PEOPLE - Caliber

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KEY LEADERSHIP

Caliber has a mix of employees that encompasses both experienced and well educated.

This balance – youth with maturity / education with experience – gives Caliber the edge it needs to attract good trades and complete projects in keeping with our company motto:

Precision and Speed.

Justin Bontkes

Caliber Projects is owned and operated by Justin Bontkes.

After completing his degree in Construction Management from BCIT, Justin worked with The Mission Group and WestStone Properties as a project manager.

In 2009, Justin founded Caliber Projects Ltd. The company has since delivered on projects over $100M construction value.

Past Projects

  • The Belmont for Infinity Properties: 55 units, Apartment, Langley​
  • Links for Infinity Properties: 55 units, townhomes, Surrey​
  • Heritage for Infinity Properties: 59-units, townhome, Langley​
  • Woodland Park for Infinity Properties: 104-units, townhomes, Langley​
  • Parkside and The Residence for Infinity Properties: 47-units, row homes, Langley​

SENIOR LEVEL

Kevin Leyenhorst

Senior Construction Project Manager

Kevin completed a diploma in Architectural Building Engineering (Hons) from BCIT. His career experience includes working as Project Manager for Ventana Construction, Production Manager for ITB and previous owner of Tradecraft Construction.

Past Projects

  • Woodland Park for Infinity Properties: 104-units, townhomes, Langley
  • Links for Infinity Properties: 55 units, townhomes, Surrey
  • Taylor and May for Infinity Properties: 53 units, townhomes, Langley
  • Sundial In and Suites for Ventana: 49 units, apartments, Whistler
  • Best Buy Distribution Center for Ventana: 650,000 sq. ft. commercial tenant Improvement
  • Best Buy retail locations, Langley, Coquitlam, Vancouver for Ventana: 50,000 sq. ft. commercial tenant improvement
  • Old Navy retail location, Langley for Ventana: 35,000 sq. ft. commercial structure & tenant improvement

Zack Staples

Financial Controller

After finishing his degree in Financial Management from BCIT (Hons), Zack entered the CPA program and began working at Price Water House Coopers. To further his career, Zack went to Richie Brothers Auctions to assume an assistant Controller role before joining Caliber Projects.

Henk Vanderhorst

Senior Site Supervisor

Henk has worked in construction in the Lower Mainland for over 43 years. He’s been involved in the building of over 2,000 homes. Prior to Caliber, Henk was as a site supervisor with Soltera Developments and Noble Construction.

Past Projects

  • The Belmont for Infinity Properties: 55 units, Apartment, Langley
  • Woodland Park for Infinity Properties: 104-units, townhomes, Langley
  • The Brittan for Noble Construction: 62 units, apartments, New West
  • Sunrise for Noble Construction: 34 units, stacked townhomes, Vancouver
  • Trend for Noble Construction: 51 units, apartments and retail, Delta

Matt Schouten

Site Supervisor

Matt grew up in a household where trades and construction were the family talk. His work experience includes steel stud framing, finishing carpentry, framing and eventually a career in site supervision.

Past Projects

  • The Links for Infinity Properties: 55 units, townhomes, Surrey
  • Heritage for Infinity Properties: 59-units, townhome, Langley
  • Parkside and The Residence for Infinity Properties: 47-units, row homes, Langley
  • Southview for Benchmark Homes: 56 single family homes, Coquitlam

Vince Vanspronsen

Quality Assurance Manager

After completing his education in Civil Engineering, Vince worked as high school shop instructor, teaching carpentry and mechanics for 20 years. Prior to joining Caliber, he also had a small renovation contracting business.

Caliber uses a Total Quality Management System that focuses on quality control from the start of design development to post occupancy service.

Past Projects

  • Taylor and May for Infinity Properties: 53 units, townhomes, Langley
  • The Belmont for Infinity Properties: 55 units, apartments, Langley
  • Links for Infinity Properties: 55 units, townhomes, Surrey
  • Heritage for Infinity Properties: 59-units, townhouse, Langley
  • Woodland Park for Infinity Properties: 104-units, townhomes, Langley
  • Parkside and The Residence for Infinity Properties: 47-units, row homes, Langley

JUNIOR LEVEL

Jerry Pol

Project Coordinator

Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management, BCIT

Kyle Ruiter

Project Coordinator

EIT, Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Dordt College

Carson Wuerch,

Customer Service

Bachelor of Science in Biology, TWU

Jordan Star

Certified Safety Officer

Diploma in Architectural Building Engineering, BCIT

Chris Hildebrandt,

Certified Safety Officer

Search and Rescue Certified, SARBC