Simon Woods, P. Eng., M. Sc.

Simon is the Engineering Services Manager of Kova Engineering Saskatchewan Ltd. He has been working at Kova since 2008 in a variety of roles beginning with non-destructive testing and field reporting, progressing to engineering design and analysis, and eventually finding his current role balancing analytical, mentorship, and managerial demands within Kova’s Engineering Services Group.

Simon began his professional career with Kova Engineering, while completing a M.Sc. degree at the U of S on the study of vibration control in under-actuated structural systems. Simon’s professional interests include many technical areas including mechanics of materials, finite element analysis, dynamics and vibration, structural optimization as well as practical interests in mechanical/structural design and effective coaching and leadership.

Simon lives in Saskatoon with his wife and two boys. He loves to stay active and outdoors and can often be found playing (or coaching) soccer, cycling, running and hanging out with his boys. His family loves to take holidays away from work at many of the beautiful northern Saskatchewan lakes, spending time hiking, paddling, exploring and relaxing.

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.