Category Archives: Community Involvement

Get ready for Winter!

Hot summer days are behind us, and as the mercury starts to flirt with the single digits, it’s time to start getting ready for Winter!  Smart home maintenance isn’t limited to raking leaves and winterizing outdoor drains. Preventative home maintenance … Continue reading

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Save up to $15,000 with this simple step!

Do you have a secondary suite in your basement?  Do your property taxes reflect this with additional sewage and water charges?  No plans to use that second kitchen? Did you know that if you own a single family home you can … Continue reading

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We’re Hiring! Are you are Journeyman looking for a great company?

Fitterer Electric is looking for team-players:  Journeymen electricians who are looking to work for a family-based company.  We offer competitive wages, benefits packages, and a variety of work in industrial, commercial and residential. Are you looking for a great company … Continue reading

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Pets of Fitterer Electric: Echo

As a family company, our pets are an integral part of our team.  Over a course of posts, we will feature some of the V.I.P’s of the team:  that’s Very Important Pets! ECHO:  Security/Grounds Department Meet Echo.  She joined our … Continue reading

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COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL JOURNEYMAN SERVICE ELECTRICIANS REQUIRED

Innovation.  Quality.  Results.   Does this sound like you? Our Service Department is expanding, and we need you!  We are looking for the following: Licensed Journeyman Electrician with current first aid, driver’s license and lift ticket, able to work independently and … Continue reading

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Every Day is Earth Day at Fitterer Electric!

We are proud of our Environmental Mission Statement here at Fitterer Electric Ltd, and proud of our minimal waste, 100% recycle policy.  We strive to take all materials from the job site and recycle them safely and responsibly.  This not only keeps … Continue reading

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Good Journeymen Needed! Multiple Positions Available!

We are hiring again, and crewing up for some exciting new projects starting up shortly! Are you a Red Seal BC-Certified Journeyman looking for full-time employment with a family-run company?  We are looking for you! Send your resume to info … Continue reading

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1st Year & Journeymen Electrician Jobs available

We are Hiring!  Looking for a first-year or journeyman electrician job? We are looking for a 1st/2nd year apprentice electrician, and a red-seal journeyman electrician.  Please read on for the Journeyman Electrician qualifications/requirements. Fitterer Electric Ltd. is a BC-owned, class-A … Continue reading

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Looking for work? We’re looking for you!

We’re Hiring!  Journeyman Electrician Wanted! Fitterer Electric Ltd. is a BC-owned, class-A unrestricted electrical contractor operating since 2000. We are a family owned and operated company and have experience in residential, commercial, hi-rise, retrofit, LED lighting design and installation, and … Continue reading

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Tesla goes Open Source

Remember my post about the Tesla Model s:  that sexy electric car?  Well, Tesla has done it again:  in the spirit of advancing electric vehicle technology, they removed every single patent from the lobbies of their Palo Alto HQ. “Tesla Motors … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Burnaby Heights! Watch for Team Fitterer Electric in the Family Fun Dash!

Saturday, June 7th is Hats Off Day in North Burnaby, and we are celebrating 30 years of the Annual Hats Off Parade and street party.  Join Fitterer Electric this Saturday, for Burnaby’s “80’s Theme” as we embrace all things neon, hairsprayed … Continue reading

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2014 Vancouver Sun Run Results for Fitterer Electric

We are facing day 2 of recovery, (which by rights is when we should feel our stiffest after the race) and we are thrilled with our results!  While Team Fitterer Electric saw key members sidelined with injuries shrinking our team … Continue reading

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Countdown to the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run

As of 11:00 a.m. this morning, Fitterer Electric has 50 days and 21 hours left until the start of the 30th Anniversary 2014 Vancouver Sun Run.  We have been training hard, and now that we have our speed up, it’s … Continue reading

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Not your Granny’s Chandelier!

Check out what Vancouver is doing under the Granville Street Bridge on March 22nd! Artist Rodney Graham will be installing an interactive, 4′ x 6′ faux-crystal 18th century candelabra.  Directly over Beach Avenue, the chandelier will drop rapidly from the … Continue reading

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Go Canada, GO!!!

