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Who We Are

A Group Of Professionals

CECON Ltd. has a strong nucleus of experienced professional engineers located  in the Town of Gander, NL. 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.

Meet Our Team
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

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.

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

Ellen Samson
Office Manager/Accounting

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.

Dennis Laing, CRA
Business Manager and Appraiser
Kiana Strickland
Marketing Administrative Assistant

Kiana graduated from the College of the North Atlantic in St.John's in June 2019. She completed a 3-year dipolma program in Business Management-Marketing. Kiana also received the president's medal of excellence and finished at the top of her class. In May 2018, she started her journey at CECON Ltd. where she completed her 6-week work exposure.

Kiana started working full time with CECON Ltd in June 2019

Glenn Squire
Design Technician
Bradley Burton, P. ENG
Civil Engineer

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 Freake, P. Tech
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