Celebrating 25 years with Status!

Rewards & Recognition

We are proud  to be recognizing the following  steadfast, loyal and  dedicated individuals, and to thank them for sharing our vision of pride in excellence as members of the Status Electrical Team.

Rita Niehaus, Controller

Rita treats the Status Team like her own family, where employee welfare is paramount. Rita’s diverse skillset and experience has made her an invaluable member of the team.  Rita oversees it all, keeping us running efficiently and effectively since August, 1991. 

Cathy Thomson, Office Manager

Cathy joined the Status family in March, 1992.  Cathy loves helping employees with payroll inquiries.  Do you have a lost, stolen, washed, or burned payroll cheque? No problem!  I doubt you can come up with something she hasn’t heard in the last 25 years!  Cathy is most happy when planning our Company children’s parties.   

Murray Pauls,  Purchasing Manager

Murray is the “Jack of all Trades”, the “Go To” guy for just about anything Status.  Murray started his tenure with Status in June 1992.  His friendly and professional attitude make him a prized member of the team.

Richard Eisert, Senior Estimator

Richard started working for Status in the field in July 1992.  He developed a well-rounded knowledge of the trade, eventually transitioning into the estimating department.  Richard’s expertise, dedication and positive attitude are highly regarded.  

Stefan Stoj, Master Electrician

Stefan is a tried and true long-term employee.  Stefan is handling a multitude of YVR projects, more than you can shake a stick at!  A Status Employee since June 1992, Stefan is an exemplary leader and highly respected colleague.

Udo Czerwinski, Chief Project Foreman

Udo is renowned for his commitment to thoroughly training our apprentices, they are the future of Status Electric.  Under Udo’s guidance and direction, the Okanagan Correction Centre project was a big success.  Since joining the Status team in February, 1988, Udo has made a positive impact and we look forward to his future contributions and mentorship.

Ken Martz, Chief Project Foreman

Ken, noted for being the strong silent type, has shown his commitment to taking pride in excellence in all the projects he has managed since October, 1991!  Notably, Mount Milligan was a great success under his leadership and management. 

Trent Hyswick, Chief Project Foreman

Starting with Status in July 1990, Trent has experience and expertise that is respected in the field.  Trent is admired and highly valued for his skills and dedication.  Trent always comes through when we need a Leader for an out of town project, such as East Kootenay Hospital and Site C Hydro Project.

Art Merritt, Senior Project Manager

Art has been with the Status Team the longest, since 1986.  He is an integral part of our past and has added strength to our future through his mentorship of our Project Managers and Foremen. 

Spending twenty-five years with the same company is an extraordinary achievement and it speaks volumes of greatness about these individuals.  It is indeed rare in  today’s competitive business environment and it takes an exceptional individual to achieve this goal. It is with immense gratitude that I thank you. 

You are honoured and highly appreciated.

With great respect,   

Keith Falardeau, President


We Take Pride In Excellence

It's more than just a catchphrase! From our Field Operations and our Head Office Support staff to our Health and Safety program, we truly do Take Pride in Excellence. Our reputation is built on this commitment, and excellence will continue to be the driving force behind our approach to any work we undertake. It is because of this reputation that we are invited to work on projects throughout North America, and it is our commitment to excellence that has helped us win a wide range of awards on many of the projects we have been involved with.

Our Clients:

Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium

This project is the first aquarium in North America to achieve LEED Gold certification and one of the first certified completed projects in BC. Status is very proud of the achievements of its crew on this project.

Lions Gate Hospital

Lions Gate Hospital

Among the various projects the Status team has completed at LGH are the Jim Pattison Emergency Department and Dishwasher Renovation, and the Ultrasound Chiller Upgrade.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Within a space of three weeks we scaled up our crew of Journeymen and Apprentice Electricians who worked around the clock. The renovation itself involved a complete interior make-over including everything from fire alarms to lighting.

Price Smart Foods

PriceSmart Foods - Abbotsford

Status provided all the electrical services on this project to transform the Clearbrook Save-On-Foods into a PriceSmart store.

Vancouver Community College

Vancouver Community College

Status Electrical is proud to have provided the electrical work on this project.

Extra Storage Now!

Extra Storage Now!

Status Electrical completed all electrical work necessary for the conversion of a warehouse into a two floor self-storage facility, residential and office space.