Our people are A-Plus' most valuable resource and they pride themselves in providing the utmost professionalism and client satisfaction. We currently employ over 60 highly trained and skilled staff, comprising:

  • Tom Paton - Managing Director
  • Nicola Paton - Group Finance Manager
  • Fully qualified and highly experienced tradespersons
  • Apprentices at various stages of their apprenticeship
  • Licensed Specialist Plant Operators
  • Trade Assistants
  • Administration Staff
  • HSE Manager


As a family business, we deeply value our staff, clients and partners alike. Our staff and their families are the back-bone of the A-Plus delivery model, along with robust and structured processes. Being a dedicated team, we recognise the commitment and ongoing effort that our staff make to customer outcomes each and every day.

As a business we pride ourselves on providing a safe work environment and career progression for A-Plus team members. Our clients have needs and desire practical and innovative solutions that are best value that the market can offer. We understand this quest and seek to work collaboratively to create the best possible outcomes with solutions that are both innovative and of highest possible value.

A-Plus has proved over many years and client projects our understanding of these important aspects of project partnering and through adoption of a lean business life-style, work now to continuously improve all of what we do and how we do it. See a summary of our values below:

  • Family oriented with youthful energy
  • Highly reliable with a reputation for delivering projects on-time and to budget
  • Exceed client expectations with excellence & quality design and workmanship
  • Respect our team, our business partners & clients alike
  • Innovative & progressive as we seek better outcomes for our clients and partners alike
  • We learn and improve, every day!


“A-Plus aims provide best of breed solution at greatest value for our clients through timely delivery of quality Plumbing Services Projects that are Innovative in design, fabricated to the highest possible standards of workmanship and delivered on-time every time, by a professional, capable and focused team”


A-Plus Plumbing & Building Services (A-Plus) was established in Canberra (ACT) in 2000, by Tom Paton, a highly regarded and qualified tradesman, who with passion and dedication wanted to create a business that was founded on excellence and clearly differentiated in the commercial plumbing market.

The company has grown substantially since the beginning and continues to expand and establish itself as having the reputation for providing quality hydraulic solutions to a range of clients across a broad range of industries in the commercial hydraulic / civil sectors.

The success of A-Plus has been founded on it's ability to manage small to large commercial plumbing contracts to the complete satisfaction of each client whilst meeting all contract and plumbing compliance requirements. A-Plus prides itself on providing the best outcomes for our clients through understanding of client requirements, applying Innovative approaches to solutions, from design through to fabrication and a commitment to on-time project delivery by a thoroughly professional, capable, compliant and focused team.

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We are always looking for talented people to join our organisation. If you would like to work with us please submit your details via our contact page (hit the button below).

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