Author Archives: Darren Caulfield

Darren Caulfield

About Darren Caulfield

I am the Director at Jamestech Group of Companies. In 1996 I started James Technologies Pty Ltd (then later the Jamestech Group of Companies). Please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime, where you feel I or the Jamestech Group could assist you in any way.

Jamestech is proud to recently complete Energy Queensland requirements to scope and assist with High and Wide load Transport. Having ‘Authorised Person” status with Energex and Ergon enables Jamestech to assist transport contractors with all the required procedures. Jamestech can complete the original scope of the route and then advise...
I was recently on a job and came accross an unwelcome resident of the 750KVA Kiosk substation I was inspecting. There is nothing quite like a 2m Easter Brown or King Brown snake looking directly at you. Their eyes are piercing and it is a very unnerving feeling when you back away. As we come into warmer weather and the snakes are become more activ...
Jamestech can always assist you with Switching your High Voltage Private Network. Private Networks are those not owned and under the control of a Distribution / Supply Authority. Most Mines / Refineries, Large Industrial Plants, Large Shopping Centre’s own their own Electrical Supply Equipment and are classed Private Electrical Networks. T...
James technologies  has had many years working in Papua New Guinea and with the recent slowdown in Projects in PNG we currently have several of our Australian and New Zealand Electrical Tradesmen and Engineers with current work permits and associated entry visas available to assist in country. All our Tradesmen are all highly experinced and qualif...
Qld Labour Hire Licence – LHL-00426-M3Q1M James technologies is proud to have received our Labour Hire License from Qld Labour Hire Licensing Compliance Unit, Office of Industrial Relations. Details of accredited licenced labour hire providers have now been published on the Qld Labour Hire Licence register. The register of labour hire licence...
Am I sure my business has kept up with legislative change? Am I relying on “What we, have always done is…”? Am I exposed, should something go wrong? What should I do next?     Over time the Acts and Regulations governing or applying to the use and maintenance of equipment in the work place have changed. New requirements have bee...

Heat Stress – Stay Hydrated

Coming into another Hot Summer it is important to remind ourselves of the Dangers of Dehydration and Heat Stress. Heat stress occurs when your body is unable to cool itself sufficiently and body temperature rises; when heat is absorbed from the environment faster than the body can get rid of it. Warning signs Heat stress warning signs may include: ...
On Friday I attended a mental health workshop in Brisbane on male suicide. Typically this is a topic very rarely discussed openly in the workplace. Though, with the current statitics of 7.8 deaths by suicide in Australia each day (2,160 males (18.4 per 100,000) and 704 females (5.9 per 100,000) that died by suicide, each year), it is definetly time...
The Queensland Government launched a public awareness campaign in May to boost community awareness of electrical safety risks in ceiling spaces. The campaign urges homeowners and tradespeople to turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard before heading up into the roof, with the main message, ‘Stay safer up there, switch off down her...