Founded in 2002, our ultimate aim is to leave a positive experience within our community and environment. We believe we create value for our customers by working in a responsible and caring manner.
Our development vision is creative, carefully executed and broad in scope, from clients within the public and private sector including; education, retail, office fit-out, data centres, hospitality and healthcare.
We are proud to have long-term and trusting relationships with our clients and we strive to maintain these relations as well as continuing to build our company to be the most competitive and quality driven Mechanical and Electrical provider on the South Coast.
James originally qualified as electrician and air conditioning engineer whilst working on high-end refurbishments projects for national retailers and corporate clients and has invaluable experience within the electrical and mechanical industries. James has maintained a reputation for versatility, quality workmanship and attention to detail.
Passionate about incorporating a business to be proud of, where customers feel looked after and appreciated James founded 2Teck Limited in 2002. One company with five specialist divisions 2Teck provide a true in-house Mechanical and Electrical solution.
After living the role as Managing Director for 20 years James decided August 2022 was the right time to appoint a successor. 2Teck’s Operations Director Darren Evans was the obvious choice to take over the day to day operations, Darren epitomises the company’s ethos, he’s hard working, focused and dedicated in helping others, making him the perfect successor for this role.
James and 2Teck remain highly ambitious about the future development plans and look forward to the next exciting chapter. James has now taken up the role of Chief Executive Officer to work on the business strategy, sustainability and future developments, watch this space!
Darren Evans has been in the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) industry for over 20 years initially training as a ventilation engineer before progressing to be a fully qualified engineer achieving NVQ L3 in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning at Eastleigh college. Darren then moved into a project management and design role which later led to Darren undertaking the position of 2Teck’s Air Conditioning Director.
After occupying this position for 3 years, Darren put together and implemented a strategy which saw 2Teck’s air conditioning division grow from strength to strength. Darren built an installation team based on commitment, work ethic, attention to detail and a great team spirit. This in turn led to increased business and more importantly a greater customer satisfaction. During this period 2Teck Air Conditioning secured and carried out some of the largest air conditioning projects within the region, whilst continuing to support their existing client base. Those successful 3 years resulted in Darren being promoted to Operations Director for 2Teck Ltd, where he was be able to utilise these core skills and beliefs in order to oversee and support the continued growth of the company from an operations point of view.
3 more years of continued company and infrastructure growth saw Darren promoted to Managing Director, a role which will see him oversee all the day to day operations of the business as well as new business development opportunities, HR, marketing, team infrastructure, company procedures, customer service and company development, for which he always strives to deliver perfection.
Andy Biggs has gained 20 years experience in the M&E contracting sector. He has a broad knowledge of managing projects, in challenging environments and has become a dedicated, loyal senior manager, who’s particular strengths are stakeholder management, business development with strong communication skills at all levels.
Adam Rainey has worked in the electrical industry since leaving college in 2004 where he qualified with City & Guilds and NVQ L3 in electrical engineering. Initially gaining experience within the small works environment he quickly progressed onto larger projects, leading teams of electrical engineers, completing complex installations in a wide range of environments including the Wiggle distribution warehouse and Estee Lauder’s UK production headquarters.
Adam’s exceptional electrical knowledge and experience, together with his team leadership and decision making skills, enable him to provide our clients with a focused and reliable service.
Adam is now in his new role as Electrical Director at 2Teck where he retains his reputation for being extremely responsive to client’s requests. His in depth knowledge of all commercial and industrial electrical systems enables him to provide effective solutions for organisations of all types and sizes.
Joe Easton has been in the Air Conditioning industry for over 12 years from starting out as an improver to becoming a lead engineer before progressing to be a fully qualified engineer achieving NVQ L2 (A/C & Heat pump installations, testing & Maintenance) City & Guilds Level 2 F-Gas and City & Guilds Level 3 Electrical (refrigeration & Air Conditioning). Joe then moved into a project managements role which, with years of experience out in the field has enabled him to allow support where required.
Joe has masses of experience installing and maintaining systems in a wide variety of building types and sizes. Including installations with strict time frames and high sensitivity sites. This knowledge has helped Joe over the years to understand both the engineers and clients requirements.
Joe has knowledge across all the quality manufacturer’s products and he specialises in Daikin and Mitsubishi Electric systems enabling him to be of assistance and guidance for the engineers.
Joe has also worked with a wide range of clients in the past years including Arqiva, SSE, high sercurity MOD sites and various Councils especially West Sussex County Council. Also to be mentioned, carrying out the installation of various different system make ups within the show room of a well known Air Conditioning manufacture.
Peter Varran has been within the communications industry for the last 13 years. He worked his way up from engineer to lead engineer at his first firm, running technical data centre projects throughout Europe managing large teams of engineers on site, as well as complete infrastructure projects throughout the UK.
He then moved on to his next role, which was to manage a local Systems Integration Company. Here, he developed strong customer relations with some of the biggest names within the retail and leisure industries. Within this role he managed the delivery of large fibre projects, data, AV integration and CCTV rollouts. He will always work very closely with the customer to ensure that the project is delivered within a timely and effective manor.
