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2019 Tradesman of the Year.

MC Electrical







  • Mark Cavanagh
    Mark Cavanagh Owner, Manager, Electrician

    CEC Installer 20075 1Mark is the Owner and Manager of MC Solar & Electrical. He’s an Electrician, accredited solar installer/designer and an electrical contractor. Read his story. Mark is not only passionate about solar but about doing business right. It’s a simple ethic: look after your staff, and encourage them to look after your customers. It seems to work.

    • Wendy Cavanagh
      Wendy Cavanagh Employee Relations


      Where Mark makes the decisions on who to hire, Wendy makes it official by setting up staff contracts, payroll and time-sheets. Wendy is always behind the scenes ensuring the paperwork is up to date and accounts are in order. We’re all thankful to Wendy for being the one who pays us each week.

      • Ryan Scott
        Ryan Scott Ops. Manager, Electrician

        CEC Installer 20075 2Ryan started at MC in 2015 and has an extensive background in domestic and commercial electrical work. He now oversees the day-to-day operations of MC Electrical. Ryan is also passionate about the industry and enjoys designing and managing our larger projects.

        • Shane Williams
          Shane Williams Electrician / service manager

          CEC Installer 20075 3Shane completed his electrical apprenticeship with us in 2019. After several months on the road doing service work, we asked Shane to do a hybrid role of service manager (in the office) and backup service Sparkie (on the road). We find having a skilled and practising sparkie on the other end of the phone has brought our customer service to another level.

          • Alex Cusack
            Alex Cusack Electrician, Solar Installer

            CEC Installer 20075 4Alex has been around since day one when it was Mark as the Electrician and Alex as the apprentice. Nearly 10 years on, Alex the Electrician knows solar inside out. He’s also a really nice guy (which has kind of turned into a prerequisite for working here).

            • Rodney Elkins
              Rodney Elkins Electrician, Solar Installer

              CEC Installer 20075 5Rodney’s our youngest tradesman who originally began his apprenticeship at MC Electrical.  Upon completion he moved on to explore the commercial side of the industry. He’s since come back, and we’ve found the experience and knowledge he gained highly beneficial to our own more complex installations.

              • Michael Forrester
                Michael Forrester Electrician, Solar Installer

                CEC Installer 20075 6Michael is one of Queensland’s best blokes. That’s what his wife said when he won Mr. Ipswich in 2009! Seriously, he’s a top bloke and one of the best sparkies you’ll find. He first started working for us in 2011 – he had a break ( most likely modelling?) – but we’re better now ’cause he’s back.

                • Matt Reilly
                  Matt Reilly Electrician, Solar Installer

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                  Matt met Mark several years ago, but at the time Matt was doing his apprenticeship with CV Services Group. In 2016 Matt called us up looking for a job. We didn’t have a position, but when you find a tradesman like Matt, you create a job for him. While working for us, he earned his solar install and design accreditation. Matt is now our Service Technician and Battery Specialist.

                  • David Buchanan
                    David Buchanan Electrician, Solar Installer

                    CEC Installer 20075 8David started with us back in 2009 as a laborer before we took him on as an apprentice. After completing his 4 year apprenticeship, he stayed on as a tradesman. He now leads one of our 6 teams. He’s a bloke of integrity and has a keen eye for quality. We’re proud to have David on our team.

                    • Josh Stephan
                      Josh Stephan ELECTRICIAN, SOLAR INSTALLER

                      CEC Installer 20075 9Josh started out labouring for us in 2014. We soon worked out he was a keeper so we took him on as a mature age apprentice. He completed his apprenticeship in 2018 and we’re glad he chose to stay on with us as a tradesman.

                      • Shane Telfer
                        Shane Telfer Electrician, Solar Installer

                        Shane TelferShane is the most recent MC Electrical apprentice to become a qualified electrician and CEC accredited solar installer. There’s no one better when it comes to figuring out how to tackle the more challenging and complex jobs. He’s a valuable part of the MC team and we’re excited to see how he progresses throughout his career.

                        • Dane May
                          Dane May Electrician

                          Dane started with MC Electrical back in 2013 and has recently completed his electrical apprenticeship. Throughout his apprenticeship he proved he has an aptitude towards the more technical side of electrical and solar. This is why he is now a part of our service team.

                          • Sam Taylor
                            Sam Taylor Electrician / Solar Installer

                            CEC Accredited InstallerSam joined MC Electrical in 2019 as an Electrician and he quickly proved himself to be a valuable member of the team. We helped him get through his CEC accreditation so now he is a qualified solar installer too.

