EPC Team

  • Alastair Stead 

    Lead Project Engineer 

    Alastair is our team's Lead Project Engineer with over 10 years' of plant engineering experience. He is a dynamic professional with vast experience in front end engineering; project management; mechanical and process design engineering; multi-disciplinary engineering integration and management; technical procurement and bidding; QA/QC; construction compliance and management; commissioning and performance testing. Alastair is a highly integral professional with an exceptional eye for detail.    
  • Andre Germishuys

    Power Station Management & CAD Design

    Andre has 15 years of experience in civil, structural, and piping supervision on major industrial projects across Africa. He has worked for ELB, KC Cottrell, and Murray and Roberts in senior roles. With a strong background as a civil and structural draughtsman, Andre brings a world class power station design and project management background to bear on any new project for USP&E. He has advanced diploma from the Engineering Institute of Technology, and certificates in AutoCAD 2D and 3D, we are thrilled to have Andre on our team.
  • Gerrie Botha

    EPC Construction Manager

    Gerrie has been working in the power sector and on industrial engines for over 40 years. With a hands-on approach to each project, he uses his Durban Technical College qualification and extensive experience in various roles at Barloworld CAT to strengthen USP&E’s mechanical support solutions. An avid circuit designer and controls programmer, Gerrie can also rebuild a CM32 engine by himself when required. “I believe in mentoring the next generation of engineers and technicians across Africa”, Gerrie says. He is a huge asset to each team he works with and a valuable contributor to the USP&E team.
  • Kyle Naude

    Senior Planner

    Gerrie has been working in the power sector and on industrial engines for over 40 years. With a hands-on approach to each project, he uses his Durban Technical College qualification and extensive experience in various roles at Barloworld CAT to strengthen USP&E’s mechanical support solutions. An avid circuit designer and controls programmer, Gerrie can also rebuild a CM32 engine by himself when required. “I believe in mentoring the next generation of engineers and technicians across Africa”, Gerrie says. He is a huge asset to each team he works with and a valuable contributor to the USP&E team.