Our Team

Site safety office - Mike Melville

Mike Melville (Company Director)


  • Site Safety Supervisor
  • HNC Construction Management
  • CPCS – 180 excavators above and below 5T
  • CPCS – 360 excavator above and below 10T
  • CPCS – Telehandler
  • CPCS – Dumptruck (Rigid chassis)
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • Health and Safety Training:
  • First Aid Appointed Person
  • Manual Handling
  • CSCS


Mike brings a personal touch to all projects and ensures he is very hands-on and professional in dealing with all clients, big or small. He is always committed to ensuring that his wealth of experience and knowledge, is passed down through the workforce.

Key Strengths:

  • Successful record in Joint Venturing, Early Contractor Involvement and in securing and delivering collaborative contract arrangements
  • NEC open book accounting
  • Company Director for 17 years
  • Wide network of multi-discipline construction contacts in Scotland, and across the UK
  • Ensuring Health and Safety policy and procedures are implemented


Material purchaser - Keith Twaddell

Keith Twaddell (Estimator/Purchaser)

Keith has a breadth of experience within the building trade: joinery, estimating, surveying, purchasing materials, budgets and valuations. Day to day, he deals with all material purchasing and deliveries, as well as having an extremely hands-on approach to the tender stages of projects.

Key Skills:

  • CSCS Card
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong customer focus
  • Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure
    • ONC Quantity Surveying
    • HNC Information Technology

Construction manager -Barrie Chiverton

Barrie Chiverton BSc (Hons), MCIOB (Construction Manager)


  • BSC (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate
  • Site Management Safety Certificate
  • Chartered Member of CIOB
  • Health and Safety Training:
  • CSCS Manager
  • Temp. Works Co-ordinator
  • COSHH Supervisor
  • Fire Warden Certificate
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • First Aid F+


Barrie is a qualified Civil Engineering and manages our wide portfolio of contracts, varying from large hydro schemes to small drainage repairs. Day to day, he works with all types of client, including private, householders and government bodies. Barrie has extensive experience of all civil engineering works, having been heavily involved in many projects for over 20 years, joining MAM Contracting in 2011.

Key Strengths:

  • Highlighting constructability issues prior to construction
  • Dealing with third party issues to minimise disruption to production
  • Monitoring cost control to highlight variances in advance
  • Ensuring Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to
  • Maximising production within the given restraints of the site environment
  • Driving Programmes to ensure key dates are met
  • Managing environmental issues, particularly in sensitive areas of construction
  • A hands-on man management approach


Ellen Bowden (Office Manager)

Ellen has worked with Mike since the company was formed back in 2004, and is imperative to the company in her role.  She has a great working relationship with all suppliers and contacts and strives to be as involved with as much of the works as possible, to give her a clear understanding for invoicing and cost control.


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