Our Story

Westwood Engineering was established in 1991 to provide Western Canada’s industrial sector with innovative, reliable and cost-effective electrical engineering services. Over the years, we’ve become a leader in our field because we deliver outstanding work that always meets our customers’ expectations.

We are excited to announce that Eric Crum and David Reynolds have purchased Westwood Engineering as of September 30, 2019. We look forward to providing the same outstanding service to our clients.

"Westwood Engineering provides our clients with practical, innovative and reliable solutions for all aspects of their electrical systems. We will work with you to provide the results you are looking for in a professional, timely and cost effective manner." – David Reynolds, Partner

Our electrical engineering company has designed power and control systems for industrial facilities across BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. We’ve gained vast experience working with several sectors, including wood products, oil and gas, manufacturing, processing and more.

By harnessing our experience, standards and an approach that’s professional, innovative and reliable, Westwood Engineering contributes to the success of our customers’ projects with competitive, timely and practical electrical engineering solutions.

We’re proud to have been involved in so many industrial projects, and we’re just as proud of the solid, long-term relationships we’ve built with customers and contractors.

Our Leadership Team

Senior Electrical Engineer, Partner

After completing three co-op work terms with Westwood in 1994 & 1995, Eric joined Westwood Engineering again in 2007 with a strong background in control system design, including PLC & HMI programming. Since then, he’s gained a significant amount of power system design experience. In 2019, Eric took over ownership of Westwood Engineering along with his business partner David Reynolds.

Eric is a professional engineer registered in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. As senior electrical engineer, he holds the Permit to Practice for Westwood Engineering in the province of Alberta. Eric is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC), the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS).

With 20 years of electrical engineering experience, Eric is known for his attention to detail, strong work ethic and ability to find solutions to automation and integration challenges. Eric is dedicated to delivering excellence through smart design to ensure a finished product/process that is both safe, well-documented and reliable.

Senior Electrical Technologist, Partner

David has been with Westwood Engineering since its inception in 1991, bringing 10 years of electrical experience and an honours diploma in electrical engineering technology from SAIT. He has been an integral part of the growth and success of Westwood Engineering. Today, his 30 years of engineering experience includes high voltage substations, medium/low voltage power distribution, waste wood fired power generation, power system studies and control systems. His focus is on the design of safe, reliable and maintainable power distribution systems, a practical, solution-driven approach. He has a range of systems experience, from 138kV down to 120V systems. In 2019, David along with Eric Crum purchased Westwood Engineering.

David has worked tirelessly to bring a higher level of awareness to electrical safety and he is an industry recognized expert in arc flash hazard analysis. David is an active member of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a red seal journeyman electrician.

Junior Electrical Engineer

Jordan completed two Co-op terms with Westwood and returned to the company after graduating from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering with Distinctions. He is a registered Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and has a strong interest in power and control systems design.

During Co-op terms with Westwood, Jordan gained field QA/QC experience and an extensive background using AutoCAD software. With additional experience in the mining and wood products industries, he brings a focus on safe and reliable design to the Westwood Engineering team, as well as a strong work ethic and an attention to detail.  

Junior Electrical Engineer

Aaron joined Westwood in 2018 following his graduation, with distinction, from The University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering. Between 2015 and 2017, Aaron completed three Co-op terms with Westwood; gaining on-site experience in quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) through to drafting and design experience. Aaron is an active member of Engineers & Geoscientists of BC and has keen interest in control systems, power system design, and project management.   

 With focus on clear communication, Aaron is driven to develop transparent relationships with clients, ensuring projects are completed competently and on time. Aaron is inquisitive by nature and a life-long learner. He applies high attention to detail to his work and brings forward experience in the wood products, the utilities, and the oil & gas industries in practice of becoming a professional engineer.

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