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 Walker CSRT CSSW - Company Director
CSRT & CSSW Surveyor
Paul has over 17 years experience of working within the presevartion industry. He is currently the main surveyor and a director of CK Walker Damp & Timbers.
When joining the family company 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, Electrical Training.
Paul has also holds the following additional qualifications.
Currently, Paul is working towards a HNC in Construction & the Built Environment at Derby College. This is the equivalent to the first year of a degree course and is intended to be a stepping stone to completing a Building Surveying degree in the near future.
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 Walker - 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.
In 1991 Chris then became self-employed and set up his own business.
Julie has been running the office since 1991.
A lot has changed over the years and running the office has become a lot more complex as the business has grown. Julie deals with the administration and initial customer service side of the company.
Julie has a large amount of experience running offices and this shows in the way our office is run.
NVQ Qualified Plasterer & PCAQT (Damp & Timber) Remedial Technician - Domestic Electrical/Ventilation Installer - 'Highly Commended Employee of the Year' 2017 & 'Winner Employee of the Year' 2018 (PCA Awards)
David has been with our company since the summer of 2015.
For the previous two years, he had been at Derby College undertaking a plastering and bricklaying course.
In 2017, David completed his appreticeship and qualified as an NVQ Level 2 Plasterer.
David has also passed an examination to gain the qualification PCAQT (Property Care Association Qualified Technician) in the area of damp and timber treaments.
In 2018 David gained the following electrical qualifications: These qualifications were undertaken in order to assist with the installation of our ventilation systems.
Part P Domestic Electrical Installer.- Logic Certification
17th Edition Wiring Regulations - City & Guilds Level 3
NICEIC Domestic Ventilation Systems Qualified
In this busy year, he has also completed a carpentry and bricklaying course to add to his existing skills.
David also holds a current Asbestos Awareness Certificate and is a Professional Biocide User on the PCA register of Biocide Users.
Awarded 'Highly Commended Employee of the Year' at the Property Care Association Awards 2017.
Winner 'Employee of the Year' at the Property Care Association Awards 2018.
Read in more details about David's Awards.
PCAQT (Damp & Timber) 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 has also recently qualified as a Property Care Association Qaulified Technician in remedial treatments.
Jordan holds a current Asbestos Awareness certificate.
Get in Touch
You can contact us by calling 0115 9304240 or 01332 960160 or use our contact form.
CK Walker Damp & Timbers feature in a damp proofing case study by Safeguard Europe.