UCS is proudly a people focused company, driven to provide operational excellence in the land development, infrastructure and sustainable energy industries.

Australia’s leading electrical infrastructure provider

Having one of Australia’s largest self-provide network construction teams, with more than 25 years of continuous operation experience, we provide full end-to-end services in project management, design, construction and commissioning of utility electrical and telco NBN infrastructure.

We will take responsibility of the whole planning and design process, through to strategic sourcing, construction, commissioning and handover – or we will team up with your existing partners and suppliers, to work seamlessly together.

Our experience, and professional expertise, is second-to-none, dealing collaboratively with developers, civil companies, utilities and regulators to ensure the smooth delivery of your network cabling project. The long-standing relationships UCS maintains with our customers are a credit to our company and our people.

Our Values

Words from UCS’ Founder, Niel Towan

Our History

UCS has been a leading provider in the electrical infrastructure space for over 25 years, servicing a range of companies to build future homes of Australians throughout the country.

  • 1995

    UCS was established by Niel Towan and two other former State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) employees.

  • 2001

    UCS had built a reputation as Victoria’s premium provider in underground network design and construction services.

  • 2006

    UCS was recognised as an industry leader in specialist HV and LV cable jointing at utility standards. UCS continually expanded its pool of resources with new apprentices and training to increase the technical capability of its workforce.

  • 2012

    UCS has become one of Australia’s largest specialist underground network design and construction service providers.

  • 2016

    UCS expands into Melbourne (Hallam and Truganina), and into NSW (Campbelltown).

  • 2018

    UCS took the strategic view, developing new businesses in sustainability, infrastructure, telco and solar. We established a depot in Grovedale (near Geelong).

  • 2019

    UCS launched its new name and brand, UCS Group.

  • 2020

    UCS delivers its first project in SE QLD.
    UCS commissions its first large scale +1MW 1MWh battery system at Lansell Square, VIC.

  • 2021

    UCS acquires assets to form UCS Overhead Services to perform overhead powerline work.
    UCS acquires BG & RM Williams Electrical to form UCS Signals to perform traffic signals and road safety equipment construction and maintenance.
    UCS replaces its Hallam depot with a purpose built facility in Pakenham that is able to operate off-grid.

  • 2022

    UCS commenced its first project in SA, started ASENO estates and established a depot in Edinburgh North.

  • 2023

    UCS established AS3000 Grade A electrical teams and won several lifestyle community / land lease community projects.

About Us

Our Team

At UCS we have a very inclusive and caring working culture and would love for you to join our community of more than 200 employees and specialty subcontractors across Australia. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and diverse work environment for all employees, subcontractors, customers and visitors.

Industry Partnerships

Complementary to our investment in training, UCS is a member of several industry peak bodies, ensuring that we stay informed of industry changes.


Our Clients

At UCS Group, we proudly serve a diverse array of clients, ranging from local municipalities to major industries, all seeking the very best in underground cabling, sustainable solutions, and construction expertise. Our commitment to excellence and a collaborative approach has cemented our reputation as a trusted partner in the infrastructure industry.


Success Stories

UCS is privileged to count many industry leaders as our top customers. In partnership, we help create communities throughout Australia. We are very grateful for the ongoing support of our customers.