Tel: 0423 060 026 [email protected]

Servicing Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Hunter Valley

About Us

Ben Schneider Electrical Services

We are a family owned and operated electrician business located in Port Stephens, NSW.  We provide Domestic, Commercial and industrial electrical maintenance, repairs and installation services to customers based primarily in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and Hunter Valley regions. You can contact our friendly team today on 0423 060 026 or via our Contact Us page. Your call is always welcome and we will assist you in any way possible.

Experience the difference. You can be assured that Ben Schneider Electrical is committed to providing you with exceptional service. You will be provided with realistic timeframes for our arrival and work schedules and you will be notified immediately if there are any delays so you know what is happening at all times. Your home or business will be treated with respect and left in the same if not better condition than it was prior to our arrival.

On arrival you will receive a complimentary Electrical Safety Inspection of your home or business. Fostering long-term relationships with you, through providing friendly, personalised and professional service is of utmost importance to us. Together we will ensure that all work completed by Ben Schneider Electrical meets if not exceeds your expectations. You will be encouraged to provide us with feedback to ensure that your experience with us was one to remember and to tell your friends about.

Ben Schneider – Owner (Level 2 Authorised)

Ben SchneiderBen Schneider is the owner and primary point of contact at Ben Schneider Electrical.

You will receive quality workmanship, attention to detail and commitment for all work undertaken by Ben and his team.

Rest assured that your home or business is in good hands with our fully accredited, licensed and insured technicians. Your job will be completed with the highest attention to safety due to our strict work health and safety procedures.

Ben is a local to the region and values both personal and business relationships.  When Ben is not working on your electrical requirements, you’ll find him at the beach or in the surf.

From your home to our business Ben Schneider Electrical endeavours to integrate environmental considerations into all of our processes to reduce all of our ecological footprints. Together we can continue striving towards improving our environmental performance for the future.

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Frequently Asked Questions

CAN I DO SMALL ELECTRICAL WORK MYSELF?

Definitely NO!!  In nsw it is illegal for anyone but a qualified electrician to do any domestic wiring or house rewiring. Even if the work has been done to standard it will not pass certification which is bad news especially if you need to sell the property. It makes sense for safety to hire a qualified electrician to carry out all your household wiring. You also risk your personal safety and the safety of your family and friends.

WHAT IS AN RCD?

An RCD is a residual-current device, also known as a safety switch. The device is designed to monitor the electrical current and disconnect the power when a leak is detected from a fault in wiring, an appliance or switch.

WHEN SHOULD I HAVE AN ELECTRICAL SAFETY CHECK?

We recommend that you should have an electrical inspection carried out if:

  • You are purchasing a property that has been occupied
  • The property is more that 25 years old
  • If it is more that 5 years since one has been done
  • If you are concerned about how any of the equipment may have been installed
WHY SHOULD I USE A MASTER ELECTRICIAN?

A Master Electrician is trained to deliver professional, safe, reliable service at the highest standard. Master Electricians must carry out ongoing training to ensure they continue to be at the forefront of their trade.

HOW DOES AN ELECTRICAL SAFETY SWITCH SAVE LIVES?

On a normal power circuit, the current flowing to an appliance returns through the neutral wire. If the circuit is compromised, the electricity can leak to earth through a person in contact with the appliance, causing death or serious injury.
A safety switch detects the loss of power from the circuit, and cuts the supply of electricity in as little as 30 milliseconds – 0.003 seconds. Importantly, this response time is faster than the critical section of a heartbeat, and therefore significantly reduces the risk of death or serious injury.

WHAT IS TEST & TAG?

Test and Tag is a system where our electricians will test all the electrical equipment in a workplace for faults ensuring it is safe to be used by employees. The electrician will then attach a tag to the piece of equipment stating the date it was tested and when the next test is due.

WHAT ARE OUR HOURS OF WORK?

Our normal operating hours are 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours we are available for emergency electrician work and if you have emergency work we are available 24/7

Master Electrician
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Safety Connect