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.