Our Team

Liam Kelly - President

Liam Kelly is the son of the founding father and namesake of the company, William (Bill) Kelly. Liam began working in the company when he was 17 years old starting at the very ground level and has worked his way up through every single level of the company: Labourer, Journeyman, Superintendant, Project Manager, General Manager, and finally to his current position as President.

Liam has run, managed, and supervised every size of project in his day. Today as President, he is proving his strength as a savvy businessman by advancing the company into new growth areas and creating a company that is proud and strong. Liam shows leadership not only with the corporate group, but contributes to the industry through his involvement with industry committees. He is a Red Seal Ticketed Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter, and is Gold Seal Certified.

Ron Sandau - Construction Manager

  • With WKS since February of 1986
  • Red Seal Ticketed Journeymen Plumber/Gasfitter
  • Began as labourer and worked through apprentice, journeyman, and superintendent positions to current title
  • Duties include:
    • Manages several major size projects in Alberta, BC and California as Site  Superintendent and Project Manager
    • Oversee project management, design, schedule, labor, training, and budget requirements
    • Manages service and warranty for clients and homeowners
  • Labor:
    • Hiring, Apprenticeships
    • Scheduling & Training

Glenn Tait - Project Manager / Warranty

  • With WKS since December 1993
  • Red Seal Ticketed Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter
  • Began as plumber and became superintendent then project manager in Alberta and BC
  • Duties include:
    • Manages several residential projects
    • Provides service and warranty for homeowners and clients

Greg Trojanoski - Project Manager

  • With WKS since September 2003
  • Red Seal Licensed Plumber/Gas Fitter
  • Apprenticed as a plumber with WKS and moved up through the field into current position
  • Duties include:
    • Supervised multiple projects in San Diego, Vancouver and Alberta
    • Project manager for projects in Fort McMurray (oil sands)

Ana Lopes - Project Coordinator

  • With WKS since October 2013

Sean Kelly - Estimator / Project Manager

  • With WKS Since August of 2000
  • Red Seal Ticketed Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter
  • Completed projects as site superintendant in both Vancouver and San Diego
  • Moved into office into current position as Estimator / Project Manager
  • Duties Include:
    • Estimator, Design Assist and Procurement
    • Project Management as required in office and field
    • Project set-up and mobilization

Steve Christianson - Site Superintendent

  • With WKS since July of 1994
  • Red Seal Ticketed Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter
  • Began as plumber in Alberta where he advanced to foreman prior to moving to BC
  • Duties Include:
    • Superintendent on several projects both in Alberta and B.C.
    • Specializing in hydronic heating and cooling
    • Mechcanical room layout and installation

Paul Leonhardt - Site Superintendent

  • With WKS since February 1998
  • Red Seal Ticketed Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter
  • Duties include:
    • Foreman on multiple residential and commercial projects in Vancouver
    • Specializing in mechanical and plumbing layout/design
    • Help in design assist projects

Ron Gnabs - Service/Warranty

  • With WKS since 2012
  • Duties include:
    • Warranty repair and customer service
    • All aspects of plumbing & heating systems

Danielle Johnston - Receptionist & General Office Assistant

  • With WKS since April 2009
  • Danielle came to WKS fresh out of high school and with 3 years of customer service
  • Duties include:
    • All general office duties
    • Organize all corporate functions
    • Co-ordinate and manage all corporate and field supplies
  • Currently on maternity leave

Jennifer Little - Financial Controller

  • With WKS since May 2000
  • A CA trained accountant with 6 years of public practice experience and 5 years  in the non profit industry;
  • Responsible for the controllership of the WKS group of companies.

Doris Amaral - Receptionist & General Office Assistant

  • With WKS since March 2013
  • Over 10 years of administrative experience in varied industries
  • Duties include:
    • All general office duties
    • Organize all corporate functions
    • Co-ordinate and manage all corporate and field supplies

Sofia Boiesan - Accounting Assistant

  • With WKS since November 2000
  • Accounting Diploma and extensive and varied accounting certifications
  • 2 years associated experience prior to joining WKS from Romania
  • Duties Include:
    • A/P's for the group of companies
    • Payroll and payroll benefits administration for the Canadian operations
    • WCB administration

Jenny Chow - Accountant

  • With WKS since August 2007
  • A CPA, CGA with 6 years of industry and 2 years of public practice experience before coming to WKS;
  • Duties include:
    • A/R's and progress billings for the group of companies
    • All account reconciliations for the group of companies
    • All monthly, quarterly, and year end file preparations

Jessia Guo - Purchaser

  • With WKS since September 2008
  • Came to WKS with 10 years of prior construction purchasing experience
  • Duties include:
    • All purchasing requirements for the Canadian operations
    • Assistance to Estimator for pricings, take-offs, and fixture counts

Jazz Singh - Corporate HSE Officer

  • With WKS since May 2012
  • Safety Professional with over 20 years experience
  • Duties Include:
    • Manages large safety projects in Oil & Gas, Transmission, and Energy sections
    • Manage total safety systems for all sites
    • Implement new policies and programs
    • Corporate safety reporting
    • Maintain COR certification in BC and Alberta
    • Site safety inspections including time loss prevention

Mel Wiens - Site Superintendent

  • With WKS since January 1998
  • Red Seal Licensed Plumber/Gas Fitter
  • Duties include:
    • Superintendant for high end residential projects
    • Mechanical room layout and installations

Ian Hope - Site Superintendent

  • With WKS since May 2001
  • Red Seal Journeyman Plumber / B ticket Gas Fitter
  • Achieved journeyman ticket with WKS and has since provided varied office support
  • Duties Include:
    • Foreman on projects in Vancouver, Alberta & Saskatchewan
    • Superintendant on projects in Saskatchewan
    • AutoCAD layout of drawings
    • Provides electronic material and labour take-offs