As a teenager Kerrin became involved in the construction industry by helping his father - a construction site foreman, on building projects during his school holidays.
He then went on to study for the NZ Diploma in Civil Engineering, and in his final year he was asked to join LT Mc Guinness, to get a feel for the work while completing his studies. He has worked for them ever since.
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