About Us

ENGINEERING AND EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

2004 - 2012 KALPO DESIGN Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Position: President

Responsibilities: Fully licensed consulting services (Permit to practice) in the Natural gas industry design & drafting as per customer requests.

1993-2004 BIDELL EQUIPMENT Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Position: Engineering Manager

Responsibilities: Engineering and Project Managing of Production of Portable Recip. Compressor Packages (Ariel, E.I., I.R. and Worthington), Portable Screw Compressor Packages (Sullair, Kobelco), Separator Packages and Pump Skids. Approximately 500 units to date.

Duties: In charge of Engineering Department and Fabrication, Sizing and Calculations, Option Pricing, Production scheduling. Field Trips to Solve Start-up Difficulties and/or Revamps of Existing Units.

1992 -1993 ENERGY INDUSTRIES, Calgary, Alberta
Division of Enserv Corporation
Position: Project Engineer

Responsibilities: Engineering and Project Managing of Portable Reciprocation Compressor Packages. (Mostly E.I. Units Only).

Duties: Sizing, Calculations, and Options Pricing, and Shop Supervising on Dedicated Packages.

1991 -1992 LAKUSTA COMPRESSION, Calgary, Alberta
Division of Enserv Corporation
Position: Engineering Manager

Responsibilities: Engineering and Project Managing of Production of Portable Recip. Compressor Packaging (Ariel, E.I., I.R. and Worthington), Portable Screw Compressor Packages (Sullair), Separator Packages and Pump Skids.

Duties: Responsible for Engineering Department and Shop Supervising, Sizing and Calculations, Options Pricing, Drawings Checking. Field trips to solve Start-up difficulties and / or Revamps of existing Units.

1990 -1991 HALL CANADA, Calgary, Alberta
Division of Enserv Corporation
Position: Project Engineer

Responsibilities and Duties: Design and Drafting of "Hall" Compressor Frames, Cylinders, Distance Pieces, Packing Assemblies and Machining Drawings Included.
Hall Canada was the only reciprocating Gas Compressors Units Producer in Canada.

1987 - 1990 LAKUSTA COMPRESSION, Calgary, Alberta
Position: Draftsman, Chief Draftsman and Project Engineer

Responsibilities: Engineering and Drafting of Portable Compressor Packages (E.I., Hall, Worthington, I.R. Ariel and Sullair).

Duties: Supervision of Drafting Department,
Structural Skid Calculations, Pressure Vessels Sizing and Design
per ASME Code (Separators, Coalescers, Blowcases, Scrubbers and Bottles), Instrumentation and I.S. Shutdowns Sizing and Set-ups.

1983 -1985 VITKOVICE STEEL & ENGINEERING WORKS
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Position: Engineering Manager of Production and Manufacturing in Boiler Plant with approx. 600 Employees

Responsibilities: Production of ASME Pressure Vessels for Standard and Nuclear Power plants, Production of Steel Making Furnaces, Heat Exchangers, Spherical Tanks, Large Piping, Fuel and Gas Tanks.

Duties: Supervising of Engineering Department with approx. 25 Project Engineers and Technologists.