Delmar Construction Ltd is a family-owned business established in the year 1983 by Delbert Bourque. He had previously been owner, operator of a construction business for 20 years. By 1988, Delmar Construction Ltd had grown considerably and had established bonding capability. Projects into the 90s were getting larger and larger, and soon multi-million dollar projects were quite a common phenomenon.
Jeffrey Bourque is our third-generation family member who joined our company very recently. He currently works as a full-time estimator and project manager. Jeffrey is outdoorsy, hands-on and passionate about motorsports. We will keep you posted on our day-to-day happenings regularly.
From the day of its inception until today, Delmar Construction Ltd has completed over a one hundred and fifty million dollars’ worth of construction projects in South Western Nova Scotia. Contact us for more details.
Our construction company is bonded and we can provide bid bonds. If our bids are successful on our tendering, we can then provide a performance bond, and a labour and materials bond. In lieu of a bond, Delmar Construction Ltd is prepared to provide a certified check. Warranty bonds are also available. Hold back monies for up to one year can be held by the customer in order to back our warranty.
Our commitment to our safety program takes priority over all other activities. To maintain this program, we will continue to develop, implement and evaluate our health and safety policy and program regularly. We will make sure that all employees receive ongoing training on health and safety matters. Communication between management and staff is important to our company. Delmar Construction Ltd is dedicated to the safety of all workers and the prevention of all accidents. We will ensure the safest possible work environment.
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Here are some of the tasks that we regularly undertake:
Carpentry, rough and finish
Metal siding services
Erecting pre-engineered buildings
Installation of doors, jambs, hardware, misc. specialties, washroom accessories and more
Demolitions, concrete jack hammering, concrete saw cutting
T-bar ceiling work
Painting (small projects) jobs
Renovations and additions
Mark is the owner/ manager of Delmar Construction Ltd, and has been with the company since 1987. Mark’s role as manager has him involved in every aspect of the business, including estimating, financial accounts and supervision. Mark is also a Registered Civil Engineer, graduating from TUNS in 1987.
Cost Estimator and Project Co-ordinator
Avery has been with Delmar Construction Ltd since 1995 as the cost estimator and project coordinator. He is an invaluable part of our team, dealing directly with customers and suppliers. Avery has 30 years’ experience in estimating and purchasing.
Gail has been with Delmar Construction Ltd since 1989. She is the Office Manager/Bookkeeper.
Corey Nuise started with Delmar Construction Ltd in October of 2000 as an apprentice carpenter. Corey moved to a Supervisor position in June of 2016. Corey has a great attention to detail and works well with the entire building team including the client as well as the sub-contractors and co-workers.
Art has been with Delmar since 1987. He moved to foreman in 1999. He is experienced in commercial construction and renovations, including metal stud framing, drywall, T-Bar ceilings and specialty hardware.
Dennis is a Journeyman Carpenter who has been working in the construction industry since 1970, and in the supervisor’s role since 1976. Dennis joined Delmar Construction Ltd in 1998 as a supervisor/foreman. Dennis is very knowledgeable in commercial construction as well as metal buildings and residential construction. In residential construction, his attention to detail and the importance he attaches to meeting customers’ needs are outstanding.
Delmar Safety Officer
Heather joined our team in March 2010 as the Delmar Safety Officer as well as many other tasks. Heather completed her Construction Safety Supervisor, C.S.S training in Dec 2012. Currently, Heather handles the safety of ongoing projects.
Supervisor / Foreman
Franklyn started with Delmar Construction Ltd in April 2014 and became a foreman in June 2015.
Franklyn started in carpentry in 89-90 when he graduated. He went on to become a journeyman carpenter. He has built numerous homes on his own, and has worked for other contractors in our area. Franklyn brings a wealth of experience and takes great care of all the details.
Mark started as an apprentice carpenter in July 2010. Since that time, Mark has been working on his journeyman carpenter papers, which he received in March 2015. Mark became a foreman for some projects in the summer and fall of 2014. He is very thorough in his work and pays attention to detail.
Cost Estimator/Project Co-ordinator
Jeffery started working for Delmar Construction Ltd in 2007 as a labourer/carpenters helper on his summer breaks from high school. After finishing high school, he took a 1-year auto mechanics course at NSCC Burridge. In September 2011, Jeffery attended the 2-year construction management technology course at the waterfront campus in Dartmouth. After graduating in the spring of 2013, he worked as an estimator for a company in Halifax. In December of 2013, he joined our team as project co-ordinator, project estimator. Jeffery currently looks after some large projects for Delmar Construction Ltd, dealing directly with the customers and the sub trades involved in these projects. He works directly with homeowners to ensure they get the home of their dreams.