ABOUT US

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Magnetic Power Services is a dynamic organisation operating within the Australian energy supply industry.
We are a team of committed, client-focussed professionals, offering a fresh approach to developing and delivering a diverse range of industry standard and customised services.

In just a few short years, our dedicated team has built a reputation as a quality provider of Asset Management and Underground Construction Services, with strong relationships with some of Australia’s largest and most reputable asset owners and service providers.

We exceed client expectations by delivering high quality, innovative and contemporary services.

The team at Magnetic Power Services comprises some of the most experienced in the industry – our team of 30+ employees has been recruited from the industry and has extensive experience on the major distributors networks, including United Energy, Jemena, Ausnet and Powercor.

We have utilised this previous experience & knowledge to build a great internal team culture and a vibrant workforce.

Our experience includes contracts or project works on Distribution Asset Management, High and Low Voltage Construction, Overhead and Underground, HV Asset Management Services, including Preventative & Corrective Maintenance, installation, Testing & Commissioning, Project management Engineering & Design.

Magnetic Power Services is fully committed to establishing high safety, quality and environmental standards. We utilise an Integrated Management System (IMS) covering the three Core Standards of Quality, Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management.

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Mark Knox

15 years’ experience in Senior Management roles with large organisations spanning Government and Not for Profit sectors. A values driven, collaborative leader, he is committed to quality service standards, developing capability in others and building a positive workplace culture, with workplace and employee safety as critical success factors.

Mick O’Brien

A Grade Electrician / DS operator with 30+ years’ experience in the industry delivering positive outcomes. A passionate leader of a highly capable team, Mick is committed to innovative and high-quality service delivery and ensuring the team operates with safety as the highest priority.

Melissa O’Brien

A highly capable and engaging member of the team, Mel is the Finance Manager and an integral part of the Magnetic team ensuring that our payroll, finance, A/R and A/P systems operate smoothly, supporting the work of the Operational Teams.

Dave Tossell

Over 30+ years’ experience in the Power, Gas and Pipelines Utilities sector. Focused on delivering outcomes in Senior Leadership and Management roles, Project Management and Construction Management during this period. An authentic Leadership style which creates a positive impact on people to deliver key objectives, safely to budget and on time. A robust set of embedded values which includes, safety & people, accountability, teamwork, delivery excellence and customer.

Matt Culph

30+ years in the industry. Operations/Project Manager. Management of projects to meet deadlines & objectives. Management of field staff. Programming of works

Warren Horswill

Electrical Fitter and trainer. 40 + years’ experience in the industry. Warren moved to a training role in 2017 training within the VESI industry.

Tony Pettie

Project Manager/ Estimator. 30 plus years in the industry. Experience doing underground construction, managing underground construction teams, Auditing underground, Cable detailing underground, Project Management and Estimating.

OUR OFFICE TEAM

Kelly Peters

20+ years’ experience in the industry spanning a range of key administrative, compliance and quality roles, along with a diploma in Human Resources and Project Management. A committed and highly respected team member who coordinates many of Magnetics key functions diligently and with clients interests as a priority.

Tayla O’Brien

With a background in Administration, recently completing training as a Health and Safety officer to assist with the safety of Magnetic Employees and Clients ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to. Along with implementing electronic pre-starts, JSA and Audits.

OUR OPERATION PLANNING TEAM

Brad Ward

36 Years in Electrical Industry. Works currently as an electrical operations planner

Casey Derrico

Operations Planner. 16+ years in the Distribution Industry

Steve Ramsden

Operations planner. 20+ years in transmission and distribution industry.

OUR FIELD CREWS

Adam Ohayon

A Grade Electrician and Tester. 20+ years’ experience in the power industry as an A Grade Electrician upskilled to a Protection and Control Technical Officer.

Baz Wharewera

Protection and control tester working in the industry over 8 years, with testing and commissioning experience in zone substations and terminal stations.

Billy Ingram

Recently completed apprenticeship as a Cable Jointer. Experience in completing HV and LV works, kiosk substation upgrades, transformer.

Brett Peters

Overhead Glove and Barrier Linesman, DS Operator and cross skilled as Cable Jointer.

Corey Sztama

A Grade Electrician/ 4th year trainee tester. 9 years in the industry. Also has a dual trade – qualified electrician and instrument technician. Advanced diploma of electrical engineering

Darren Hernandez

A Grade Electrician. 20+ years in the industry working as an electrician/ fitter. Experienced in completing HV and LV works, kiosk substation upgrades, transformer ect.

Elroy Davis

Overhead Linesman cross skilled as a Cable Jointer. Experienced in both HV and LV works.

Gary Daicos

Electrician/ Electrical Fitter. 12 years as a qualified electrician. Since working at magnetic I have worked with City Power/Power Cor as an electrical fitter completing routine maintenance and zone substation protection upgrades.

Glenn Bruce

With over 30 years experience as a Cable Jointer, Glenn is a Crew leader providing true Leadership out in the field. Glenn is a committed to following all WHS policies and procedures and ensuring that the team operator to the highest standard.

Greg Jones

Electrician and 4th year Trainee Electrical Tester. 10 years’ experience in industry

James Penn

A Grade Electrician/ Electrician fitter completed apprenticeship working on both United Energy and Ausnet networks

Neven Beribak

A Grade Electrician. High Voltage Operator (TSS and ZSS). 10+ years’ experience as an electrician/fitter.

Paul Gilchrist

Advanced diploma of EI power systems (tester). Many years experienced in the power industry.

Rob Makepeace

A Grade Electrician. Electrical Fitter. 2 years in the industry

Rob McClimont

15 years’ experience as an electrician. New to the distribution industry and loving it.

Rob Wilson

Tester. 15+ years of experience within the power industry engaged as a senior protection and control technical officer.

Sam Ward

Sam joined Magnetic in 2019 as a first year cable jointer apprentice and has recently moved over to his second year.

Tyler O’Keeffe

A Grade Electrician/ Electrician fitter. 3+ years of experience in the power industry.
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