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Deadshort Services, situated in the heart of Thebarton, is a locally owned and operated business that takes pride in its family-oriented approach. Unlike franchises or out-of-state companies, we are deeply rooted in the community, ensuring that your investment supports local employment and contributes to the local economy. From the moment you make your initial call to the skilled tradesperson working on your project, you can rest assured that you are dealing with members of your own community.


As a versatile company offering a range of services including Air Conditioning, Electrical, Home Services, Plumbing & Gas, Roofing, and Gutter, we uphold the same high standard of service across all job categories. Our motto, “Same great company, same great service,” reflects our unwavering commitment to providing prompt, efficient, and reliable service to our diverse clientele, regardless of the scale of the project.

Over the past three decades, we have carefully cultivated a team of highly skilled tradespeople and apprentices spanning multiple trades. With over 50 dedicated professionals on board, we have established a management approach grounded in honesty and integrity. We firmly believe that our continued success stems from upholding these core values throughout our entire workforce.

Our track record speaks for itself, as we have earned recognition and accolades within the industry. Deadshort Services has been honored with State and National NECA awards for Construction Excellence, and our apprentices have been finalists and winners in the esteemed Annual NECA Apprentice of the Year Awards. We take great pride in our accomplishments and the reputation we have built, emphasizing prompt service and delivering work of the highest caliber. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with our award-winning and customer-focused team, and let’s discuss your next project together!

Our Team


Mark Langston

Director / Construction Manager

Mark overseas the day to day operations, while taking on large scale projects for our valued clients. He began his career as an Electrical Fitter/Mechanic at the Lead Smelter in Port Pirie before moving into Industrial…

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…Construction as a Project Manager/Estimator at the tender age of 25. Moving his family to Adelaide over 20 years ago to commence with Deadshort as the Construction Manager he became a Partner & Director of the business in 2005. Alongside James he is committed to a customer-centric approach and is there to ensure the highest level of service to our customers. He has established contacts, strong industry relationships and the know-how to exceed your expectations, every time.


James Law

Director / Service Manager

James is the Service Manager, Partner & Director at Deadshort, looking after the entire service division of the company. Having worked in the Electrical industry for over 30 years he began his career at Deadshort as a young tradesman before eventually moving into the office in the role of Service Manager. Over the years James has…

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…developed strong client relations and his vast experience spans a range of areas, comprising new build, commercial, refurbishment, office fit outs and repairs and maintenance across residential, hospitals, commercial offices, retail outlets, hotels and aged care facilities. James, along with the help from his team has grown the service division into the success that it is today. In 2019 James took the opportunity to build on the services we can offer to our clients, starting our Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Gas and, Home Building services departments.


Gary Christie

Project Manager

Gary joined Deadshort in 2018 as a Project Manager and he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from 35 years working within the Electrical industry in numerous areas. Gary presently services many of…

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…our corporate clients, local councils and various special contract works. Gary’s expertise allows him to liase closely with our clients and deliver high quality projects from estimating through to project completion delivering successful, quality outcomes for all of his clients.


Ben Brazel

Construction Manager

Ben has a vast depth of knowledge in the Electrical Construction, Estimating and Project Management fields, with over 24 years’ experience in this role. His attention to detail and commitment to quality outcomes for all…

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…stakeholders has seen Ben progress through the ranks to Construction Manager over his 18 years at Deadshort. Ben’s role now includes overseeing entire projects along with providing leadership to our Project Managers, Estimators and Construction Teams.


Paddy Cannane

Project Manager

Paddy provides 20 years’ experience within the Industry. Starting out as an apprentice and working his way up Paddy is now one of our Project managers. He has been working within the South Australian Construction…

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…Industry building relationships with our clients and builders. Working within our construction team, Paddy provides the knowledge and experience to successfully deliver projects from estimating to project completion. Paddy’s personable and professional approach ensures successful project delivery and quality outcomes for his clients.


Adam Walker

Project Manager / Estimator

Adam has worked for Deadshort for approximately 17 years. During his time here, Adam has progressed from an apprentice to qualified Electrician before being appointed to leading hand on numerous jobs with the company.

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Recently Adam has moved into the office to pursue his career in Estimating and Project Management. Adam strives to provide clients with quality workmanship at affordable pricing to achieve the desired outcome for our clients. Adam is continuing to expand his knowledge to incorporate constantly changing technologies and systems to keep up to date for future progress within the electrical industry.


Leanne Sutton

Administration Team Manager

Working in the administration field for over 20 years’ Leanne has developed a wealth of practical skills and experience in dealing with various administrative tasks and general customer services. Leanne knows…

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…the importance of anticipating her fellow employee’s needs, planning, organising and prioritising tasks ahead for effective time management and keeping the Deadshort office running smoothly for both our internal and field staff.


Brianna Sugden

Payroll / Account Receivables

Brianna joined Deadshort as part of a new administration Traineeship program straight from Year 12. Over her 8 years with Deadshort she has developed sound administration, communication and time management

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skills which have enabled her to progress through the company to advance in different roles. Brianna has now settled into payroll and accounts receivable.


Corina Greenhill

Service Coordinator Plumbing / Electrical

Corina looks after the day to day Plumbing and Electrical service departments, arranging job programming, liaising with clients and ordering equipment for both these large and broad ranging services.  Corina’s previous experience within the administration field has…

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…..given her sound communication and time management skills to enable smooth delivery of client services.


Maddy Turner

Service Coordinator / Roof & Gutter

Maddy is our youngest and most recent member of our trade service team. Maddy comes from a retail background and brings with her a strong sense of customer satisfaction. Maddy looks after our Roof and Gutter department along with general admin duties, her bubbly smiley nature is well received by our clients and our trades. Maddy takes care of job booking , allocating and all things Roof and Gutter, making  sure our clients and trades are kept well informed with their job’s status along the way to job completion.


Rachael Bunting

Service Coordinator Air con / Home Services

Rachael joined Deadshort Services to help the growing Service department. With previous experience in the Payroll/customer service field, Rachael knows the importance of customer satisfaction and will ensure that the customers’ needs are met throughout the entire process. Rachael is currently looking after the needs of the Air Conditioning and Home Services departments, Rachael deals with day to day booking and scheduling of all things job related to these areas along with general office duties to ensure things run seamless and smooth.

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