The Haebler name carries a proud legacy of meeting the highest quality standards while providing the attention to detail that our customers, modern design and the delivery of trouble-free buildings require. We work hard to keep abreast of new developments in construction technology and continually upgrade the skills and knowledge of our staff. What’s more, our multifaceted approach allows us to consistently meet budgets and deadlines, setting us apart from many other contracting firms.

A Focus on Value

At Haebler, we are not volume driven. Instead, we are motivated by customer satisfaction — meaning we constantly assess how we can improve quality, costs or timeframe, and work closely with all parties to increase the value we deliver.

Experience and Expertise

Our portfolio includes a broad range of project types over several decades, bringing many levels of expertise to bear on the side of our clients. This includes the ability to work with leading-edge design materials, adherence to zero-tolerance standards and a special proficiency with concrete. We also have a proven ability to support a fast-track approach to building and state-of-the-art cost control systems.

Fairness and Flexibility

We recognize the need for flexibility throughout the construction process, from initial concept to project completion. Our customer approach has always been to provide uncompromising service by being open, fair and adaptable.

A Hands-on Team Approach

At Haebler, teamwork is of paramount importance. We prefer to be actively involved, working initially with the owner and architects on preliminary drawings or concepts, continuing through the design phase to ensure the design tailors the budget, and ultimately managing the construction phase to ensure successful project completion.

The Haebler Team

Roland Haebler
President

Roland oversees all aspects of the company’s operations and takes a hands-on approach to dealing with all customer projects. Roland has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, and is the author of numerous papers on construction techniques. Roland has a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Applied Science from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, and a Diploma in Engineering from Dalhousie University.

Savva Hatzisavva
VP, Construction

Savva brings 20 years of experience and an eye for detail to Haebler. He is responsible for major estimating and project management. Savva has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management from BCIT. His genuine interest and passion for the industry are evident to all who associate with him.

Suzanne Bailuk
VP, Finance

Suzanne joined the company in March 2002 and is responsible for all accounting and personnel management at Haebler. She has over 20 years of experience in construction accounting. Suzanne has completed years 1 and 2 of the Gold Seal Project Management course, and has taken numerous Financial Management courses at BCIT and through the CGA.


Alex Strega
Sr Site Superintendent

Alex has over 15 years of experience providing on-site leadership, management, administrative and technical direction to construction project sites, where he ensures not only high quality standards and workmanship, but that each project is constructed in accordance with the design, budget and schedule. Alex has worked on several schools in the past few years, including Crofton House, King David, Vancouver Talmud Torah and UBC.

Art Lehwald
Sr Site Superintendent

Art has over 30 years of experience working in the construction industry, starting at a young age when he helped his brother build houses over the summer holidays. He began his carpentry apprenticeship working on underground parking lots with three levels of wood-frame apartments above before moving on to bigger commercial jobs. Art became a site superintendent at age 26, and has remained an outstanding one ever since.

Barb Jackson
Project Manager

Barb joined The Haebler Group in 2017, bringing over 30 years of experience working in the construction business in the Lower Mainland to the company, 15 of them in project management. She is an excellent communicator, skilled in problem-solving and fluent in many software programs, bringing her arsenal of high-quality and efficient management tools to her Haebler projects.

Christine Osgood
Administrator

Christine joined The Haebler Group in 2014 as an administrator. Thanks to her strong interpersonal and communication skills, Christine successfully keeps the Haebler office organized and functioning. Her responsibilities include creating the master schedule, calendar and client list, writing monthly reports, and collecting and providing all project information as needed.

Frank von Possel
Finishing Foreman

Frank joined the Haebler Group in 2017. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the construction industry, and brings a deep, technical understanding to his Haebler job sites. Frank brings an open mind and positive attitude to solving the finishing challenges of a project, and demonstrates outstanding leadership and collaboration with his on-site team.

