Meet Our Team

Our steel detailing team is comprised of highly skilled and technical detailers and checkers. Together, we have accumulated a variety of drafting and steel detailing knowledge with extensive experience in all types and scales of structural projects within Canada, the United States and Australia.

Victoria Office

Unit 201 – 1821 Cook Street Victoria, BC Canada V8T 3P5

Jeff Arnott

President Victoria   

Jeff is the Owner and General Manager of Exact Detailing. Jeff earned his diploma in Business Administration from Camosun College, and is accredited as a Registered Steel Detailer (RSD) with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC. As an industry veteran with over 20 years of steel detailing experience, Jeff guides the operations with a natural aptitude for organization and strong background in project management. With an extensive and sophisticated knowledge of all aspects, scopes and scales of structural projects, Jeff has successfully completed a range of jobs across Canada, the United States and Australia. Some of his major achievements include: North Saanich Middle School (Victoria), Southern Cross Station (Australia) and University of Arizona Memorial Student Union and Bookstore (Tucson).

Ian Cameron

Detailing Operations Manager – Victoria

Ian is the Steel Detailing Operations Manager of the Victoria office. Ian applies over twelve year’s steel detailing experience, and extensive Tekla Structures software knowledge. He is able to help Exact clients plan, visualize and implement projects across the full spectrum of the design process – from concept and detailing, through to fabrication and construction. Prior to joining the Exact Detailing team, Ian worked with McGinn Engineering restoring historic buildings throughout Vancouver. Projects involved seismic upgrades and architectural details with wood and steel. Ian earned a Drafting Certificate, with a specialization in steel detailing, from Vancouver Community College. Some of Ian’s portfolio highlights include: La Encantada shopping mall (Tucson), Calgary International Airport (Alberta) and Coquitlam Sports Center (Coquitlam, BC).

Wayne Fairbairn

Estimator – Victoria     

Wayne is currently an estimator at Exact Detailing. Wayne has worked 35 Years in the Steel Industry. He started his career as a labourer in 1978 and finished his steel fabricator apprenticeship in 1984. Since that time Wayne has been working through every part of the industry from shop foreman, project manager to his current position as an estimator. He holds a certification as a CWB welding supervisor as well as gold seal certification from the Canadian Construction Association. Wayne completed drafting 1 & 2, estimates and blueprints and several welding courses through Camosun college. He has fabricated, erected, estimated and managed numerous projects in industrial, seismic , commercial and residential industries.

Steel Detailing Team

Clayton Andrews

Senior Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Boris Pohoriljak

Senior Steel Detailer – Victoria     

Eva Pohoriljakova

Connection Engineer – Victoria   

Millie Schulz

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Victoria 

Mauricio Suarez

Junior Steel Detailer – Victoria 

Susan Gordon

Senior Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Carl Bahnmiller

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Elizabeth Palma

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Daniel Dinh

Junior Steel Detailer – Victoria 

Cameron Clarkson

Junior Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Richard King

Senior Steel Detailer – Victoria   

Jacob Khalichi

Checker – Victoria   

Marshall Hayward

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Victoria 

Haley Hamilton

Junior Steel Detailer – Victoria 


Rod Munro

Controller – Victoria 

Matt Arnott

Director of Administration – Victoria  

Nanaimo Office

3064 Barons Road
Nanaimo, BC Canada V9T 4B5

Richard Duplain

Operations Manager – Nanaimo 

Richard brings more than twelve years of drafting and project management experience, including five years at Exact Detailing, before becoming the Nanaimo operations manager. Having worked for several years in industries like aircraft maintenance and furniture manufacturing, Richard has acquired considerable experience in working with regulations, developing production processes and communicating with customers, production workers and regulators. With his project management experience, Richard is able to foresee possible hurdles to ensure quality drawings are delivered on time. His portfolio includes: City Center Retail Center (Las Vegas), Eagle Creek Villate (Victoria) and Plaza Fidanque Arraijan (Panama)

Cal Pinnell

Estimator – Nanaimo     Cal is one of Exact Detailings Estimators. Cal brings 51 years of experience in the Steel industry, spending the last 9 with International Steel Detailing, before merging with Exact Detailing. He specializes in establishment of relationships and partnerships with major owners, general contractors, architects and engineers to ensure procurement of projects worldwide. He earned a BSc. P.Eng Structural and P.Eng Civil, from the University of London, England. Cal’s major work achievements include: West Edmonton Mall, Portland Science Complex, and Vancouver International Airport.

