Our Team

Next Gen Building Pty Ltd have a team of fully qualified tradesmen carpenters and experienced labourers who are able to work together to achieve the most professional, high quality and efficient project outcomes.

When it comes to our tradesmen, we have competent personnel from varying work backgrounds and skills, and these put together ensure that we can cover all aspects of our jobs to the highest of standards.

All of our personnel are familiar with all the current OH&S requirements, and conducting regular Take Time Talks and developing Job Hazard Analysis documents forms part of our day-to-day routines. 

We also have a team of administration staff who are experienced in organising minesite mobilisation paperwork and ensuring the entire team comply with site access requirements including current police clearances, medicals and drug & alcohol screens. 

Our active apprenticeship training program, in partnership with John Paul College & Goldfields Baptist College has enabled us to bring two new people into the construction industry in as many years. We have been fortunate enough to have received certificates of recognition from John Paul College & Goldfields Baptist College in light of our ongoing apprentice and work placement relationship.

 Key Team Members

Mitch Fragar Director Next Gen Building Pty Ltd

Mitchell Fragar
Managing Director

Mitch is the Managing Director of Next Gen Building Pty Ltd. He has 20 years of experience in the construction industry, and over 10 as owner of a Company that delivers construction services to the Commercial and Mining sectors. He also has extensive experience as a hands-on Carpenter and Equipment Operator, giving him invaluable knowledge and understanding of the Mining and Construction Industries.

Mitchell has completed his Diploma in Building and Construction. He has his Building Practitioner Licence and founded Next Gen Building Pty Ltd, a Registered Building Company, in 2017. 

He is a long-term resident of Kalgoorlie-Boulder with his wife and three children.

 Kristen Fragar Office Manager Next Gen Building Pty Ltd

Kristen Fragar
Administrative Supervisor

Kristen is a qualified Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience in Administration. Her skills and experience extend from book-keeping and financial management to developing data systems, policies and procedures. She has played a pivotal support role in Mitch’s Construction Companies over the past 12 years, as well as operating a successful Graphic Design and Website Development business.

Currently, Kristen oversees all aspects of the financial and administrative running of Next Gen Building Pty Ltd and is actively involved in business development.

Graeme Magowan
Logistic Manager

Our most recent addition to the team Graeme joined us in June 2022 as Logistics Manager. He has a background in financial and project management, prior to that he worked in training staff in customer experience. 

Graeme ensures the correct materials and equipment are available for projects to commence on time, whilst also helping with financial management and the streamlining of business processes.
He currently resides in Kalgoorlie-Boulder with his wife and son.
 

Chrissy Te Puke
Office Manager

Introducing our Office Manager, Chrissy. 

Chrissy has a background in Nursing and administration and accounts. She moved to Kalgoorlie in 2022 from Queensland, Sunshine Coast along with her family.

Chrissy is our dedicated Office Manager. She is our go to all rounder to support Next Gen Building Pty Ltd daily operations. She is at the helm of ensuring that our office operations run smoothly and effectively. From managing day-to-day tasks, overseeing accounts, site access to fostering a cohesive and productive work environment. Chrissy plays a pivotal role in making our workplace thrive.
 

Daniel Baxter
Leading Hand

Introducing our most recent appointed Leading Hand, Daniel Baxter – a seasoned leader in the industry. With over a decade of experience as a qualified carpenter, Dan possesses a remarkable talent for orchestrating teams and supervising intricate projects, ensuring every detail adheres to the highest standards. His exceptional communication skills extend seamlessly to both clients and colleagues.

Dan's impressive portfolio boasts a diverse range of accomplishments, from the meticulous restoration of historic landmarks to the construction of cutting-edge commercial structures and the establishment of mining camps.

Having relocated with his family from Cairnes, Queensland to Kalgoorlie in 2023, Dan is deeply rooted in the local community, bringing a wealth of expertise and dedication to every project he undertakes.