                            • Ben Neville
                              Ben Neville Solar Designer / Estimator

                              Ben is our in office Solar Designer / Estimator . With a degree in Marine Biology, his approach to sales management is technical rather than salesy. Ben also spends a lot of time researching panel technology and other related topics. He blogs about his findings in “Mark’s blog”.

                              • Israel Vogel
                                Israel Vogel Solar Consultant / Electrician, Solar Installer

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                                Israel is an Electrical Contractor with years of experience in Solar. He wanted to get off the tools but stay in the industry, so began teaching the CEC Accreditation and renewable energy course at TAFE. As a part-time Solar Consultant for MC, you can be can be sure he knows his stuff.

                                • Nicole Tapper
                                  Nicole Tapper Solar Consultant

                                  Nicole is our Solar Consultant extraordinaire. She has developed a reputation in the industry over the last 9 years as a knowledgeable, straight-talking consultant. In 2015, Nicole agreed that MC Electrical suited her way of doing things better. Nicole is so much happier now, selling the right product at the right price.

                                  • Yorick Mark
                                    Yorick Mark Solar Consultant

                                    Yorick used to work alongside Mark and Ryan to help in service and after sales support. As a veteran in the solar industry we have figured early on that Yorick is a keeper. In 2015 he asked to step out of the office so he could work directly with our customers. If there is something Yorick does not know, he will ask and learn. No BS. How could I refuse?

                                    • Trent Gosling
                                      Trent Gosling Solar Consultant

                                      Trent first worked for us in 2009 installing panels. He moved on and worked for other solar companies in both installations and solar sales for several years, before finally coming back to work as a consultant for MC Electrical in 2017. Trent’s experience in different areas (especially battery storage and off-grid) is proving invaluable.

                                      • Jaime Smith
                                        Jaime Smith Solar Consultant

                                        An advocate for the environment, it wasn’t until Jaime read “The last hours of Ancient Sunlight” back in 2006 that she became passionate about renewable energy. She then completed a Certificate IV in Renewable Energy and worked in the solar hot-water industry, before commencing her career as a solar power consultant a few years later. Jaime recently moved back to Brisbane after being in SA for 10 years. We are certainly happy to have Jaime on board with her down-to-earth attitude and technical knowledge.

                                        • Michele Mosterd
                                          Michele Mosterd Solar Consultant

                                          Michele has over 10 years’ experience in a technical sales role. Personable and easy to talk to, Michele will be able to clearly explain solar and design. As a mate of Nicole’s, we are very happy that Michele approached us for a job after years of talking solar and hearing about MC’s awesome reputation!

                                          • Jason Wilson
                                            Jason Wilson Solar Designer / Estimator

                                            Jason started with us in mid 2019 as our warehouse store-man. He picked it all up so quickly that we decided to move him into the office as one of our in house solar designer and estimators.

                                            • Winston Jones
                                              Winston Jones Solar Consultant

                                              Winston has just joined the MC Electrical sales team. Don’t let that fool you though, he has been working in the solar industry for nearly a decade. We are excited to have him on board and we look forward to seeing how he uses that wealth of knowledge to tailor solar packages for our customers. Welcome to the team Winston.

                                              • Elliot Moss
                                                Elliot Moss Marketing Manager / Graphic Designer

                                                Elliot joined the MC Electrical team in 2017 after he was highly recommended by our Ops. Manager. As our marketing manager, Elliot takes care of all our graphic design work, website development, marketing campaigns and social media development. He is passionate about sustainability and the environment which is a part of the reason he thrives in the green energy sector. On top of everything else, Elliot is a qualified commercial helicopter pilot and sponsored rock climber.

                                                • Luke Frey
                                                  Luke Frey Procurement Manager

                                                  Luke joined our team in Feb. 2018.  He has a comprehensive background in warehousing & logistics. Luke is directly responsible for all product coming in, going out, and maintaining good order in and around our warehouse
                                                  & office facilities.  He is doing a great job and has exceeded our expectations.

                                                  • Mel Byram
                                                    Mel Byram Accounts

                                                    Mel is the newest recruit to join the MC Electrical office staff. if you’re calling in regards to something accounts related, you’ll likely get to speak with her.

                                                    • Mark Bunting
                                                      Mark Bunting Sales Administrator/Estimator

                                                      Mark Bunting is our sales coordinator. If the sales staff get stuck with a problem, Mark Bunting is who they go to for help. He has a degree in graphic design and has picked up basic solar design with ease. Don’t confuse him with Mark Cavanagh. Mark is much better looking.

