President & Founder
Lee has 20 years of structural steel and management experience and has an education in Civil and Structural Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
Lee started his career as a draftsman and worked his way up to partner and VP of Operations of a steel detailing organization that grew from 8 staff to a peak of 97. In 2011, Lee decided to take on a new venture and he formed his own steel detailing company. With satisfied customers and a talented staff, Quality Drafting Company has become Lee's greatest success. Lee has managed projects ranging from 10 ton miscellaneous items to 5,000 ton airports and stadiums and enjoys working on projects of all sizes. He believes that the key to a successful project is, “open lines of communication and effective problem solving."
Lee is a proud father of twins and enjoys being able to work and live on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Girish is a results-oriented project leader with over 25 years of global steel detailing experience in Oil & Gas, Steel, Chemical, Aluminum & desalination industries. In addition to extensive industrial experience he also has ample commercial project experience on hospitals, shopping malls, stadiums, office buildings and airports. Girish has enjoyed the transformation of the steel detailing business from manual detailing to 3D modeling and BIM. He is constantly reading and improving his skills and knowledge of Tekla Structures providing all of the QDC staff with timely in house technical support. Having lived and worked in Dubai, Girish, his wife and teenage son and daughter appreciate the beautiful scenery and green spaces of Vancouver Island.
Project Manager & Senior Detailer
Liza brings to the QDC team over 15 of drafting and structural steel experience and is a NISD certified Senior Detailer. Liza has an Architectural Technologist Diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has 14 years experience with Tekla Structures and 3D modeling. Liza has spent the majority of her career as a Project Manager and detailer working on a variety of commercial and industrial projects ranging from schools and casinos to pipe racks and industrial modules. Liza is Mom to two young boys and enjoys camping with the boys in the summer months.
Saji brings to the QDC team 30 years of drafting and structural steel experience and is a certified NISD Senior Class-1 Detailer. Saji's education also includes a first class diploma in Civil Drafting. Prior to joining the QDC team Saji worked 10 years for Dubai ‘Cleveland Bridge Engineering’ and spent five years with Doha ‘Almana Steel Structures. Saji has worked on variety of commercial and industrial projects such as airports, stadiums, schools, modules, conveyors, bridges, power stations, and pressure vessels. During his time in Dubai he was a 3D Modeller involved in major projects like Dubai International Airport Terminal Expansion (9000T), Bahrain Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway Bridge (6000T), Emirates Twin Towers, Oman Aircraft Hangers (4000T). Saji is a proud father of two teenaged girls and in addition to spending time with his family he enjoys playing soccer and volleyball. Saji and his family immigrated to Canada in 2006 and enjoy living in the family orientated Vancouver Island community of Parksville, BC.
Rene is a certified NISD Senior Detailer and has a B.S. Architecture background. He has over 25 years of knowledge and involvement in shop drawing production for clients in the construction disciplines of structural steel detailing, architecture and interior design. He has worked on a variety of high and low-rise residential and commercial buildings, schools, airports, stadiums, industrial, oil and gas, and correctional facilities. Rene has 2 daughters and a son and is an avid soccer and squash player.
Francisco is an experienced Tekla Structures Modeler and Detailer with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Since 1988, he has been a Structural Steel Detailer, working on a variety of projects such as schools, airports, high and low-rise residential and commercial buildings, industrial, oil and gas, and correctional facilities. Francisco has one daughter and enjoys living on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Rey has a degree in Civil Engineering and has worked in the construction industry as a project engineer, estimator, and project coordinator in both private and government agencies in the Philippines. In 2006, Rey moved to Canada and started his steel detailing career. It was then he received training in the Tekla X-steel software. He has successfully worked on a variety of projects such as commercial buildings, hospitals and government offices. Rey enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and young son and loves to play basketball and lawn tennis. Rey and his family enjoy the peaceful beauty of Vancouver Island.
Kevin is a versatile draftsman with both an eye for detail and an understanding of the aggregate. He has over 12 years of work experience in Residential & Industrial Design, Forestry, and Video Game Design. Kevin has obtained certification from Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Architectural and Structural Drafting. In addition to his education Kevin brings hands on knowledge of construction to his thought process, having worked on residential and mixed use development sites. Kevin has been with Quality Drafting Company since 2011 and has skilfully detailed a variety of projects. Interestingly, his very first job was working for a small steel fabricator cutting and moving stock. He is pleased to be raising his young daughter and younger son here on Vancouver Island.
It was in a grade 9 basic drafting course that Toryn discovered he wanted to become a draftsman. He continued to take drafting courses throughout his secondary schooling and went on to take a CAD and graphics technician course at BCIT. Toryn has been a great asset to Quality Drafting Company and the projects he has worked on. Toryn enjoys to read and draw in his spare time.
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