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Power-West Industries Ltd

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Our Approach

Power-West Industries has been serving BC’s generator needs since 1975. We focus on the rental, installation, sales and service of new and used diesel, gas, natural gas and propane-powered industrial generators from a variety of manufacturers.

With our customized approach to finding the right solution to your power generator needs, we’re proud to offer a wide range of services – from large commercial applications and installations to turn-key residential solutions. If you demand the best in power generation security, put our certified, unmatched industry experience to work for you.

Our Specialties

Complete residential and commercial emergency generator stand-by power systems
Major installation of new and used power generation systems (5kw – 1Mw)
Full service mobile generator rental requirements (5kw – 1Mw)
Complete preventative maintenance and repair of new and used stand-by and continuous operation generators

Why Join Our Team?

One reason our customers love us so much is due to our well-trained, courteous and knowledgeable staff.

We believe in creating a work atmosphere based on teamwork and enthusiasm because it leads to a better overall customer experience.

At Power-West,

- we look out for one another
- we openly share knowledge, opinions and views to help each other grow
- we enjoy our work, take pride of ownership and are proactive
- we continually look for ways to simplify and improve the way things are done

Power-West has developed several communication processes to support staff in providing an exceptional level of service. These include:

- daily check-ins and weekly team meetings which offer an opportunity to exchange information
- share experiences, concerns and pass on insights relating to upcoming customer site visits.

These opportunities allow Power-West to support its staff in providing the high level of service it is known for while also identifying training opportunities and taking note of our customers’ changing needs.
Staff Training

Power-West staff stay up to date on the latest technology. We offer 100 per cent reimbursement on professional training costs.

As a growing company, we realize that individuals’ roles within our company are changing, along with their level of responsibility. Succession planning has also become an important focus. To better serve our team needs, we dropped the formal annual review process and instead have instituted a more personalized approach to individual development.

We work to ensure staff is provided the avenues and resources to successfully grow along with our company. Each staff member is given a series of potential ‘future state’ position descriptions that fit our overall strategic plan.

We work with individuals and teams to explore areas of interest moving forward and establish a plan to help them get there.

Initiatives to date have included:

- additional training
- mentorships with more experienced staff
- leadership reading/discussion group to support staff who will be assuming more of a leadership role