The defender is enjoying working with older heads David Weir and Carlos Cuellar and said: "Guys like David Weir are great to learn from.
"Big Davie is an inspiration to me.
"Carlos has come in and, for a foreigner, has handled everything very well. He's a good defender, aggressive and can attack the ball in the air. He has settled in quickly but I actually think our game suits him right down to the ground because he is powerful and quick.
"We've Andy Webster, another Scotland internationalist, waiting for a chance so there are options in the squad for the manager."