Red Rock Engineering WA

Locally owned and operated.

Red Rock Engineering WA has strong community values.

Our management and project teams are multi-disciplinary, we combine and utilise individual strengths and expertise to provide the best possible outcome for our clients.

Red Rock Engineering WA brings together a diverse management team whose combined experience represents over 50 years of working in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Our management team has worked on a range of large projects for some of the nation’s biggest and most successful companies.

Red Rock Engineering WA source only the best for each role within our team ensuring we have a dedicated and qualified team of professionals.

What sets us apart, is the personal involvement of our leaders, combined with the importance we place on the relationships we build both within our office, on the job and within our local community.

We are able to confer with experts across structural, civil, construction, building and facilities maintenance services, in order to deliver a complete solution to any project we embark on.

Ian Abbot

Ian Abbot

Executive Director

Ian is a founding member and the executive director of Red Rock Engineering WA.

Ian has over 25 years experience in the construction and maintenance industry of the Pilbara region. He has experience in both the mining, and resources sector, as well as onshore and offshore oil and gas.

Beginning with a trade background, Ian progressed to being a registered mine manager/construction manager working on major resource projects both in the Pilbara and overseas.

Ian has managed major construction projects commercially in Perth, however his passion has always been working and living in the Pilbara region.

Craig Moss

Craig Moss


Craig has worked in management roles throughout WA and has over 10 years local experience in Karratha, with high exposure to the mining industry across the Pilbara. Like the rest of our management team, Craig is results driven, with a focus on safety and budget. Craig is a leader with a proven track record of delivering projects on time, on budget and incident free.

With Craig’s vast trade experience both in the field and in the workshop he offers mentorship where he can to assist the team to operate at their highest ability. Craig joined Red Rock Engineering in 2019 and brings 15 years of experience in leadership roles, supported by 9 years of trade based work in the construction and maintenance industry.

Carissa Ives

Carissa Ives

Office Manager

Carissa began her career in finance and management and has made the move into Health, Safety, Environment and Quality.

Carissa is tasked with ensuring that Red Rock Engineering WA fulfils all of the requirements of its ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 Certifications, as well as maintaining Red Rock's quality and OHSE systems.

Safety is one of the main drivers for Carissa's role, ensuring that systems, procedures and training are in place and maintained to ensure the safety of all employees, contractors, property and the environment.

Kristin Hislop

Kristin Hislop

Payroll, Mobilisation, Human Resources

Kristin has over nine years experience in the civil and construction industries, beginning her career as an operator across Pilbara mine sites where she spent four years.

Kristin then hung up her steel caps and moved into her current role of mobilisation and human resources, where she has spent the last five years.

Red Rock Engineering WA is commited to sourcing local suppliers and products without compromising quality or design.

What sets us apart, is the personal involvement of our leaders, combined with the importance we place on the relationships we build both within our office and on the job.

Our management team strives to work to a level of excellence and are proud of the quality of their work. Our commitment to quality utilises our Integrated Management System (IMS) that guides our company across health, safety, environmental and quality management.

Red Rock Engineering WA are an acredited ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 company.

“Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to the team at Redrock Engineering for such friendly , quick and efficient service. We would highly recommend these guys for any job big or small.”

Jody Cunninghame | Life and Soul Karratha