Harold Kinsey Owner, CEO Master Electrician with 50+ years of experience in all aspects of the electrical field (industrial, commercial, residential). Harold has estimated, managed, and successfully completed some of Alberta’s largest and most challenging electrical projects.
Rob Kinsey, B.Sc. General Manager For almost two decades Rob Kinsey has held the role of General Manager at Cdn. Power Pac. This role includes the complete financial and business development of the firm. Graduating with a University of Alberta Science degree, Rob has looked after the day to day operation of the company since 1996. Rob has held the role of Edmonton Construction Association board member, Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta board member and a member of the I.B.E.W. Local Union 424 commercial negotiating committee. As a Project Manager, Rob has successfully completed single projects up to $15M. Rob’s specialty is managing large institutional projects focused on health and education.
Todd Kinsey Operations Manager Todd has been with Cdn. Power Pac for over twenty years. As the Operations Manager, Todd oversees all service projects and also manages CPP’s Special Projects Division which includes more in depth service work and design build situations. Todd is also responsible for CPP’s infrastructure, tooling and fleet.
Jeff Panchuk, HSA Health & Safety Manager Jeff has been with Cdn. Power Pac since February 2010 and brings twelve years of electrical and safety experience. Jeff has done a complete overhaul of CPP’s Health & Safety Manual and has provided CPP’s Site Superintendents and Supervisors all the materials and resources they need to ensure that everyone onsite and in the office gets their tasks done correctly and safely. Along with updating and improving the company’s H&S Manual, Jeff oversees all health and safety issues within the company, schedules employees for D&A testing when required, provides company orientations, performs company and peer safety audits and helps maintain CPP’s vehicle fleet.
Blaine Banyard Service Manager Blaine joined the Cdn. Power Pac Commercial team in 2005 after obtaining his Electrical Journeyman Certification, Masters and a PEC (Professional Electrical Contractor) member. He was promptly promoted to Foreman and when the projects he was assigned were completed, he was welcomed onto the Service team. In 2016, Blaine was promoted to the Service Manager where he is responsible for leading the Service Departments, works with the Operation Manager to set, develop, and implement strategic plans to achieve optimum efficiencies, productivity, and profitability. He oversees the department’s production, administration, staffing and estimating/bidding and possesses superior communication, organizational, management and leadership abilities with a strong customer service focus.
Steve Truong, B.ASCM Senior Estimator Steve has a Bachelor degree in International business and a diploma in Architectural CAD Technician, with this he is able to bring experiences in estimating and drafting to CPP. Now, Steve leads the estimating department and is responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate coordination. He also works alongside the project management team to ensure projects remain within budget and schedule for our clients.
Kevin Brodziak Senior Project Manager Kevin started in the electrical industry in 1996 and has progressed through various roles. He obtained his Construction Engineering Technology Diploma in 2002 and his Masters Electrician Certificate in 2003. Since becoming a Project Manager in 2007, he has overseen projects of varied size and complexity. Kevin is committed to successfully completing projects from concept to completion while ensuring the client receives a high quality product. Kevin also completes estimates and budgets for all construction project types. With Kevin’s experience and education he is an excellent addition to Power Pac’s management team.
Cory Brown Senior Project Manager Cory has been with CPP since 2002. During his years with Cdn. Power Pac, Cory has held a variety positions such as Serviceman, Foreman, Purchaser and now Project Manager. His project experience includes institutional schools, tenant improvements, and a wide variety of design-build and design assist projects. He has extensive construction and service experience in large office, warehouse and shop renovations. Cory’s expertise and experience in the field makes him one of Power Pac’s most valuable assets.
Nick Slade, B.A. Senior Project Manager Nick started in the electrical industry as an apprentice with CPP in 2004. After completing his apprenticeship with CPP and working as a Journeyman Electrician, he became a Project Manager in 2011. Nick has also pursued academic studies while completing his vocational training, earning his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta in 2009. He enjoys bringing this varied experience to his project management duties.
At CPP, Nick is responsible for overseeing and monitoring all aspects of a project’s electrical construction. He provides technical and operational guidance to field staff as well as coordinating and confirming project scope, schedule and financials with clients and CPP management.
Rob Gerwing, CME, C.I.M. Pre-Construction Manager Rob is a Certified Master Electrician with over 30 years’ experience in commercial, institutional and industrial electrical construction. The commercial projects have been as small as CRU fit-ups to as large as mega mall construction. Institutional work has included, fire halls, hospitals and municipal government buildings to name a few, and the Industrial work has taken him from the gas fields in the South, through the oil sands of Alberta to as far north as the Canadian Arctic. In the early 90’s, he earned a Diploma in Management Studies from Grant MacEwen University, which has since solidified his position in a management role.
Aileen Chan, PCP Office Manager Aileen has been with CPP since August of 2005 and working as the Office Manager. Aileen graduated from NAIT with a business accounting diploma and a Payroll Certified Practitioner designation and started working for CPP right after she graduated. Aileen started as a Receptionist/Accounting Technician and was promoted to the Office Manager role, where she manages all of the accounts payable, receivables and payroll.