In honour of the Olympic Spirit currently gripping this Country, I thought we would take a moment to tip our hats to all the athletes, their coaches, families and communities and most importantly all their hard work that paved their … Continue reading

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Last Day for Sun Run Early Bird Registration!

Looking out over our beautiful Lower Mainland mountains dusted with fresh snow, and sparkling in the beautiful West Coast Sunshine, you can’t help but think of getting outdoors, and more importantly, getting active. Our thoughts here at Fitterer Electric turn … Continue reading

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5 steps to reduce the cost of light

Acklands Grainger has published a great article featuring five steps to reduce your lighting costs.  The original article can be found here, but in essence, the points boil down to the following: Get an estimate:  seems obvious, but you would … Continue reading

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Aldergrove Scrooge strikes again!

Not only is there a Holiday Scrooge at work on our very own front steps, stealing our Santa Yoda and Santa Darth Vader from our neighbourhood children, but apparently he has hightailed it over to Aldergrove, where a close-knit collection … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun Run Registration Opens Today!

Registration for the 30th Annual 2014 Vancouver Sun Run opens today, and Team Fitterer Electric are celebrating their second year running with another team entry to the iconic city 10km race. Our team of lower mainland electricians celebrate events in … Continue reading

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Fitterer Electric Remembers the Veterans and honours those who Serve

On the 11th day of the 11th hour of the 11th month, Canadians will give pause around our Country and honour those who have given of their freedom so that we may enjoy ours. On Monday morning, Fitterer Electric will … Continue reading

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Top Trending Halloween Costumes for 2013

Our team of Vancouver Electricians are always happy to embrace the holiday spirit, and with Halloween right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to review some of the top trending costumes for Halloween this year. Fresh on … Continue reading

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October is Power Smart Month, so go out for dinner!

The team here at Fitterer Electric always like to support energy savings, so what better way than to celebrate Power Smart Month,  with BC Hydro! In addition to a number of ways to save energy and money, did you know … Continue reading

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Happy Fire Prevention Week!

It’s Fire Prevention Week from October 6th to 12th, and Fitterer Electric would like to pass on some important stats and tips from the folks at the NFPA to help keep you and your family safe! Did you know that almost … Continue reading

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Stewart Stephenson Gallery adds colour to our Lights

Fitterer Electric Ltd. have brightened their office spaces with a modern splash of colour from the widely heralded and well-known “Sass” series:  an original painting by Stewart Stephenson. Fitterer Electric is thrilled to support such incredible local talent;  with a stunning … Continue reading

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Team Fitterer Electric runs in The Colour Run

This Saturday saw Team Fitterer Electric running in full colour through the grounds of the PNE. Our spirited team was part of the first heat through the arches, boasting times that started well under a 30 minute finish for a … Continue reading

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Fitterer Electric achieves Gold Status in BC Hydro Power Smart Alliance

There’s no news like good news, and we are thrilled to announce that Fitterer Electric Ltd. has officially achieved gold membership status with the BC Hydro Power Smart Alliance. Thanks to the hard work of our dedicated team of electricians, … Continue reading

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Fitterer Electric is looking for BC Hydro Community Champions!

Are you a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping BC beautiful?  Are you focused on sustainability and the environment?  BC Hydro is looking for you, and wants to award you $10,000! As local Burnaby Electricians with our own environmental mandate, we … Continue reading

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Team Fitterer Electric joins The Color Run Vancouver!

Those crazy Vancouver Electricians are at it again, and this time in full color! In the interest of continuing to stay healthy and fit, Team Fitterer Electric is joining in The Color Run Vancouver!  Taking place on September 14th, 2013; … Continue reading

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Fitterer Electric Website 3.0!

We’ve been busy here at Fitterer Electric, and are proud of the work we have completed over the last year and a half.    Thanks to an incredible team, and loyal clients, Fitterer Electric Ltd. has been pleased to provide … Continue reading

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Team Fitterer Electric joins inaugural Hats Off Day Family Fun Dash!

Last weekend saw Team Fitterer Electric lace up their running shoes again in participation of the inaugural Hats Off Day Family Fun Dash!  According to legend, there used to be a 5km or 10km race associated with the annual street … Continue reading

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