Robert Mason, Director
Bob has 60 years trade experience in the West Australian Electrical Contracting Industry. As a farmer’s son, he was one of BHP’s first apprentices in WA to gain trade qualifications working at the Kwinana Steel Rolling Mill and leaving the heavy industrial scene to work for many years on various metropolitan projects to the remote North-West of WA throughout the 1960’s and 70’s, starting his own electrical contracting business in 1982.
Since this time, Bob has overseen the business grow through the service and construction areas of contracting from a rural property in Neerabup and apprenticed his son who now continues as a provider of electrical services to the process, infrastructure, materials handling and water treatment/delivery sectors delivering positive end outcomes to clients mainly in the rural areas which Bob is proud to continue association with his farming inheritance.
Bob advises on the company’s management using a pragmatic approach and drawing on years of industry and commercial management experience.
Tom Mason, Managing Director / Operations Manager
Tom has over 25 years trade experience in all facets of undertaking, supervising and managing electrical installations, commissioning and switchboard/control panel manufacturing in Western Australia.
The last fifteen years has seen Tom gain extensive experience in industrial automated control systems and associated instrumentation whilst managing and physically undertaking installation and commissioning projects in the manufacturing, materials handling and utilities (water/waste water) industries.
Tom holds trade certifications as Electrical Fitter/Mechanic, ACA Cabling Open Licence, Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas, inspections/terminations and Australian Institute of Management Project Manager accreditation. Tom has Water Corporation LOTO level 2, CBH Sitepass and has Senior First Aid Training/ LV Rescue Training.
Tom manages and coordinates all Mason Electrical Engineering Contractors’ electrical installations, commissioning and maintenance/breakdown services.
Vernon Wedgwood, Estimator / Project Manager
Vernon has over 25 years’ experience gained within rail, water management, air conditioning HVAC services and solar photovoltaic industries on various projects in Western Australia.
His level of responsibility has included design, electrical installation, management and maintenance, supervision of staff, standards compliance, planning and scheduling maintenance, project management and accident/incident monitoring, reporting, and investigation.
Vernon has a diploma in management, electrical fitter/mechanic trade qualifications, Certificate IV in Instrumentation endorsements, A-grade Electrical Workers License, Certificate IV Electrical Contracting, Water Corporation LOTO level 2, CBH Sitepass and has Senior First Aid Training / LV Rescue Training.
David Sokol, Supervisor
David has over 25 years’ experience in switchboard/control panel manufacturing, heavy commercial and industrial electrical installing and project commissioning and has been with Mason Electrical Engineering Contractors since 2007. David has previously been employed with several large electrical contracting firms in Western Australia as a leading hand on major construction projects and was also FIFO at Ravensthorpe Nickel Mine.
David has gained invaluable experience and a wealth of knowledge in switchboard/manufacturing techniques while contracting to the Water Corporation’s / CWS switchboard manufacturing and installation division for extended periods over the past ten years.
David has Electrical Fitter/Mechanic trade qualifications, Cert IV Instrumentation endorsements, Water Corporation LOTO level 2, CBH Sitepass and has Senior First Aid Training / LV Rescue Training.
John Earnshaw, Supervisor
John has over 20 years’ experience both in Australia and overseas in the Heavy Commercial and Industrial Electrical Construction Industry sectors. Having worked with Mason Electrical Engineering Contractors since late 2016, John has become a highly valued and integral part of the team. John produces an exceptional standard of work and he has the ability to get others under his direction to attain the same quality with adherence to client and industry standards and specifications.
John has worked in various fields of the electrical construction and maintenance fields whilst in Australia since 2011, working both FIFO and drive in / drive out throughout Western Australia, leading teams for projects involving: Oil and Gas – Water/ Waste Water – Grain/Materials Handling.
Johns attitude and capabilities are especially evident whilst undertaking commissioning and handover of asset to the client, with client feedback on his abilities and can-do attitude noticed by his peers.
Amy La Motte, Office Manager
Amy has over 20 years’ experience managing a range of office finance, IT, HR and administration functions. Since joining Mason Electrical Engineering Contractors in 2018, her efficient, accurate and organised approach has been integral to our successful project delivery.
Amy’s background includes a variety of roles within the financial planning and investment, IT and industrial sectors, which have given her a wealth of knowledge. Her positions have included database development and management, payroll, taxation, superannuation, accounts and invoicing, bookkeeping, secretarial support, establishing and improving business systems, coordinating events and functions, compliance and reporting.
Amy has a Certificate III in Financial Markets and an Advanced Certificate in Office Administration. Amy manages all administrative, financial, IT and HR matters for Mason Electrical Engineering Contractors. She is responsible for invoicing, payments, bookkeeping/accounting, progress claims, insurance, HSEQ accreditation, payroll, site mobilisation information and employee paperwork. Enquiries regarding these matters can be directed to Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.