TasNetworks Boyer Substation Upgrade

New 110kV-6.6Kv Transformer and associated primary equipment

Client: TasNetworksProject: Boyer Substation Primary & Secondary UpgradeLocation: 1279 Boyer Rd, Boyer TAS 7140, Australia Project Outline:RBD Electrical completed the upgrade of existing TasNetworks assets and replacement of aged “end of life” assets to modernise the Boyer EHV Transmission substation to increase capacity and reliability into the future. As the substation was live & in-service […]

Lands Building Refurbishment Hobart

Client: Tasmanian Government, Department of Primary Industries Parks, Water and the EnvironmentProject: Lands Building Hobart RefurbishmentLocation: Lands Building, 134 Macquarie Street Hobart Project Outline: The iconic Lands Building in Macquarie St, Hobart, was built in the 1970s and the last refurbishment was over 25 years ago, in the late 1990’s. The Lands Building Refurbishment project […]

Risdon Prison Divisional Upgrade

RBD Electrical successfully completed the supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of a new Risdon Prison Divisional electrical fit-out. The project included: demolition of existing switchboards, all sundry equipment, cabling and associated services, a new sub-distribution switchboard, an improved electrical lighting, power & heating services fit-out, and a new television distribution system.

Tassal Rookwood #2 Hatchery

RBD Electrical played an important role in the expansion of the world leading Tassal Rookwood salmon hatchery. RBD Electrical was responsible for the installation, commissioning, testing and subsequent maintenance of electrical works for the site expansion – including switchboards, control panels, VSDs, PLCs, instruments, motors, fish lights, emergency and exit lighting, and general lighting and […]

Tassal Triabunna Fish Meal Processing Plant

RBD Electrical brought its expertise in industrial installation to Tassal’s greenfield construction of the now leading-edge Triabunna Fish Meal Processing Plant. This accelerated project involved supplying and installing equipment including cable supports, MCC, VSD’s, instruments and motors and was completed on time and on specification within 3 months.


RBD Electrical would like to assure all stakeholders that we are treating the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. Many of our clients provide essential services to the community and we recognise the importance of being able to provide continued support during this time. In response to advice issued by the Australian Government, we are conducting our day […]

TasWater NW Regional Offices

Testimonials for RBD Electrical

The TasWater North West Regional Offices project provided RBD Electrical with the ideal opportunity to showcase the versatility of the business in effectively delivering large, multifaceted commercial electrical projects. Throughout the project RBD Electrical displayed a high standard of professionalism in planning, management and delivery of the work through maintaining excellent communication skills and efficient […]

Glenorchy City Council Sportsground Lighting

  Our close relationships with external design engineers and suppliers, means RBD Electrical can offer clients a complete design, installation and extended maintenance programs for sports lighting installations and supply upgrades. Glenorchy City Council awarded multiple contracts to RBD Electrical to design and construct local sports ground lighting systems, and to upgrade electrical supplies to […]

TasPorts Inspection Head Services Upgrade

  RBD Electrical was engaged as principal contractor for the TasPorts Inspection Head services upgrade. This challenging project, on a public access wharf, involving a significant number of hours working below the wharf, from a boat; installing cable ladder, cables and cathodic protection. RBD Electrical managed and co-ordinated the wharf’s plumbing and drainage system works […]

Hydro Tasmania Catagunya AC Upgrade

  In order to bring the site AC systems up to modern electrical standards prior to the Secondary Systems Upgrade at Catagunya Power Station, Hydro Tasmania commenced a project with RBD Electrical to upgrade existing lighting, power and AC distribution systems. The upgrade covered almost all areas of the station, dam and headworks. RBD upgraded […]

Hydro Tasmania

RBD Electrical has been performing work for Hydro Tasmania across the state since 1998. Recent installations performed by RBD Electrical for Hydro Tasmania consist of simultaneously carrying out the complete electrical package of work associated with the Major Machine Upgrades at Meadowbank, Catagunya, Gordon, Liapootah, Fisher and Cethana power stations which includes: Decommissioning of the […]

Nick Davies

Nick Davies - Director

Nick has over 21 years of experience working within the electrical construction industry. This has involved working on high profile projects across the state, with a particular focus on High Voltage (HV) and Extra High Voltage (EHV) installations. Since commencing with RBD Electrical in 2013, Nick has performed the role of the Southern Branch Manager, […]