Our Team

Our Team

Steve SkibaPresident

Steve grew up working construction alongside his father in northern Alberta, learning the skills necessary for the trade and the importance of a strong work ethic. After proving his own success in envisioning and developing businesses across the province, Steve founded North Star Contracting in 1998. His executive leadership and strategic planning have built North Star into a complete service construction company proficient of any sized project. Steve’s specialized expertise in project management, site development, water and sewage development, excavation, and commercial construction has enabled North Start to bid and execute multi-million dollar projects with ease.

Scott Price, CA, CFA, Chief Finance Officer

Scott has almost 30 years’ experience working in the finance world and over 10 years’ experience as a finance executive in the construction industry. Scott has a proven track record in defining, documenting, communicating and implementing the strategic vision of the company. Scott is responsible for all Finance, Administrative, HR, and IT functions in the company. He also has experience and contributes to the operations of the company. His ability in helping companies develop and implement governance policies, corporate controls, as well as increasing efficiencies and reducing costs is what makes him a valuable member of the North Star team.

Grant SeiglerSr. Construction Manager, Grading

With over 30 years of industry experience, Grant has over 16 years of General Superintendent experience managing grading and paving projects. He has taken numerous safety courses such as Leadership for Safety Excellence, Prime Contractor, and First Aid. Grant has worked on and completed numerous large-scale paving projects throughout the Calgary area, including:

  • Deerfoot Trail & Country Hills Boulevard interchange
  • Deerfoot Trail & 24 street interchange
  • Beddington Trail
  • Calgary Airport runways and taxiways
  • City of Calgary pathways & bike paths
  • Numerous parking lot and floor slab preparations including Western Grocers (1 million sq. feet)
  • Hamptons subdivision
  • Edgemont subdivision
  • Millrise Subdivision

Jimmy BorhotConstruction Manager, Underground

Jimmy is a high-energy professional, with over 19 years of hands-on experience with underground construction. Jimmy has helped lead companies through change and challenging times to profitable growth. Jimmy joined North Star Contracting in 2016 from one of our largest competitors where he oversaw and managed the day-to-day operations of the company’s underground projects. Jimmy is a hands-on leader with extensive underground construction knowledge and an outstanding strategist with a track record of success. He is able to work collaboratively with crew members and colleagues to deliver projects safely, on time and on budget. Some of the large-scale projects he has worked on are:

  • • Glenmore water treatment plant
  • • East McKenzie Feedermain
  • • 114th Ave Storm Trunk Upgrade
  • • Conrich Water Transmission
  • • YYC Airport Storm Upgrade
  • • Water main Replacement program city of Calgary
  • • Glenmore & Crowchild Storm Trunk upgrade
  • • 16Th Ave NE Storm Trunk Upgrade
  • • NE LRT Extension with PCL
  • • Balzac Watermain Extension (for Cross Iron Mills Mall)
  • • Conrich San Force main Sludge line
  • • NE Feedermain extension
  • • Calgary Music center

Frank DixonConstruction Manager, Concrete & Paving

With over 30 years of industry experience, 24 of which, where as a manager and leader overseeing large projects such as pathways, bridge decks, major roadways, overlays, and interchanges. Frank also has in-depth experience working with the City of Calgary and thoroughly understands best practices for City of Calgary projects.

Frank has worked on and completed numerous large-scale paving projects, including:

  • Stoney Trail from Crowchild Trail to Hwy 1 (40,000 tonne of Superpave)
  • C.P. Intermodel (70,000 tonne of asphalt)
  • Calgary Airport runways and taxiways
  • Deerfoot Trail & Country Hills Boulevard interchange
  • Deerfoot Trail & 24 street interchange
  • Glenmore Trail & Barlow Trail interchange
  • Various pathways overlay and bridge deck projects throughout the city
  • Hwy 8 & Sarcee to 101 street
  • Overlay Crowchild Trail from 12 Mile Coulee Road to Nosehill Drive
  • 36 Street from McKnight Blvd to 64 Avenue

Dale Hull, Chief Estimator

Dale got his start in the heavy civil world roughly 16 years ago, completing field work while paying his way through university. After graduating, Dale moved his career from field operations to estimating and project management. Dale was fortunate to work under arguably one of Calgary’s finest deep utility and heavy civil estimators; taking away invaluable lessons and learning opportunities.

Jacob Wiens, Senior Project Manager

Jacob has over 10 years’ experience in the civil engineering discipline. Jacob started his career with H&M Excavating learning the business from the ground up starting as a laborer and moving into a lead hand role. Jacob’s knowledge of the multiple disciplines of civil construction that he has gained from his hands-on experience, in addition to the technical knowledge he gained from graduating with a diploma in civil engineering technology has benefited him greatly with his transition in 2014 to project manager/estimator. Jacob has experience in managing sub-contractors as well as various commercial, City of Calgary, Alberta transportation and community development projects varying in size and scope from $200k to over $5m in value.