Blueline Contracting – General Contractor and Custom Home Builder in Whistler, Squamish and the Sea to Sky Corridor
We specialize in the construction of high performance, sustainable and energy efficient homes that embrace a modern design esthetic.
Blueline Contracting provides the following services:
High Performance, energy efficient home building and design
Custom home building and design
Whether you are looking for a custom new home or extensive renovation, we will guide you from start to finish through all stages of consultation, budget, design and construction of the home you’ve been dreaming about.
We focus on a select number of projects at a time rather than volume. This philosophy allows our team to keep laser focus on the project at hand, our deliverables and details required to deliver the caliber of home we build.
We are passionate about what we do, and the consistent attention to detail poured into our complex projects has come to define our reputation.
Our experienced team of site supervisors, carpenters and specialty trades work together to ensure we are exceeding BC building code standards – achieving the durability, efficiency, technological performance and comfort that you should expect in your new home. Our project management staff, working with the advanced systems we have invested in, ensure accuracy in budgeting, reporting and scheduling.
Clients have full time access to budget, schedule, job logs and site photos through the client portal on our management software. Through open, transparent communication and detailed reporting, we ensure you see and understand all the details and costs associated with building your home.
Our experienced in-house construction team, trade partners and foundation based in honest, collaborative communication make Blueline an excellent fit for the client who values quality, attention to detail, honesty and integrity.
Blueline Contracting is owned and operated by Adam Smith, a Passive House Institute certified trades person and Net Zero Homes qualified builder. Passive House and Net Zero Homes are internationally recognized standards and methods of building which maximize comfort, affordability and energy efficiency in high performance homes.
Blueline Contracting is a proud member of the Canadian Homebuilder’s Association and has been a licensed, home warranty insured builder since 2009.
Adam Smith – President
Adam is responsible for guiding the client thought the complete concept to keys building process. Daily focus lies in integration with design and Architecture, solving technical construction challenges and ensuring all site operations are performing on schedule and budget. Starting in the construction industry at the age of 14, working his way up to carpenter and eventually general contractor; he brings a hands-on approach to building and management based on 30 years of experience on site. He is Passive House and Net Zero Homes certified and successfully delivered one of the first certified LEED Gold homes in the Sea to Sky region. Adam is also involved in the high-level project management of each project – keeping with the collaborative company mission and ensuring specific details, assemblies and budgets receive the attention they require. Weekends are for dirt biking, mountain biking, ski touring and spending time with Frank the staffy.
Franz Wohlgemuth– Senior Project Manager
As Senior Project Manager, Franz is involved in all stages of a project. From planning, budgeting and coordination through the building process and final hand-over, no detail is overlooked. He has over 30 years of direct construction experience. Early specialties in timber work and fine finishing detailing evolved to site and construction project management over his career. His experience ranges from custom single-family homes to remote access builds, multi-unit and commercial projects in a wide variety of construction types. Franz’s ongoing interest in building science and techniques as well as new developments in construction materials has allowed him to stay current with Passive House, Net Zero and Mass Timber construction. In his down time, he enjoys hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and off-roading – and tinkering on old 4×4 trucks.
Vivian Moser– Project Manager
After starting her project management career in the restoration field, Vivian quickly moved on to managing large scale and complex renovations on the North Shore. A key player in keeping projects on track in a crazy building environment, she puts her impressive organizational skills to good use daily in tracking project deliverables, procurement, trades wrangling, schedule management and project data collection. As a Squamish local, Vivian takes pride in being able to work close to her home on projects in the Sea to Sky. When she’s not working you can find her hiking, on a Pilates reformer, or working on new boulder problems at the gym.
MJ Lucke– Office Manager / Bookkeeping
MJ has over 20 years experience working in small business management and administration. Her skills are diverse – she loves to obsessively nerd out on numbers, keep the staff organized and laughing, and always strives for positive vendor/trades relationships. She deals with bookkeeping, human resource operations, managing the office, and making sure there are always crackers here for when people get hangry. When she’s not working, you’ll find her playing in the woods or in the water with her two boys.
JD Disney– Project Coordinator
A Squamish resident since 2009, JD has gathered years of experience in multiple facets of the building industry in the Sea to Sky. Carpentry and installation experience on-site as well as a vast knowledge of building materials are the solid base that assist in the procurement of the 10,000 pieces that create a custom home.
His years of involvement in supply chain management and logistics in building supplies sales make him the go-to for ensuring materials meet the highest standards and deadlines. Biking, Skiing and family are what he lives for outside of work.
Frank– Human Resources / Bill Collection
Frank has over 4 years of experience in being a good boy. He excels at office stress management, scaring delivery people, tug of war and sleep.
When not at work, Frank enjoys the outdoors, sticks, and relaxing in his pool after summer adventures.
Rod Cole – Site Supervisor
Rod has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry as a carpenter and site supervisor, working on single family high-end homes, multi-family residential, and commercial sites. Rod is a master in the management and coordination of team members, and has the hands-on skills to bring our high-end projects to completion. Having lived in the Sea to Sky since 1990, Rod has a deep understanding of the building esthetic that is inspired by this beautiful region, and the design standards expected of a Blueline project. Rod loves to hug large Sturgeon in the river when not at work.
Sean Boyle – Site Supervisor
Sean is a red seal carpenter who has built and managed high end custom residential homes for over 18 years. He brings with him an extensive portfolio of projects as Carpenter and Site Superintendent. Sean’s passion lies in empowering his team, growing apprentices and carpenters under him and building amazing and memorable custom homes. The organization, order and tidiness of Sean’s sites are something to behold – a culture that fosters exceptional carpentry and trades work. Sean is busy working out and enjoying time with his young family in his off time.
Ian Gordon – Site Supervisor
Ian brings 20 years of knowledge and experience in both residential and industrial construction to the team. He has had the experience of running his own company for many years and is exceptionally well versed in the integration of all the moving parts required to execute a project efficiently and on time. He has successfully completed numerous high end home builds and renovations as well as worked collaboratively on multimillion dollar industrial builds. A man with high expectations for all who come to his site, his amazing eye for detail is only surpassed by his complete ownership of every project he calls his own. Ian is usually chasing his kids down black mountain bike trails on the weekend.
Jeremy Dean – Foreman
Jeremy brings 20 years of knowledge and experience in both residential and industrial construction to the team. His extensive forming, framing and lead carpenter experience was developed during the Canmore/Banff building boom, while working on high end residential, lodge and hotel projects. Jeremy transitioned to running his own forming and framing crew for 10 years, completing projects for the best builders in the Bow Valley. After moving to Squamish in 2010, he has successfully completed numerous award winning home builds and renovations, including a home constructed entirely of concrete. An excellent teacher with an obsession for detail, Jeremy is very valuable in the growth and development of good habits in our junior carpenters. Jeremy is usually climbing and mountain biking when not at work.
Darren Wright – Logistics / Carpentry
Darren has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry as a carpenter including custom residential homes and commercial TI work. In addition to being one of our lead carpenters, Darren has been the logistics ninja of the company for over 8 years. Whatever challenge presents, he has the tool and the trick to keep projects moving, schedules met and the machine moving forward.