Dave Knubley

Dave Knubley


Safety Advisor

P: 021 190 2602

E: dknubley@sitesafe.org.nz


Dave is a passionate health and safety professional with over 12 years of experience in the construction industry. He is a qualified carpenter, Licensed Building Practitioner, and Site Foreman, and is experienced in managing challenging high-risk construction projects with safety, security, and operationally sensitive requirements.

Dave is an experienced volunteer firefighter with Fire and Emergency New Zealand in the built environment, wildfire, and civil defence emergency management.


  • Practical knowledge of the residential, commercial, and civil construction industry
  • Site Specific Safety Planning
  • Risk management
  • Working at height and fall arrest systems
  • Emergency and rescue planning
  • Crane operation safety management
  • Confined space rescue and breathing apparatus experience
  • Incident management, reporting, and investigation


  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor) (Level 4)
  • National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3)
  • NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety


  • Mates in Construction Connector Training
  • ISO45001 overview and ISO19011 Auditing
  • Crane Operations
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Working at Heights / EWP
  • Forklift Operator
  • Scaffold Inspection


  • New Zealand Drivers Licence Classes 1,2,6, Endorsements F, R, T, W
  • Licensed Building Practitioner (Site 2)

Professional membership

  • Practitioner Member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM)
  • Member of the United Fire Brigades Association