About whittaker contracting

who we are

Whittaker Contracting is a dedicated team of highly skilled professionals committed to providing quality work. We have a team that specialise in a range of areas; road transport maintenance/repairs, fabrication, hydraulic repairs, heavy diesel plant repairs, light/heavy vehicle inspections and repairs as well as machining services.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a leader in quality services and repairs.

Our History

Whittaker Contracting’s success is built on a reputation established over ten years of quality business practice, delivering quality diesel plant repairs to the mining industry. The quality of our work rests on our foundations of a family owned company and the values that drive our business.

Founded by Chris Whittaker in 2003, Whittaker Contracting has grown to 110 employees, who include boilermakers, light and heavy vehicle fitters, machinists, apprentices and various contracts across New South Wales.

Our rapid growth over the years is due to employee loyalty, team effort and pride in the work we deliver. The growth allows us to supply a variety of coverage to ensure responsiveness to the requirements of our clients and deliver quality services.

Our Approach

We aim to provide quality services and products supported by the expertise of our industry trained professionals. Working closely with our clients, we provide proactive engagement from our team in all aspects of the project. We deliver our clients the benefits of a privately owned business with family values. These values drive us to engage with our clients with the aim of supporting the sustainability of the local industry.

"Working with Whittaker contracting has always been a good experience. All members of their staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Their responsiveness, thoroughness, and commitment to the highest level of service and quality is evident" - Deepcore Drilling.

our team

Whittaker Contracting currently employs a team of approximately 100 trade qualified, experienced and professional employees who are situated in various locations around New South Wales, working on a variety of mining and civil earth works machinery. There are also numerous apprentices who are currently undertaking heavy diesel fitting and boilermaking apprenticeships.

Our Skillset

  • Diesel heavy vehicle fitters
  • Boilermakers
  • Machinists
  • A variety of specialized field service staff
  • Administration staff
Our team prides themselves on:
  • The ability to value and respect employees;
  • Encouraging innovation, initiative and committed to ensuring our people are provided with the right tools to complete quality work;
  • Providing an opportunity to local tradesmen to join the mining industry;
  • Embedding a strong culture where employees strive to incorporate the three values into each task undertaken.
  • We support the continuous improvement and personal development of individuals within their chosen field. Training opportunities are provided and all employees are given the support to further their careers within the business.

Interested in joining our team?

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