Refrigeration Mechanic, Owner and Director
Jeff grew up in urban Calgary and learned the value of tradeswork from his father, a Journeyman Electrician. Jeff eventually pursued Refrigeration as an apprentice for Honeywell in Medicine Hat, AB and shortly moved on to Saskatoon where he completed his apprenticeship education while working for National Refrigeration. Jeff than returned to Honeywell where he met a Journeyman Plumber, Greg Bergstrom, and in 2010, the two of them started NexGen Mechanical Inc.
With 15 years experience as an HVAC technician working with commercial and residential HVAC/R applications, Jeff has extensive experience with heating, cooling, and climate controls.
Jeff focuses on design build estimating and project management as well as providing solutions to complex problems involving HVAC issues. High quality workmanship is his standard and it is always his expectation with every project he oversees.
Journeyman Plumber, General Gasfitter, Owner and Director
Greg began his career as a plumber with Gregg’s Plumbing and Heating in Saskatoon. He spent 6 years there gaining extensive knowledge of residential plumbing, gas fitting, and residential codes. He then moved into the commercial world working for Honeywell in Saskatoon for 2 years. It has always been a dream of Greg’s to start his own company. After meeting Jeff at Honeywell and starting NexGen he is very passionate about his career and his company.
With over 15 years as a commercial and residential retrofit installer of HVAC equipment and plumbing systems, Greg maintains current and up to date knowledge of building codes and proper installation practices and also has an extensive knowledge of existing and newly developed product lines.
In 2015, Greg relocated to Prince Albert to oversee the management of NexGen Mechanical’s branch office. With the addition of Greg to Prince Albert, NexGen has seen business growth in the city due to his ability to respond directly to the needs of customers and provide one-on-one employee training.
Journeyman Plumber & General Gasfitter, Project Manager
Entering the plumbing trade at an early age, Chad always enjoyed working with tools and fixing things and always knew he wanted to be a tradesperson. He began and completed his plumbing apprenticeship with a local plumbing and heating company where he was able to learn service and installation of all plumbing and heating equipment.
Chad began his employment with NexGen in 2013 as a service mechanic and specialized in troubleshooting plumbing and heating systems. The management at NexGen Mechanical quickly noticed that the other journeyman and apprentices turned to Chad for guidance and he had a natural ability to assist, manage, and multi-task.
Chad is currently the project manager and estimator for small projects for NexGen Mechanical. He brings to the table his innate ability to problem solve and is always looking out for the best interests of the customer.
Journeyman Refrigeration Mechanic, Bid Spec Estimator and Project Manager
Shortly after completing high school, Scott found an interest in Refrigeration while researching red seal trade programs. He then attended pre-employment refrigeration at SIAST – Kelsey campus in Saskatoon and began his apprenticeship at Frontier Refrigeration in Saskatoon. Shortly after he became a Journeyman Scott was offered an HVAC service management position at a large mechanical company and was solely responsible for growing the service division for the company. After 5 years of running the service division he moved on to become a project manager for the installation division.
Scott currently continues his estimating and project management duties with NexGen Mechanical. He brings his years of experience managing large projects as well as his professional attitude towards work. Scott maintains quality of workmanship as well as minding project timelines throughout all of his projects.
Journeyman Sheet Metal Technician, Sheet Metal Estimator and Project Manager
Derek first started his sheet metal apprenticeship at a large installation company in Saskatoon where he spent one year fabricating sheet metal products and became skilled at using a plasma table. He then moved to Calgary for six years where he completed his apprenticeship and was able to become diverse in the sheet metal trade. Derek then returned to Saskatoon to be closer to family and spent one year installing industrial sheet metal in the Agrium potash mine. Derek’s entrepreneurial spirit had him start a company and he spent 4 ½ years running his residential sheet metal installation company.
With the addition of NexGen Mechanical’s sheet metal fabrication shop, the company required someone to oversee and manage the sheet metal branch of NexGen. Derek is currently the project manager and estimator for the sheet metal fabrication and installation team at NexGen and his focus is always on quality products and installation.
Journeyman Refrigeration Mechanic, Journeyman Sheet Metal Technician, General Gasfitter, Service Manager
At the age of 18, Bill moved to Williams Lake, BC to become a sheet metal apprentice and eventually became dual ticketed as a Journeyman Sheet Metal Technician and a Journeyman Refrigeration Mechanic. After spending 12 years in BC Bill decided to move back home and worked for several reputable companies in Saskatoon specializing in Refrigeration and HVAC service.
Bill joined the NexGen team to meet the needs of our growing customer base. As the Service Manager, he acts as a liaison between customers and NexGen’s service team ensuring customer satisfaction and technician work quality. Bill strives to build trust and long term relationships with NexGen’s customers.