The Team

Tania-Joy Bartlett

Tania-Joy Bartlett

Owner / Master Electrician / Heavy Equipment Operator / Driver
The owner of New Beginnings Contracting Services (NBCS), Tania-Joy Bartlett is a Master Electrician, Heavy Equipment Operator, AZ/DZ Truck Driver and 4th term Carpentry Apprentice. As the owner Tania brings her wealth of field experience to the business and passion for industry advancements. She is dedicated to building a strong business that supports local suppliers and provides meaningful employment opportunities. She enjoys working closely with her customers, as well as her talented staff. It is not odd to find her onsite with a toolbelt working on projects.
Tania is also heavily invested in engaging with youth to explore trades career path. In support of this initiative Tania has partner with organization like Junior Achievement and advocates for more high school student involvement in the industry through co-op programs.
  • Master Electrician
  • 20 + years of General Construction Experience
  • Electrical Foreperson – Darlington Nuclear Generating Station
  • Apprentice Hydro One
  • Heavy Equipment and Hauling
  • Labour Relations Law
  • Legal Assistant
  • Certified Health and Safety Representative
  • Chamber Board Member
  • Mentor Junior Achievement
  • Chair of Apprenticeship Committee – CUSW
  • High Voltage Substation – Emergency Services and Repairs.
  • Only Female Recognized Havelock Metals Installer
  • Complete Custom Home Builds
  • Only Female Complete Concrete Contractor.
  • Specializing in poured and ICF slabs, sidewalks, parking lots, custom concrete, and small stamped concrete jobs.

Dave Linkert

Construction Superintendent
Dave has more than 40 years of experience in the construction sector. Having been a business owner himself Dave has an in depth understanding of the building process and what it takes to get a job done as efficiently as possible. Many of our customers maybe familiar with Dave’s name as he is an author of multiple articles in the Cottage Country Lifestyle magazine as its Residential Building Guru.

Virat Paghadal

Estimator & Asset Manager
Virat has joined our team as a Construction Estimator. He comes with around 4 years of experience in the Construction Field apart from that, his educational background consists of a blend of Civil Engineering and Technology, as well as Construction Site Management.
He knows new construction technology, software. Additionally, he is equipped with efficiency in different construction software packages. His management skill, the problem-solving skill will be helpful for us to reach our milestones.

Jeremy Stuart

Project Manager

Deb Mahoney


Belinda Wilson

Office Operations Ninja

Carissa Ferguson-Paterson

Chief of COOS
Carissa grew up in Dunsford and is excited to work with customers in her hometown. In her previous roles she has worked as consultant in the grant industry, specializing in business growth objectives.

Justin Bott

Journeyperson Electrician

Jeremy Windrem

Excavation Specialist / 2nd Year Electrical Apprentice

Blaine Thomas

Civil Supervisor

Robert Yeomans

Civil Supervisor

Cathleen Lake

1st Year Plumbing Apprentice / Civil Field Crew

Cole Blodgett

Civil Field Crew

Kyra Hill

Civil Field Crew

Tomas Turnbull

1st Year Carpentry Apprentice

Hunter Bates

1st Term Electrical Apprentice / Field Crew

Bradley HArrison

Field Crew

Jacob Sanderson

Field Crew