One of Canada’s Most Successful Industrial Constructors

Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors is proud to serve its many clients across Canada.

Over the past several years, we’ve developed strong and trusting relationships with our industrial clients across all sectors: petrochemical; power generation; forest product companies; mining; oil & gas, nuclear, solar & wind, steel, engineering firms and OEMs.

Our service offerings are extensive and when combined with the single source capabilities of Stuart Olson, enable us to provide clients with an unmatched solutions-based approach to full-service excellence. Experienced in performing both single and multi-trade projects, we’re confident in our ability to provide clients with highly effective single source management for any challenge.

The employees of Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors are committed to delivering the highest quality product in the most cost-effective, safe, and timely manner.

Project Highlights

Our full range of construction capabilities allows us to provide clients with an array of individual and single source service solutions for projects large and small.


One of Eastern Canada’s largest industrial contractors, we have earned the trust of our clients and the industry’s highest safety ratings.


Our extensive range of testing, maintenance services and overhauls allows our clients to operate plant and equipment to the highest standards.

Corporate Office


670 Falconbridge Road, Unit 1
Sudbury, ON P3A 4S4

Phone: 705-222-4848
Fax: 705-222-4849

Tyler Roberge
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President

Denis Gareau
Vice President of Construction

License No. 7007901

Service Capabilities

Industrial General Contracting/Construction
Our comprehensive construction services allow us to satisfy client requirements. Through our collaborative management process, we engage stakeholders (clients, engineers, architects, designers, and trades) to evaluate the challenges and opportunities unique to every project. Our single-source capabilities streamline the entire process for clients and deliver best case results.
  • Mechanical equipment installation
  • Tank/vessel installation
  • Pipe fabrication/installation
  • Heavy rigging and handling
  • Pressure piping
  • Plumbing & heating
  • Industrial process piping
  • Natural gas distribution systems
  • HVAC
  • Mechanical maintenance
  • Flues and ductwork
  • Shutdowns and turnarounds
  • And more
  • Grounding systems
  • Cable tray systems
  • Lighting
  • DCS controls
  • Frequency drives
  • Telephone/data cable placement
  • Electric heat tracing systems
  • High voltage switchgear installation
  • Bus duct installation
  • TDC 3000 control systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • HVAC controls
  • Gas detection systems
  • UPS systems
  • Motor control
  • Information management
  • Building systems integration
  • Heat tracing
  • High-voltage equipment and substations
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Solar green data centres
  • And more
  • Pneumatics
  • Process sampling
  • Process instrument calibrating
  • Mobile test and calibration facilities
  • QA program with comprehensive instrument database
  • Plant commissioning,
  • start-up and turn arounds (shutdowns)
  • And more
Utilities & Distribution
  • Transmission power lines
  • Distribution power lines
  • Substation construction
  • Fibre optic installation
  • High voltage aerial cabling
  • Telephone/data aerial cabling
  • Street lighting
  • And more
  • Heavy civil concrete work
  • Structural steel
  • Reinforcing steel
  • Architectural finishes
  • Concrete restoration
  • Pre-engineered building
  • General contracting services
  • Site clean-up and decommissioning
  • And more
  • Facility maintenance
  • Facility operations
  • On-stream maintenance
  • Shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Forced outages
  • Dismantling and relocations
  • Plant improvement projects
  • Capacity increase and expansion projects
  • Supplement owners' in-house maintenance activities
  • Preventive and predictable maintenance programs
  • Risk-based maintenance
  • And more

Management Team


  • Tyler Roberge
  • Denis Gareau
  • Yvon Kermen
  • Gary Schnase
  • Chris Boisvert
  • Cecil Burton
  • roberge

    Tyler Roberge

    Chief Operating Officer Mr. Roberge was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. after the previously held position of Lairds’ Executive Vice President. Tyler has over 28 years of multi-trade construction, estimating and project management experience in the heavy industrial, commercial and institutional construction industry. Tyler has held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career and brings focused leadership on building industry leading high performance teams. Tyler is activity involved with various professional trade associations as well as provincial apprentice committees. Phone: 705.222.4848
  • gareau

    Denis Gareau

    Vice President of Construction Prior to joining Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. in January of 2011, Mr. Gareau was Senior Vice President for a national mechanical electrical constructor, responsible for the daily operation of the Northern Region, including Northern Ontario, Sudbury and Thunder Bay offices; the province of Manitoba, Winnipeg office; and Saskatchewan industrial projects. Denis has a business administration degree, holds professional trade licenses and has over 34 years' experience. Denis is actively involved with professional trade associations, including provincial trade advisory committees. Phone: 705.222.4848
  • kerman

    Yvon Kermen

    Senior Vice President of Special Projects Prior to joining Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. in February 2011, Mr. Kermen worked for one of Canada’s leading multi-trade contractors for 35 years. During his tenure with the company, Mr. Kermen held various senior managerial positions, the latest being Executive Vice President for Eastern Canada where he was responsible for all aspects of the day to day operations of the company throughout eastern Canada. Yvon has almost 50 years’ experience in the heavy industrial, commercial, institutional, power generation, natural gas distribution and pulp and paper industries. Phone: 705.222.4848
  • schnase

    Gary Schnase

    Vice President of Operations Mr. Schnase has forty years’ experience in the industrial construction sector with a background in heavy civil construction, mechanical and electrical installations. Before joining Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. his responsibilities ranged from project management to general manager of a major national contractor as well as a global mining consortium. He has been involved with projects, ranging from hydro generation, natural gas transmission, pulp and paper, mining, steel production, institutional and manufacturing facilities, across all regions of Canada and abroad. Gary has been with Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. since 2011. Phone: 705.222.4848
  • boisvert

    Chris Boisvert

    Electrical Manager Mr. Boisvert was appointed Electrical Manager in 2010. Chris has held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career. With over 17 years of construction experience in project management, controls and estimating in the heavy industrial and commercial sectors, Chris has demonstrated the hands on leadership qualities key to the integration of high performing teams. Chris is actively involved in trade associations. Phone: 705.222.4848
  • burton

    Cecil Burton

    Chief Estimator Mr. Burton has 40 years of electrical estimating and management experience. Gold Seal Certified with a diverse background in industrial generation, commercial, hospital tendering and project controlling, Cecil is also involved in training electrical supervisors and project coordinators for all trades. Cecil is a past director for ECANO and is involved with their subcommittees. Phone: 705.222.4848



670 Falconbridge Road, Unit 1
Sudbury, ON P3A 4S4
Phone: 705-222-4848
Fax: 705-222-4849

Tyler Roberge
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President

Denis Gareau
Vice President of Construction


946 Cobalt Crescent, Unit 1
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5W3
Phone: 807-768-9753
Fax: 807-768-4367

Chris Welbourne
Area Manager



Phone: 877-813-9392

Denis Gareau 
Vice President of Construction


Phone: 877-813-9392

Denis Gareau
Vice President of Construction



Phone: 877-813-9392

Denis Gareau
Vice President of Construction