CK Walker Ltd consists of a team of competent, committed, experienced and Award Winning employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.
Paul - Company Director
CSRT & CSSW Surveyor/ ACABE
Paul has been working within the preservation industry for 20 years. He is currently the main surveyor and a director of CK Walker Damp & Timbers.
Paul started out within the industry in 2003. He trained to be a qualified plasterer by gaining his NVQ Level 2 certificate in solid plastering. He then attended regular training courses gaining further technical qualifications in damp proofing, timber preservation and structural waterproofing (PCAQT). These courses were ran by a mix of training providers such as Biokil Crown, Sovereign Chemicals, Safeguard Europe and the Property Care Association.
After many years working on the tools, Paul decided he wanted to gain qualifications in surveying. He attended many training courses, mentoring days with experienced surveyors and undertook examinations.
Paul now holds the following industry related surveying qualifications:
Both of these are nationally recognised professional qualifications within the industry.
Paul has continued to increase his surveying knowledge by attending further specialist training courses on subjects such as Thermography, Retrofit Insulation, Understanding Traditional Building Principles, Residential Ventilation, Condensation & Moisture Management, Professional use of Biocides, Waterproofing Pumps, Domestic Ventilation Systems and some Electrical Training.
Paul also holds the following additional qualifications.
Paul recently became an associate member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (ACABE). Associate membership of CABE (ACABE) is a developmental grade on the pathway to becoming a fully qualified Building Engineer. All applicants for Associate membership must have either a minimum of a Level 4 qualification, as well as at least two years' relevant experience within the industry or can demonstrate equivalent professional experience.
Awarded 'Highly Commended Employee of the Year' at the Property Care Association 2015 Awards.
Winner of 'Technician of the Year (Structural Waterproofing)' at the Property Care Association 2018 Awards.
Read in more details about Paul's Awards.
You may also recently have seen Paul giving advice on a condensation/mould problem on Channel 4's Phil Spencer Secret Agent program.
Radio Derby & Erewash Sound Interviews
Chris - Company Director
Qualified Plasterer/ Site Manager
Chris has over 35 years of plastering and damp proofing experience.
He started off completing a 5 year plastering apprenticeship after leaving school. He then moved on and completed 10 years working for Erewash Borough Council as a Plasterer. Whilst working with the council he was trained in the areas of damp proofing and timber treatment.
PCAQT (Damp & Timber/ Structural Waterproofing) Lead Remedial Technician/ NVQ Qualified Plasterer
Jordan joined our team in January 2019.
He has 3 years previous experience working in the preservation industry and has undertaken carpentry at college.
Jordan has recently completed an NVQ Level 2 in Solid Plastering. He is also qualified as a Property Care Association Qualified Technician in remedial treatments and structural waterproofing.
Jordan holds a current Asbestos Awareness certificate.
Highly Commended Employee of the Year 2023 - Property Care Association Awards
PCAQT (Damp & Timber/ Structural Waterproofing) Remedial Technician & Apprentice Plasterer
Danny joined our team at the start of July 2021 as an apprentice. He will be attending Derby College on day release on a plastering course.
He has recently qualified as a Property Care Association Qualified Technician in remedial treatments and structural waterproofing.
Danny holds a current Asbestos Awareness certificate.