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PAR West has changed and transformed to meet industry needs.

Our agility has earned us a reputation for responsiveness, quality, reliability, and safety. Clients trust us to meet project goals. As one of the largest outside electrical contractors in the region, PAR West's experience helps drive advanced technological solutions and project-specific innovations that help meet customers' power needs.

Experience drives solutions

PAR West is an industry leader in all aspects of outside electrical construction. Our reputation as solution providers has been consistently applied across all our service offerings. PAR West’s experience has culminated into a vast source of innovative and forward-thinking teams who offer a knowledge-sharing approach to every project. We offer a full range of construction services and solutions for substations, overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines, maintenance, startup, associated communications, energized services, emergency storm restoration and assessment, and engineer, procure and construct (EPC) services.

Executive Leadership

Jim Stapp


Jim Stapp is the President of PAR Western Line Contractors, LLC (PAR West), one of the largest electrical power contractors in the region. Mr. Stapp assumed the role of President of PAR West in 2021, where he provides leadership, direction, and guidance to the PAR West management team and oversees all operations of the PAR West organization, including several divisional offices, QUES, and craft and management employees.

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Travis Walser, PMP

Senior Vice President of Operations

As Senior Vice President of Operations, Travis Walser oversees operations and business development for the company's divisions in California, Montana, Nevada and Oregon and operations throughout the Western United States. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President for PAR West's California Region.

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Kody Kilshaw

Vice President of Finance

Kody Kilshaw is the Vice President of Finance for PAR West, where he provides leadership and guidance across the company’s finance and accounting, IT, HR and executive functions in a coordinated effort to support operations and meet reporting requirements.

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Gregg Doeden

Vice President of Fleet Operations

Gregg Doeden is the Vice President of Fleet Operations for PAR West. Mr. Doeden assumed the role of Vice President of Fleet Operations in 2018 for PAR Electric and carried his role over to PAR West in 2021, where he oversees fleet operations for PAR West's divisional offices.

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Chris Larson

Director of Safety and Training

Chris Larson is the Director of Safety and Training for PAR West. His extensive background in all facets of the high-voltage construction industry able him to solve problems from various viewpoints.

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Lijo Joseph

Director of Human Resources

Lijo Joseph is PAR West’s Director of Human Resources. Mr. Joseph brings more than 20 years of experience to his role overseeing the human resources functions of PAR West and QUES, including benefits, compensation, talent acquisition, organizational development, performance management, employee relations, training and development and onboarding.

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Amethyst Roebuck

Environmental Officer

Amethyst Roebuck is the Environmental Officer for PAR West. Mrs. Roebuck assumed this role in 2012 for PAR Electric and transitioned to PAR West in 2021, where she oversees all compliance and sustainability programs nationally within PAR West.

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