CECON Ltd. has a strong nucleus of experienced professional engineers located in the firm’s head office in the Town of Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador. The multi-discipline staff of CECON are committed to the team approach of project implementation. Extensive use of computer-aided design and drafting is utilized by the project team to produce an efficient, cost effective facility on time and on budget. Criteria in the forefront of every design team member is the ease of operation, ease of maintenance and cost/benefit of every component of the ultimate system.
Barry J. Thomson, P. ENG
President and CEO
Barry graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. He has also completed graduate engineering courses from Nova Scotia Technical College. He has been involved with many associations such as the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has 40 years of experience as president and CEO of CECON Ltd.
Dennis Laing, CRA
Business Manager and Appraiser
Dennis is the Business/Project Manager & Co-Owner of CECON Ltd. He has a career spanning 40 + years in engineering management as well as residential and commercial real estate development. Dennis has been a licenced residential appraiser with the Appraisal Institute of Canada since 1991.
Dennis is President and General Manager of Cecon Development Corporation, a land development partnership, which is building a multi-million dollar 400 lot subdivision known as “Eastgate” in the Town of Gander.
Dennis is also President of Central Property Management Ltd., a real estate management and property rental (commercial and residential) owned company in the Town of Gander.
With the passion for success, Dennis continues to search new opportunities to develop these companies. He is an experienced and well regarded manager, owner and developer in the engineering, construction and real estate sectors of the province.
Senior Design Technician
Gerald graduated Lewisporte District Vocational School with education in basic drafting. Since then, he has an education in engineering design drafting, and training in AutoCAD Levels 1, 2, and 3, and AutoCAD operations. He has 40 years of experience as an engineering design technician with CECON Ltd.
Junior Colbourne, CET
Project Manager and Design Technician
Junior graduated the College of Trades and Technology, Surveying and Drafting course. He has been involved with The Association of Engineering Technicians and Professional Technologists, American Water Works Association, and is a former mayor of Norris Arm, NL. Junior has over 30 years of experience as a project manager/design technician with CECON Ltd.
Thomas Clark, CET
Civil/Structural Design Technician
Thomas graduated from Grand Falls District Vocational School with an education in architectural drafting. He completed on the job training as a concrete, soils, and asphalt lab technician. He completed an EPDM rooting inspection course along with completion of environmental site assessing, phases 1-4. Thomas has been involved with the Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists and is registered as an approved designer of private sewage disposal systems. He has over 20 years of experience as an engineering design technician with CECON Ltd.
Bradley Burton, B. ENG
Bradley graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. Upon graduating, Bradley has worked on the Hebron Project in Bull Arm for two years. He has been involved with on-site construction supervision of municipal engineering projects, AutoCAD design drafting, and environmental site assessments with his three years of experience as a site/field engineer. Bradley has been working with CECON Ltd. since 2015.
Jonathan Newman, P. Tech.
Civil Engineering Technologist
Jonathan graduated from College of the North Atlantic with a Civil Engineering Technology diploma. He has over nine years of surveying/construction experience. He has been working with CECON Ltd. where his duties include GPS surveying, construction supervision, AutoCAD design drafting, and cost estimating. Jonathan has been working with CEOCN Ltd. since 2014.
Deanne graduated from the Keyin College Office Administration Medical/Legal course as an administrative assistant. She has over four years of administrative experience and has been working with CECON Ltd. assisting in the publication of tender documents, contract documents and a variety of administrative duties. Deanne has been working with CECON Ltd. since 2014.
Ellen received her education from Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic. She has over 20 years of experience in business accounting and administration. Ellen has been working with CECON Ltd. since 1999.
Stephen Wiseman, NLAA, LEED AP
Stephen is an architect that CECON Ltd. hires on contract. He obtained his education from the Institute of Classical Architecture, University of Kentucky College of Architecture, and Lexington Technical Institute. Stephen has over 30 years of experience as an architect and is a member of a number of organizations including the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, the Institute of Classical Architecture, and the Classical American Institute of Architects.