Jimmy Egan – Managing Director
Jimmy has been the Director of Core Contracting Services since it’s conception, prior to this Jimmy worked within the family Construction Business where he specialised in luxury houses and condo’s at the world renowned Hamilton Island. He also spent this time specialising in all forms of marine Electrics, this led to more recent times where he has been undertaking all forms of maintenance and construction at Hay Point, including works off shore on the wharfs and jack-up barges for the HPX3 projects. Jimmy is a fully qualified Electrical Fitter/Mechanic and is considered one of the best technicians in the industry.
Troy Brown – Managing Director
Troy has moved to Core to broaden its horizons into the Mining sector, specialising in Flameproof and Hazardous Area equipment, Troy has worked on the workshop floor as an Electrical Fitter Mechanic for both ATF and I.Power Solutions and has also managed the Flameproof Department at Ampcontrol for 4 years in his position as Flameproof Production Manager-QLD. More recently in his role as Operations Manager, Troy started and developed a Major Electrical Mining Division. He teamed with employees and implemented its AS3800 workshop accreditation, H.V statutory testing, transformer testing and repairs and calibration services.
Sam Fenton – Mechanical Department Manager
A Marine Diesel Fitter by trade Sam original comes from a ship building and engineering background. With extensive experience in the management of projects and workshops. Sam has a wide skills base including; mining production / coordination, mechanical design & fabrication for spec jobs, underground mining belt installations, underground & surface project coordination and design & fabrication.
Eddie Willacy – Mackay Production Manager
Eddie brings to Core almost 30 years’ experience in the electrical industry, having spent half this time as the director of his own electrical contracting company. He has gained experience in domestic, commercial, and industrial wiring, including mining accommodation camp installations and Heavy vehicle workshops throughout the Bowen Basin. Eddie has been involved in contractual works with Core including Puma Energy hazardous area installations, Queensland Sugar, NQBP wharf expansions, Dalrymple Bay, and Abbott Point Statutory Testing of Electrical equipment.
Zarc Elleston – Workshop Manager
With approximately 22 years’ in the electrical field, Zarc has come to Core with experience spanning across many aspects of the electrical industry including Commercial and Mining. He has a vast knowledge in H.V. & L.V. Switchboard, Cables and Switchgear installation, testing and commissioning, repairs, and maintenance to various forms of underground machinery including site intros. AS3800 overhauls of various types of underground Electrical equipment, also held the position of AS3800 signatory for Major Electrical and Core Contracting Services. Zarc is also a Level 1 certified Thermographer.
Rick Mead – Engineering Services Manager
Rick has spent the last 7 years as the Electrical Engineering Manager for one of the Bowen Basins leading mining companies, with 40 years’ experience in the electrical industry Rick brings knowledge and operation skills to Core and our client base. Rick’s career began in the commercial and residential industry and quickly moved into the resources sector where Rick found his calling. Commencing works as a shift engineer Rick quickly moved through the ranks, his knowledge of knowing what the client not only requires but expects is a huge asset to Core and our clients.
Liesl Styrdom – Office Manager
Liesl joined Core in 2015 and brings with her 29 years’ administration experience spanning across various industries. Liesl and her team are responsible for the smooth running of all things admin at Core. She is passionate about her work and prides herself in her professional attitude and attention to detail. She continues to strive towards improving her skills having recently completed a Diploma of Administration Management and is currently completing her Diploma of Human Resources Management.