James is the Electrical Engineering Manager Delegate for one of the coal mine sites NRG contracts to. He is a qualified Electrical Fitter Mechanic with an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering and a Certificate IV in Lean Manufacturing. James is responsible for leading and managing the operation of the Electrical Engineering Department, providing Electrical Engineering services of facility and utility systems.
With over 30 years’ experience working in the mining industry, including Surface and Underground operations, having been responsible for the asset management of Draglines, Overburden Drills, Coal Handling Preparation Plants, Longwalls, Continuous Miners, Highwall Miners, Shuttle Cars and Infrastructure, he brings great knowledge to NRG. James has a strong background in Design, Commissioning and fault finding mining equipment including automation and control in hazardous areas.