About Us

Steven Flanagan

Managing Director

Since the company’s inception in 1992, S.D.F Electrical (“Steven Dennis Flanagan”) has grown to become a market leader in the electrical contracting industry.

With over 30 years industry experience, Steven has developed a successful business that really is “Powered by People.” He takes great pride in training and promoting from within, and this culture makes for a great workplace.

Steven has developed relationships with some of the country’s top constructors, secured by the consistent quality and performance outcomes delivered by the SDF team.

S.D.F Electrical is a privately owned company which is celebrating more than three decades of continued growth and success. Being a private company, we pride ourselves on providing a level of service which results in a good working relationship with our construction partners, suppliers and sub-contractors. The company relies on repeat business from core customers by delivering projects which are quality assured and completed on time.

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Employing outcome-driven people and looking after them has been a key part of how we do business. People are central to the culture and success of SDF Electrical. We are committed to being an Employer of choice, though this is not a new vision.
Our business is truly “Powered by People.”

We are a company that prides itself on its ‘family’ culture & we seek out high-calibre people

We are a company that has a team philosophy that is apparent each and every day

We believe in nurturing the skills of our team members and providing growing levels of responsibility.

Our employees are highly skilled and motivated. We work hard at nurturing a workplace that is safe and rewarding and achieves a healthy work life balance.

Our work environment of honesty, integrity, compassion and a commitment to staff, clients and workplace partners, has led to stability & many long term employees within the company.

Test of time

For nearly 3 decades, we have designed, supplied and installed electrical networks for large-scale commercial and public sector building projects. We are one of the industry’s longest-standing and most experienced electrical contracting service providers in Queensland.

Technology and innovation

Our knowledge of technology and available products in the market along with our ability to work with engineering consultants to jointly develop, innovative, cost effective solutions, further sets us apart from our competitors.

Safety in design

Our project managers and engineers have extensive experience in working with our clients, other service providers and consultants on matters of safety in design during the construction phasethrough to functional safety for the end user.

No-Harm Vision
“To be a recognised Leader in Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Excellence, in everything we do and everywhere we operate”
SDF Electrical has adopted the NO HARM vision for all our projects and operations. We are dedicated to the concept that all incidents resulting in personal injury, equipment or environmental damage are preventable. We promote work health, safety management as priority values in all phases of work undertaken

Proven track record
We have a track record of treating all matters related to safety & health very promptly and seriously. Our emphasis is on taking preventative, rather than reactive action to safety and health issues. Our track record for the past 4 years can be verified by the following statistics.



Operating System
SDF Electrical has in place a robust operating system that covers all aspects of the business allowing us to deliver quality outcomes to our customers, SDF Electrical and its stakeholders.

Green Star
When The Green Building Council of Australia was created and developed a comprehensive environmental rating system for buildings known as “Green Star”, SDF Electrical was one of the first to successfully complete a Green Star project.
SDF Electrical has the systems, skills and experience to design, supply, install, test and commission electrical Services that are efficient, environmentally sustainable and rated in accordance with Green Star design, interiors and as-built rating system.

Working relationships
SDF Electrical has a reputation of working with its clients to develop long term working relationships where the focus is on long term gains, rather than short term wins.

Our clients trust SDF Electrical
Focusing on the long term allows us to build the trust of our clients that SDF Electrical will successfully complete the project within time, within budget and with minimal issues along the way.

New business
Our reputation in the industry often attracts the attention of other potential clients. SDF Electrical are always seeking new and challenging opportunities.

Ethical behaviour
The foundation of the SDF Electrical business is based on ethical and honest behaviour in our dealings with clients, employees, suppliers, subcontractors and other stakeholders. This is a major contributor to us developing long term working relationships.

Outcome driven
SDF Electrical have a proven track record in delivering predictable outcomes in all aspects of a project including; HSE performance, practical completion, industrial relations, quality and client relations.

An apprenticeship with SDF Electrical can be an experience providing lifelong rewards. In recruiting our apprentices we primarily seek candidates who have the potential capacity to manage future projects. We believe attitude and aptitude are the two most important things to look for in candidates, along with a clear commitment to a career in electrical.


Candidates who have completed year 12 and a pre vocational course are preferred entry level qualifications..

Working with SDF is a pleasure. The whole team are positive, forward thinking and professional at all times.

Holly Hardstaff / http://www.handegroup.com.au