Established in 1997, RBT Electrical and Automation Services has continuously expanded our capabilities with a focus on becoming the regions first choice for full-service electrical contracting, commercial and industrial automation, and control services. With our team of skilled professionals including master electricians, licensed journeymen electricians, programmers, and support staff, we have the expertise to fulfill all your electrical and automation requirements, from small repairs to complete design/install projects.

Small enough to care, large enough to confidently manage projects from inception to completion.

All of our tradespeople are fully licensed in the Province of Ontario and across the country. We have a full complement of staff including master electricians, programmers, panel builders, apprentices, and office administration. We are proud ISNetworld and Avetta Member Contractors, members of the Ontario Electrical League, and licensed through the Electrical Safety Authority.


Picture of Rob Timmerman - President of RBT

Rob Timmerman


Specializing in industrial control, Rob became a master electrician in 1996 and the following year Rob and his wife Bethany founded RBT Electrical and Automation Services. He is passionate about his work and likes helping his clients in industrial and commercial industries find solutions to their unique problems. He’s also dedicated to helping build the careers of up and coming electricians and often mentors apprentices through RBT.

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Steve Knill

Vice President
General Manager, Operations

Steve has been a valuable part of RBT’s team since he started in May 2004 as a first-year apprentice, now as  RBT’s Vice President and General Manager of Operations Steve is providing excellent service to our clients, mentoring our service team, and keeping his finger on the pulse of RBT ensuring things running smoothly.

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Randall Koops - General Manager, Automation & Control

Randall Koops

General Manager, Automation & Control

Randall has been with RBT since almost the beginning, starting in July 1997 as an apprentice electrician, now as RBT’s Manager of Automation and Control, Randall provides our clients with solutions and assistance for all their automation, PLC programming, and panel building requirements.

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Jackie Shoup

Office Administrator

RBT welcomed Jackie to the team in March 2019. Jackie has many years of experience with office administration, purchasing and managing service techs. Her ever happy demeanour is always a welcoming presence at RBT!

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Jordan Sibbick

Project Manager

Joining the RBT team in 2017, an Electrician with extensive project and programming experience Jordan has become a valuable asset to the team. As a project manager Jordan works closely with clients to provide start to finish solutions for any project.

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