Precision excavations to support Australia’s energy infrastructure

Our civil department has expanded significantly to cater to the needs of our external energy partners, while also providing services for installations surrounding substation facilities.

At Q-Main, our skilled civil crews undertake a diverse array of tasks, encompassing both maintenance activities and the installation of new infrastructure. Leveraging both standard excavation techniques and non-destructive methods, we ensure efficient and effective completion of projects.

Our civil works services

With over two decades of experience and a commitment to quality and compliance, we provide the essential support needed for substation installations and maintenance, ensuring the reliability of Australia’s energy infrastructure.

Foundation Footings

  • Kiosk and foundation slab excavations
  • Strip footing excavations and pouring
  • Wall and building footing foundations

Conduit Installation

  • Precision conduit installation
  • Efficient cable pathways
  • Auditing and detailing arranged to ensure compliance with the relevant authorities


  • Soil and seed
  • Bitumen
  • Concrete
  • Crushed rock
  • Pathing tile

Mechanical/Non Destructive Excavations

  • Wide variety of machine sizes and type to cover all excavation requirements
  • Below ground fault excavations
  • Planned below-ground network upgrades

Emergency Call Outs

  • Rapid response support
  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Urgent site services
  • Immediate problem solving


  • Pre-excavation site inspections
  • Compliance assessments
  • Quality assurance checks
  • Safety audits

Key Benefits

From rigorous training and compliance to decades of experience and a robust support network, choose Q-Main for unmatched expertise in civil works, ensuring your projects are executed efficiently and with precision.

We place a high emphasis on the training and qualifications of our team members. All our operators are fully qualified and hold VESI accreditation, which is a testament to their expertise and readiness for any project.

Through comprehensive internal and external training programs, we ensure that our operators meet the rigorous standards required in highly regulated spaces, such as those within the energy infrastructure sector.

Our team comprises highly qualified and experienced excavator operators who prioritise compliance, ensuring that your projects meet industry regulations and standards.

Additionally, our commitment to rapid response and timely solutions, even in emergencies, sets us apart, making us the preferred choice for your civil works projects.

We take pride in our extensive fleet of versatile equipment, carefully selected to meet the diverse needs of civil works projects. Our inventory includes various-sized excavators and Non-Destructive Digging (NDD) machines, enabling us to tackle projects of all scales with precision and efficiency.

Whether it’s foundation footing excavation, conduit installation, or non-destructive digging, our adaptable machinery, combined with the expertise of our operators, ensures that we can provide comprehensive civil works and excavation services for our customers. With our versatile equipment, we guarantee that your project will be handled with the highest standards of quality and efficiency, regardless of its complexity or size.

With years of expertise in the excavation space, we possess a wealth of knowledge and skills to tackle a wide range of challenges. Additionally, our comprehensive support network and the agility of our supply chain, backed by multiple supply partners, guarantee rapid response times and the availability of materials throughout the region.

This ensures that we are always well-prepared to deliver top-quality results, regardless of project complexity.

Who we serve

Q-Main serves energy partners and substation installation projects, delivering exceptional civil works expertise and solutions tailored to your needs.

Our clients

As a provider of civil services, we are the trusted partner of choice for industry leaders in the power, electrical, and utilities sectors across Australia.

Join us in shaping a brighter future

Contact us now to experience unmatched services that prioritise safety, efficiency, and quality. Your path to a well-maintained, secure property begins here.