Director Business Development
Mike Gray joined CUC in September of 2004 in the role of laborer. Since that time Mike has moved progressively through the organization as a Fuser, Welder, Foreman, General Foreman, and Superintendent providing both value to the customer and leadership to the employees of CUC. In October of 2013 Mike was appointed to the Area Manager role of Metro Vancouver and is currently in a Manager, Projects position overseeing some of CUCs largest and most technical projects to date. Mike enjoys being able to provide support to multiple areas and being able to participate in the progression and development of the amazing people at CUC. Live Safe is a core value that Mike truly stands beside, understanding that following this represents a fundamental change in the way we act and accept others in everyday life, not just at the job site.
Director of Process Improvement and Systems
Graham Milne joined Canadian Utility Construction in 2006 and holds the position of Director of Process Improvement and Systems. Graham oversees the continual improvement of our processes and systems within CUC while also focusing on the development of the Works Management System and technology. He is also responsible for any other systems and processes related to Safety, Quality and Projects Management.
Area Manager - Vancouver Island
Cam Crow joined CUC in February 1997 in the role of Fuser. Cam was part of Vancouver Island when it was CUCs head office and during that time Cam has provided support and leadership as a Foreman, General Foreman, Superintendent and ultimately his current role as Area Manager where he was appointed to in 2013. Cam’s near 20 year leadership on the Island has resulted in some of our longest tenured CUC employee’s. Cam takes pride in developing leaders from within, and enjoys having the opportunity to aspire young people in developing their career.
Area Manager - Fort St. John and BC Interior
Regan Pinette joined CUC in December of 2003 in the role of Foreman for Metro Vancouver. He then moved onto General Foreman and Superintendent. In 2006 Regan and his family moved up North to lead the Fort St John operations and its success. Taking on the role of Area Manager for Fort St John in February 2014, Regan for the last 10 years has put one of our hardest working divisions on the map. In a full circle moment, in 2016 Regan moved back to Metro Vancouver to provide his leadership to the Mains and Services division while continuing his support to Fort St John. Regan is most proud of the relationships he has created within the CUC FSJ team. The Core Values are also something that he takes pride in, witnessing how employees conduct themselves based on these values has been inspiring.
Area Manager - Mains and Services for Metro Vancouver
Ivan joined CUC in April of 2004 as an Operator. He moved on to become a Fuser and Welder before taking on the role of Foreman. Ivan continued his career advancing to General Foreman, Superintendent and to his current role of Area Manager for Main and Services in Metro Vancouver in January of 2018. Ivan brings a wealth of field knowledge and customer relationships to his new position and takes pride in the many 5 and 10 year employees that are with the organization and all of the employees that have been promoted from within the company.
Area Manager - Alberta
Brad joined CUC in February 2017 as Superintendent of Operations Development in the Calgary Division.
He started his career in the Canadian Armed Forces, spending 11 years in the Air Force. His career in the military and the training that accompanied it, prepared him for his next 29 years, which would be spent in operational leadership positions in technical industries, construction, pipeline integrity, and health and safety.
These varied work experiences led him to his current position as the Alberta Area Manager at CUC. In this role, he takes pride in supporting those around him to ensure hard working employees have successful and challenging roles within the organization. Ultimately, success in business is about engaging and developing those you work with. It’s simply about the people.
Area Manager Horizontal Directional Drilling
Miles joined CUC in May 2018 in the role of Manager HDD. CUC saw an opportunity to provide Horizontal Directional Drilling to the lower mainland as well as the island and to provide support to all operating areas within CUC. Miles brings 37 yrs. Of experience in the oil & gas, construction, and utility services. Miles started out as a laborer, facility and pipeline construction, trucking, then in to oil and gas process operations. Miles has spent his career working at Shell Canada, Provident Energy Trust, Northridge Engineering, Worley Parsons, Fluor, Calgary Tunneling, then most recently Canadian Utility Construction. Miles has an extensive background in large diameter tunneling and has been a part of the engineer design phase of all the large pipeline projects in Western Canada as well as a few global projects. CUC has tasked him with Managing the newly created HDD Division within CUC which has at present 14 HDD rigs positioned within its 6 regional locations in western Canada to provide trenchless services to its customers. Miles is looking forward to meeting CUC’s existing clients and new clients to provide exceptional Trenchless crossing service. Live Safe!
Manager of Information Services and Technology
Joe Maina joined CUC in January 2017 in the role of Manager of Information Services and Technology. Joe is a hands on, results driven IT Professional with proven accomplishments in effectively collaborating with cross functional teams within fast-paced, deadline driven environments, while bringing expertise in infrastructure management. Notably Joe has spent the last 15 years at construction companies where he provided technical leadership as well as built strong customer focused IST teams within the organizations. His strengths are in business process automation, project management and a deep understanding of Microsoft technologies.