Created by the competence, passion, and professionalism of our leaders, Heavy North is a team built on trust, loyalty, respect and capability. The values we share form the foundation for the way we do business, and will continue to influence the expansion of our team.
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Raj is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Heavy North Group of Companies. Raj was formerly the Vice President, Operations and moved into his new role in 2017.
As a founding member of the Heavy North Group of Companies, Raj’s leadership, management and vision ensured that the company had the proper operational controls, reporting procedures and systems in place to effectively grow the organization. Raj has been pivotal in managing the company’s growth and in maintaining excellent relationships with partners and clients. Heavy North has enjoyed steady and continued growth since inception.
Raj has an avid passion for learning, solving problems and applying his specialized knowledge to managing construction projects. Inherently diligent and meticulous, Raj does what he says he’s going to do. His diverse portfolio of project experience includes large oilsands development, highways, bridges, as well as highly complex design-build and alternative delivery model projects.
Formerly, Raj held various project management positions on projects worth over $1 billion in both Fort McMurray and Edmonton, Alberta for Kiewit Corporation. Raj earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2005 from the University of Manitoba.