About Avid

Design Build MEP Engineering Firm

AVID Engineering LLC (AVID)

AVID Engineering LLC (AVID) is a sister company of Quality Engineered Solutions Ltd. (QES). QES was founded by Rick Allen, PE, P. Eng. in Canada in 1999. Due to increased demand, AVID was formed in 2017 to serve clients in America and has been working jointly with QES to serve clients throughout the world. Our experts have the multidisciplinary expertise, global knowledge, and operational experience needed to ensure your project`s success.

Meet our Experts

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Rick is Founder and President of AVID Engineering.  He has been involved in industrial mechanical designs for 25 years and has managed projects throughout the world (6 continents).  Although experienced in multiple mechanical designs, Rick has broad experience in Industrial Ventilation with extensive experience in Food Plant Ventilation.  In addition to his responsibilities at AVID, Rick is also Founder and President of Quality Engineered Solutions Ltd. in Canada.  Rick holds multiple Professional Engineering Licenses in both Canada and the USA.  

Rick’s passions outside of work include snowboarding, sailing and cycling.


Dewayne is the Sr. Design Lead responsible for all mechanical and Piping Design projects specializing in Industrial Piping and Energy Industry Facilities, he is Professional in Team building and coordinating with project managers for designing with constructability and versatility. His 20yrs design experience in small- and large-scale BIM projects is invaluable. And his Military background makes him very adaptive to any work environment and schedule

He is a Classic Car Restoration enthusiast that loves the Road.


Martin has 22 years’ experience in HVAC industry as a mechanical engineer. He worked in industrial refrigeration industry providing refrigeration systems, HVAC, and processing plants for food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Most systems were ammonia based using direct injection (or dry evaporator) systems oriented to energy savings. HVAC and ventilation systems were oriented towards processing, exhaust, material transportation (pneumatic), clean rooms, process air flows and air distribution. Part of the refrigeration systems were providing piping systems for water, chilled water, brine distribution, and ammonia piping. Martin also worked on residential and commercial buildings such as private residences, hotels, condominiums, restaurants, medical centers, clinics, schools, and laboratories.

In his free time Martin enjoys reading, movies, traveling, staying with his family, and WWII re-enactment.


Jessie is the company’s Director of Business Development, with responsibility for all construction endeavors, specializing in industrial construction, mining, refinery construction and mixed-use projects. With nearly 30 years of experience, Jessie has managed award-winning developments, both small and large scale. He has overseen in excess of $100 million in construction. Jessie is skilled in managing piping projects and BIM modeling to a LOD 500.

In his spare time Jessie enjoys riding his motorcycle in the mountains and traveling the world.


Leonard is the company’s CAD manager, with responsibility for CAD standards, CAD drawings for Civil plans, profiles, sections, grading plan, and utilities plans. Structural plans, sections, elevations, and details. With 22 years of experience. Leonard has drawn projects for Facebook, Microsoft, Subaru dealer ship, parking structures, parking lots, town homes, condo buildings, land development, and underground utilities. In Leonard free time likes to spend it with family and friends.