Peter had achieved communications accreditation with some of the biggest brands in the industry, such as AXIS, Commscope, Excel and Hellerman Tyton.
Nick Rogers has been working in the mechanical building services industry since 2000 and progressed through his apprenticeship to become a fully trained and qualified installation and maintenance engineer achieving NVQ L3 in Plumbing and Heating.
He then gained several years of installation and project management skills working on a hugely varied range of projects, both large and small, in all types of environments including the diverse range of NHS premises and Portsmouth Naval Base.
Nick’s experience in the industry is second to none enabling him to knowledgeably advise on and design heating systems, sanitary ware options, hot/cold water distribution and gas installations for commercial buildings, offices, schools and medical facilities amongst many more.
Nick’s always keeps himself up to date with the latest and most innovative products from the UK’s leading suppliers so that he can offer a cost effective yet completely bespoke solution for any project and budget.
Nick takes the time to fully understand his customer’s requirements and prides himself on providing a professional, high quality service from design to installation.
Chris Bragg is a former British soldier and was deployed to Afghanistan in charge of service and maintenance activities. After leaving the army Chris trained and qualified as an air conditioning and refrigeration engineer achieving NVQ Level 2 (A/C & Heat Pump installation, testing & maintenance), City & Guilds Level 2 F-Gas and City & Guilds Level 3 Electrical (refrigeration & air conditioning) and has developed an in depth technical knowledge of all equipment and control systems from the leading air conditioning manufacturers including Daikin, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Fujitsu and Hitachi enabling him to fully support his customer’s systems and should any potential issues or faults arise to efficiently diagnose and quickly rectify them.
Chris progressed and adopted the role of Service/Project Manager for air conditioning & ventilation division at 2Teck where he looked after the installation projects and service contracts, both planned and reactive, for our ever growing customer base. He is a highly skilled and knowledgable installation and service specialist and has worked with clients such as West Sussex County Council and NATS (National Air Traffic Control), SSE as well as many small and mid-sized commercial organisations.
Chris is now the Service Director for 2Teck and looks after Service & Maintenance Division for all mechanical and electrical services that include service level agreements, planned preventative maintenance and reactive contracts.
Josh Patrick’s career in the electrical industry began in 2015 where he served a 4 year apprenticeship at a local company whilst attending college to achieve Level 3 City & Guilds in electrical installations and where he also completed his 18th edition regulations exam. During this time Josh had shown a great deal of progression, so much so that he was promoted to take on the role of electrical team leader.
Josh joined 2Teck’s Electrical Division in 2019 as an Electrical Improver, however his passion and knowledge have been a catalyst to him moving up the ranks very quickly. Within a short time Josh became Electrical Engineer and later onto Electrical Supervisor taking on more responsibility including leading teams of engineers on a variety of different sized projects.
Josh’s vast experience within domestic, commercial and industrial electrical projects, alongside his in depth knowledge and team leadership skills have led Josh to become 2Teck’s Electrical Project Manager where he will help manage and co-ordinate new and existing projects whilst assisting the Electrical Engineers.
Daine Evans has been within the HVAC industry (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) for over 14 years during which time he undertook various installation roles from ductwork through to complete VRF / VRV systems.
After learning his trade and gaining valuable experience as an on-site supervisor, Daine joined 2Teck in June 2019 as an Air Conditioning Supervisor, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and organisation skills. This then shortly led to Daine being promoted to Air Conditioning Project Manager.
Daine’s excellent work ethic, attention to detail and industry knowledge together with his organisational skills enable him to provide all of our clients a structured and precise project delivery. Daine has settled well in to his new role, and is starting to build solid and sustainable relationships with our existing and new client base.
Lewis Mansfield has been in the fire and security industry for 13 years in which time he has been a lead installation engineer for various complex sites that include the English Heritage and Portsmouth City Council.
Lewis prides himself on quality from the outset of design, to installation, through to commissioning and handover to the customer to exceed their expectations. During his time as an installation engineer Lewis has gained an in depth industry knowledge and has fire alarm design, installation and commissioning qualifications through the Fire Industry Association (FIA), and has an excellent working knowledge of the BS5839 fire standard.
Lewis Joined 2Teck in November 2019 as the Fire & Security Projects Manager in the communications division and is embracing his new role with drive and determination.
Mark West has worked in the electrical industry since leaving school in 2007, going onto college and completing his apprenticeship leaving with a city and guild NVQ L3 qualification. He then went on further gaining his 2391 periodic testing and initial verification qualification.
Mark joined 2Teck starting off working in the smaller work environment progressing quickly onto the larger projects, leading teams of electrical engineers working on a wide range of different electrical installations.
Mark’s excellent electrical knowledge and attention to detail enabled him to progress into his new role as electrical projects manager at 2Teck where he retains his reputation for being extremely responsive to client’s requests. His in depth knowledge of all commercial and industrial electrical systems enables him to provide effective solutions for organisations efficiently and on time.
Dan Morley started his journey into the mechanical industry 9 years ago and during this time he has worked across a vast variety of commercial and domestic projects ranging between NHS buildings, schools / universities, leisure centres, commercial business units, offices, new build houses and flats just to name a few.
