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Our Project Management Team

Adam Mleczak

Adam Mleczak

Senior Project Manager (Mechanical Engineer)

Adam has a proven track record in Project Management managing multiple projects (0.5 M to 150M range) from beginning to end while maintaining budget, schedules and scope of work. He has “hands on” experience as a Project Manager within the full life cycle of the project management, including planning, budgeting estimating, resource management, execution and close-out.

Experienced in Quality Management Adam worked as a team member responsible for the implementation of ISO 9001 at Raute Wood. (Quality Assurance management within the company's ISO 9001 guidelines).

Mechanical Engineering:
Adam has over 25 years of project experience in North America and overseas. He has successfully led various projects from the initial project inception to the final customer project acceptance, including multidisciplinary engineering teams from the concept,t to the construction and the final testing. He has proven abilities in project leadership, planning, analysis and technical troubleshooting.

Adam graduated from Mechanical Engineering at the University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland.

Brian Tressel

Brian Tressel

Project Manager - Design Lead

Brian has been involved in various engineering aspects of the forest products industry for over 40 years. During that time, he has worked both in the solid wood products sector as well as in the engineered wood products sector. On the solid wood products side, he worked for companies that designed and manufactured log handling equipment, primary breakdown equipment, lumber handling equipment and lumber drying equipment. His work in the engineered wood products side has been mainly on the consulting engineering side but has also consisted of detailed equipment design. In addition, Brian has been involved in the mining industry from a consulting engineering perspective on a proposed green-field copper & gold mine.

Brian has a diploma from BCIT in Mechanical Technology in addition to courses in structural analysis and design.

Don Hildebrand

Don Hildebrand, B.S.M.E., P.Eng.

Project Manager (Senior Mechanical Engineer)

Don is KTC’s Senior Project Engineer with vast on-site and hands-on experience. As a Mechanical Engineer, he has extensive and in-depth knowledge of energy/drying systems, pneumatic systems, piping design, and materials handling systems. Working for equipment Suppliers, Don has gained invaluable knowledge of their systems, has commissioned and trouble shot them.

Don’s Project Experience includes: Scope Definition, Process Design, Planning, Capital Cost Preparation, Contract & Execution Strategy, Procurement, Scheduling, Conceptual & Detailed Engineering, and Construction Site Assistance.

Don has obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Lakehead University and has completed other professional development at BCIT in Mechanical Technology and drafting courses. He is a member of the Engineers & Geoscientists of BC.

Michael Gonigberg

Michael Gonigberg, M.Sc., P.Eng

Project Manager (Mechanical Engineer, Senior Design Engineer)

Michael is a Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience in design, production and installation of complex mechanical systems, machines and devices. He’s an innovative and versatile self-starter with a particular interest in working through all phases of the design cycle.

His past achievements have included the design of complex mechanical systems (Including conveyors and transmissions) and high-pressure liquid storage containers, reactors, heat exchangers as well as various types of mixers for the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

In addition, Michael’s past management and leadership experience has included managing engineering and design teams, the supervision of production, project promotion and testing and conducting negotiations with customers and their project engineering companies.

Michael obtained his Masters Degree (M.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering at the State Agricultural University of Moldova, Kishinev, Moldova and has completed additional professional development courses . He is a member of the Engineers & Geoscientists of BC.

Robert Cen

Robert Cen, P.Eng.

Project Manager (Electrical Engineer)

Robert is a Senior Electrical Engineer with over 25 years of electrical experience, mostly with heavy industrial projects involving power generation and power distribution. He excels in power system studies (EasyPower, SKM), transformer and motor protection, arc flash and short circuit analysis, protective relaying coordination and generator synchronization and power management. His diverse design experience includes HV/LV substations, transformers, switchgear, MCC, PLC programming for oil and gas, pulp and paper, mining, marine terminal, municipalities, and various industrial facilities. He has designed electrical power and control systems for over 100 clients throughout BC, North America and overseas.

Robert holds various memberships including EGBC, APEGA, APEGS and ShenZhen (China) Engineers Association.

Rod de Sequera

Rod de Sequera

Senior Project Manager

Rod is one of KTC’s most experienced project managers. He has extensive experience in multi-discipline projects from upgrades and maintenance to green field and capital projects of value of up to $265 million. Rod’s project experience includes scope definition, process design, planning, capital cost preparation, contract & execution strategy, procurement, scheduling, conceptual & detailed engineering, and construction site assistance.

Prior to joining KTC in 2012 Rod held design, senior management and Project Manager positions with various engineering companies in Vancouver, while heavily focused on the Wood Industry. He has served in various capacities for over 30 years.

Rod obtained his training at Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines (B.Sc.) in Architecture and Planning. His professional development has included courses in Building Technology and Project Management.