Our Engineering Team
David Long, P.Eng. - Principal Engineer, President
David brings 31 years of engineering experience from both Canadian and international projects to the team with an emphasis on building services engineering (mechanical, electrical) heavily using BIM and Revit MEP. He also has extensive experience is in industrial engineering & design as well as safety auditing and compliance. David is a professional engineer licensed in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba & Ontario. His "hands-on-approach" to engineering and design projects - having developed his career over the years progressing from the trades to the level of professional engineer, affords him the advantage of looking at projects and problems from a different standpoint. David's mechanical engineering education includes Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto as well as the University of Toronto.
Bruce Doughty, P.Eng. - Senior Electrical Engineer
Bruce has more than 46 years of experience in the building services engineering firm industry with the past 10 years consulting Northstar Engineering & Technologies. He has been the principal-in-charge of major projects at the electrical and mechanical consulting firm of ECE Group Ltd. as well as achieving the position of VP and serving on the Board of Directors before going the electrical consulting engineering firm of Carinci-Burt Rogers Engineering Inc. Bruce joined the firm of Jain & Associates, an international electrical and mechanical consulting firm, in 2002 as the VP and eventually formed DBD Consulting Services in 2005 to provide electrical design and contract administration services.
Frank Gouweloos, P.Eng. - Regional Manager
Frank has 36 years of Canadian and international engineering experience focusing on sales, management, and design of industrial projects. Prior to joining Northstar, Frank was a Sales Manager at Innovative Automation for 14 years as well as the Assistant General Manager at Prodomax Industrial Automation for 9 years, eventually became a Co-Owner of both companies. Frank has managed successful relationships with many Fortune 500 companies and is a trusted leader in the industrial and mechanical industry.
Nikki Popow, E.I.T. - Mechanical/Electrical Designer
Engineer-in-Training with 3 years of experience in aspects of mechanical/electrical engineering involving commercial and residential buildings as well as the oil and gas industry using BIM software. Nikki is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's (Okanagan Campus) Mechanical Engineering program.
Sheldon Natyshen, E.I.T. - Electrical / Mechanical Designer
Engineer-in-Training with 3 years of experience in aspects of electrical/mechanical engineering involving commercial and residential buildings as well as the oil and gas industry using BIM software. Sheldon is a graduate of the University of Calgary's Electrical Engineering program.