Achievements

Achievements 2019-03-18T05:05:36+00:00

Wilken is a long standing member of NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) and was recognized for 25 years of membership in 2006. Wilken has submitted entries in the NECA Excellence Awards over the years. Wilken won in 2001 for our Harbour Bridge Display Lighting and in more recent years placed as State Finalists.

Wilken have an active role in fostering the NECA electrical apprentice program and promoting the aims and objectives of the association in the industry sector.

Awards

2018

NECA Excellence Awards National & State Winner – 132kV Substation Yard at Huntingwood (AirTrunk) – 35 Huntingwood Drive, Huntingwood

The project consisted of the design and construction of a dual 132KV 80MW+ Endeavour Energy supplied switch yard, inclusive of 1 control room and 2 switchrooms and wiring for Australia’s largest carrier neutral data centre for the client Airtrunk.

This is the first of its kind in the private power supply market place as all previous switchyard projects have been owner built and operated by Endeavour Energy or Ausgrid. In this case, Wilken are the private operator of this large switch yard.

The new 35,000 sqm Huntingwood facility is a major boost for the regions economy supporting over 300 jobs during construction.

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2015

NECA Excellence Awards State Finalist 2015 – Category 06 – Industrial Medium Project for Endeavour Energy, Springhill – Field Services Centre.

Read more about this project here or click here to watch the video

2014

NECA Excellence Awards State Finalist 2014 – Energy Efficiency & Environmental Category for PlantBank – Australian Botanic Gardens, Mt Annan.

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NECA Excellence Awards State Finalist 2014 – Industrial Small Project Category for South Leppington Zone Substation.

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2011

NECA Excellence Awards State Finalist 2011 – Industrial Large Project category for Liverpool Military Area High Voltage Upgrade 2011

NECA National Apprentice of the year – Weston Rolfe

NECA NSW State Award Winner – Kit Fang

2010

NECA Excellence Awards State Finalist 2010 – Commercial Large Project category for St Vincent’s Hospital O’Brien Building 2010

Wilken were contracted by Richard Crookes Construction to design and construct electrical infrastructure and services for a new facility at St Vincent’s Hospital (the Client) on Burton Street in Darlinghurst, Sydney.

The new O’Brien building was being developed to provide modern facilities to the Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Administration and Education Departments of St Vincent’s Hospital.

2001

NECA excellence Award Winner 2001 – Commercial Industrial Project less than $500,000 Category for Sydney Harbour Bridge Display Lighting 2001