Our Team

Jeff Houghton

CEO

jhoughton@UCAGROUP.ca
780-236-2450

Jeff Houghton is a highly networked professional with an outstanding record of leading operations for oil and gas ,wood forest product, mining, commercial and heavy industrial oil construction. Mr. Houghton is highly driven, energetic, focused leader that proactively listens to internal and external clients to comprehensively define goals and risks before developing solutions. Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical capabilities coupled with strong interpersonal skills have contributed to a sustained record of growth and achievement for 25 years. An extremely positive,” nothing we can not do” approach is what earned him and his companies the leading edge in any positive and proactive approach to projects of any magnitude. He will always compile the best team, and lucrative staff to suit the needs of any project no matter how large or small.

Alex McIntosh

Senior Vice President of Operations US

amac@groupcontractservices.ca
609-917-0633

VP of Business Development for USA operations. Exceptionally driven Business Development Manager that is a highly networked professional with an outstanding record of expanding operations for oil and gas and has demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering industry. Also manages the Tianjin, China operation that has easy access to Port of Tianjin for module assembly and load-out.
USP integrates its 25 acres lot with 68,000 m2 indoor fabrication shop space, a clean-room for skid assembly, four climate-controlled paint booths, and 30,000 m2 concrete lay down area. that gives North America options for large fabrication projects.

Paul Fitzgerald

780-236-2450

Vice President co-owner at Fitz’s Mobile Welding Inc/ VP of Fabrication Group Contract Services NL area Experienced Vice President with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Strong professional skilled in Construction, Metal Fabrication, Customer Service, Customer Satisfaction, and Contract Negotiation.

Shauna Siwoski

Lead Business Development at Group Contract Services Inc~ Western Canada

ssiwoski@groupcontractservices.ca
780 243-2211

A proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed. Oversees the Business Development in Western Canada lower mainland. Focused on mainly sawmill construction, Pulp mills, aggregate, food processing, mining as well Oil & Gas.

Clarice Dias

Lead Business Development / Customer Satisfaction ~ Western USA and Canada

cdias@groupcontractservices.ca
780 243-2211

A proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed in this industry. Out going personality that brings the team together. Oversees the Business Development in Western Canada and USA. Focused on mainly sawmill construction, Pulp  mills, aggregate, food processing, mining as well Oil & Gas.

Whitney Yang

Senior Vice President of Estimating

wyang@groupcontractservices.ca
403-470-7780

An exceptional leader in estimating. Whitney is a Master Planner of your organization, innate ability to focus on the big picture, while identify critical details, allowing to get credible and reliable estimates. A proven record of helping companies she is with to be financially successful with her high integrity in being diligent to maintain an excellent project track record.

Tara Funk

VP Human Resources

tfunk@groupcontractservices.ca
403-837-3588

Exceptional, Driven Human Resources expert that has worked in the industrial construction and oil and gas sector for the past 10 years with a specialty in personnel resources and business development. Worked on improvement and innovation within payroll, invoicing, site administration, project management, operations management, collections, and recruitment of talent. Driven to make a difference in this industry not only for her employer but for the employees. Tara quickly advances because she is not only capable but creative as well. She brings an unique touch to any company she is with. She holds a diploma in criminology and is currently completing her BA in Psychology.

Grace Wilhite

Business Development / Customer Satisfaction - North Central USA-Manager at Group Contract Services Inc

gwilhite@groupcontractservices.ca
256-476-2521

Grace is exceptionally knowledgeable in the oil & gas industry knowing the Central USA geographic areas. Grace is a proven highly networked professional with a exceptional drive and ambition to succeed in this industry. Out going personality that brings the team together. Oversees the Business Development in Central USA. Focused on mainly Oil & gas maintenance & construction, chemical plants, aggregate, food processing, and mining.

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