcalfe

one of AMC’s lead carpenters (and Motocross star), joined our team in 2017, bringing with him a wealth of industry experience. Shane began his career as a bricklayer, but switched to carpentry in 2007, completing an adult apprenticeship through Careers Australia. He loves the detail and challenge associated with carpentry, as well as the high-level planning that goes into every AMC building project. What does he love most about working at AMC? ‘We all work together as a team, which makes the job site fun and enjoyable. To me, a happy workplace is a good one to be at.’

Matt Longden

is our newest recruit (commenced 2018) and another of our trusted lead carpenters. A seasoned builder who loves ‘nutting out challenges’, Matt started studying carpentry while still at school. Before joining AMC, he spent a decade working for a prestigious Adelaide-based renovation and extension company. He recently built his own home in Finniss, where he spends his spare time working on cars.

Joe Slattery

is completing his apprenticeship with AMC. After finishing school, he moved straight into construction, working in scaffolding before deciding to pursue carpentry. Joe has been with AMC since 2017; he works with care and skill, and we love having him on site. Joe moved to Strathalbyn from Victoria, but is already ensconced as a local, playing football for the Strathalbyn Roosters.

We also have a core team of subcontractors who bring their specialised skills to every project. All our subcontractors have been carefully handpicked as exceptional craftsman who show attention to detail and take pride in delivering the highest standard of work. Most of the subcontractors are Adelaide Hill’s locals, and over the years they’ve developed a great rapport and work well together as a co-ordinated team. This always ensures our building projects run efficiently and smoothly.

How do you know that our subcontactors are the best? Because we also design and build homes for ourselves (spec homes). So every supplier and subcontractor who works on your build has also passed the test on ours.