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Sue Chase Managing Director ---------------------------------

Cameron Thompson Chief Executive ---------------------------------

Meagan Franklin Chief Financial OďŹƒcer ---------------------------------

Phil Ireland General Manager Mining Services ---------------------------------

Craig Roberts HSEQ Manager Corporate ---------------------------------

Michael Wilkinson Business Development Manager Corporate ---------------------------------

Mathew Smith Operations Manager Mining Services ---------------------------------

Aaron Jones Operations Manager Projects ---------------------------------

Karl Martin Operations Manager RAES ---------------------------------

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Cowell Electric is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our team and yours. To enable us to deliver a quality and environmentally sustainable service safely, we have an accredited integrated quality, health, safety, environmental and risk management system backed by appropriate policies and a dedicated management team. To provide a safe and healthy environment for our employees and visitors, we work in consultation with all affected parties to develop comprehensive and realistic safety management plans for all new activities. Safety audits and reporting processes are integrated into our workflow to ensure that safety is embedded as the number one priority within our business, and that our policies and actions reflect the intention of the AS/NZS ISO 4801 standard. We believe strong environmental management is fundamental to commercial and ecological sustainability. Integrated into our planning, procurement, and execution is a commitment through policy and action to ensure environmental risks are identified and mitigated. Cowell Electric has a strong commitment to the preservation of the natural environment, cultural heritage and building strong community relations where we operate. To reinforce this commitment we have adopted ISO 14001 and ensure the fundamentals of the standard are part of our daily operations. Our planning and execution of work is conducted in accordance with a quality assurance program which includes all stages from due diligence and procurement through to delivery sign-off and reporting. This ensures that we are able to continue to deliver the high quality and efficient service that we are renowned for. Our workforce and management team stand behind our quality system and understand that open and honest communication, internally and with external stakeholders, is essential to drive continuous improvement. We pride ourselves on building and maintaining open, honest, and positive relationships with our clients, staff, and suppliers, and that this is critical to understanding the context in which quality and value is produced. Our policies and procedures are aligned with the definitions and expectations of ISO 9001.

CULTURE We strongly believe in local employment and supporting the local community by assisting non-profit organisations and charities. Our local employment strategy also includes a strong indigenous employment commitment. We understand the importance of continuous improvement and nurturing the development of our people to support the growth and productivity of the business. We believe having a skilled and adaptable workforce is key to producing successful outcomes for our clients.




ELECTRICAL Cowell Electric is renowned for construction of high and low voltage installations. We have a large team of electricians and electrical speciailists based at several locations across South Australia.

+ Process control equipment modifications, PLC and SCADA. + Switch rooms and motor control centres (MCCs) installation. + Substation modifications, design and construction. + Overhead infrastructure alterations. + High voltage underground services installation.

COMMUNICATIONS The highly experienced communications team are embedded with a wealth of knowledge and experience from primarily South Australian projects work in a variety of sectors. + CCTV + COAX + Fibre Fusion Splicing + CAT 6/ Data + Testing + VAST/Pay TV + Structured Cabling


POWER TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS With over 50 years’ experience in the construction of power system projects, Cowell Electric prides itself on successful delivery of all projects where safety, quality and cost are a key focus. From conception to connection, we have the capability to provide clients with a turn key solution from design to delivery of overhead transmission and distribution systems up to 275kV and underground power distribution systems up to 33kV.

+ Overhead transmission and distribution line design, construction and maintenance. + Transmission and distribution line inspections. + Underground distribution system design, construction and maintenance. + High voltage cable repairs. + Substation construction up to 33kV. + Transformer and switchgear maintenance.





CIVIL CONSTRUCTION Cowell Electric’s civil construction department have ‘cemented’ themselves as the ‘go-to’ team with their loyal clients in the Olympic Dam area, holding a steadfast reputation for efficiency and high quality. The highly capable team have the skills and experience to construct complex concrete structures, along with the application of specialised coating and treatments. Cowell Electric has a large range of equipment to undertake civil activities.

+ Plant footing modifications for shutdowns and maintenance. + Walking areas and pedestrian footpath construction. + Retaining walls, bunding, motor plinths and pedestals. + Concrete slab demolition and trenching and earth works.

BUILDING & CARPENTRY The building and carpentry department has a diverse range of skillsets and specialities, is backed with a comprehensive supply of labour and equipment by our civil crew. + Transportable Buildings & Set Downs + General Carpentry & Maintenance + Building Extensions & Repairs + Project Management + Office internal walls + Stairs & Railings + Ramps & Landings + Office Upgrades


CONCRETING & FORMWORK The Cowell Electric concreting department is well established amongst the Olympic Dam community, with a rock hard reputation of delivering projects of a high quality , within budget and on time. The team is run by experienced concreter, Brendan Grant, who ably leads his workers through each stage of the proJect, from conception right through to handover.


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FACILITIES MAINTENANCE The Cowell Electric plumbing, gas fitting, refrigeration and air conditioning and electrical departments conduct facilities maintenance for a number of different clients across a number of different sectors.

+ HVAC + Electrical + Plumbing + Gas + Communications + Water + Sewerage + Building

REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING + Installation, maintenance & repair of industrial and commercial air conditioners, refrigeration systems and chillers. + Installation and maintenance of switch room air conditioning units. + Cool room installation and maintenance. + Remote camp air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance management including kitchen, office and dormitory facilities. + Accomodation camp air conditioning upgrades and bulk change outs.


PLUMBING First established in the Roxby Downs region two decades ago, the Cowell Electric Plumbing Department primarily undertakes works on large scale utilities and infrastructure. Three key areas include the maintenance and installation of water infrastructure including pipelines and local reticulation, sewerage networks and disposal systems along with gas mains distribution and metering.

+ Emergency repair for major pipeline infrastructure.

+ Pump station installation, repairs and maintenance. + Water pipeline construction and maintenance. + Gas mains installation and maintenance. + Poly and steel pipeline welding. + Maintenance and repairs to euent disposal systems.





REMOTE AREA ENERGY SUPPLY Cowell Electric’s experience in the generation and distribution of electricity started in 1928 when it owned and operated power supply infrastructure to customers in the District Council of Franklin Harbour. Now 90 years on in 2018, after winning a competitive tender process in 2016, Cowell Electric manage, operate and maintain offgrid power generation and distribution systems for 14 Aboriginal communities and 10 remote townships throughout South Australia for the State Department of Premier and Cabinet.

CAPABILITIES + Management, operation and maintenance of powerstations ranging from 200kVA – 5MVA. + Management, operation and maintenance of power distribution systems up to 33kV. + Supply and installation of power generation equipment. + Supply and installation of power generation control systems. + Hybrid power system installations. + Electricity meter reading services. + Electricity retailing services.




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CONTACT US 78 Schumann Rd, Cowell SA



(08) 8629 2136



Fax: (08) 8629 2115 • AU 04061•PGE 184 259•BLD 166 567• ABN 15 095 517 490

2018 Capability Statement  
2018 Capability Statement