Unitech Electrical Contracting Canada

Unitech Electrical Contracting Canada


Unitech Company Overview

Unitech Electrical Contracting Inc. was incorporated in Alberta on April 8th, 1986 under the Alberta Business Corporation Act, and is wholly owned by its principal director. 

Unitech owner/operator, Keith Brooke, is known and respected in the garyCal area since 1977. He has gained a solid reputation for integrity and high quality workmanship over the past thirty-five years. 

Due to Unitech’s solid Safety record and unmatched customer service, Unitech was awarded “Contractor of the Year” in 2011 by Alberta Venture magazine, a leading business publication in Alberta. 

Unitech presently employs 170+ Electricians in the field, and is planning to increase this figure to 230+ by summer of 2012. 

Unitech is able to offer expertise in all areas of electrical installations for the commercial and industrial market, with particular emphasis on the following: 

  • Build and maintain a workforce of qualified trades people and office personnel who take pride in their work.
  •  Supply clients with expert advice and direction on their projects.
  •  Show the highest respect and courtesy to our clients and their employees.
  •  Assist in the design, construction and completion of projects, with special emphasis on quality workmanship.
  •  Emphasize complete safety in the workplace.
  •  Give the most complete project estimates  possible by anticipating possible weaknesses in plans and projects, informing clients up front of any problems and bidding accordingly.
  •  Place professionalism above profit at all times. 

Commercial Installations

Technology is moving forward at a truly exciting pace and to remain competitive, an  organization must adapt to changing trends. Unitech is continually being challenged to supply our experience on the following types of installations: 

  • Full Maintenance Staff for Buildings and Plants
  • Emergency Response Task Force for Vital Systems
  • Main Distribution, Sub-Distribution and Branch Wiring
  • Power Quality Monitoring and Improvements
  • Interdepartmental Billing for Power Usage
  • Distribution Upgrades - Transformers, Centers Load, Switchboards and Bus ways
  • Commercial Control for Operational Equipment and/or Assembly
  • Electrical conduit/wire and support systems
  • Cable and wire tray
  • Under floor cable and wire tray
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Emergency Power Generators
  • Automation Equipment
  • Sound and signaling equipment
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Surge protection
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Advanced Lighting layouts and design for increased productivity of personnel
  • Commercial lighting control including Low-Voltage
  • Commercial Office Environment for new and existing Renovations
  • Architectural Dimming Systems
  • Parking Lot Retrofits
  • TV Systems
  • Clock Systems
  • Security Alarm and Gas detection Control
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Electrical Wiring for Hazardous locations
  • Motors and Pumps
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Advanced Multimedia Teleconferencing for Boardrooms
  • Motion Control Systems                 

 Industrial Applications  

In this area, Unitech is striving to meet the requirements of our client base by providing them with prompt service and expertise in the following areas: 

  •  A.C. and  D.C. drives
  • Variable speed drives
  • Conveyor systems (Roller chain belt and screw types)
  • Programmable controllers
  • High voltage distribution, up to 25Kv
  • Assembly line control systems
  • Skids for compressor, gas and butane involvement
  • Generating plants
  • Peak shaving systems
  • Capacitor bank installations
  • Plant retrofits
  • Plant service agreements
  • R.F. measurement on elimination
  • Harmonic reduction on systems and equipment 

Data Centre Maintenance 

Unitech has been involved in a number of data centre installations and maintenance services. These services and solutions are focused exclusively on mission critical facilities supporting Telecommunications and Information Technology infrastructures. Presently we are assisting a number of clients such as Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, IBM, Verizon Canada Ltd. In various aspects of data centre maintenance as follows. 

  • Physical site inspections
  • Develop an annual preventive maintenance schedule
    • Mechanical systems
    • Electrical systems
    • Fire detection systems
    • Monitoring systems
    • Cleaning
  • Program administration
  • Coordination and tracking of all service visits
  • Regular site inspections
  • Review of all service reports
  • Resolution of any service issues
  • Review of invoices for services
  • 24/7 emergency services and reporting 

Fire Alarm Systems 

Unitech and its employees are certified by the Alberta Labour, General Safety Services Division and the Fire Prevention Branch to perform  "Test and Maintenance" on fire alarm detection systems as per CAN/ULC - S536-04.

Unitech is also able to provide fire alarm troubleshooting and diagnosis. This has proven to be invaluable to building owners and managers alike, especially in today's stringent enforcement of fire codes by both the Fire Department and Alberta Building Code inspectors.

Unitech is fully conversant with the new fully addressable technology that is available in the Fire Alarm market place, and has successfully installed numerous large addressable and non-addressable systems in garyCal to date.

Unitech is a member of the Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFFA) and our president and CEO is a member of the Alberta chapter CFAA board of directors. 

Communications Cabling Installations       

In today's high-tech world, Unitech has recognized the large dependency of its clients on the reliability of their computer and/or telephone systems. The negative effect on productivity due to prolonged downtime of these systems is of vital importance on any piece of equipment within the system.  To meet the challenge of these unfortunate but inevitable situations, Unitech has structured its organization in the following way: 

  •  Separate Telephone/Data Division
  • Department Head is a Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • Installers of copper/fibre and wireless solutions
  • 24 hour on-call service
  • Cell phone communication with telephone response within 15-30 minutes
  • Pre-scheduling of revisions/additions to systems, thereby minimizing overall
                 downtime for the installation
  • Continued commitment to provide upgrading for our personnel to keep abreast of
                 changing technology within the industry
  • Certified to install Systimax, AMP, Nordx, Panduit and Leviton data cabling systems
  • On-site service agreements 

Theatrical Dimming Systems 

Unitech has been involved in over 45 successful theatrical dimming system installations
throughout Alberta.  Unitech can offer our expertise in the following areas. 

  • Theatrical Dimming Systems
  • DMX Control Systems
  • Plugging Strips
  • Cam Lock Systems
  • Lighting Control systems
  • Electrical distribution systems
  • Lighting grid systems
  • Harmonic reduction on systems and equipment 

Energy Management      

This area of cost efficiency is fast becoming a concern to building owners due to the present high cost of electrical energy and the soaring costs predicted for the not too distant future. 

In answer to this situation, Unitech can provide services in the following areas: 

  •  Load balancing program and monitoring
  • Power factor correction for new or existing distribution systems
  • Survey of existing building power consumption and cost analysis
  • Lighting modifications to obtain maximum efficiency
  • Individual motor power factor correction
  • Power loss studies
  • Harmonic losses and correction requirement 


 As can be seen from this brief overview of Unitech and our capabilities, we are able to undertake and complete all aspects of electrical systems and service within your facility. We would be available at your convenience to discuss further any topic that you may wish us to expand on, and to provide a more detailed account of the services that we can offer. 

In closing, we at Unitech are committed to providing not only the highest possible service available, but to provide peace of mind and satisfaction to all of our clients for the work we have performed. 

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