Built with Integrity

Office Personnel

Les Coughlan (President & Owner), Purchaser/Office Manager

Les Coughlan (President & Owner), Purchaser/Office Manager
Les Coughlan (President & Owner), Purchaser/Office Manager

Les Coughlan (President & Owner), Purchaser/Office Manager

Joined the team: Established in 1987

Experience:

Les Coughlan established Glenco Electric Ltd in 1987. Les is Journeyman Red Seal Electrician and holds an unrestricted Class A Certificate of Trade Qualification. With 21 years of Project Management experience working in the education, institutional, health, and commercial sectors Les is detail oriented and effective in providing support for owners, architects, engineers and contractors.

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of all aspects of Business Development
  • Warehouse Manager and Purchaser for Projects
  • Manager of Human Resources
  • Assists with Design Development for Major Design Build Projects

Keith Murray (Director & Owner), Project Manager & Manpower Supervisor

Keith Murray (Director & Owner), Project Manager & Manpower Supervisor
Keith Murray (Director & Owner), Project Manager & Manpower Supervisor

Keith Murray (Director & Owner), Project Manager & Manpower Supervisor

Joined the team: 1988

Experience:

Keith has Journeyman Red Seal Electrician and holds an unrestricted Class A Certificate of Trade Qualification. With 22 years of Site experience in running projects plus 5 years Project Manager & Estimating.  Manager and Supervisor of electrical installation for key projects. Keith has extensive experience in health care and School, Institutional industry, as well as large commerical developments.

Responsibilities:

  • Key Project Pursuits
  • Coordinate work schedule, deliveries and changes of scope
  • Daily support with general contractors, consultants & foreman
  • Design build Developement
  • Trained in Accubid Estimating

Scott Edwards (Co-Owner), Project Manager

Scott Edwards (Co-Owner), Project Manager
Scott Edwards (Co-Owner), Project Manager

Scott Edwards (Co-Owner), Project Manager

Joined the team: 2004

Experience:

Scott is Journeyman Red Seal Electrician since 1993 and has experience managing all different types and aspects of projects since 1999.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate work schedule, deliveries and changes of scope
  • Daily support with general contractors, consultants & foreman
  • Assist with design build projects
  • Trained in Accubid Estimating

Daryl Simpson, Safety Co-ordinator/Project Manager

Daryl Simpson, Safety Co-ordinator/Project Manager
Daryl Simpson, Safety Co-ordinator/Project Manager

Daryl Simpson, Safety Co-ordinator/Project Manager

Joined the team: 1987

Experience:

Daryl has been with the company since he started his apprenticeship in 1987. Journeyman Red Seal Electrician in 1991, became a Foreman in 1991.  Moved into the office as an Project Manager and Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Safety & Equipment certifications
  • Development of Occupational & Safety Programs
  • Assist Project Manager with site issues and visits

Ross Thompson, Chief Estimator

Ross Thompson, Chief Estimator
Ross Thompson, Chief Estimator

Ross Thompson, Chief Estimator

Joined the team: 2012

Experience:

Ross Graduated SAIT (Calgary) with Electrical and Interprovincial Certificates in 1989.   He has experience in: Institutional, Commerical, Waste Water Treatment, OIlfield/Industrial.  Lump sum tenders &  Design Build, Assit tendering.

Notable successful estimates:

  • Cineplex Odeon - Abbotsford: $1,000,000+
  • Se Yorkson Elementary: $750,000
  • London Drugs, Abbotsford: $750,000
  • Chilliwack Senior Secondary (design build): $4,000,000
  • University of Fraser Valley (CEP) : $2,586,000
  • Children’s & Women Ambulatory: $3,777,000
  • Lulu Island WWTP: $ 9,500,000
  • Annacis Island WWTP (multiple phase): $24,500,000

Responsibilities:

  • Head of Estimating Department
  • Pursuit stage of Projects
  • Detail estimating to job closing
  • Review of BOM's for major purchasing
  • Provision of complete budgets during design development
  • Design build pursuit

Ross (Jr) Dressler, Project Manager/Estimator

Ross (Jr) Dressler, Project Manager/Estimator
Ross (Jr) Dressler, Project Manager/Estimator

Ross (Jr) Dressler, Project Manager/Estimator

Joined the team: 2014

Experience:

Ross is a Journeyman Red Seal Electrician since 2007.  He has experience in estimating since 2012 and project managment since 2014.

Responsibilities:

  •  Pursue, secure and manage projects and new work
  • Coordinate work schedules, deliveries and changes of scope
  • Daily support with general contractors, consultants and foremen
  • Works with the estimating department to pursue new work and prepare quotes
  • Trained in Accubid Estimating

 

Dennis Tedesco, Project Manager/Estimator

Dennis Tedesco, Project Manager/Estimator
Dennis Tedesco, Project Manager/Estimator

Dennis Tedesco, Project Manager/Estimator

Joined the team: 2015

Experience:

Dennis is a Journeyman Red Seal Electrician since 1983.  He has experience in estimating since 1986 and project managment since 1986.

Responsibilities:

  • Pursue, secure and manage projects and new work
  • Coordinate work schedules, deliveries and changes of scope
  • Daily support with general contractors, consultants and foremen
  • Works with the estimating department to pursue new work and prepare quotes
  • Trained in Accubid Estimating

 

Catherine Trigg, Accounts Administrator

Catherine Trigg, Accounts Administrator
Catherine Trigg, Accounts Administrator

Catherine Trigg, Accounts Administrator

Joined the team: 2008

Experience:

Catherine came to Glenco Electric with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining the Glenco team, she has previously worked as a Controller Assistant and with a Major Accounting firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Account Receivable & Accounts Payable
  • Day to Day operations
  • Benefits & ITA Administrator
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll

Margot Forsythe, Project Manager Assistant

Margot Forsythe, Project Manager Assistant
Margot Forsythe, Project Manager Assistant

Margot Forsythe, Project Manager Assistant

Joined the team: 2012

Experience:

Margot comes to us with 2 years experience as an assistant to a Realtor plus 10 years experience as an Assistant Manager with Prospera Credit Union.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining Manuals & Shop Drawings Control
  • Creating & Updating Spreadsheet
  • Liaison with Suppliers
  • Delivery Schedules and Tracking of Major Purchases.

Michelle Arkinstall, Administrative Assistant

Michelle Arkinstall, Administrative Assistant
Michelle Arkinstall, Administrative Assistant

Michelle Arkinstall, Administrative Assistant

Joined the team: 2006

Experience:

Michelle has years of experience in the office environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Receptionist
  • Assistant to the Estimators
  • Tender Pre-Qualification/Document Control - FTP Sites
  • Assistant with day to day data entry