Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services provides specialised services in High Voltage, Electronics, Communications and CCTV. 

Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services Pty Ltd was founded in 1989 with a vision and focus to cater to the specialist market, fault location, servicing and repair of cables. Since the inception of our company we have diversified to suit the ever changing market and now offer a vast range of products and services to suit our continually expanding client base.

Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services Pty Ltd is a Quality Endorsed Company under AS/NZS 9001:2015 – Licence Number QEC5111. The company registration covers on site electrical testing, fault location, repair and jointing of high, medium and low voltage cables, testing and repair of ancillary equipment as well as the retail sale of electrical test equipment.

In October 2000 Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services Pty Ltd obtained accreditation with the Chief Inspector of Coal Mines as a ‘Class B’ Workshop for the Specific Approval Category ‘Overhaul and Repair of Back-to-Back Couplers, Monitoring Plugs and Dummy Plugs’. In September 2010 Rutherford Electrical Engineering Services Pty Ltd was certified to AS/NZS 3800:2012 and holds a certificate ANZEx SF 10.1012. In 2021 this accreditation was upgraded ti AS/NZS 3800:2020.
Type of Protection Ex ‘d’ – Group I only – Repair and Overhaul of Ex d type back to back couplers, dummy and monitoring plugs and receptacles up to a maximum voltage of 3300 volts and current of 425A. Also includes End Cover mechanical measurement only.

Our company employs a team of multi skilled and qualified personnel. We are committed to keeping our personnel well up to date with WHS, Inductions and training, on average an employee will spend up around 200 hours per year attending courses and inductions. Some of our qualifications include Energy Australia Issuer & Receiver Access Permits, Track Safety Awareness, Confined Space & Mines Rescue CABA, we are also Telstra Accredited Cable Locators. Our company ensures all our qualifications are up to date as we base our business on the ability to diversify and provide our clients with 24 hour 7days a week emergency service, Periodic Maintenance and Major Electrical Projects.

We maintain a mobile fleet of “workshops”. Each vehicle is equipped with a range of high voltage test equipment as well as parts always on hand required to complete emergency call outs. We have at our disposal a vast amount of test equipment and resources that are held in store to tackle all jobs that require our attention, and make sure that safety is always a priority with each vehicle carrying Risk Assessments and Quality Assurance manuals relating to each specific service.

We also offer the services of our Cable Fault Location Unit. The Cable Fault Location Unit is a bus fully equipped with state of the art high voltage testing equipment that can carry out on site high voltage testing and cable and fault locations.

REES are proud of our record with the installation of High Voltage Borehole Cables using either Single Point Suspension method or Catenary method.  We have now completed 55 of these specialised borehole  installations, 2 shaft installations and 7 cable retrievals with Zero Incidents and Zero Injuries.