Exceptional Service, Unbeatable Value, Unparalleled Expertise.
Located in North Vancouver BC, Tatras Industrial is proud to be recognized as the leading expert in innovative working-at-heights and confined space access solutions.
We specialize in maintenance, inspection, repair, and installation projects within Infrastructure, Industrial, and Energy sectors.
We adhere to the highest standards of safety and reliability in British Columbia’s industry, guaranteed by our IRATA and COR certifications as well as ISNet membership.
Our rope access expertise enables us to lower the project costs for our customers, often by more than 50% compared to traditional techniques.
At Tatras Industrial, we serve the Infrastructure, Industrial, and Energy sectors by providing efficient, reliable, and cost-effective services tailored to our client’s needs. Our team leverages industry-proven technology and expertise to create innovative solutions – concentrating on rope access, confined space access, and alternative access methods.
Safety, compliance, and quality assurance form the core of our operations.
Our vision is to become Canada’s premier industrial services provider, renowned for our expertise and customer-centric approach. As we broaden our market reach and enhance our service offerings, we promote a culture that values operational excellence, adaptability, and a supportive work environment for our team members.
We advocate for effective communication, collaboration, and responsiveness in all our projects.
Tatras Industrial aims to transform the industrial landscape with innovative approaches that exceed customer expectations and positively impact the communities we serve. Our purpose is to promote economic growth through responsible industrial, infrastructure, and energy development while safeguarding the environment for a sustainable future.
Our Core Values
We prioritize safety in all our operations, ensuring a secure environment for our employees and clients.
We work to understand and exceed customers’ expectations, consistently delivering high-quality services and solutions.
We value every team member's role in creating synergies, promoting proficiency, and open communication.
We conduct business with honesty, transparency, and accountability, building trust among our clients and stakeholders.
We are dedicated to delivering outstanding expertise and performance through continuous improvement, innovation, and a commitment to quality.
Diversity and Inclusion
Our multicultural team supports a respectful, diverse and inclusive environment where every team member feels value and fulfilled.
We're committed to sustainable practices that positively impact both the environment and the communities we serve.
As the CEO and co-founder of Tatras Group, Michal is responsible for running all facets of the business.
Michal brings more than seven years of executive experience with leading in Building Science and Industrial Rope Access sectors. His attitude is a perfect example of great perseverance in pursuing his goal, not giving up and loyalty to his principles.
He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization, brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives material business advantage.
He is an inspirational leader who tells stories that inspire action while at the same time is grounded in financial information that levers the business.
His background includes Energy Management Systems and business development. Michal was also a member of European Mountain Search and Rescue and co-founder of Protec Vertical Solutions – a successful Vancouver based Building Restoration firm.
Michal is a man of integrity and able to make the tough calls when necessary.
Oskar Michalak brings to Tatras a long history of work in mountain rescue team, adventure tourism and industrial rope access.
He has a master’s degree in Emergency Management. Right after University, he became a part of specialized rescue team saving lives in the mountains, caves and all kinds of industrial environments.
As a rope access technician, he has extensive experience working and supervising numerous projects from 200m height smoke stacks, inaccessible structures at the stadiums, airports, bridges and buildings.
As COO Oskar is responsible for ensuring the company is operating at the highest level possible, delivering the best quality service keeping safety as number one priority.
After work you can find him running 100-mile races in the mountains and exploring nature with his daughters and Cooper, his German Shepherd dog.
Meet Our Team.
Business Development Consultant
Daryl’s satisfaction comes from knowing he has truly made a difference for the people he meets and works with. His ability to understand and respond to their needs is what motivates him daily.
With over seven years of experience in the construction industry, he knows the importance of accuracy and integrity.
He enjoys sailing the local waters in his spare time and is not shy about doing it year-round with his wife and their dog, Rudy, an Italian Greyhound.
Frank Szostak is a highly accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in the industrial, manufacturing, and construction sectors. Specializing in marketing, B2B sales, key account management, and business development, he also holds a university degree in teaching, which enhances his communication skills and fosters strong client relationships.
With a proven track record of successfully managing diverse key accounts and supporting multi-billion- dollar projects for the largest industrial distribution corporation in North America, Frank possesses a profound understanding of the industrial business space in both theory and practice.
