On this date 30 years ago, our Technical Director, Jason Fraser joined Norscot as an Architectural Technican. We found time for a quick, socially distanced chat to find out more about his Norscot journey so far!
Some favourite Norscot highlights?
I have had many highlights over the years most notably becoming a Company Director in 2000. We have been involved in several exciting projects including providing the timber frame structure for the Wick Golf Club, the accommodation block at the world-renowned The Three Chimneys restaurant in Skye and for a mixture of steel and timber frame office blocks in Stoneyfield, Inverness. One other project that really stands out for us was providing the timber frame for the accommodation units at John O’Groats for Natural Retreats. These buildings are very prominent in the area and really add to the character of the place.
I think the thing I have probably enjoyed the most at my time at Norscot is being part of the team that helps people build their own homes. This can seem quite a difficult task and being able to help our clients achieve the construction of their dream home has always been very satisfying.
Probably the most notable highlight for me was when the Company celebrated its 25th Anniversary. It was great to see the Company reach this milestone and the celebration arranged by the Company was fantastic; a great day and evening was enjoyed by all the staff and people involved with the business. I can’t believe that was 12 years ago.
Why did you join Norscot?
I joined Norscot because they were a modern professional company. From speaking to Peter and seeing the business you could tell it was a well-run family business at the forefront of the industry, always looking for ways to improve and expand both its staff and products while still holding onto traditional values.
Anything else, you’d like to add?
Throughout my time at Norscot I have been involved in many aspects of the business apart from the actual hands-on manufacturing including helping to develop our groundbreaking projects like the Virtual Reality Showhomes and developing our range of future proof Wellbe homes. This has made my job very varied and interesting and made the last 30 years just fly by.
We can’t believe it has been 30 years already. Maybe it is true, time really does fly when you’re having fun and working hard!