WesTower Communications Canada

The heart of Canada’s ‘Experience That Works’ is the Management Team. Led by Peter Jeffery, one of the co-founders of WesTower, the team’s 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

SENIOR EXECUTIVE VP-BUSINESS STRATEGY & DEVELOPMENT

Nathan Schauerte is the Senior Executive Vice President – Business Strategy and Development.  Nathan has a long history working from the ground up with WesTower, having originally started with us in the field in 1999 before moving to head office where he worked as our Corporate Controller. Nathan worked with WesTower while pursuing his education in Business Management and completed an executive program from UCLA.  In 2007 Nathan left WesTower to pursue other opportunities.  While away from WesTower, he gained extensive experience in financial operations and building organizations both in Canada and overseas.   He returned to WesTower in 2016 to his current position where he is primarily responsible for expanding our business in current markets and exploring new markets. 

PETER JEFFREY

PRESIDENT

Mr. Peter Jeffrey serves as the President of Westower Communications Ltd.  Peter has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of the supply/installation and development of communications towers and equipment. Mr. Jeffrey cofounded WesTower in 1990 and helped to grow the company across North America.  Peter fully understands all facets of telecom and strongly believes in always making things right for the customer.

RICK KIRBY

EXECUTIVE VP OF OPERATIONS

Rick has over 25 years of experience with Westower.  Rick graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration majoring in Accounting and Corporate Finance with a minor in Economics.  Starting in the field Rick worked on tower installations, foundations and inspection crews in both Canada and the US, then moved into the office as Project Manager.  In 2001 Rick was promoted to Regional Vice President, Senior Vice President in 2010 and then to his current position in 2015.  Responsible for operations, Rick’s varied and extensive experience in the Telecommunications industry assists in efficiently coordinating WesTower nationally.