Our People

We are committed to total customer satisfaction

We have the ability to identify specific needs that may be required on your project. We continue to achieve our goals through our strengths – Our Employees.

Our Director

A Message from our Director, Teri Humphreys

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our valued customers, our consultants, advisors, community stakeholders, subcontractors and staff, whose continued patronage and confidence in our ability to deliver on time projects inspires us to provide a quality service.

As highly competent civil contractors we endeavour to make every experience you have with our team a successful memory. We understand time is money and the key to the successful completion of your project is important to us.

We are committed to total customer satisfaction; we have the ability to identify specific needs that maybe required on your project. This commitment is the corner stone of our Quality Standards and Environmental Management System. We continue to achieve our goals through our strengths – Our Employees, we have a number of long-term employees and I am very proud of our sustainability in this area of our business, in saying this we also seek continuous involvement to balance our commercial objectives and our long-term goals.

Founded in 1978 -TEM is a second-generation private company and I am excited to continue along the journey as youth and technology engages the fundamentals in becoming a third generation powerhouse.

Teri Humphreys - CEO Townsville Earthmoving

Our Team

Teri Humphreys

Teri Humphreys

Managing Director

Teri joined her Fathers business in 1986 where she was responsible for the estimating, earthworks calculations, budgets, claims, payroll and the Company’s financials.

Teri became the Managing Director in 1998 and since this time has managed the growth and planning of the business to ensure a successful future for TEM.

Teri is the current chair of The Property Council of Australia’s Townsville Branch and was awarded Townsville Business Women’s Circle – Businesswomen of the year for 2017.

Michael Brosnan

Michael Brosnan

Project Manager

AD. Eng (Civil)

Michael has an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering; he worked as a Civil Designer at a local Consulting Engineering firms for 14 years before joining Townsville Earthmoving.

With a vast knowledge of project management, estimating skills and his design ability, he can identify potential cost and time saving early in the projects planning/design phase and during construction.

Michael is responsible for all civil and major infrastructure projects at Townsville Earthmoving

Dan Humphreys

Dan Humphreys


AD. Dip Business

Dan has started from the ground up and it is inevitable he will follow in his Grandfather’s footsteps. Dan joined Townsville Earthmoving in 2011. After completing his carpentry apprenticeship.

With over 11 years in the industry, he maintains a heavy focus on administration of construction, coordination and services for all projects, business management, risk management and subcontractor management.

In addition to Dan’s industry knowledge from working in the field, he has also furthered his business knowledge by completing his Advanced Diploma in Business Administration course.

Dan’s urge to broaden his skills saw him integrate into an internal role and was an integral part of implementing a complete IBMS.

Tegan Motti

Tegan Motti

Administration Manager/Land Sales Manager

Tegan joined the Townsville Earthmoving team in 2012 where she started as the Receptionist. Tegan became the Administrations Manager in 2016 and has been responsible for managing all areas of front office including payroll, systems administration, fuel reconciliation, land sales and communications.

She has helped the growth of the business to ensure a successful future for TEM and was awarded Townsville Business Women’s Circle – Education Bursary Award in 2020.

Wesley Blackford

Wes Blackford


Wes is a Builder by trade with over 25 years’ experience in the Building & Civil Construction industry supervising civil and large infrastructure projects including: Shopping Centre’s, Water Treatment facilities, Industrial process plants, Dam construction and Subdivisions.

Now in his 12th year at TEM Wes has a wealth of experience and has delivered many significant infrastructure projects in North Queensland.

Wes has a proven and reputable track record in leading and managing projects from start to practical completion.

Shane Jeffery

Shane Jeffery


Shane is from Outback Queensland where he did everything from transport & haulage to road construction for local Council’s and Main Roads.

Prior to his supervisory role at TEM, Shane is a first-class final trim grader operator and since joining TEM in 2010 has proven himself as an excellent Site Supervisor who has good team management skills and always delivers quality projects and workmanship.

Through Shane’s strong leadership and commitment to excellence TEM has continued to expand its operations through Western Queensland.

Jack Greene

Jack Greene


Jack stared with us fresh out of high school as a 17-year-old.

A fast learner who quickly gained the valuable knowledge and skill in the industry to take on responsibility has seen him now progress into a site foreman role.

His leadership, attention to detail and ability to manage subcontractors make him an extremely valued member of our team.

Jamie Stock

Jamie Stock

Workshop Manager

A fully qualified Diesel Mechanic, Jamie’s extensive experience and leadership is invaluable to the day-to-day operation of the business.

Jamie is responsible for coordinating our team of fitters, technicians and apprentices that deliver all services and solutions for plant repairs, breakdowns and routine maintenance.

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Pete Cherrett

HSE Officer

Pete has a broad array of experience expanding almost 20 years.

He has accumulated a great knowledge base across many industries, Civil- Greenfield projects, Local and State Governments in Corporate environments, fire safety industry as well as within the finance sector.

His experience allows him to provide the high levels of professional safety advice to teams on the ground while ensuring compliance with Company certifications.

“Premise Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd is proud to be associated with Townsville Earthmoving. TEM is a highly valued client of ours. We have fostered an excellent working relationship with Teri and the TEM team”
Patrick Brady
Managing Director, Premise Consulting Engineers