Connie Truong Project Coordinator & Receptionist Connie started her career with Cdn. Power Pac as a Receptionist in 2009. She has added to her responsibilities over the years and now works as a Project Coordinator and assists the Accounting Department while still acting as our Receptionist. She is an integral part of the Project Management team assisting with the setup of awarded projects, maintaining project files with drawings, specifications and issuing vendor purchase orders for project execution.
Alicia Hay Director of Corporate Development & Communications Prior to joining Cdn. Power Pac, Alicia held a most unique position as Western Canada’s Operations Administration Manager for Canada’s largest HVAC/Refrigeration company. In this position she was responsible for standardizing process and procedures, centralizing operations, implementing and deploying a mobile service platform while driving overall profits.
As our Director of Corporate Development & Communications, Alicia brings over 16 years’ experience in Finance, Operations, Customer Service, Human Resources and Marketing. Alicia has been appointed as the Document Management Coordinator on Cdn. Power Pac largest project to oversee communications and documents flow while working alongside the team on our internal processes and systems and acts as proxy to Elsie Kinsey on the condo board. She is an energetic problem solver who will lend her plethora of experience to our organization.
Brian Strain Warehouse Manager Brian has been with Cdn. Power Pac since 2007 and takes care of all warehouse processes including shipping and/or delivering material to site, receiving inventory for projects, maintaining CPP’s equipment and lifts, and maintaining the fleet service. Brian has been in the Electrical field for most of his career and enjoys it very much.
Tom Graham Northern Regional Construction Manager For almost a decade, Tom Graham has been a prominent member of the Cdn. Power Pac’s field team. Tom started as a journeyman electrician and has worked his way up to becoming the Northern Regional Construction Manager (outside Edmonton & Area). Tom has been an electrical journeyman since 1992, specializing in large industrial and commercial projects. He has held the role of Team Lead, Foreman, General Foreman, Site Superintendent and Regional Manager.
In an important lead role, Tom has run single projects in excess of five million dollars, and multiple projects running concurrently with a value of over ten million dollars. Tom’s specialty lies in planning and executing large scale projects on either and industrial or commercial focus.
Dave Todyruik Site Superintendent Dave has been a part of the CPP family since 2001. In his years with Cdn. Power Pac he has held the positions of serviceman, and foreman. Dave is a incredible asset to have in the field with his attention to detail, amazing organizational skills and gregarious customer service. Dave has been an excellent representation of CPP at the University of Alberta where he looks after all ongoing projects there.
Tony Wade Site Superintendent Tony is a journeyman electrician with fifteen years of Commercial Project experience, and has been with CPP since 2008. Tony is a blue eyed Pisces who enjoys long walks on the beach and candle lit baths while entranced in a Nicholas Sparks novel.
Mike Applin Site Superintendent (Out of Town Commercial) Mike started his electrical career with Cdn. Power Pac when he was just a first year apprentice in 2004. Mike has 11 years of commercial electrical experience, 4 years of commercial work on industrial sites and a year of straight industrial experience. Mike has been a foreman for a variety of projects with CDN Power Pac; Staples in Fort McMurray, Leduc Walmart, Keephills Smoke Stack, Scotford Fire Hall, Radient Technologies, Fort McMurray Mammoet, and Surmont MPB & FIC Buildings just to name a few of the major projects. Mike is currently working on the Edson Continuing Care Centre and proving that Newfoundland labour and hard work is “highly under rated”!
Chris Krieger Site Superintendent Chris started his apprenticeship with Cdn. Power Pac in 2004, working his way up to becoming one of CPP’s commercial electrical foremen. Under a previous foreman he learned and persevered what was taught to him to become where he is today. At the age of 29 Chris has ran many projects, multiple at times from small restaurants to full office renovations. Projects of accomplishments include; Derrick Dodge Renovations, U of A IMRI Surgical Room, MAHI IMRI, ATB Tower. Current projects include Misericordia Flood Restoration, U of A Hospital Renovation. Chris is a devoted employee who gives whatever it takes to complete a project on schedule and under budget. Cdn. Power Pac’s clients have nothing but respect and good words for the professionalism and knowledge that he offers on a project. Chris has met some of his closest friends within the company, making CPP more of a family than just a business.
Garry Erfle Site Superintendent Gary started with Cdn. Power Pac in 2014, and is a welcomed new addition in the field management process. Prior to Power Pac, Gary had 11 years of electrical experience including working on large scale projects such as hotels, hospitals, and clinics. Gary also has engineering experience while performing electrical commissioning with some of the biggest leaders in electrical engineering. Some of Gary’s past projects that he has maintained are; Royal Alexandra Hospital, Misericordia Hospital, University of Alberta Hospital, Kaye Clinic, and the Matrix Hotel just to name a few. With Gary’s skill set and knowledge he is a definite asset to Cdn. Power Pac.