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The Story of Ken White Construction

Reliable & Trusted: Construction Company Ottawa

Contracting & Construction Company Ottawa

Over 50 Years of Construction Experience in the Ottawa Area

Ken White Construction offers integrated construction services to residential and commercial clients. A family run business for over 50 years, our priorities continue to be: putting the customer first, quality work, and timely delivery of commitments.

We are experts in eco-friendly septic systems with a focus on carbon neutrality, new home construction, land and lot clearing, commercial site preparations, foundation excavations, road construction, demolitions, and much more. Our experience allows us to provide expert insight for every aspect of our projects including design services, permits, and consultation.

Our staff is courteous, conscientious, hardworking, and mindful of always keeping your site clean and safe. With over 50 years of experience, we are proud of our ability to bring all our resources to our customers. This allows us to provide our customers with peace of mind from project beginning to completion. We are a premiere construction company Ottawa.

At Ken White Construction, we pride ourselves on giving the best customer experience possible. When it comes to septic systems, we have over 50 years of expertise that allows us to help our customers realize their project needs from beginning to completion. We proudly offer engineered septic permit design and layout. We provide one-on-one consulting with you throughout the entire process. You have the peace of mind knowing that you are working with the best.


The History of Ken White Construction

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Humble Beginnings

Ken White starts out in the construction industry – just hardwork and a track loader.
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Second Generation

Fast forward 32 years and Dave White has taken over the family business. With new equipment, expanded offerings, and staying true to its roots, Ken White Construction is providing for customers better than ever before.
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Third Generation

18 years later and Taylor White joins the family business. By staying true to their roots and adapting to the times using social media marketing, the company has taken on a new look. What started as a small-town construction company in Ontario, is now known across Canada and the globe on Instagram and YouTube.
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Ottawa's Best Construction Company

We are now proud to announce our recognition as FACES Magazine’s Construction Company of the Year for Ottawa. This award highlights our significant growth and the dedication of our talented team. We are grateful for this honour and remain committed to delivering top-notch construction services to our clients.

Our Team

Meet The Ken White Construction Team

Ken White - founder

Ken White - Founder

Ken White was the founder of Ken White Construction. He not only fed his own family of three children and loving wife, but many families over his many years. Leaving this earth too soon, but leaving behind one of the most amazing legacies. Gone but never forgotten. His name lives on.

David White - President & Owner

David’s hands-on leadership style reinforces his genuine nature and expertise in the industry. On a daily basis he is overseeing projects, consulting on site, and working away in the office. There is a reason he is the person that customers want on the job. As humble and hard-working as they come!
Taylor White - Marketing/Business Development

Taylor White - Marketing/Business Development

Taylor is constantly striving to make Ken White Construction the best that it can be. His dedication, drive, and hard work ethics are evident in all that he does – always furthering his goals. His passion for the business, creating culture, and branding is infectious!
Valerie Black - Office/Accounts Manager

Valerie Black - Office/Accounts Manager

We are very lucky to have had Valerie on our team for over 10 years now. She manages Ken White Construction’s accounting and administrative functions – making sure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. We don’t know what we would do without her!
Gillian Webster - Head of E-Commerce

Gillian White - Head of E-Commerce

As our business on social media grew, so did our team! Gillian joined KWC in 2020. Dealing with all of our online merchandise purchases, from purchasing, handling, shipping, to customer service. She does it all. Gillian is someone whom we are lucky to have on our team. Completing a three year Hospitality & Tourism degree from Brock University.
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Looking For A Career? Join The Ken White Construction Team!

We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals to join the Ken White Construction family. We are growing quickly and continue to search for Ottawa’s top construction talent. Apply today to join our team energetic and family driven team!

Vision, Mission & Values

What Our Company Stands For


Our vision is to be the first point of contact for integrated construction services. We strive to be the leading professional example in the industry where the best environmental, cost-effective, and quality practices are concerned, with a twist of social media and technology.


To provide integrated construction services to the highest standards of quality, service, and customer satisfaction.

Core Values

Effectiveness – We are committed to providing the most cost-effective solution and design to our customers. 

Environmental Responsibility – We are passionate about pursuing and offering solutions with the least impact on the environment.

Family – Family is the foundation of our business. Fostering the family orientation for our team and clients upholds an essential part of our history.

Growth – We are dedicated to continued growth in all areas of our business.

Professionalism – We always insist on professionalism and from all areas of our work.

Quality – We pride ourselves on the assurance that all aspects of our services meet top quality standards.