Proudly serving British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories since 1995, Great Northern Bridgeworks Ltd. is an experienced contractor in Fort St. John offering specialized bridge and road construction services.

We serve a diverse clientele, including government ministries, and companies from the oil field, forestry, hydro and coal industries.

Bonded and insured, you can depend upon us to get the job done as safely and as efficiently as possible.

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GNB Environmental Commitment

Great Northern Bridgeworks is committed to protecting the environment in every project we pursue. Our team is proactive in our approach, providing solutions for any environmental concern or potential danger.

In the thousands of projects successfully completed, we have never had a major environmental incident and will continue this commitment in all future projects.

Community Involvement

The GNB team values the community and takes initiative to support and positively impact nearby communities.

We are very proud to support School Board 60’s learning initiative for inspired high school students. The team at GNB donates time, resources and equipment to train students hands-on and in the field. This valuable opportunity provides students an early chance to learn specialized skills that may become a future career.

Helping the youth to learn is only one portion of our community contributions. Beyond this, we assist with many functions, charities, and sponsorships, such as:

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  • Sponsorship of high school basketball teams
  • BC High School Rodeo
  • Gold Sponsorship for minor hockey in FSJ
  • Grad Fest NPSS
  • Women’s Resource Society
  • Git Along Horse Club
  • Sponsorship for Local Resident Benefit
  • Sponsorship of “Oilmen’s Hockey & Golf Tournaments”
  • Child Development/Talent Show
  • FSJ Hospital Foundation “Bluey Day”.
  • Northern Rockies Senior Society

Meet The Team

Steve Ross, President

Steve Ross has run Great Northern Bridgeworks Ltd. since its inception in 1995. Prior to working with GNB, Mr. Ross worked in the resource industry as a contractor, gathering experience in structures, development of roads, transportation of materials and equipment. Mr. Ross is greatly involved in the community.

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Ed Paynter was born and raised in Northern BC and worked in the Oil and Gas Industry for over 40 years. Dispatching, and Managing since 2008. His roots are in Transportation and has worked in Heavy Haul as well as in the Drilling and Service Sector. Ed has been with GNB since 2017 and manages the Trucking, Construction, and general operations of the company.

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Kristie is a lifelong Northern BC resident with a background in management, sales, and dispatch within the oil and gas sector. Prior to joining GNB she played a pivotal role within her family’s trucking business, which allowed her to foster genuine connections and relationships within the community and industry. Kristie shares in GNB’s passion for excellence, community involvement, and environmental stewardship.

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Mat was born and raised in Fort St. John BC with an extensive background in team management and business development in the Oil, Gas and Civil Construction industry. Whilst developing and implementing a comprehensive business development strategy that resulted in a 30% increase in customer acquisition, Mat has also contributed to GNB advancing into foundation construction with experience in the helical and driven pile industry.

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Shannon takes pride in her deep roots in Northern BC and brings with her an extension 35 years of experience within her field. Having been a part of the GNB team for over 24 years since the early stages, Shannon is proud that her contributions have played a critical role in shaping the company into the successful powerhouse that it is today. Passionate about team building, she wholeheartedly embraces GNB’s commitment to cultivating a positive work environment for everyone.

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