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  • Ziebarth Electrical Contractors Ltd.

    890 Boyd Avenue
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K2A 2E3

    Tel: (613) 798-8020
    Fax: (613) 798-8068

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ZEC Team

Johannes Ziebarth
President and CEO

Johannes has spent 25 years learning every aspect of the business within a variety of roles at ZEC. His experience includes electrical apprentice, journeyman, foreman, estimator, project manager, Vice President of Operations and he was named President and CEO in 2001.Johannes’ vision includes a recognition that our communities become and will remain strong as a direct result of the efforts we make to remain engaged within them. Johannes sits as Board President for Habitat for Humanity – National Capital Region and has been involved with the organization since 1993. He is the proud recipient of several awards for charitable services, including most recently the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 226
Email: johannesz@zec.ca

Richard Gratton
Senior Project Manager

Richard has 31 years of experience in the electrical construction industry, and has worked in commercial, industrial, high tech, and high security sectors. Outside of the office Richard enjoys all manner of outdoor activities including fishing and spends time volunteering to help the elderly any way he can.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 230
Email: richardg@zec.ca

Klaus Holzhuter
Service/Project Manager

Klaus started working at ZEC in 1979. 33 years later, Klaus has worked as Service Electrician, Foreman, Project Co-ordinator, Purchasing Agent, Estimator, and is presently Service/Project Manager, remaining a key member of the ZEC Executive Team.When he’s not working, Klaus gives back by coaching Kanata Girls Hockey Fundamentals (Initiation Program), where he has been Head Coach for the past 5 years. This follows 25 years of volunteering in coaching several different sports.


Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 235
Email: klaush@zec.ca

Linda Robinson
Controller/Human Resources

Linda has worked at Ziebarth Electrical Contractors since 2015. She has been working in the construction industry for over 10 years, along with bringing several years of experience in the accounting field. She also manages the Human Resources and IT department at ZEC.Linda enjoys keeping active and helping out with various charity events as much as possible.


Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 229
Email: lindar@zec.ca

Marc Huot
Estimator/Project Manager

Marc has been an Estimator at Ziebarth Electrical Contractors since July 2011, after 32 years of field experience as an Electrician and Foreman.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 233
Email: march@zec.ca

Mike Cutler
Estimator/Project Manager

Mike joined ZEC in 2012 as a Project Manager. He brings 20 years experience in design, project management, site management, and estimating. Most recently, Mike held a position as Operations Manager of a large lumber and manufacturing company.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 241
Email: mikec@zec.ca

Jeff Hawthorne
Estimator/Project Manager

Jeff has worked at Ziebarth Electrical Contractors since 2012. Prior to joining ZEC, Jeff worked for 12 years in the electrical contracting industry as an Apprentice, Electrician, Foreman, and finally Estimator/Project Manager.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 234
Email: jeffh@zec.ca

David Lafond
Senior Project Co-ordinator

David has been employed with Ziebarth Electrical Contractors since September 1999 as Project Co-ordinator. Before joining the ZEC team, David was involved in sales within the electrical distribution industry.

Phone: 613-798-8020 Ext. 224
Email: davidl@zec.ca

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