Strategic Leadership Team

Mike Scott

President

Mike Scott was appointed President of Allteck Limited Partnership (Allteck) and Canadian Utility Construction Limited Partnership (CUC) on March 1st of 2020, having transitioned from the role of Chief Operating Officer which he held for four years leading up to this appointment. Mike joined Allteck in 2001 and has accumulated 30 years of experience in the Utility Construction Industry. Mike’s extensive field experience with transmission and distribution construction projects have provided him with the expertise and knowledge required for operational execution and business excellence. During his years in the field, Mike built a strong reputation as a safe, respectful, and conscientious Journeyman Powerline Technician. In keeping with Allteck and CUC’s company rules, Mike mandates that everyone gives the highest priority to the health & safety of both the employees and the public, which means maintaining a diverse, respectful, and healthy workplace for all to thrive. These commitments guide Mike in his daily business decisions as he drives the companies to continuous growth.

Rob Beard

Chief Financial Officer

Rob is a Chief Financial Officer who works with his colleagues to improve company profitability through a process of continuous improvement in business and communication strategies.

Rob believes that teamwork and inclusion build high performance work teams whereby each employee grows and contributes positively towards the achievement of the corporation’s goals.

Rob has garnered his experiences working in various industries across Western Canada including Oil & Gas, Forestry, Heavy Equipment Sales, Construction in both the Electrical Industrial and Specialty Services sectors, and most recently in Foundation Construction for another Quanta Services company. Throughout his career he has developed his leadership abilities in Finance, Accounting, IT, and Human Resources.

Rob is a Certified Professional Accountant and received his designation in 2007.

Rob attended Mount Royal College in Calgary, where he obtained his Accounting Diploma (honours) and Advanced Accounting Certificate. Prior to that he obtained his Bachelor of Physical Education at the University of Calgary.

Patty Edwards

Senior Vice President of Business Management

As Sr. Vice President of Business Management, Patty currently oversees the Proposals Team for our group of companies. She also plays an integral role in business planning and process improvement. Over the last eight years, she has had oversight for several areas including Fleet, Stores, PMO and Human Resources.

Patty joined Allteck in March 2013 and has accumulated 14 years of experience in the Utility Construction Industry. Prior to joining the team, Patty worked at BC Hydro Construction Services for six years where she held the positions of Operations Manager and Construction Field Manager. Earlier in her career she spent 20 years working in financial services where she gained experience in project analysis, project management, and product marketing. She also managed a client service area and led the team in delivering services and solutions to corporate and individual clients.

Patty holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Brad Erickson

Vice President of Operations

Brad started his career in the Utility Industry as an Electrical Apprentice in 1994. After obtaining his Red Seal, Brad worked with a variety of Clients across British Columbia and Northern Alberta, developing a deep understanding of the Utility System works.

With over 27 years of experience, Brad brings the trade and management knowledge needed to lead a company that specializes in providing top safety and quality services to multiply utilities.

Bruce Scott

Vice President Support Services

Bruce was appointed to the position of Vice President of Support Services in 2016, where his primary focus was ensuring the equipment of our companies were ready to meet the needs of our many customers across our service territory. Since then, Bruce’s role has expanded to oversight of all support services including Fleet, Supply Chain & Procurement, Facilities, and the Health Safety and Environment departments for our group of companies.

Bruce started his career in Powerline Construction in 1996 where he obtained his Journeyman Powerline Technician Red Seal in 2001. Over the last 25 years in the Utility Construction Industry, he has worked both domestically and internationally with experience ranging from large city distribution systems in Vancouver, British Columbia to major utility transmission projects in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Under the Support Services banner, Bruce drives corporate strategies to improve processes, systems, and identify efficiencies that help our operating divisions deliver the best product possible to our customers.

Geena Jackson

Vice President Indigenous Advancement & Business Development

Geena is a proud member of the Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation and the Vice President of Indigenous Advancement and Business Development. She leads the management and communications of internal and external Indigenous & Community Relations strategies and Corporate Clients as well as Allteck and CUC’s internal Corporate Indigenous Training. Geena is a very proud representative of two progressive companies that have over 150 First Nation Partnerships throughout British Columbia.

As a passionate advocate for Indigenous Rights, Geena has worked with the Squamish Nation for 13 years. She was the Economic Development Officer, leading in procurement, partnerships and relationship building with the industry for Major Capital Projects. She also managed the Squamish Nation Trust where she assisted the development of over 500 Indigenous businesses with Squamish Nation member entrepreneurs, with addition to creating the Youth Indigenous Entrepreneur Dream Camp, a weekend workshop teaching youth 11-18 years of age the ins and outs of becoming an entrepreneur and inspiring their dreams to do so.

Geena is especially proud to have six of her Squamish Nation Businesses win the BC Indigenous Achievement Awards over the last six years.

Geena is passionate about initiatives such as Right to Play, teaching Indigenous youth life skills, and Live Different - an organization that aids and education to assist with youth suicide prevention in First Nation Communities. Her involvement within these initiatives have helped create positive life changing impacts on Indigenous lives.
Geena has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars supporting Indigenous initiatives, such as The Residential Day Scholars fundraiser, the Squamish Nation annual Trades Centre Fundraiser, and the Vancouver Indigenous Film Festival.

Chris Grajek

Director of Health and Safety

Chris has been working in the utility construction and maintenance sector since 2006, providing direction and managing a team of safety, environmental, and work method professionals in the high voltage electrical and natural gas industry. Chris is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) with extensive experience in utility construction and maintenance of high voltage and gas transmission/distribution/stations, remote and heavy terrain environments, air and marine logistical operations, and various specialized work methods for the utility energy sector. Chris sits on the executive board of the Utility Safety Operations Leadership Network (USOLN) supporting various utility owners, contractors, and support services in the construction and maintenance of utility infrastructure. He has a passion for operational excellence and empowering employees to build capacity within their working environment.