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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

President

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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George Coleman

Senior Vice President of Operations - Mountain West Region

George Coleman is the Senior Vice President of Operations – Mountain West Region for PAR West. Mr. Coleman assumed this role in 2018, where he oversees operations and business development for four divisional offices in the Mountain West.

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Travis Walser

Senior Vice President of Operations - California Region

Travis Walser is the Senior Vice President of Operations – California Region for PAR West. Mr. Walser assumed this role in 2018, where he oversees operations and business development for three divisional offices located in California.

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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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Melody Shoemaker-Morse

Director of Human Resources

Melody Shoemaker-Morse is the Director of Human Resources for PAR West. Mrs. Shoemaker-Morse assumed this role in 2018 for PAR Electric and transitioned to PAR West in 2021, where she oversees the overall human resources function of PAR West corporate, its divisional offices, and QUES.

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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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