Brief History

Karratha Contracting commenced operations in 2004 as an Electrical Contracting Company, expanding into Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Services in 2008. In January 2009, KCPL underwent further expansion to become a Facilities Management company offering all building trades including plumbing.

KCPL offers full and partial refurbishments, new house, shed, warehouse and patio construction, as well as add-ons to existing structures


  • 80  Employees / subcontractors / admin / apprentices,  all based locally
  • KCPL is totally committed to training and licensing our workers to provide full site and regulatory compliance.
  • KCPL employs locally and does not offer ‘fly in fly out’ work. We are proud to assist in growing the local community by encouraging our workers and their families to live in the town


  • 22 mines spec vehicles fitted with radios
  • Two industrial properties:
    • 1) Lot 1003 Orkney Road, Karratha
    • 2) Lot 1504 Anderson Road, Karratha
  • All tools and equipment required for construction and maintenance, including specialist testing equipment
  • All plant, equipment and vehicles are operated by fully qualified, licenced and competent workers and are all serviced locally.
  • Trucks, mini excavators, tippers, skid steers, forklifts, trailers and sea containers
  • Cable locators


  • Externally audited OSH&E plan
  • In house system for Contractor management encompassing, insurances, registration, inductions, licensing, vehicle checks etc.
Team Team Team Fleet
  • Works package manages jobs, procurement, labour, inventory, scheduling jobs etc. This provides excellent costs reporting to clients
  • Horizon Power Contractor Connect quality system
  • Custom written software to manage jobs, procurement, contractor management, scheduling
  • Server, networks, VOIP phone exchanges, mobile phones


  • WA Electrical contractors license EC005745
  • Refrigerant Trading Authorisation License AU38664
  • WA Registered Building Contractor 101328
  • WA WorkSafe Restricted Asbestos Licence WARA1823
  • WA Plumbing Contractor’s Licence PL6434
  • WA Gasfitting Permit GF014252
  • Rio Tinto 3A accredited contractor
  • Rio Tinto Master Services Agreement
  • Dampier Salt Master Services Agreement



  • Winner of Karratha Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Awards for 3 consecutive years
  • Finalist in GWN Regional Small Business Awards, held in Perth
  • Nominated for Ministers Awards for excellence


  • Dedicated compliance team attending to regulatory matters. Supply authority, Rio Tinto inductions, OSH&E plan, vehicles, contractor management and insurances, instrument calibration.


  • Managing Director
  • HSE & Compliance Supervisor
  • Electrical Supervisor x 1
  • Project Supervisors x 2
  • Refrigeration Supervisor
  • Building Supervisor
  • Plumbing Supervisor