Vancouver Island's Premier HVAC & Piping Services

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About CanWest Mechanical Inc.


Mission Statement

CanWest Mechanical is committed to providing excellence in mechanical contracting and project management. We specialize in HVAC, Plumbing installation and Pipe fabrication. Our fully equipped shop allows us the flexibility to fabricate a wide range of products to meet the individual needs of every client. At CanWest we believe in providing quality service, safely.


Gerald Horan

President / General Manager

Gerald has 32 years experience in construction, including senior construction management in oil & gas, refining & upgrading, mining, pulp & paper, and institutional & infrastructure. Some of Gerald’s notable areas of expertise include safety & compliance management, contract development & negotiations, designing constructibility, estimating & project costing, quality control/assurance management, and project auditing & forecasting.

Brian Delves, P.Eng.

Piping Estimator / Project Manager

Brian has 19 years experience in industrial construction and maintenance. He is a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia, and is a graduate of UBC with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Masters of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. He has extensive experience in pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and material handling.

Jim Stewart

Pipe Fabrication Manager

Jim is the founder of Co-Gen Mechanical Services Ltd., now a subsidiary of CanWest Mechanical Inc. He has worked in the industrial, commercial and institutional fields for 40+ years, with more than 15 years of experience in management. He holds a Red Seal in Plumbing, a Red Seal in Steamfitting, and is ticketed in both Commercial and Domestic Gas.

Lee Wilkie, P.Eng., P.M.P.

Victoria Operations Manager

Lee is a Professional Engineer with 15 years experience as a Project Manager.  Lee is also certified as a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and a CWB Level 1 Welding Inspector.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UVic.

Warren Hill

HVAC Estimator / Project Manager

Warren has 21 years combined field and management experience. He holds his Red Seal in Sheet Metal and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to industrial, commercial, and institutional projects.

Brandon Manderson

Project Manager

Brandon has over 15 years of experience in the mechanical industry and holds his Red Seal in Sheet Metal. His knowledge, strong leadership skills and good work ethic make him an asset to the team.

Greg Lawlor

Plumbing Estimator

Greg holds his Red Seal in Plumbing and has 30+ years combined field and management experience in commercial, industrial, and institutional Estimating and Project Management.


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  • Canadian Construction Association
  • PICS
  • Vancouver Island Construction Association
  • Worksafe BC
  • WCB Alberta
  • BCCA Association
  • ITA member
  • Certificate of Recognition (COR)