Steel Detailing Team

Daryl Nicholson

Senior Steel Detailer/IT Specialist/Website Administration – Nanaimo 

Guy Chase

Senior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo 

Alessandro Morelli

Senior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo 

Clayton McDonald

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Nanaimo

Pal Virag

Junior Detailer – Nanaimo

Hiro Kishikawa

Senior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo 

Hetal Panchal

Senior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo

Taylor Kopec

Junior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo

Terry Stewart

Project Manager – Nanaimo 

Jarid Lacroix

Senior Steel Detailer – Nanaimo 

Carin Boroski

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Nanaimo  

Taylor Redford

Junior Detailer – Nanaimo

Surrey Office

17660 65A Avenue, Suite 201
Surrey, BC Canada V3S 6N4

Scott MacKay

Operations Manager – Surrey

Marco Patrignani

Project Manager – Surrey

Marco has 17 years of experience in the industry, primarily as a steel detailer and project coordinator. Directly from High School he enrolled in Vancouver Community Colleges’ Steel Detailing Training course. Since then he has continued his education and experience, through Tekla training courses, AISC detailer training series, and the National Institute of Steel Detailing’s senior certification program. Marco recently completed the Project Management Fundamentals course from the University of British Columbia. He is proficient with AutoCAD 2D, 3D, Autodesk inventor and Tekla structures software. Some of Marco’s major project accomplishments include: Mildred Lake Mine Replacement Crusher & Drive Station and the Shell Albian Sands MRM Recovery Compliance 1, both in Northern Alberta.

Diogenez Gerez

Tekla Structures Systems/Support Specialist – Surrey

Dio is Exacts’ Tekla Structures Systems/Support Specialist based in our Surrey office. Dio has more than 17 years of experience in steel detailing and project management. He has extensive expertise in Tekla structures customization, preparing fabrication drawings, erection and engineering drawings for any type of steel structures. Dio has experience with AutoCAD, Microstation, Smart Plant 3D and with use of Tekla Structures software prior to release. From project concept to finish, Dio has a strong reputation for quality, accuracy, reliability and maintaining the project on schedule.  Dio specializes in industrial, commercial and mining projects.

Sean Mackay

Estimator – Surrey

Sean is one of the Estimators. He began his career early; during high school he began working as a Printer/Shipper/Line Checker at NC Engineering Ltd. He apprenticed as a Junior Detailer at Pacific Northwest Detailing Ltd, learning the basics from industry professionals, with a drawing board and pencil. He has 15 years of experience and has worked with AutoCAD, SDS/2 and Tekla structures software.

Steel Detailing Team

David Arnott

President of Van Bower Construction – Surveying

Peter Zhang

Checker – Surrey

Bernardo Apo

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Pipo Lee

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Teresa Ho

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Elijah Evanjelista

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Surrey

Kenny Cheng

Checker – Surrey

Matt Whitney

Project Manager – Surrey

Arlene Apo

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Vlad Rybka

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Ralph Soriano

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Surrey

Bhav Rattan

Junior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Chung Cheung

Checker – Surrey

Sheldon Vaughan

Project Manager – Surrey

Eva Carandang

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

John Gill

Senior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Winfield Leung

Intermediate Steel Detailer – Surrey

Jason Kidd

Junior Steel Detailer – Surrey

Edmonton Office

10454 -174 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta Canada T5S 2G9

Richard Stern

Operations Manager – Edmonton

Steel Detailing Team

Bob Wu

Engineer – Edmonton 

Fernando De Omania

Senior Detailer – Edmonton

Larry Wardrop

Checker – Edmonton

Craig Rehman

Project Manager – Edmonton 

Jose Besina

Senior Detailer – Edmonton

Xueming Lu

Senior Detailer – Edmonton

Percy Besina

Intermediate Detailer – Edmonton


With our offices in Victoria, Nanaimo and Surrey, British Columbia, as well as our Office in Edmonton Alberta, you are bound to find our company easy to get in touch with.

No matter where you are.

Meeting Your Needs

We offer business solutions for all your needs.

From simple railings to complete ferry docking systems and high rise buildings.

Surveying Services

We use Trimble equipment that enables us to take site information from the field directly into our Tekla model.

Clear Communication

We work directly with the Architects and Engineers to get outstanding questions answered fast.

The result? Your project stays on schedule.

Let Exact Quote Your Next Steel Project

If you are interested in working together, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!