Secretary Treasurer / Field Superintendent and Concrete Specialist
Dwight Peart, one of the co-founders of Nahanni Construction Ltd., has lived and worked in the North for 34 years. Dwight is a team player, working closely with his crews and foremen at all times. Dwight is decisive and confident in his technical capabilities. This enables him to problem solve and deploy a plan or multiple plans of action(s) in the field. These strengths have proven invaluable to the company over the past 23 years. Dwight has participated in all of Nahanni’s major and continues to take a hands on approach to his work and role at Nahanni Construction.Read More
In 2006 Kevin returned to Nahanni Construction Ltd. as Controller. Kevin worked for Nahanni previously from 1993 to 2002 as bookkeeper/controller. Kevin brings 9 years previous experience with Nahanni, 6 years as a partner in K&K and 5D, 3 years of CMA studies and another 5 years of experience in the construction and construction supply business.
Vice-President Capital Projects NWT & Nunavut, and Project Manager
Jim has been with Nahanni Construction Ltd. since 2004. In his time at Nahanni he has contributed to a number of significant projects. He completed a $6 million Water Treatment Plant Upgrade in the community of Behchoko, NT. Jim was our Superintendent and Project Manager on the BHP Ekati Diamond Mine Misery projects, the dementia centres in Yellowknife and Grande Prairie, Bailey House in Yellowknife, and on the Shorty Brown Multiplex Arena for Diavik and the City of Yellowknife. Jim brings 40 years of experience in the construction industry most of which has been spent working in northern Canada and two years in Russia. Jim was Project Manager and Site Superintendent with Ninety North Construction on the Diavik Diamond Mine accommodations and interior finishing of many of the on-site Diavik buildings. Jim was also the manager of the special projects division of PCL from 1983 to 1992 in Winnipeg and Edmonton working on projects that required a fast tracked schedule and high attention to detail.
Head of Site Superintendents & Safety Advisors
Gord has been with Nahanni Construction Ltd. since 2001. Gord successfully completed the "National Certified Safety Officer" training in 2005 through the Alberta Construction Safety Program. Gord works as one of our lead superintendents and leads our safety department. He visits all mine sites as needed to perform safety inspections and supervises all junior safety officers working at various locations throughout the NWT and Nunavut.
Sheldon has been with Nahanni Construction for nine years. As a Project Coordinator, it is his role to guide our work through each stage of a project, from estimating to construction all the way through until we turn ownership over to our clients. He is responsible for estimates and procurement involving all steel and mechanical components for a project. He also uses his safety focused management skills to direct personnel to make sure our work is finished on time, on budget, and to the high safety and workmanship standards that Nahanni Construction brings to every job. Sheldon graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Construction Management. His background in steel work is extensive and he specializes in structural steel and piping. He is a Journeyman Welder and also holds a Welder's Supervisor Certificate from the Canadian Welding Bureau. He is also a 3rd year Metal Fabricator Apprentice and holds a Level 2 Surface Underground Mining Supervisor Certificate.
JUNIOR PROJECT MANAGER & ESTIMATOR
Kenny joined Nahanni Construction Ltd. on a full time basis in 2008. Prior to 2008 Kenny had worked for Nahanni in several different positions and on several different projects throughout the NWT. Most recently Kenny started as the Junior Project Manager on the Grande Prairie Extended Care Facility. This was a two year project and after eight months Kenny became the lead on the project as Senior Project Manager. Kenny Graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in math and statistics. He has worked his way up in the company starting out as a labourer and continues to be a valuable asset to Nahanni as Junior Project Manager and Estimator.
George has been with Nahanni since 2002 and holds a number of responsibilities with the company. He takes on the roles depending on the stage a project is in, some of his responsibilities icnlude on-site project adminstration, safety advisor, and accounts receivable & human resources/payroll officer. George holds a current National Construction Safety Officer designation and is currently pursuing his Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation.
Jody has been with Nahanni since 2007, starting out with the company as a Pay & Benefits Officer. Jody recently took on the job of Office Manager where his execellent organization skills help ensure our clients are getting the high level of service Nahanni brings to all projects. Jody has been in Yellowknife since 1997 and has worked in print media as well as accounting and bookkeeping in the past.