Company Profile

History

Avalon Mechanical Consultants Ltd. has been operating in Victoria since 1984.  Over this time, we have completed thousands of varied projects which have involved close coordination with clients and government bodies of various sizes.  This has included the design, tender, coordination and completion of many of these projects.  We have developed excellent working relationships with the municipal governments and their personnel across Vancouver Island.  Working on these projects has also involved large amounts of coordination with architects, developers, owners, and other consultants.

 

General Company Info

As a full-service mechanical engineering firm we are able to offer services in all areas of plumbing, HVAC, and fire suppression for both new and existing buildings.  These projects are in a range of industries, including: small tenant improvements, residential buildings, commercial developments, government buildings, institutional organizations and military bases.  The systems designed and installed for these projects range from simple to complex, highly energy efficient systems.  We have a proven record of moving quickly on projects as they are started and managing our workload to maintain schedules on demanding projects.

Avalon Mechanical is a fully licensed and insured professional engineering firm.  With respect to reporting, our internal reporting procedures are in accordance with APEGBC Guidelines for Excellence, and have been reviewed and approved by APEGBC.

 

 

Avalon Senior Staff

Mirek Demidow, MSc, P.Eng.

Mirek Demidow, MSc, P.Eng.

Principal Emeritus, Mechanical Engineer

Mirek is one of the founding partners of Avalon Mechanical, joining with Bob in 1989, and continues to maintain an integral role in the daily operation of the company. He is the senior engineer in the company and is heavily involved in many of the projects which Avalon is involved. His extensive experience results in cost effective designs for clients and provides mentorship for staff.

Jonathan Edgell, P.Eng.

Jonathan Edgell, P.Eng.

Principal, Mechanical Engineer

Jon has been with Avalon Mechanical since 2003 and is a partner at the company. His experience has spanned all components of mechanical design, with a focus on fire suppression design. Jon has established himself as one of the most experienced and effective fire suppression designers on Vancouver Island.

Kevin Jackson, P.Eng.

Kevin Jackson, P.Eng.

Principal, Mechanical Engineer

Kevin has been with Avalon Mechanical since 2006 and is a partner at the company. He is involved in a wide variety of projects, with experience in heathcare, indoor agricultural, and industrial designs.

Tim Robertson, P.Eng.

Tim Robertson, P.Eng.

Principal, Mechanical Engineer

Tim has been with Avalon Mechanical since 2007 and is a partner at the company. He is the lead engineer at the Nanaimo office and is responsible for all mechanical designs that are completed in that office. He maintains a focus on the community that he grew up in, helping to develop the region from Nanaimo up to the North end of Vancouver Island.

Jamie Clarke, P.Eng.

Jamie Clarke, P.Eng.

Principal, Mechanical Engineer

Jamie began with Avalon as a mechanical technologist in 2003. He returned to school in 2007 and received his degree from UBC in 2010. Jamie worked with other companies before returning to Avalon Mechanical in 2015, finding it to be the best fit. His experience spans from residential and commercial to institutional and industrial projects. When he is not in the office, he is often enjoying the outdoors with his family.

Robert McLean, P.Eng.

Robert McLean, P.Eng.

Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer

Rob has recently joined Avalon and brings a broad scope of institutional experience with him. He has mainly focused on Healthcare Projects, enjoying the challenging and complex designs that hospital systems often demand, but also has experience with buildings at Universities and Colleges, indoor agriculture and Public Entities such as DND and the Coast Guard.

Avalon Energy Management

Bob Landell, AScT, LEED AP

Bob Landell, AScT, LEED AP

Principal Emeritus

Bob is one of the founding partners of Avalon Mechanical, starting the company in 1984, and has been an essential part of the company ever since. He brings his personal passion for energy conservation and sustainability to every project he is involved in.