General Superintendent

Kevin’s roots, being from Alberta, come with extensive experience in the oil fields. However, he began his work in the shotcrete shoring industry in 1989 when he moved to British Columbia. His vast experience and knowledge has proven to be an asset to the industry, including: overburden drilling, micro-pilling, underpinning, tunneling, road building, and the constructing of deep foundations, retaining walls, structural and decorative shotcrete.   Kevin’s hands-on and mechanical experience in the field allows him to execute and lead each project with precision.

   Hi-Tide Team

Our Mission Statement:  

To construct healthy relationships  and environments through integrity, quality, and attention to safety.

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​​Tim started his career in Alberta as well working with Dywidag Systems international for several years he moved to BC and blended into the shotcrete shoring industry in 1995. He brings a wealth of information and hands-on experience in the field with regards to all faucets of the shotcrete shoring, underpinning, and micro-piling industry. His on-site coordination with clientele and fellow tradesmen allow for safe and effective operations in the field.

 "Where Hi-Regard, Hi-Quality & Hi-Safety Standards Intersect"


  • CLAC Certificates- Level 1First Aid

  • B.C. Workplace Emergency First Aid OFA Level 1 Equivalent

  • WCB Insured

The Brothers: (left to right) Tim, Ken, and Kevin Jessamine

Our Story...

In 2006, Ken Jessamine decided to begin a new journey of becoming a business owner in the heavy construction industry. Utilizing his 35 years of hands-on knowledge and experience, he, alongside the principals of XS West Trucking, partnered and started his journey of becoming a business owner and created: Hi-Tide Shoring & Foundations. The goal was to team with his brothers and offer reliable, competitive, knowledgeable and productive shotcrete shoring and anchoring services throughout the Lower Mainland...




Ken brings over 35 years of experience in completing all styles of heavy duty construction, including: oil rig work, drilling and blasting, pipe-lining, truck driving, shotcrete shoring and soil anchoring. Within this industry he has been an Anchor and Drilling Technician, Blaster, Specialized Driller, Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Coordinator, Project Manager, and Chief Estimator. Today, his projects mostly consist of excavating, shoring and geotechnical permanent foundation works which include decorative and stamped shotcrete. Ken's advanced hands-on technical knowledge and personal leadership skills ensure the continued success of this productive team of over 20 employees.


Estimator/ Project Coordinator

Mike has background experience in the electronics technology field, along with 15 years experience as an exploration geotech for the mining industry.  In the year 2000, he began his shotcrete shoring career working in the field, but quickly advancing himself into the office as an Estimator and Project Coordinator. His knowledge and proficiency are of great value to Hi-Tide’s management team.

Since then, Ken, his brothers Kevin and Tim, and their dedicated team, have been devoted to the growth and reputation of Hi-Tide Shoring & Foundations (2012) Ltd.

Our motto,Where Hi-Regard, Hi-Quality, & Hi-Safety Standards Intersect,stems from the ownership of each employee striving to incorporate these values every day. As a result, we are proud to be your first choice to facilitate all of your shotcrete shoring and anchoring needs.