About us

Our Vision

Become a reference for our customers in terms of how we help them to reduce their environmental impact, making their projects, facilities, initiatives and operations more sustainable, using engineering as our main tool.

Our Mision

We provide engineering and project management consulting services for institutional, commercial and industrial organizations, for renewable energy, sustainability and energy efficiency projects and initiatives, from conceptualization to execution, commissioning and closure, including technical supervision during all stages, quality control of deliverables, operational support, and financial management of the project. 

Our experience and extensive professional network can tackle a wide variety of multidisciplinary projects, delivering high quality outcomes for your most complex undertakings.

who we are

Our Advantage

Flexibility

We are a small company, which want to grow at the right pace and that can get easily adapted to the requirements and business model of any of our clients, fast and efficiently.

Availability

We are available when and where our client needs us.

Additional Support

Our extensive professional network, build over the years of experience of the owner itself and several of our partners, gives us access to a wide range of specialist in several technical and managerial areas, to be able to serve better the unique needs of our customers and its projects.

Our values

  • Safety

    for our company members, customers, and stakeholders. Safety is primordial and above everything else.

  • Honesty

    to our customers, stakeholders, and ourselves.

  • Authenticity

    not selling unachievable goals to anyone, and that include ourselves. 

  • Respect

    for the social-ecological system we are interconnected in.

  • Sustainability

    as a focus on our actions.

  • Reciprocity

    Participation only on projects and initiatives that can help to make our communities and our planet more sustainable. 

Who we are?

Javier Ojeda

P.Eng. PMP, CEM, REP – Owner, Founder, Principal Engineer

  • 16 years of experience in the renewable and energy efficiency industry
  • International certifications in Project Management (PMP), Energy Efficiency (CEM), and Renewable Energy (REP)
  • Extensive experience in Hydroelectric Power Plants, including management of operations of recently megaproject hydro plant in Labrador.
  • Held several positions in different organizations in the industry, including plant manager for the newest big hydroelectric plant in the maritimes.
  • Vast experience managing interdisciplinary projects, from energy audits to complete overhauls of hydroelectric plants and their systems.
  • Hold the following certifications: PMP (Project Management Professional), CEM (Certified Energy Manager) and REP (Renewable Energy Professional).

Hysovent’s independent advisory team

Hysovent has a team of independent advisors, all independent professionals, who bring their knowledge and experience to Hysovent, and that are involved in our projects as they are needed.

Mehdy Rahimpour

MS.c, P.Eng – Electrical Engineering and Commissioning Advisor

  • More than 23 years of experience in project leadership, construction, start-up, engineering and hands on in the commissioning of Hydro power plant (Electrical and mechanical equipment), solar plant, HVDC (converter station, DC yard, harmonic filters), HV substations (AIS, GIS). My responsibilities have included Project Management, Engineering Design Management, planning, coordination of various disciplines, and commissioning supervision.
  • Manage and oversees of subcontractor for Site acceptance test (SAT), Factory acceptance test (FAT), commissioning for electrical equipment including Power transformer (Oil immersed and dry type), different type of Circuit Breaker (LV/MV/HV). Time test and High Current injection, MCC’s, Switchgear’s, Electric motors and VFD, synchronous generator, Cable Testing Hi POT, Fire Alarm Systems, Automation, Protective Relay, ATS / MTS, DC system including battery charger and battery, UPS Testing, Ground grid.
  • Test and commissioning of Small/Large Hydro power plant equipment (Turbine, Governor, Synchronous generator, Excitation system, power transformer, Electrical and Mechanical utility), control and protection system and condition monitoring.
  • High voltage substation design, construction and commissioning
  • Familiar with ETAP software to perform load flow, short circuit, grounding, relay coordination, motor starting etc.

Jan-Peter DeSouza

Senior Advisor, Project Management and Business Development

  • Founder and Owner of Euonia Consulting Group.
  • Serial entrepreneur, with more than 20 years of experience in creating companies in different areas
  • Twenty years of project management experience managing projects and programs with cross-functional teams of up to 100 individuals and budgets to $207M.  More than thirty years of overall technology experience including more than 25 years of experience in leadership positions.
  • As Newfoundland & Labrador consulting leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers, established the regional management and technology consulting practice and led its growth to an aggregate of $75 million in services revenue. Developed and executed a strategic plan that saw market share grow from 0% to 40% in the first three years displacing an established incumbent. Led and delivered numerous projects and programs whilst holding leadership accountabilities for the overall practice and team.
  • Successfully delivered more than fifty projects and large-scale programs in information technology, information management, infrastructure, digital media, and television within the private and public sector.
  • Mega project program management experience delivering a high-profile project in the energy sector ($13 Billion Hydro Electric Generation and Transmission Implementation). Led multi-year transition to operations program scope.

Scott Hancock

Civil Engineering Advisor

  • Experienced civil engineer with 37 years in the field.

  • Participated in numerous projects through his career, from construction of roads, bridges, intersections, etc. to building constructions, life extensions and upgrades.

  • Vast experience in the hydroelectric industry, especially performing dam safety evaluations and assessments, as well dam constructions, demolitions and rehabilitations. Doing work with penstocks, spillways, and auxiliary structures.

  • Performed feasibility studies for new hydroelectric sites.

  • Has been working with several utilities in the maritimes, as well with government agencies and departments.

Elton Zambrano

Advisor – Automation, Manufacturing

  • Experienced Mechanical Engineer with over 16 years in the industrial sector and 9 years of experience in the educational area.
  • Project management experience in automation for the manufacturing industry, including TIG and MIG robots and co-bots, plastic thermoforming, and equipment assembly.
  • Consulting engineering experience, HVAC projects.
  • Construction logistics supervision, major railroad project.
  • Maintenance supervision, thermal generation units.
  • Fluent Italian, English and Spanish. Experience in technical translations Italian – English and English – Italian.