We pride ourselves on our competitiveness within the market, and the quality service that we have been able to provide to our customers over the past 23 years.
Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd has provided services in the Goldfields since 1994. The company has embraced the changes that have occurred within the mining industry during this time and has continued to grow accordingly. We have placed particular emphasis on developing sound health and safety practices, and have succeeded in keeping abreast of the rapid changes that have occurred in these areas during the last 2 decades.
We have been able to grow through the efforts of our loyal, multi-skilled workforce. Capable of turning their hand to any task asked of them, our staff remain with us because we are able to keep them busy and pay them well.
Our people are able to undertake remote area works. Whether it be construction, exploration, road works or maintenance our crew are equipped to be fully self sufficient before the site amenities have been set up.
In October 1994, Ben and his cousin Jamie established Northfields Contracting, after spending a number of years based in the goldfields, in Leonora and Leinster, Western Australia.
During this time Ben worked in a variety of fields, including station work, working in the local store owned by his family, and as a contract machine operator at various mine sites around the Goldfields.
Ben works in the organisation as a Managing Director, liaising between the Kwinana and Leinster sites. In his role as Managing Director, his focus is on estimating projects, and managing the organisation. In his time as part owner and Director of Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd, he has seen the company grow into the business it is today.
Ben has completed many administrative and management courses, and holds operator tickets for all machinery and plant operated within Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd.
Ben has always been an active member of the communities he has lived in, spending many years as a councilor at the Leonora Shire, and holding many executive roles on various community group committees in Leinster and Leonora. Since moving to Perth, Ben has been involved with the Rottnest channel swim, skippering the Bondi rescue team to the island during their race. His current interests include Cycling, Tae Kwon Do, Boating, Kayaking and Hiking.
James has been involved in Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd since he and his cousin Ben started the company in 1994.
Prior to this, Jamie did a lot of work in isolated areas constructing windmills, fiberglass tanks and fences, and mustering. He also worked for over 10 years in the mining industry in the Goldfields, and has had extensive experience as a machinery operator.
Jamie is one of the Managing Directors of Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd, where he focuses most of his time on project management, procurement, and estimating. Some of Jamie's achievements include maintaining a stable workforce in transient towns such as Leinster, and managing up to 100 concurrent projects over a number of locations, ensuring that they all run to budget and to schedule.
In the years he has worked as a Managing Director of Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd, Jamie has developed high level project management and scheduling skills that he applies to his work within the company. He also holds tickets for all types of machinery operated by the organisation.
Jamie's interests include camping, fishing & target shooting. In 2012, Jamie flew his helicopter to Leonora for his first cross country navigation exercise, and has recently completed his helicopter pilots licence. He has also spent over 15 years as an active member of the Leonora Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Alex joined Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd in 2004, after completing an Indigenous Training Program at Leinster Nickel Operation.
In his role as Leinster Area Manager, Alex is responsible for supervision of the Goldfields workforce. He is also responsible for setting tasks and for ensuring timely completion of set works. In addition he oversees completion of works to ensure that company policies and safe work practices are adhered to.
As well as holding licenses to drive all the machinery owned by the business, Alex has completed courses in Field Leadership, Supervisor and Management training, cultural awareness, and working at heights.
Alex has been actively involved in several community organisations, including serving as a volunteer in the Leonora Fire Brigade for several years. He is currently a Leonora Shire Councellor, and a committee member on the Leinster Golf Club and the Leinster Race Club. His interests include indoor cricket, golf, camping, fishing, prospecting and playing the drums.
Justin started working at Northfields at the beginning of 2016 after working in the civil construction industry, specifically in concrete works for the last 22 years.
During this time he has worked as an owner operator and contractor to the mining and construction industry, and is mostly through completing his Diploma of Building, due to be completed by 2016 end.
Alyce started at Northfields in January 2012, after spending a number of years as an Office Manager and Accounts Manager.
In her time at Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd, Alyce has improved job tracking, quoting, and administration procedures to ensure that the organization continues to run efficiently and effectively as the company grows.
Alyce has completed a Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Economics at Curtin University, and has completed several industry related courses including a bookkeeping traineeship, several employee management and communication courses, and task specific computer courses.
Alyce is a member of Master Swimming WA, and regularly participates in open water swimming competitions.
Katherine started at Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd in June 2011. Prior to this, she spent the last 10 years working as a Remote Area Nurse in Leonora and Leinster.
In her role as Quality, Occupational Health and Environmental Officer at Northfields (WA) Pty Ltd, Katherine has written and implemented several company policies and procedures, and is responsible for ensuring that employees are aware of and adhering to company policies. She is also responsible for maintaining company records pertaining to health and safety, and maintaining the companies ISO9001 compliant system.
Katherine has a Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing) as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Family and Community Health. Since commencing in her new role, she has also completed several courses on Quality Assurance, Implementation of the quoting and contract process in Occupational Health Systems, Injury Management and Workers Compensation Legislation.
Katherine has been actively involved in many community organizations, particularly during her time in Leinster. Her current interests include cycling, swimming and hiking.