Since 1995 Kandrea Insulation has been developing a culture of trust. Our leadership team is committed to delivering service to our clients so they have a positive experience when working with the Kandrea Insulation team. With the help of our suppliers and customers Kandrea Insulation has grown to become a leader in the oil & gas service industry.

Management

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Jason Vogel, President

Jason started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 1992. Jason has experience with construction & maintenance projects for various clients throughout western Canada. Jason is in charge of the strategic direction of all Kandrea divisions including new lines of business, new products, and acquisitions.
Owner and Founder December 1995.
Power Engineer – Fourth Class.
Journeyman – Insulator.
LSE – Leader for Safety Excellence.

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Sadek El Choufi , Chief Operating Officer

Sadek started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 2010. Before joining Kandrea he assumed the role of financial controller of a leading engineering company in Edmonton after being tax and assurance manager for multiple years in local and national accounting firms. Sadek is responsible for operational performance and project fulfillment across all Kandrea operations.
Started in February 2012.
Is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA) and hold Masters Degrees in public accounting and audit from Université de Montréal and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence.

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Chris Martel, Director of Sales and Marketing

Chris started in Sales & Marketing back in 1995 working for the Coca Cola Company. In 2005 Chris moved to the Oil & Gas industry and since then has held various roles including Corporate Account Executive, Strategic Account Manager, Sales Manager and Director of Sales. Chris enjoys business development, contract negotiations, building strong client relationships and working with the rest of the Kandrea Team.
Started in August 2013.
Mount Royal University – Marketing Management.
LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence

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Gilles Wandler, QHSE Manager

Gilles started in the oil and gas industry in 1999 and moved into Health Safety & Environment in 2004. Gilles has worked in the oil & gas, industrial and manufacturing sectors for various clients throughout Western Canada. Gilles has held HSE positions in other companies including Field Safety Advisor, Regional HSE Manager and a Senior HSE Advisor.
Started in May 2014.
NCSO – National Construction Safety Officer.
University of Alberta – OHS – Occupational Health & Safety – Certificate.

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Michael Ceniza, IT Manager

Michael started his career as an IT professional in 1997. In 2002, he became an IT Manager for Lexmark. Since then, he has held several IT management positions in different companies. Michael then moved into Oil and Gas in 2013. He currently manages Kandrea Insulation’s IT systems whether on premise or in the cloud.
Michael has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

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Jason McMullen, Calgary and Red Deer Branch Manager

Jason started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 1990. Jason has experience with construction & maintenance projects for various clients throughout western Canada. Jason is responsible for all operations in the Calgary Branch.
Started in September 2009.
Journeyman – Insulator.
LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence.
Construction Management.
Working with clients to complete their projects on time, on budget, in a high quality and safe manner.

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Dylan James, Drayton Valley Branch Manager

Dylan started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 2005 with Kandrea. Dylan has experience with construction & maintenance projects for various clients across Alberta. Before becoming the Drayton Valley Branch Manager, he held the position of Journeyman Insulator. Dylan is responsible for all operations in the Drayton Valley Branch.

Started in March 2005.
Journeyman – Insulator.
Working with clients to complete their projects on time, on budget, in a high quality and safe manner.

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Glen Mitchell, Estevan Branch Manager

Glen started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 1979. Glen has experience with construction & maintenance projects for various clients throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwest Territories. Glen is responsible for all operations in the Estevan, Saskatchewan Branch and Virden, Manitoba Satellite Branch.
Started in September 2013.
Journeyman – Pipefitter.
Project Management.
EMR – Emergency Medical Responder.
Training for CSO – Construction Safety Officer.
LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence.
Working with clients to complete their projects on time, on budget, in a high quality and safe manner.

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Jordan Pittman, Branch Manager

Jordan started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry in 2007. Jordan has experience with construction & maintenance projects for various clients throughout western Canada. Jordan is responsible for all operations in the Whitecourt Branch.
Started in March 2015.
LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence.

Working with clients to complete their projects on time, on budget, in a high quality and safe manner.

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Damian Jastrzab, Estimation Manager

Damian started his career in the Oil and Gas industry in 2008. Damian joined our team with 10 years of Insulation experience, with 8 of those spent in leadership roles. Damian has held various estimation positions in the past 7 years, which has lead to his current role as Estimation Manager at Kandrea.
Started in June 2016

Master Engineers Degree from Wroclaw University.
LSE – Leadership for Safety Excellence.