Dan’s work ethic, consistency, growth mindset and can do attitude enabled him to progress quickly and he was considered competent enough to organise and manage his own projects from early on in his career, starting small and progressing to bigger projects each time. This early opportunity was a catalyst for him to further his skills and knowledge within the industry.
Dan joined 2Teck in 2017 as a mechanical engineer and as the team progressed and expanded he was quickly promoted into a site supervisor role. He completed his SMSTS training in 2019 and continued as a site supervisor up until March 2021 where he was promoted to his current role as a Projects Manager.
Ashleigh Robson joined the 2Teck team in November 2019 and brings with her over 10 years’ experience working across the building and M&E industries. In particular, dealing with a varied number of maintenance term contracts for large local authorities and service level agreements for the likes of academies, community centres and care homes.
Ashleigh’s previous roles have been varied and include office and administration management but her most recent role as a Helpdesk Manager. Ashleigh has vast experience in mobilising and managing planned preventive maintenance and reactive contracts as well as managing a help desk team and organising large numbers of engineers ensuring clients’ needs are met and jobs are attended to on time and in a professional manner. With such a varied client base she has a wealth of customer service excellence and builds and maintains fantastic client relationships. Her previous experience will prove invaluable in her new role as Service Manager at 2Teck.
Fiona McGregor is the core of 2 Teck Ltd, having been with 2 Teck since 2007, Fiona has had several roles within 2 Teck from office manager to accounts manager, her excellent knowledge of Sage and exceptional customer service skills makes what can be a tricky role seem effortless. Now into her 13th year with 2 Teck, Fiona has seen the company grow from humble beginnings to the business we now are, whilst maintaining an excellent customer relationship. Since leaving school, Fiona has always worked within accounts, this vast experience means that Fiona can confidently deal with all situations.
Steve Francis has spent over 30 years in the communications industry working with organisations of all types and sizes. Steve has extensive experience and knowledge of telecoms, data-coms, CCTV, access control and audio visual systems enabling him to advise on customer’s technical projects at any level.
Previously working with clients such as BAE Systems, NHS and Local Government as well as many smaller and medium organisations Steve has a very professional approach but retains that personal touch enabling him to develop customer relationships built on integrity and trust.
Steve started in the communications industry in 1987 with BT, initially as a business telephone systems installer then progressed to become a senior technician and was finally promoted to be a customer trainer for a HM Prison Service project.
After leaving BT in 2001 Steve’s roles have been primarily focused on project management and providing pre-sales and after sales technical support. Along with his in-depth knowledge of telecoms he also has years of experience advising on, designing and supporting data network cabling infrastructure, CCTV, access control and audio visual solutions. Training has been key and Steve is accredited by the leading manufacturers including HellermanTyton, Excel, Dahua and Paxton.
“…being able to design, install and support a full range of services makes life simpler for our customers…”, says Steve.
Peter Ahearn now has 10 years experience in 3D CAD, with projects in commercial interior design, fit outs and engineering. Utilising an in-depth background spanning 40 years in engineering, manufacturing, 6 Sigma and project management Peter has a wide range of experience to draw on and offer to future project work. Peter is a CAD designer at 2Teck providing services to each division within 2Teck in a timely and professional manner.
Katie Thatcher joined the 2Teck team in April 2018 after 10 years in the automotive, hospitality and retail industries and brings with her a wealth of customer service excellence. Katie’s initial role involved taking responsibility for managing the office facility at 2Teck, being the first point of contact for visitors and customers both in the office and via telephone and also continuing to develop and maintain the company marketing campaign.
As 2Teck has continued to grow, Katie’s role is now focused solely on all marketing aspects including maintaining and updating the company website and social media platforms, company literature and merchandise management as well as organising regular staff and corporate events.
Jayne Hale joined the team in July 2021 as 2Teck’s Team Co-ordinator. Jayne is the first point of contact for our visitors, customers and engineers. Her role includes looking after our growing fleet of vehicles and day to day administration work within the office.
Jayne’s original career started as a CAD Engineer using AutoCAD and Solid Edge for a mechanical company producing drawings/plans to customer specifications for local companies as well as working in the accounts and finance department reconciling invoices and making payment of wages.
More recently Jayne has worked 16 years in Education as a Safeguarding Officer, Assistant Head of Year, Nurture Practitioner, Exam Invigilator, as well as working in the reprographics department and taking the lead on running a Summer Activities School.
Alice Hinder joined the team in October 2020 as 2Teck’s Service Administrator having previously worked as a help desk administrator for a facilities management company, which involved working across various sites such as schools, academies and local authority.
Alice’s experience within the industry alongside her organisational and customer service skills allow her to efficiently raise reactive calls when required, whilst also scheduling in planned preventative maintenance. Alice carefully organises the engineers days to ensure all customers needs are met and she takes care of all paperwork, filing correctly and sending appropriate documents to customers.
Henry is 2Teck’s incredibly cute furry member of the team. As the resident cutie, he walks around and shows his skill set off which is to reduce any stresses and also bring joy within an already happy company.
We look forward to sharing his office antics and photos.
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