Varcon is comprised of a group of dedicated, customer-oriented individuals with a diverse background. Our talented team consists of fully qualified professional engineers, technologists and project managers who currently hold memberships in Professional Engineering Associations in all Canadian provinces and territories. All our engineers and technologist are certified in tower climbing and tower rescue – they are able to apply practical onsite experience in their management, analysis and design work.
The team is led by our President and CEO, Mr. Tom Vardy, P.Eng., P.E., who brings over 35 years of experience in tower engineering, inspection and project management. This includes 12 years with the engineering department of a major telecommunications company, where his duties as Senior Engineer included responsibility for new site construction, retrofit of existing sites, inspection and maintenance for an inventory of hundreds of towers. Mr. Vardy has completed several hundred projects across Canada from inspection of towers to engineering and construction of multi-site tower projects. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in Provinces and Territories across Canada and is a long time member of the technical committee responsible for the development of CSA S37, the Canadian standard governing communication towers. He is recognized as a Designated Consulting Engineer in the Province of Ontario and is a member of both the Canadian and American Societies of Civil Engineers.
Mr. Vardy has completed several hundred projects across Canada from inspection of towers to engineering and construction of multi-site tower projects.
Trevor Bolt holds the position of Vice President Engineering. In this role, he is responsible for all the technical work and performance of our engineers and technologists. Skills development, training programs, quality control, and project execution are all under his umbrella of responsibility. He is also heavily involved in sales and marketing activities, regularly meeting with clients and participating in industry related events.
Trevor Bolt has over 15+ years of engineering experience in the telecommunication tower industry and two years of engineering experience working with the provincial government of Newfoundland and large scale projects, including work in the engineering departments of both the Hibernia Platform and the Terra Nova FPSO. He has completed many challenging tower assignments during his tenure with Varcon, encompassing all facets of the tower industry including many hundreds of CSA maintenance inspections, post-construction acceptance inspections, tower design, mount designs, foundation designs, reinforcement designs, cost estimates, structural analysis, technical specifications, scope of work documents, and large multi-scope projects managed. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and the Yukon. He also sits on the CSA-S37 technical committee responsible for developing the Canadian standards governing communication towers.
Matt Vardy holds the position of Vice President Corporate. In this role he is responsible for the corporate framework that underpins our engineering service delivery. This includes marketing/sales, human resource mgmt., accounting/finance, governance, resource planning and reporting frameworks, etc.
Matt has over 15+ years of experience with Varcon in the telecommunications tower industry. He started as a summer student assisting with tower inspections and has since worked in nearly every Varcon department on route to his current executive oversight role.
See our contact page for a listing of corporate and regional key staff members.