With an upsurge in new contract wins Surgo Construction (Surgo), one of the region’s leading building contractors, has announced the arrival of a new member of staff to its construction team.

Making a welcome return, Hexham man Norman Trainer has recently joined Surgo in the role of contracts manager, adding further depth and strength to its highly experienced team. He previously worked with the contractor in 1990s.

Mr Trainer, who has worked in the construction industry for more than 30-years, has extensive experience of working on healthcare projects among others and in his new role, will be responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of a number of projects currently on site across the region.

These include development of a new GP surgery in Chilton, County Durham, the extension and refurbishment of HMS Calliope on the banks of the River Tyne and construction of an innovative care facility for people with dementia in Wallsend.

Speaking about the latest addition to the team, managing director, James Walker said:

“I am delighted to welcome Norman to the growing team at Surgo. We pride ourselves on our ability to recruit and retain high calibre construction professionals, who possess the relevant experience and skills to ensure our continued success as one of the north east’s most respected construction companies.

“With a number of new sites going live it is likely that we will create a number of new positions in the very near future.”