Strategic Leadership Team

Robin Lucas

President - Allteck Line Contractors Inc. / Canadian Utility Construction

Born and raised in British Columbia, Robin began his career in the electrical industry in 1975. Robin holds Red Seal Certifications as an Electrician and Powerline Technician. Holding a Class A licence and contractors certification. After working in the trade for several years, Robin developed owned and operated a very successful electrical and powerline contracting company for 28 years constructing and maintaining underground and overhead distribution, transmission systems and substations for BC Hydro and the resource industries of forestry and mining all over British Columbia until his company was acquired by Quanta Services in 2009.

Over the years, in an effort to develop the business of the industry of the high voltage line trade in British Columbia, Robin served as the president of the Line Contractors Association of BC for most of 14 years between 2001 and 2015. Today, Robin is the President of Allteck Limited Partnership and Canadian Utility Construction. Robin also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Joint Line Apprenticeship Training Association and the Electrical Contractors Association of B.C. Robin continues to be engaged in all aspects of the industry and has a passion for training and apprenticeship.

Mike Scott

Chief Operating Officer - Allteck Line Contractors Inc. / 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 their 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 Line Contractors Inc. / Candian Utility ConstructionSenior

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.

Dean Clark

Vice President Corporate & Business Development

Dean Clark was appointed Vice President of Corporate and Business Development in December 2017, concentrating on managing relationships with existing clients, while also looking for new opportunities. Previously he joined Allteck on October 31, 2016 as the Operations Manager, Southern Interior, where he managed the Kelowna Business Unit. He is a Journeyman Powerline Technician by trade that started with TransAlta Utilities. Previous to joining Allteck, Dean worked for Ledcor as a Director of Outside Plant and previous to that with SNC Lavalin as the Manager of Construction Services for B.C. Operations. Dean looks forward to growing and strengthening the Allteck brand with existing and future client as well as within Allteck itself.

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.

Chris Grajek

Director of Health and Safety - Allteck Line Contractors Inc. / 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 the 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).