At Barnes' Electric we believe in building long term relationships with both our staff and our clients. We understand the importance of cultivating our people – providing them with meaningful opportunities and a great work environment. This has been a key part of our success and we are thankful to everyone who has invested themselves into our company.



President – Licensed in 1981 Rick started R.A.Barnes Electrical Contractors Ltd. in 1984. He started alone and today employees over 25 staff.  Rick is a busy man! He quotes small to medium projects and specializes in lighting retrofits and solar installations.  On top of this he provides support and shares his extensive knowledge with his highly skilled team all while overseeing the day to day operations of  Barnes Electric.


Vice President  Katharine has been with the company since its inception in various roles.  She has a passion for employee health and safety and empowering employees.  Katharine is responsible for human resources and health and safety.


Senior Estimator – Nelson is the senior estimator and a Journeyman Electrician. Nelson was licensed in 1984 and worked in the field for 21 years. He joined Barnes Electric in August of 2000 as a Journeyman. Nelson came into the office as estimator in 2005 and specializes in quoting an array of large projects. His experience and wealth of knowledge in the industry makes him an invaluable member of the Barnes team.



Project Manager  – Full bio coming soon.



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stephanie calver

Administrative Assistant - Stephanie started her career at Barnes Electric as an apprentice in 2013. In 2015 she re-routed her career into the office environment.  Her field knowledge is an asset as she responsible for assisting in project management managing the fleet,  scheduling all electricians and invoicing.