                                                      • Rhea Morgan
                                                        Rhea Morgan Sales Administrator

                                                        As the daughter of a solar enthusiast in Northern NSW, Rhea has worked in the Solar industry longer than she remembers. She helps out Mark Bunting scheduling consultants but can handle anything we throw at her – except a solar panel.

                                                        • Kaitlin Shaw
                                                          Kaitlin Shaw After-Sales Customer Service

                                                          Kaitlin has worked in the solar industry since 2009. That makes her a solar veteran. She works with post install customer service, arranging Energex to change over your meter to a solar meter, setting up your online monitoring platform, managing all the STC “rebate” submissions, as well as a host of other things that keep after sales service running smoothly at MC Electrical.

                                                          • Jem Barr
                                                            Jem Barr Administration

                                                            Jem runs the reception here at MC Electrical, so she will be your first point of contact if you call in. Jem, in her spare time is an impressive roller skater and an avid rock climber too.

                                                            • Alan Ford
                                                              Alan Ford Apprentice Electrician

                                                              Alan joined us in August 2016 on the recommendation from Dane. He began working as a labourer, but we soon realised this bloke is future tradesman material, so we offered him an adult electrical apprenticeship.

                                                              • Brady Stolz
                                                                Brady Stolz Apprentice Electrician

                                                                Brady started out pursuing a career in Aircraft Engineering before realizing his calling as an Electrician. He is passionate about renewable energy and offering him an apprenticeship was an easy decision to make. Brady is the type of bloke who gets the job done.

                                                                • Jason Hadland
                                                                  Jason Hadland Apprentice Electrician

                                                                  Jason joined our team as a labourer in early 2018. He’s since proved himself to be a hard worker with an eye for detail and so we offered him an adult apprenticeship.

                                                                  • Josh Rudolph
                                                                    Josh Rudolph Apprentice Electrician

                                                                    Josh joined the team in early 2018 as a labourer. We found him to be an extremely hard worker and as such, we offered him an adult apprenticeship.

                                                                    • Finn Hestehauge
                                                                      Finn Hestehauge Apprentice Electrician

                                                                      Finn is keen to get ahead within the solar industry and approached us directly for a job. He has plenty of experience working in customer service plus experience working on construction sites. In his spare time he builds mountains bikes from scratch.  Welcome to the team, Finn.

                                                                      • Brandon O’Regan
                                                                        Brandon O’Regan Apprentice Electrician

                                                                        Brandon came recommended by one of our apprentice electricians at the end of 2018.  We started him as a labourer, but he quickly proved himself to be switched on and a great worker which is why we offered him an apprenticeship.

                                                                        • Lawrence Cusack
                                                                          Lawrence Cusack Apprentice Electrician

                                                                          Lawrence came recommended by one of our electricians. He started with us as a solar trade assistant but quickly proved himself to be a hard worker with a great work ethic. It wasn’t hard decision to sign him up for his adult electrical apprenticeship.

                                                                          • Trent Merkus
                                                                            Trent Merkus Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                            Trent joined the team in 2019 as a solar trade assistant. Using his skills as a qualified carpenter, he does an exceptional job and has quickly become an invaluable member of the team.

                                                                            • Ethan Carmody
                                                                              Ethan Carmody Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                              Ethan started with us in 2019. He is one of our youngest employees, but has proved to us that age isn’t everything. He doesn’t compromise on quality and is a gun on the roof.

                                                                              • Damien Manton
                                                                                Damien Manton Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                                Damien started with us in 2019 as a solar trade assistant. He has already completed a few years of his electrical apprenticeship  with his previous employer and so we’ll likely take him on soon as an apprentice to continue his training.

                                                                                • Kyle Ricketts
                                                                                  Kyle Ricketts Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                                  Kyle joined the MC team in 2019 as a solar trade assistant. He has plenty of experience in the solar and electrical industry and came recommended by one of our other staff members. He has already completed part of his electrical apprenticeship, so we’ll likely be signing him up soon to continue his training.

                                                                                  • Jesse Dearlove
                                                                                    Jesse Dearlove Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                                    Jesse is a qualified carpenter and has his cert 2 in electro-technology, so we’re sure that with some guidance from our existing top notch installers, he’ll be a fantastic solar installer in no time.

                                                                                    • Ezekial Ngakuru
                                                                                      Ezekial Ngakuru Solar Trade Assistant

                                                                                      Ezekial has a background in construction and has completed his cert II in electro-technology so we know he’s keen and capable. This is why we’re giving him a shot as a solar trade assistant here at MC Electrical. In his down time, you’ll find Ezekial surfing or behind the lens of his camera. Welcome to the team Ezekial.

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