Our People

Get to Know Our People

With over two decades of experience in the industry, the team at Contatore Engineering is proud to provide a range of engineering solutions for the equipment of customers in the mining and earthmoving industries.

Ernie Contatore

Managing Director

Ernie and Frank Contatore established Contatore Engineering in 1990.

Now in approaching their 30th year in business, through hard work and determination, their business has grown to employ 50 full-time staff members.

With over 45 years of experience in the engineering services industry, Ernie is a well-respected and knowledgeable leader, where delivering a superior quality of finished product is of the utmost importance to him.

Ensuring that our customers achieve the best outcome to suit their business requirements, Ernie prides himself on an honest work ethic. With excellent work knowledge and experience across all aspects of the business, Ernie can assist you especially if you’re looking to purchase new equipment or looking for hire/buy options.

Cameron Lilley

Operations Manager

Joining Contatore Engineering in early 2019 Cameron is a highly experienced Operations Manager with expertise in Leadership and a comprehensive understanding of all facets of Business Management.

Managing the day to day operations of the business while working in conjunction with our Leadership team, Cameron is committed to delivering high quality finished products as well as meeting the expectations of our clients.

Beau De Rosario

Production Manager

Beau commenced with Contatore Engineering as a contract draftsman back in 1991 and developed successfully into the role of Production Manager in 2000. Together with our design team, Beau will work with our clients to custom-design solutions to suit your business.

Patrick Campbell

Machining / Fitting Shop Foreman

Pat started with Contatore Engineering in 1995 as a machinist and then in 2004 progressed to take on the role he holds today. Pat has vast knowledge in not only general machining, but also in the repair of hydraulic cylinders and systems. Specialising in rock breaker repairs, Pat can also assist you with any technical enquiries that you may have.

Mick Andreotta

Technical Sales

With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Mick specializes in quoting on large-scale projects, tenders and specialised jobs. Working together with our Leadership Team, Mick will coordinate both with our client and the key Contatore staff so that customers can have peace of mind that their job is being managed efficiently from the beginning to completion.

Joe Di Falco

Production Co-Coordinator

Joe has been with Contatore Engineering since 1998 and, in that period, has had the opportunity to work in all areas of the business. As part of the Leadership and Design team, Joe is integral in the day-to-day operations of the business.


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