Master Electricians Australia announces NSW award winners


Tuesday, 26 June, 2018


Master Electricians Australia has announced the winners of the NSW Excellence Awards 2018.

MEA CEO Malcolm Richards said, “Each and every one of these NSW winners has upheld the extremely high standards with regards to quality, safety and integrity that is expected from all Master Electricians.”

Here’s the full list of winners:

Commercial Project of the Year

Boris Samardzioski — Alland Group

A complex mix between design, integration, trades, a continuously running club and high-quality finish. The project required Alland to not just work as a contractor, but also work with the lighting consultants to achieve the final result. Alland overcame multiple challenges, maintained a high standard and delivered a successful project.

Master Electrician of the Year

Adrian Cassin, Owner, Laser Electrical Castle Hill

Cassin began his business in 2010 operating out of a garage before the business quickly expanded to one that today covers domestic, solar, commercial, retail and service work. Cassin will now compete for the national title in November.

Residential Project of the Year

Jason Brown — Brownies Electrical

The Residential Project of the Year award was won by Jason Brown from Brownies Electrical who built a new home featuring an underground garage, hidden wine cellar and a lift to the main living floor.

Electrician of the Year

Tim Marsh — Alland Group

Tim completed his apprenticeship with Electro Group and after coming first in his TAFE classes in both practical and theory and having zero absentee days for his apprenticeship at work and TAFE, he was granted early completion, he was also the KLM Group apprentice of the year in 2009. He had intended to work in the mines after he finished his apprenticeship and was waiting for paperwork to be finalised when he had a catch-up with Boris (Alland Group). Tim’s future plan within Alland Group is to move into a project management, while maintaining existing customer relationships and developing new relationships.

Apprentice of the Year

Callum Tolhurst — Alland Group

This winner demonstrated numerous competencies within his role and also within the business. He is a responsible, approachable and eager young man. He is eager to learn new concepts and grow both as a tradesman and a person. He displays a great work ethic and attitude towards getting the job done. His passion for the trade is evident and he shows great promise in being a valued team member for the long term.

Women in Contracting

Tracey McKibben — GB Electrical

Tracey is the Administration Manager of GB Electrical Contractors, a diverse contracting business with over 80 employees. She has been instrumental in leading and managing the administrative functions of the business during a period of rapid growth over the past nine years. Tracey demonstrates her passion for business and process improvement by continually developing and implementing strategies to support the company growth.

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