As Managing Director of EDC Systems for more than 15 years, Steve Gillis holds extensive experience in the design, development and execution of projects in the electrical and data communications space, with a record of success across commercial and industrial sites.
EDC Systems is based in Tingalpa, Brisbane with a geographic reach throughout South East Queensland, remote Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
The company was formed in 1996 as a partnership between two industry professionals, Steve Gillis and Gary Layt. Each brought a particular skill set to the company and by working hard and delivering great customer service they have built the company to what it is today, providing employment for 18 staff members.
A number of the company’s original clients, including Suncorp and WorkCover Queensland, are still with EDC Systems today, testament to high levels of professionalism and an innate ability to deliver high quality advice and services.
Robert is an experienced electrical industry professional with over 20 years experience with a broad range skills base that covers many areas of the electrical trade within domestic and commercial environments such as power and lighting, communications and data, fire systems and switchboard installation and commissioning.
Robert has the crucial ability to ensure the project is delivered on time within budget.
2008 – Current: Project Manager and Estimator for EDC Systems
2005 – 2008: Electrical Manager
1996 – 2004: Field Service Technician for Optus
1991 – 1996: Qualified Fitter Mechanic Electrician for Delaney Electrical
Industry and general qualifications
2016 Certificate III in Telecommunications
2006 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology Contracting – General legislative requirements
2006 Clipsal C Bus Training
2005 Clipsal C Bus Training
2005 Electrical Installation, Inspection and Testing
2004 Certificate III in Public Safety (Fire Fighting and Emergency Operations)
1995 Fitter/Mechanic Electrician
Short Project Profile
2014 – 2016 Education Qld Rollout throughout South East Queensland. Managing the installation of Fibre Optic and Copper networks in the State Schools.
2014 – 2015 Kingsford Aged Care Apartment Complex. Managing the installation and testing of WAN Fibre Optic back bone cabling, copper network cabling.
Ed has more than 20 years experience in the electrical and communications industry. He has been employed as a Project Manager since 2003 and during this time has worked on a wide range of projects involving contract support services, team management, surveying and estimating, producing work specifications and comprehensive Safety Work Method Statements and Risk Assessments. Ed has extensive experience in all facets of the industry including Industrial, Commercial and Maintenance. Ed excels at overseeing the project from planning and inception right through to project completion, ensuring the project is completed on time and within budget.
Ed began in 2003 with EDC Systems and during this time he has displayed an extensive amount of experience in Project & Service Management and his level of professionalism and attention to detail has ensured a continuing positive relationship with clients. Many of Ed’s clients are long term EDC Systems customers.
2003 – Current: Service/Project Manager for EDC Systems Pty Ltd
1998 – 2002: Project Manager for Queensland Data & Electrical Pty Ltd
1989 – 1998: Project Manager for Spot on Electrical Pty Ltd
Industry and general qualifications
Current: Australian Recognised Trade Certificate – Fitter Mechanic
Current: 30215QLD Course in General Safety Induction (Construction Industry) Blue Card
Current: BICSI Registered Cablers Australia
Current: SP3321 SYSTIMAX SCS Design & Engineering Certificate
Suncorp, QUT, St Margaret’s Anglican Girls College, Department of Community Safety, Citec