About Us

Safety is our priority

CanWest Mechanical is a COR Certified Company. Our team is committed to safety every day. We strive to adhere to the highest standards in workplace safety. As such, all of our staff meet required OSSA applicable training.
  • OSSA Regional
  • OSSA Confined Space
  • OSSA Fall Protection
  • OSSA EWP (Elevated Work Platform)
  • CSTS-09
  • All Terrain Forklift certified
  • WHIMIS
  • First Aid

meet the canwest mechanical team

Our team at CanWest Mechanical combines the latest technological innovations with our expertise and passion for the industry to provide top tier, professional service to our customers across British Columbia. No matter how big or small the project, our team is here for you every step of the way.

owners

Gerry Horan

President, General Manager
Gerry has 35 years experience in construction, including senior construction management in oil & gas, refining & upgrading, mining, pulp & paper, and institutional & infrastructure. Some of Gerry’s notable areas of expertise include safety & compliance management, contract development & negotiations, designing constructibility, estimating & project costing, quality control/assurance management, and project auditing & forecasting.

Brian Delves, P.Eng

Senior Project Manager, Managing Partner
Brian has 25 years experience in industrial construction and maintenance. He is a registered Professional Engineer, and is a graduate of UBC with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Masters of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. He has extensive experience in pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and material handling.

Jim Stewart

Commercial & Service Business Development
He has worked in the industrial, commercial and institutional fields for 45 + years, with more than 20 years of experience in management. He holds a Red Seal in Plumbing and Steamfitting, and is ticketed in Gas Fitting.

management

Brandon Manderson

Project Manager
Lee Wlikie - Headshot

Lee Wilkie, P.Eng, PMP, NCSO

Operations Manager - Victoria

Laurel Koorn, CPA

Financial Controller

Warren Hill

Estimating / Project Manager

service department

Leroy Ross

Service Department Lead, Red Seal Certified Plumber
Leroy is a red seal certified journeyman plumber, who has 14 years of experience in Residential and Commercial Projects.

Mike Garrett

Class A Gas Fitter, Plumbing Journeyman, Steam Fitter, Pipe Fitter, 4th Class Power Engineer
Class A Gas Fitter with 35+ years of experience.

Richard Wong

Service Technician
Richard attended NIC’s Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship program where he enjoyed months of hands on time with a wide variety of tools and materials, and excelled with the invaluable help of his instructors.

Administration

Kristen Pelletier

Financial / Office Administration

Ashley Waugh

Reception / Office Administration

Alana Thomson

Procurement / Purchasing

Fabrication

Greg Koster

Sheet Metal Shop Foreman

Darrin Boyd

Fabrication Shop Supervisor

Justin Liesch

Quality Control

estimating

Greg Lawlor

Estimator / Journeyman Plumber

Tyler Mieras

Estimator / Journeyman Plumber