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The University of Sydney


Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and holds a prominent place in the country’s history. Its proud legacy of excellence continues to shape the world today. The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions worldwide, testament to its commitment to pushing boundaries, fostering critical thinking, and driving impactful research.

The institution is nestled in the vibrant city of Sydney, offering a unique blend of academic rigor and an incredible lifestyle. It provides a nurturing and inclusive environment that encourages intellectual growth, fosters critical thinking, and supports the pursuit of knowledge.

Since 2019, Kerfoot has proudly been engaged in a 3-year contract with the esteemed University of Sydney, and we are thrilled to announce that our partnership has been extended following our proven commitment to excellence. Over the past years, we have delivered an outstanding average of $2 million per annum in reactive maintenance works, ensuring the University’s electrical systems operate seamlessly.

Our comprehensive range of services sets us apart as industry leaders. At Kerfoot, we go above and beyond, providing a seamless blend of electrical maintenance and tendered works across multiple sites in Sydney. With our extensive expertise and dedication to quality, we have become an integral part of the University’s facilities management strategy.


Our Reactive Maintenance Scope includes:

  1. Emergency Response for power outage: We are equipped to handle any electrical emergency promptly, ensuring minimal disruption to operations.
  2. Lighting Maintenance: We provide comprehensive maintenance services for lighting systems, ensuring optimal performance and safety.
  3. Repair/replacement of damaged electrical equipment: Our skilled technicians are proficient in identifying and resolving issues with electrical equipment, swiftly carrying out necessary repairs or replacements.
  4. Minor Upgrades and Fixes: We offer reliable and efficient solutions for minor electrical upgrades and fixes, addressing any electrical requirements as they arise.
  5. Energy Efficiency Proposals: We provide energy efficiency proposals, helping the University of Sydney optimise its energy consumption and reduce costs.
  6. Asset Validation: Our team is experienced in conducting asset validation, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of the University’s electrical assets.


Our Project Work Scope includes:

  1. Switchboard Upgrades: We specialize in switchboard upgrades, enhancing electrical infrastructure to meet evolving needs.
  2. Office Fitouts: We offer comprehensive electrical services for office fitouts, ensuring efficient and reliable electrical systems for new or renovated spaces.
  3. Greenfield Construction Works: We have expertise in handling electrical requirements for greenfield construction projects, providing reliable and safe electrical installations.
  4. Hall Upgrades: Our team is skilled in carrying out electrical upgrades for halls, ensuring compliance, safety, and efficient operation.


Client Accolades

At Kerfoot, we are committed to delivering exceptional service and maintaining our reputation as a reliable and efficient electrical contractor panel. Our team is continuously seeking innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the University. We understand the importance of a smoothly running electrical system to support the University’s academic and research endeavours, and we take pride in our role in advancing its mission.

We understand the significance of KPIs in ensuring that our services align with the University of Sydney’s goals and objectives. We have implemented a robust performance measurement system that allows us to track and evaluate our performance against agreed-upon metrics.

Our exceptional 99% average monthly compliance score with the contracted KPI Scorecard is a testament to our meticulous attention to detail and unwavering dedication to meeting the University’s expectations. We continuously seek areas for improvement, refining our processes and investing in training and development to ensure we stay at the forefront of our industry.

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