Juan Castillo
Estimator

Juan joined the Haebler Group in 2019 after working in the construction business for 14 years. Originally a carpenter, he completed degrees in Architectural & Building Engineering Technology and Construction Management at BCIT, and has been estimating large-scale projects since 2012.

Lo Rueger
Site Superintendent

Lo brings 16 years of leadership experience to Haebler construction sites. He started as a carpenter with The Haebler Group in 2009, ably working his way up to site superintendent. He brings hands-on experience, a “can do” attitude and attention to detail on every project he supervises for Haebler.

Lubomir Varga
Jr Site Superintendent

Bio coming soon!

Perry Hatzisavva
Site Superintendent

Bio coming soon!

Sarah Verweij
Project Manager

Sarah has been with The Haebler Group since 2014. Her experience in the construction and real estate industry, excellent client management and organization skills, plus a degree and an interior design diploma (both from BCIT) make Sarah a terrific project manager, one highly valued by our clients.

Thomas Haebler
Estimator

Thomas started working on construction sites at a young age during his summer holidays. After graduating from Civil Engineering at Dalhousie University in 2015, he joined The Haebler Group full time, where he assists with estimating, project coordination and project management. Thomas' site experience, coupled with his technical education, help him to be a bridge between consultants and subtrades.

Will Thompson
Project Manager

Will is an experienced project manager who brings to The Haebler Group over 18 years of experience in the construction industry. He has excellent communication skills and an extensive knowledge base that he uses to find solutions to the most challenging and demanding construction projects.

Awards

2015
VRCA Award of Excellence
Silver Winner, General Contractor $15-40 Million
Congregation Beth Israel

2013
VRCA Award of Excellence
Heritage Restoration Award
Crofton House School Old Residence

2012
VRCA Award of Excellence
Silver Winner, General Contractor Under $15 Million
Hillcrest Park Legacy Community Centre

2010
VRCA Award of Excellence
Gold Winner, General Contractor $15-$40 Million
Crofton House Senior School

2010
VRCA Award of Excellence
Gold Winner, General Contractor Under $15 million
The Salt Building

2008
BC Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Grand Award, Excellence in Concrete Construction
Sunset Community Centre

2008
BC Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Tilt-up Concrete Award, Excellence in Concrete Construction
Sunset Community Centre

2007
Urban Development Institute Award
Excellence in Heritage Revitalization
Bowman Lofts Project

2006
BC Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Architectural Concrete Award, Excellence in Concrete Construction
Acadia St. Residence

2006
VRCA Award of Excellence
King David High School

2004
City of Vancouver
Heritage Award
Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salons

2003
VRCA Award of Merit
Lore Krill Housing Co-op

2003
VRCA Safety Award
Achieving a Zero Accident Frequency

2002
VRCA Safety Award
Superior Safety Record

2002
VRCA Award of Excellence
The Waterfall Building

2002
Consulting Engineers of BC
Award of Merit
The Waterfall Building

2002
AIBC Lieutenant Governor Award
The Waterfall Building

2002
AIBC Merit Award
Renovations to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

2002
Urban Development Institute
Award for Industrial Office Park Development
Discovery Place

2001
AIBC Merit Award
Thunderbird Community Centre Addition

2001
AIBC Innovation Award
Liu Centre for Global Studies at UBC

2001
AIBC Lieutenant Governor Award
Liu Centre for Global Studies at UBC

1999
VRCA Safety Award
Achieving a Zero Accident Frequency

1999
VRCA Safety Award
Superior Safety Record

Articles and Publications
High Volume Fly Ash as a Supplementary Cementing Material
A report, written by Roland Haebler, about how the company is utilizing this cutting-edge technique for cement projects, and how the benefits for longevity and sustainability outweigh traditional cement material.

High Volume Fly Ash

The Lo Residence: Case Study for High Volume Fly Ash
A case study, prepared by Roland Haebler, showing the benefits and drawbacks of using high-volume fly ash concrete and how Haebler integrated the new material in residential buildings.

Case Study – High Volume Fly Ash