Strategic Leadership Team

Robin Lucas

President - Allteck/ Canadian Utility Construction

Robin began his career in the electrical industry in 1975 as an accomplished electrician and lineman. He went on to operate a very successful electrical and line contracting company for 28 years until it was acquired by Quanta Services in 2009, at which point he joined Allteck.
Since then, Robin has served in various capacities within Allteck and today, he is the President of the company. Robin also serves as the President of the Line Contractor’s Association of B.C., is Chairman of the Joint Line Apprenticeship & Trades Training Committee, and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Electrical Contractors Association of B.C.

Mike Scott

Chief Operating Officer - Allteck/ Canadian Utility Construction

Mike Scott was appointed Chief Operating Officer in September of 2016 where he has oversight of Allteck’s operations across Canada and works closely with our regional managers to deliver the best possible service to all of our customers. Mike joined Allteck in 2001 and brings 26 years of experience in the Powerline Industry to the position. His many years of field experience on both transmission and distribution projects provide a technical knowledge that connects operational execution with the business side of powerline contracting. During his years in the field Mike built a strong reputation as a safe and conscientious Journeyman Powerline Technician and continues to champion those ideals and values with everyone employed at our company. He is dedicated and committed to providing the highest level of service to his employers and their customers.

Patty Edwards

Vice President Business Management - Allteck/ Candian Utility Construction

Patty joined Allteck in March 2013 with 26 years of experience spanning both the utility and financial services industries. She focuses on business process improvement and strategy.

Patty worked at BC Hydro Construction Services for 6 years where she held the positions of Operations Manager and Construction Field Manager. Prior to working at BC Hydro, 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 responsible for delivering services and solutions to corporate and individual clients.

Kerry McDowell

Vice President of Operations

Kerry McDowell joined as the Area Manager for Regina in November of 2016. Since that time he has moved to BC and become the Area Manager for Projects and most recently accepted the role of Vice President of Operations. He brings with him an extensive management background in the agriculture industry, sales as well as project construction management. Kerry’s views on leadership align closely to CUC’s Core Values as he believes that removing the barriers for his team will allow them to succeed and reach their fullest potential. He also comes with a strong background in safety having completed his Safety Management with the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Assoc. Leadership for Safety Excellence, OHC Level 1 & 2.

Michael Baldwin

Vice President of Civil Services

Michael Baldwin joined Canadian Utility Construction in Dec 2016 as Area Manager for all business operations in the Greater Vancouver area. He later accepted the role as Vice President Support Services which involved all departments that support the field operations teams. In August 2018 Michael has taken on the role as Vice President of Civil Services which is focused on serving Commercial and Residential Developers through Design & Build - 4 Party Joint Trenching. Additionally, Civil Services includes serving the needs of Utility & Energy providers.
Michael has over 20 years in senior management roles in operations serving industries in the Oil and Gas, Automotive and Distribution sectors with responsibilities in production, manufacturing, construction, process improvement and efficiency. Michael works closely with all members of Canadian Utility Construction & Allteck Line Contractors to find solutions for our customers in the Civil Service areas. Michael is committed to Safety, Quality and the development of our People.

Chris Grajek

Director of Health and Safety - Allteck/ Candian Utility Construction

As Allteck’s Director of Health and Safety since 2006, Chris manages and coordinates health, safety, work method and environmental programs and initiatives. Chris leads a team of trades trainers and field safety coordinators for local and international construction and maintenance activities. He is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) with extensive experience in heavy construction, high voltage transmission/distribution/substation projects, remote and heavy terrain environments, air and marine logistical operations, and various specialized work methods for electrical utility sector. Chris is involved with a number transmission and distribution partnership task teams and is an active member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).