About L7 Electric Inc.
Rob and Laura Squair established L7 Electric Inc. on July 1st of 1996. Our company quickly outgrew its humble beginnings, and we moved to our present location, which is still a home based business, just on the outskirts of North Battleford. On the acreage, we have a fully stocked 4000 spare foot shop plus 2000 feet of office space. We have employed up to 28 staff members.
Meet Who Makes Up L7 Electric Inc.
Rob Squair is the president and co-owner of L7 Electric Inc.
Rob has an extensive resume starting as a carpenter for the Sask wheat Pool and then transferring to the electrical division. After three years with the Sask Wheat Pool Electrical Rob began working for Buhler Electric in North Battleford and worked for them for eleven years as a foreman for water plants, schools, hospitals, North Battleford Provincial court house, Sask Hospital forensic unit etc. After many years working out of town Rob started L7 Electric with his main goal to be home with his family. His strong work ethic and knowledge in the electrical trade soon produced a huge customer base. After twenty some years of being in business many of those customers remain today.
Laura Squair is Co-Owner
Laura has been there through thick and thin, all the while furthering her career in the health care field. She presently is the manager of the operating room at a hospital and continues to do payroll for L7 Electric Inc.
Brody Squair is The Office Manager
Brody started his electrical career when he was thirteen years old. He has a natural ability as an electrician. Although Brody is a man of few words, he has a very good understanding of what needs to be done and how to get it done. He has strong leadership abilities and leads by example. He worked for L7 Electric Inc. through high school. After high school, he worked in Saskatoon for Midwest Electric for a little over a year. Brody then returned home to L7 Electric Inc. where he worked as a residential foreman. He has moved on to Commercial Supervisor running the larger projects. He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of the trade and is quickly learning the administration end of the Service Provider Industry.
Todd Nichol is a Supervisor in our Commercial/Industrial Work
Todd was born and raised in North Battleford. Todd came to work with L7 Electric Inc. when he was a third year apprentice. He worked with us until he went to his third year of school. Todd returned to work for Nu Tech after his third year of school. About a year later, Todd returned to work for us. He quickly proved that he is very knowledgeable with a knack for commercial and industrial work. His ease with the way he approaches his work gives his customers a sense of security when Todd is servicing or installing electrical components for their businesses. They know that Todd’s projects will be done correctly with the best workmanship.
Curtis Gratton is a Commercial Project Supervisor
Curtis was also born and raised in North Battleford. He started his electrical career working for L7 Electric Inc. during the summer holidays in high school. He moved to Saskatoon after high school to be with his girlfriend (now wife) while she went to university. While playing football for the Saskatoon Hilltops he worked for Bridge City Electric. He then worked for Midwest Electric for a few years before working for TMH Electric. While at TMH Electric, Curtis would install control wiring for Johnson Controls, which gives him a knowledge that makes him invaluable in both control wiring and the fact that he has worked on some enormous projects. He runs projects for L7 Electric Inc. Contractors really appreciate his ability to foresee any difficulties, and his approach to work through those difficulties before they become an issue. Curtis’s main goal is customer satisfaction, which is proven daily with return customers.
Joshua Kratchmer is our Residential Supervisor
Joshua was born and raised on a farm southwest of Unity. Joshua came to L7 Electric Inc. as a third year apprentice, after working for Majestic Electric in Saskatoon. He runs our residential crew, as well as wiring of shops and small commercial jobs. Joshua has a keen ability to keep the jobs flowing productively and keeping the project on time. Just don’t get in his way because he is a man of motion. He gets a tremendous amount of work done in a day. Growing up on a farm gives Josh a very good aptitude for mechanical equipment, so he runs our skid steer for trenching, or digging piles. He teaches our men how to operate our manlift. If you have a residential project, Joshua will begin by having a complete walk through with you to discuss where each and every electrical need may be. He will figure out what your needs are and deliver the perfect product.
Petar Sopka is our Service Supervisor
Petar was born in Serbia and has made the Battlefords his home for over a dozen years. Petar worked for Rays motor rebuilders prior to becoming an apprentice. He then worked for a residential electrician in the Battlefords for a few years. He started with L7 Electric Inc. as an apprentice working for Joshua in the residential department. He quickly proved that he could keep up with Joshua. He had a strong eagerness to learn. Petar is very consciences and strives to provide great service to his customers. He keeps the service department running efficiently all the while keeping the customer and the cost as his number one priority.
Terry Snider is our Office Administrator
Terry was born and raised in Mayfair, but has lived almost all of her adult life in North Battleford or commuting from Cochin. Terry has worked for L7 Electric Inc. for over a dozen years. She has watched our company grow and has taken on every task we throw at her. Terry is our backbone in the office and we know that we could not function without her. If we need a question answered, we start by asking Terry. Although her workload is enormous, she still finds time to fix our problems.
The remaining crew
We have a great group of guys that we haven’t mentioned yet. We have a large range of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year apprentices as well as journeymen. To work at L7 Electric Inc. there is certain criteria that is a requirement for an employee. We feel confident that we have achieved our goal. Along with hard working and skilled at their craft, we ask our employees to be courteous, respectable with a positive attitude of both our customers as well as our fellow workmates. This creates a work environment that makes it enjoyable to come to work and hopefully helps create a great experience for our customers.