WesTower Communications Canada

The heart of Canada’s ‘Experience That Works’ is the Management Team; their deep telecom expertise provides the strategic direction and operational excellence of the company. With a strong focus on the telecommunications sector the team is committed to our corporate mission of providing exceptional safety, high quality services and superior customer service to our clients. This philosophy and approach has enabled WesTower to realize significant growth of its professional services and market share throughout the US and Canada over the last 25 years and makes WesTower the oldest and largest solely focused telecommunications services provider in North America.

  • Site Development
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Materials Management and Procurement
  • Architectural and Engineering Design
  • Tower Erection and Installation
  • Equipment Installation and Commissioning
  • Budgeting, Scheduling, and Cost Tracking

OUR PROMISE

Reliable, Dependable, Capable

With 10 strategically located offices across Canada, Westower is always at the ready to serve the needs of our clients. Within each office are dedicated field service teams, with fully trained and experienced Foremen, Riggers and Technicians. Ongoing training keeps our teams up to date on the newest technologies, installation methods and techniques to satisfy our ever advancing client base.

At WesTower we believe that a well trained employee is safer and more efficient, therefore we put great emphasis on the development of training modules and communication between departments. Our Engineering and Drafting departments train field personnel to install and document work properly. Conversely our field personnel help our Engineers and Drafters, perfect designs by providing feedback on their installations. This cooperation ensures our products are of the highest efficiency and quality for our customers.

Our fleet is fully equipped with the industry leading installation, rigging and testing equipment. This allows us to work more efficiently than the competition, saving our clients both time and money. Our crews are fully equipped with top of the line safety equipment in addition to fully outfitted tool trucks/trailers ready for every scenario.
WesTower is unique in its ability to provide turnkey solutions. Through unparalleled in-house resources, WesTower has the means to take a single site or an entire network build-out from deployment strategy into operation. Every project moves seamlessly through each development phase, resulting in the best sites for our customers, where they need them, when they need them!

WesTower has the capacity and track record to make your project a flawless experience.

Over the last 25 years, WesTower has built a leading reputation in the industry for being the go-to deployment partner for the ‘tough jobs’ and for the consistency of large scale processes and project management needed for program management.

Carriers and OEMs depend upon WesTower to meet their key metrics in Safety, Quality and On-Time Delivery and have increasingly turned to WesTower as we’ve expanded our services offerings to meet our customers ever changing demands..

OUR DEDICATED TEAM OF EXPERTS

With 10 strategically located offices across Canada, Westower is always at the ready to serve the needs of our clients. Within each office are dedicated field service teams, with fully trained and experienced Foremen, Riggers and Technicians. Ongoing training keeps our teams up to date on the newest technologies, installation methods and techniques to satisfy our ever advancing client base.

At Westower we believe that a well trained employee is safer and more efficient, therefore we put great emphasis on the development of training modules and communication between departments. Our Engineering and Drafting departments train field personnel to install and document work properly. Conversely our field personnel help our Engineers and Drafters, perfect designs by providing feedback on their installations.  This cooperation ensures our products are of the highest efficiency and quality for our customers.

Our fleet is fully equipped with the industry leading installation, rigging and testing equipment. This allows us to work more efficiently than the competition, saving our clients both time and money. Our crews are fully equipped with top of the line safety equipment in addition to fully outfitted tool trucks/trailers ready for every scenario.

Westower is unique in its ability to provide turnkey solutions.  Through unparalleled in-house resources, WesTower has the means to take a single site or an entire network build-out from deployment strategy into operation. Every project moves seamlessly through each development phase, resulting in the best sites for our customers, where they need them, when they need them!

Westower has the capacity and track record to make your project a flawless experience.

We are part of an Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) group of companies.  EIC is a public traded company on the TSX trading under the symbol of EIF.  Since 2011, we’ve enjoyed the growth, diversity and support of our parent company and look forward to continuing to be a strong contributor to EIC’s future success.

Nathan Schauerte
President
Nathan Schauerte has a long history working from the ground up with WesTower, having originally started in the field in 1999 before joining head office as the company’s Corporate Controller while pursuing his education in Business Management. In 2007 Nathan left WesTower for additional opportunities including financial operations and building organizations both in Canada and overseas in the United Kingdom, Brazil and the United Arab Emirates from M&A expansion planning through to integration strategies for new acquisitions. He returned to WesTower in 2016 as Senior Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Development before transitioning to his current role as President in 2017. Nathan holds a Bachelor of Management from the University of Lethbridge majoring in Accounting and Finance and completed an executive program through the University of California’s Anderson School of Management.

Richard Kirby
Executive Vice President of Operations
Richard (Rick) Kirby has over 25 years of experience with WesTower, having started in the field on tower installations, foundations, and inspection crews in both Canada and the USA before moving into telecommunications project management. In 2001, Rick became WesTower’s Regional Vice President responsible for British Columbia and then Senior Vice President in 2010 responsible for all Western Canada and the Territories operations. In his current role since 2015, Rick now also oversees the national service offerings of WesTower’s Engineering and Fabrication Divisions in addition to operations in the Maritimes, Western and Northern Canada. Rick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University majoring in Accounting and Corporate Finance with a minor in Economics.