ROV Consulting Engineering Kelowna About Team

Our Team

We have a young dynamic team of smart, innovative & current engineers.

ROV Consulting Inc. provides funds for continuing education of its employees and upgrading is always encouraged. We have successfully proven our innovation on many projects and have repeatedly produced designs that are less expensive to build, while still providing the strength, longevity and code requirements of all applicable Building Codes. Meet our expert team.

Mahdi Yazdinezhad

P.Eng., M.A.Sc.,Lead Structural Engineer, Managing Partner

Mahdi joined ROV in 2010. He has developed expertise in a wide variety of structures including commercial, industrial and multi-story residential buildings. He has a Master of Applied Science from UBC with focus on the seismic design and upgrading of existing structures. Mahdi has the experience of engineering with different construction materials and is always versatile in coming up practical and innovative solutions.

  • Member of Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscience of British Columbia (APEGBC)
  • Member of Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscience of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
  • 2003 – B.Sc in Civil Engineering – KNT University of Technology (Iran)
  • 2009 – M.Sc in Civil Engineering – Shomal University (Iran)
  • 2009 – P.Eng – Member of Iranian Construction Engineers Organization
  • 2012 – Registered P.Eng with the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia
  • 2016 – Masters Degree in Structural Engineering – University of British Columbia

Dr. Bahareh Reza

P.Eng., PhD, CEA Structural & Building Energy Engineer, Partner, Certified Passive House Designer and Net-Zero House Designer

Bahareh has more than 8 years of professional experience in  Structural and Building Energy Engineering. Furthermore, she received her Ph.D. degree with specialty in Building Energy Engineering. She is the author of several peer-reviewed journal papers in prestigious engineering journals.

Bahareh can provide a wide range of structural engineering services such as residential and industrial structures, marinas, guardrails, signs, glass (railings, stairs, steps). In addition, she is a certified Energy Advisor and an expert in building energy engineering services such as: BC Energy Step Code, BCBC Part 9 and 3 (performance-path); Certified Passive House and Net-Zero House design; building energy modelling for energy/cost optimization, on-site building envelope inspecting and blower-door testing.

  • 2003 – Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, K.N Toosi University of Technology
  • 2008 – Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Polytechnic University of Technology
  • 2013 – Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia

Trevor Judd

P.Eng., B.Sc.

Trevor spent every summer during university framing houses with a construction crew. He specializes in 3D modelling & design and lateral design for custom homes. He is currently working on his Masters of Applied Science in Structural Engineering at UBC with a focus on steel bridge fragility assessments. Trevor received his P.Eng. Certificate March 8th, 2017.

  • 2009 – B. Sc in Engineering  – University of Calgary
  • 2009 – Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of BC
  • 2009 – Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Alberta

Annabel Fairweather

E.I.T B. Eng.

Annabel joined us as an E.I.T in the fall of 2017. She grew up and went to University in Adelaide, Australia but now calls Canada her home. During University she worked for a construction company helping her understand the fundamentals of residential construction. Her undergraduate honors thesis was a study into the behaviors of a new blend of Ultra High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete in slender columns.

 

  • 2016- B.Eng (Honors) in Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Adelaide
  • 2017- E.I.T registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia

Nate Eggers

E.I.T BASc

Nate graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science from UBC Okanagan in the spring of 2018 with a focus on structural design, and joined ROV Consulting in the fall of 2018. Nate has had previous experience in residential and commercial framing prior to pursuing his career in structural engineering, and has also had experience in structural design and drafting

 

  • 2018- BASc in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • 2018- E.I.T registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia

Ian Cumming

E.I.T. B.A.Sc.

Ian joined ROV in the Spring of 2019 as an E.I.T. During his engineering studies, Ian worked in the field building concrete water reservoir tanks and pump stations, as well as worked as an estimator in a construction management company. After graduating from UBC in the spring of 2016, he has worked in Structural Consulting on residential and commercial projects within the Okanagan. He has a passion for new and challenging projects.

  • 2010- Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Diploma, Thompson Rivers University
  • 2016- B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • 2016- E.I.T. registered with the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia

Quentin Little

Structural Technologist

Quentin works remotely with ROV Consulting from his home in Vernon, BC. His work experience includes mechanical engineering drafting, land surveying, residential drafting and construction, and over 10 years drafting in structural engineering. Projects have included industrial, commercial and custom home design in wood, steel, concrete and masonry.

  • 2000 – Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Diploma – University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC

Josh Meier

ASTTBC Grad Tech C.E.T. & Structural Technologist

Josh has over 7 years of experience in building residential custom homes, and multi-family housing. He worked as a Jr. Project manager during a Co-op work term for a 26-unit housing development, and earned an AutoCAD Skills Certificate in 2012.

  • 2015 – Graduated from the Civil Engineering Technology Program at Okanagan College
  • 2017 – Registered ASTTBC Gradtech

Kyle Turnbull

Structural Technologist, AScT, C.E.T.

Kyle is new to the company as of 2018. He has worked in the Okanagan and Shuswap as a Structural Technologist for just under 4 years with experience working on Residential, Commercial and Industrial projects. Kyle’s experience in residential framing is what inspired him to pursue a career in Civil Engineering Technology.

  • 2011-Residential Framing Technician Certificate- Okanagan College
  • 2014- Civil Engineering Technology Diploma- Okanagan College
  • 2014- Registered GradTech – ASTTBC
  • 2016- Registered AScT – ASTTBC

Ben Bryant

Structural Technologist

As a new member of ROV consulting, Ben brings a wealth of practical and experiential knowledge to this position. Having recently graduated from the Civil Engineering Technology program at Camosun College, Ben has a fresh drive for excellence providing detailed initial designs for ROV’s various projects.

  • 2018 – Graduated from the Civil Engineering Technology Program at Camosun College
  • 2018 – Registered ASTTBC Gradtech

Kaelynn D'Amico

Office Manager

Kaelynn has over 10 years of Management experience. She manages the day to day operations of the office and she will always greet you with a smile and ask you about your day. So please stop in or call and she will be glad to assist you.

  • 2012 Certificate in Accounting – Okanagan College

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