His continuous professional development includes obtaining a Marketing Management diploma from
the prestigious BCIT – School of Business, equipping him with strategic thinking, professional sales, and
marketing expertise. Leveraging advanced data analysis skills from Capilano University’s curriculum,
Frank refines insights and drives innovative, data-driven solutions for his clients.
He’s passionate about connecting with people and exploring new cultures, embracing outdoor
adventures, and enjoying the game of golf.
In his role at Tatras Industrial, Frank leads business development and revenue streams, along with B2B
sales and marketing, leveraging his expertise and passion to drive the growth and success of the company.
Sergio is responsible for bookkeeping and warehouse management. He brings to Tatras Group more than 12 years of experience as a manager in different companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and he is currently studying Accounting Diploma to increase his knowledge of Canadian Financial Procedures.
He enjoys visiting new places with his family, meeting people, and playing board games.
Jordan Wright brings over a decade of industrial rope access experience to Tatras as our Rope Access Operations Manager.
Jordan has spent most of his life at height. He started his life on a rope, climbing all over the world as a professional rock climber. Jordan then transitioned into the industrial world and has been involved in many high-profile projects throughout Canada, including Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, Processing, Bridge and Infrastructure, Transportation, Geotechnical and ongoing maintenance projects.
Throughout his time as a rope access technician, Jordan has held safety at the forefront of every project. Bringing this mindset to Tatras Group, Jordan is responsible for overseeing the rope access division. As an IRATA Instructor, he brings strong mentorship and advanced technical knowledge of rope access equipment and systems to the Tatras team.
Outside of work, Jordan spends his time running, climbing, skiing and riding in the mountains with his wife and three kids.
Project Manager/ Chief Estimator
Mehrdad is the project manager of Tatras Group company with responsibility for infrastructure and building projects. His background is in construction with a master’s degree in seismic engineering and more than 15 years of experience in project supervision and management.
He is supporting Tatras projects with the provision of management service and resources supply. This includes contracting, planning, timing, budgeting, and monitoring the activities to deliver the work safely, on schedule, within budget, and quality requirements.
Field Operation Manager
Zac brings over 12 years of extensive experience in the construction industry to our team. His diverse background covers various construction sectors, including residential construction, renovations, oil and gas projects, confined space work, and specialized skills in concrete restoration, membrane application, and waterproofing. Zac’s work has spanned various environments, from industrial facilities such as oil and gas plants and grain elevators to bridges, residential properties, and commercial high-rises.
With over eight years of experience as a rope access technician, Zac consistently demonstrates a steadfast commitment to workplace safety and ensures it remains at the forefront of every project he takes on. Zac excels in solving complex work challenges and is known for his ability to devise innovative, efficient, and effective solutions.
Outside of work, Zac enjoys playing sports and enjoys spending quality time with his fiancée and dog, Stella.
Felipe studied industrial design, a career that teaches you how to associate objects with their different processes, design, construction and identify flaws or spaces for new designs.
All this experience added to 12 years working in building renewal and industrial rope access sectors in Chile and Canada makes Felipe a high skill worker.
The mountains and climbing is one of his passions, making ascents in Patagonia and a large part of Chile and now discovering the infinite places that Canada has.
Renan has a background of over five years of supervisory and management experience in the building maintenance industry. His experiences as a high-rise field technician and possession of rope access certificates facilitate him in informed decision-making and inspire him to think critically about innovation and efficiency in his current role as a Project Manager at Tatras Group. Renan prioritizes safe work practices and values building strong relationships within his team and with clients.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending his free time in the mountains and is passionate about biking and snowboarding.
Mark joins the project management team and brings over a decade of operations and supply chain experience to Tatras Group. He has a strong passion for solving complex problems. With his extensive background in operations, he will be responsible for helping improve our systems and processes as we grow while managing multiple projects along with the rest of the team.
When not at work, he spends most of his time with his wife and three kids going on adventures and quality time. He also has a heart for addressing food insecurity and spends some of his time helping in that space.
Vanesa Sanchez Naranjo
Project Manager Assistant
Vanesa Sanchez Naranjo studied a technique in business consulting and operations in financial entities. Later, she finished her Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration. Since then, Vanesa has been working in the administrative area for more than 7 years. Vanesa also has the opportunity to work as a quality control supervisor for a couple of years.
She lived abroad for 5 years, travelling and learning new management systems. She had the fortune to learn English and learn about a different culture during this time.
Vanesa is a responsible, honest and punctual person.