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About Us

Today’s Building Services Pty Ltd is a registered Building Services Contractor with the WA Building Commission. We specialise in multi residential and commercial developments and the assessment of Performance Solutions to the Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions of the National Construction Code. In particular fire engineering solutions.

Mark Rubie the Director, is a qualified Building Surveyor with over 40 years building industry experience, 35 years in Western Australia.  He has worked for Local Government assessing and approving plans for all Classes of buildings, including large shopping centres and hospitals, along with working in State Government as a regulator and technical adviser to the building industry.

Mark is registered with the WA Building Commission as a level 1 Building Surveyor Practitioner and has authority to assess and certify all Classes and size of buildings.

Our aims at TBS is:

  • To provide professional services in a diligent manner,

  • To provide honest and efficient services,

  • To focus on customer services in a friendly manner,

  • To provide value for money.

Since the commencement of TBS, We have provided service for the following clients:

  • Telstra

  • Department of Finance – Building Management and Works (BMW)

  • McDonalds restuarants

  • BP Refinery Kwinana

  • Cooperative Bulk Handling Limited (CBH)

  • Hoskins and Sons

  • Doepel Marsh Architects

  • Mark Aronson Architects

  • Jaxon Constructions

  • Tydan constructions

  • Cedar Homes

  • Troy Leaman Building

About Mark Rubie

Marks Qualifications include:

  • Grad Cert in Fire Safety Engineering – University of Western Sydney

  • Ass Dip Applied Science (Building Surveying) – WA Central Institute of Technology

  • Ass Dip Applied Science (Building construction) – WA Central Institute of Technology

  • Certificate of Carpentry and Joinery – NSW TAFE 

Born in Sydney in 1956, Mark commenced his career in 1973 as an apprentice carpenter and joiner and when qualified, worked in the residential home improvement industry.  He moved to Perth, Western Australia in 1982 where, for approximately 6 years, he owned his own company in the home improvement industry whilst successfully completing studies to obtain a Builders Registration Certificate.  He then worked for one of Western Australia’s largest home building companies as a building construction supervisor.

After the downturn in the WA construction industry in 1990 Mark obtained a contract with the Commonwealth Government to develop and implement a building upgrade program on Christmas Island. The scope of work for the program was to upgrade all buildings to comply with current Australian Standards and to use on-Island labour where possible.  Therefore, one of his responsibilities was to develop a series of training courses in various trade building areas.

After the program was successfully implemented, Mark returned to Perth in 1991 where he commenced working in local government as a Building Surveyor.  He spent 13 years inspecting building work, assessing plans and issuing approvals for all types of buildings from residential houses through to large commercial buildings.

In 2004 Mark enhanced his career by obtaining a position in the Western Australian state government as a Senior Technical Officer.  He worked in the building codes and standards area and was involved in the development and implementation of National building regulations working with the Australian Building Codes Board as the WA State representative on its Building Codes Committee.  During his time with the State Government mark was involved with the drafting of the national building codes and WA building legislation.  He also provided advice and training to the WA building industry on a daily basis.

Mark has also been a part time lecturer in building studies at the Central Institute of Technology in Perth for a period of 5 years.  During this time he has written several learning resources and text books for student studies.

He has also written and published a book entitled “Today’s Owner Builder” to assist owners to construct their own homes. for more information about the book or to purchase a copy of the book please click the link below.