Eric Vainio Appointed as Director of Engineering-Design Build


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Mississauga, Ontario (February 1, 2016) – Louie Cosolo, Chief Executive Officer of Cofely Adelt Ltd., a leading and innovative mechanical contractor in the GTA, announced the appointment of the newest member of their team.  ERIC VAINIO has been named Director of Engineering-Design Build.

ERIC VAINIO is a powerful addition to the Cofely Adelt team. We were eager to appoint him to this strategic position of Director of Engineering-Design Build. As a Professional Engineer experienced in the design and construction of large ICI and P3 projects, Eric has an excellent understanding of the Public-Private-Partnership (P3) alternative financing and procurement model of project delivery.  Eric’s experience spans all stages of the P3 process from the RFQ, proposal (RFP), negotiations with the Sponsor, award of contract, design, construction and commissioning to final project completion.

Prior to joining Cofely Adelt, Eric held the position of Director of Engineering, Design Build at Geo. A. Kelson Company Ltd. During his six year tenure at Geo. A. Kelson, Eric developed P3 design-build proposals with consortia of constructors, consultants, facilities management (FM) providers and financiers.  He produced conceptual mechanical designs, determined feasibility, cost-effectiveness and compliance with emphasis on energy efficiency to reduce the net present value (NPV) cost of the projects.  Eric’s portfolio of successful P3 projects includes:

  • Stanton Territorial Hospital Renewal, Yellowknife, NWT
  • New Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville, Ontario
  • Waypoint Centre for Mental Healthcare, Penetanguishene
  • Toronto South Detention Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Eric attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of  Ontario and the State of Florida.

Reporting to the Louie Cosolo, Eric will be responsible for ensuring COFELY ADELT’s success as a key player in the industry for future P3, Design Build and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) project.

Please join me in welcoming Eric to the COFELY ADELT team.

Louie Cosolo
Chief Executive Officer – Cofely Adelt Ltd.

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