About Us


LBE Group is a Kenora based multi-discipline engineering firm that provides services to institutional, commercial, and industrial clients.

Our mission Statement is to provide “State of the Art Engineering Solutions delivered in a cost effective and timely manner.”

With our broad range of experience, we bring value to every project.

Expertise


Our firm has specialized in energy, commercial, institutional, & industrial engineering. LBE Group belongs to the Association of Energy Engineers having Designations in Certified Engineering Manager, Certified Measurement & Verification Professional, & Certified Demand Side Manager.

LBE Group includes engineering specialists in mechanical, structural, HVAC, electrical, power distribution, pumping, natural gas, energy, & project management & has working relationships with architects, contractors, & other specialists as needed.


Key Personnel

Andrew Brookes, P. Eng., CMVP

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Andrew has over 20 years experience providing energy saving solutions to commercial and institutional clients.

He has a B.Sc. (M.E.) degree and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) designation from the Association of Energy Engineers. He is licensed in Ontario and Manitoba.

Andrew has extensive experience in design, administration and implementation of large scale ground and water source heat pump systems as well as feasibility studies, desktop reviews, project management and contract administration of energy conservation and efficiency projects.

Chris Lock, P. Eng.

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Chris began his career working as an engineering intern at a chemical manufacturing company where he focused primarily on water treatment, wastewater treatment, and the industrial chemical industry. He acquired significant experience during his time there in the areas of research and development, manufacturing scale-up, quality control, product trials, and chemical treatment processes.

After transitioning to LBE Group, Chris has focused on providing complete project support to institutional, commercial, municipal, and industrial clients. This support includes tasks along the entire project timeline ranging from initial site visits and design conception, through detailed design and engineering drawings, to tender and contract administration. Chris is especially adept at providing comprehensive tender documents and bid procedures as well as facilitating the construction phase through approval of payments, development of change orders, verifying substantial completion, and completing progress site inspections.  

Alex Hodder, EIT

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Alex has completed a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology as well as a degree in Bachelor of Civil Engineering. He is currently a structural engineer in training.

Alex has worked in the field assisting in contract administration and in quality control of residential developments and road projects. He has also been involved in structural assessments of buildings as well as the design of foundations, wood, steel and concrete structures.

Zac McCarthy, C.E.T, EIT

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Zac graduated with a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology in 2017 and immediately began working in engineering consulting with LBE. He worked on hundreds of engineering projects in the commercial and heavy industrial sectors before returning to school in 2019. Zac graduated with his B.Eng. (M.E.) in 2021. 

Zac has experience working in all aspects of mechanical engineering across Northwestern Ontario. This experience includes project management, building systems, machine design, industrial pumping and piping, industrial equipment installation, and contract administration.

Khalid Abdul Al

Khalid completed his Mechanical Engineering technology Diploma in 2019 and transferred directly into a degree program and graduated with his B.Eng (M.E) in 2021. Khalid began his engineering career in Alberta working as a project manager and has managed a wide range of projects.  

Khalid has now joined our team at LBE group and is transitioning his experience from managing projects into design and consulting in all aspects of the mechanical engineering field.

Ahmad Kanan, P.Eng.

Ahmad is a senior structural engineer with over 30 years experience in planning and design, implementation, maintenance and management of concrete and steel structures. Ahmad works closely with our multi-disciplinary team and has managed the successful design, production, coordination and supervision of hundreds of structural buildings worth millions of dollars including buildings for United Nations projects across the world.

Dave Fedirchuk, P. Eng.

Dave has a B.Sc. (E.E.) degree and has been working as an Engineer for over 36 years in the power distribution, system performance and system protection fields.

He has gained valuable experience providing technical support to hundreds of utilities across the country. He has authored more than a dozen technical papers on power system protection and holds several patents on system protection technology.

Lorraine Nicolychuk

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Lorraine began her career at LBE Group in 2012. With an educational background in Business and Engineering, she assisted the Engineers as required with project and office management.  As the company expanded, her focus turned towards drafting and CAD management. She pursued training in AutoCAD 3D and Revit.

Over the years she has furthered her drafting skills and has developed CAD processes and standards to help provide clients with standardized drawings sets. She has experience working in a variety of Autodesk software, primarily AutoCAD MEP.

In addition to drafting, Lorraine provides training and support to the CAD team and assists in project management and contract administration as required. 

Thomas Coates

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Thomas began his career at LBE Group in 2019. With 15 years of experience in the service/hospitality industry, Thomas was ready for a new challenge and whole new industry. Over the recent short time with LBE he has expanded his knowledge in CAD software such as AutoCAD MEP and has earned a certificate from training in Revit.

Thomas continues to strive for excellence in his AutoCAD drawings and is learning, gaining experience/knowledge throughout his time with LBE.

Mike Lewis

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Michael recently began his career at LBE Group. He is a graduate of the Engineering Design Technology Program from the College of New Caledonia Prince George BC, receiving a certificate as a Design Technologist.

Michael spent much of his career as a piping designer in the oil and gas refining industry. He brings with him the knowledge skills that he has acquired over 15 years using AutoCAD Plant 3D and Inventor.

Lacey Perkins, Office Manager

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As a new member to the LBE team, Lacey brings with her over 5 years of professional experience from an account manager perspective. Her training, organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure have allowed for an easy transition into the new role as office manager.

In addition to maintaining the office efficiency, Lacey provides support to all staff as requested or required.  Her effective leadership skills and approachable demeanor supports the performance of the office staff.

About Us

LBE Group is a Kenora based multi-discipline engineering firm that provides services to institutional, commercial, and industrial clients.

LBE group inc.

P.O. Box 80
815 Ottawa Street
Keewatin, Ontario
P0X 1C0
Office: (807) 547-4445
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