Management Team


Luke Davey

Operations (STATE)

Luke commenced with Digga Excavations in 2004, and quickly asserted himself as a leader amongst his peers. In 2010 he was appointed to the position of Operations Manager.

Luke has over 15 years’ experience in the Civil Construction Industry and has worked at almost every organisation level. As a result Luke is able to apply a specialised skills set and a broad perspective to the management process.

Luke’s ability to think progressively and manage projects fully has facilitated Digga’s ability to complete Projects on time, within budget, whilst maintaining safety and a high quality standard.


Gus King


Digga Excavations continued growth in Hobart is due to the commitment of our staff and clients. Gus King commenced with Digga Excavations in 2017 as an Operator/Labourer. Gus's leadership and attitude has seen him progress to Southern Operations Manager in 2019. Well respected by his peers and clients, Gus invests his time into training new staff and leading his young team. Gus ensures all projects are completed on time, safely and with a high regard to quality. His commitment to continued growth is backed up with Project Management and leadership training, along with a desire to upskill staff working alongside him.


Brad Spilsbury


The Digga Excavations Workshop has undergone substantial development and change over the last 5 years. An instrumental figure in this period of change has been Brad Spilsbury our Workshop Manager. Brad finished his diesel mechanics apprenticeship in 2001 and has been working in the industry ever since, joining the Digga team in 2014.

Brad and his team of high achieving mechanics/technicians have proven their worth, being able to manage a very extensive and varied fleet.


Paul Barrett


Digga Excavations has always put Safety as a number one priority. Based in Launceston, Paul has joined us as the Estimator/HSEQ Manager in 2019. With extensive construction industry exposure, including residential & civil, he brings forward a unique set of skills. Paul continues to drive improvement with the implementation of safety and training initiatives, further development of the management systems and enhancing safety culture.


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