Derek Horvath, Inspection Manager

Derek is the Regina Inspection Manager of Kova Engineering (Saskatchewan) Ltd. With 25 years of industrial experience, he is focused on quality inspections, customer satisfaction, and employee development and safety. He leads by example and enjoys being in the field guiding staff and maintaining customer relations.

His current qualifications include CWB Level 3 visual inspection , CGSB Level 2 MT, Level 2 PT and Level 1 UT inspection tickets. His professional interests lie in Health & Safety, Product Quality, Sales & Operations Planning, Product Development, People Development, and Retention.

Derek currently lives in White City, SK. Both he and his wife enjoy travel and spending time at their cabin with friends and family. He is most proud of his 2 children who are currently enrolled at the U of R.

Kova Engineering Director of Inspection, Steve Stinson

Steve Stinson

P. Eng

Director of Inspection

Steve is a highly experienced professional engineer at Kova Engineering (Saskatchewan) Ltd. with over a decade of service under his belt. His registered area of practice includes analyzing and designing complex structures such as cranes, platforms, and other industrial structures. Steve is a seasoned expert in weld design, non-destructive testing, and quality assurance, making him an invaluable asset to the team.

Steve’s commitment to building lasting relationships has been an essential element of the organization’s success. He invests his time and energy into clients, colleagues, and the community, creating meaningful connections that contribute to the organization’s growth.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys woodworking and creating unique designs that showcase his creativity and attention to detail. He lives in Regina with his family and their three beloved dogs.