José is a Senior Wastewater Process / Environmental Engineer with over 25 years of national and international experience in academic, municipal, and consulting roles. His project experience extends across Portugal, the United States, and Canada and includes many aspects of wastewater management, such as system planning, facility design and operations, technology demonstration, effluent receiving environment assessments, biosolids management and resource recovery.
Mark has a passion for design of sustainable structures and is the National Practice Leader, Building Services, Leader of Associated Engineering’s Climate Change Task Force and a Division Manager of Buildings and Facilities in our BC operation. He is a Senior Building Structural Engineer with over 20 years of experience on the design of a wide range of structures. Mark is also an Envision Specialist (Env SP) and familiar with the Envision Rating System for infrastructure projects.
Mark is recognized by his peers as a leader in structural engineering, management and sustainable design. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Structural Engineers and a designated structural engineer in the Province of British Columbia. His experience includes public buildings, facilities and the rehabilitation of landmark buildings on often constrained sites and continued occupancy. Mark has worked on design-build projects for both the design builder and the owner, and is familiar with working within, and managing, multi-discipline teams.
Mark is involved with Engineers and Geoscientists BC as Chair of the Climate Change Advisory Group and as a member of the seismic technical review panel. He is also a member of the Wood First Advisory Group for Forestry Innovation Investment.
Bob is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in hydraulic analysis and design. Bob specializes in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and hydraulic transient analysis for pipelines, tanks, and pumping stations. As Associated Engineering’s National Practice Leader in fluid dynamics, he provides advice, advanced analysis, modelling, and technical support on a wide variety of projects across Canada. He has conducted 3-dimensional CFD analysis to optimize design layout to achieve acceptable flow conditions His analysis and design advice has helped to improve layout and design of pumping stations and tanks. Bob has helped to improve mixing and eliminate stagnation of fluids in reservoirs.
For operating facilities, Bob’s analysis has helped to optimize flow conditions over a range of flow rates while minimizing modifications to structures. Bob’s analysis is often used to determine what physical modelling should be undertaken, or to complement physical modelling.
A Civil Engineer, Jason has more than 20 years of experience in the consulting, construction, education, and research sectors. Jason specializes in trenchless engineering and construction, including horizontal directional drilling, tunnelling, micro-tunnelling cured-in-place-pipe relining, pipe bursting, auger boring, and pipe ramming. As National Practice Leader, Trenchless Technologies, Jason provides advice on feasibility studies, designs, risk management, constructability, tendering, and construction.
Prior to rejoining Associated Engineering in 2012, he served 3½ years as an Assistant Professor and Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University, where he taught soil mechanics and researched trenchless methods.
An active volunteer, Jason served on the Board of Directors for the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT); and is an instructor for their Lateral Sewer Rehabilitation, Horizontal Directional Drilling, and Pipe Bursting Best Practices Courses. Jason co-authored the NASTT Good Practices Manual for trenchless rehabilitation of lateral sewers. In 2010, Jason received NASTT’s Trent Ralston Award for Early Career Achievement in the field of Trenchless Technology.
Rob has over 25 years of experience in consulting, encompassing environmental earth science, hydrology, and natural resource management. As National Practice Leader, Contaminated Sites, Rob plays a leadership role in business development and strategic planning on company-wide growth of the contaminated sites practice. He has managed or led more than 400 contaminated sites investigations in Northern Canada, BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Rob has directed the remediation of a wide range of industrial and commercial properties. He has completed several senior reviews and performed technical advisory roles for several Phase I and II ESA projects across Western Canada.
Owen has over 19 years of experience in asset management of public infrastructure for clients across Canada and the UK. He has helped many clients to develop corporate standards, policy and frameworks related to asset management. His asset management approach considers risks, level of service, and whole-life costing. Owen brings an owner’s perspective to his projects gained from previous roles as a manager within a water utility responsible for strategy development, capital program management, engineering standards, and other operational roles.
Owen’s experience includes a Climate Change Risk Assessment for Anglian Water’s 6000+ water and wastewater facilities, as well as asset management planning across 12 business units for The City of Calgary. The Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) awarded The City of Calgary and Associated Engineering with the Tereo Award for developing the City’s asset management plans and instituting business improvement in asset planning across Calgary.
Owen was involved in developing ISO 55000 - the international standard on asset management systems released in January 2014.
Corinna is a Senior Biologist with 18 years of experience specializing in terrestrial and landscape ecology. Her key areas of focus include environmental assessment, environmental planning, mitigation and post-construction monitoring. Corinna has led and managed projects with multi-disciplinary teams throughout Western Canada.
She has project experience in a variety of client sectors, including transportation, mining, renewable energy, civil infrastructure, and urban and rural development. With a proven track record in supporting projects through regulatory permitting processes, Corinna is familiar with permitting process as required by the BC Environmental Assessment Act, Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Navigation Protection Act, Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act, and BC Wildlife Act and Water Act.
Helen is a Civil Engineer with 20 years of diverse experience in the consulting and municipal sectors. As Manager of our Energy Group, Helen has participated in delivering district energy systems, hydraulic and heat recovery systems, biomass projects, and waste-to-energy projects. Helen was the project manager for Metro Vancouver’s Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Heat Recovery Conceptual Design and Hydraulic Energy Recovery from Water Transmission System. She also provided project management support on Metro Vancouver’s Waste-to-Energy Capacity project.
Helen’s success in delivering projects comes from her experience in the municipal sector and her practical approach to problem solving. From her work in the municipal sector, she has experience in corporate strategic planning, policy and bylaw development, RFP and ToR development, development cost charges development, and capital program planning, Helen also has technical expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, as well as experience in master planning, design, tendering, and contract administration.
A Senior Environmental Scientist, Rebekka has more than 18 years of experience as an environmental professional across BC, Northern Canada, and Washington State. Rebekka leads the delivery of customized software and GIS solutions for managing and reporting environmental information. She also leads the Environmental Management Group, which provides contaminated sites and sediment and erosion control services. Rebekka’s broad experience with collection and analysis of data, development of field protocols, assessment of environmental impacts, investigations of contaminated sites, and reporting lends to seamless and effective management of these multi-disciplinary groups. Rebekka has managed several large-scale, multi-year projects, and coordinated multi-disciplinary project teams. Her approach is to work closely with clients to determine project objectives, and collaborate with the project team to deliver on client expectations.
Sandra is a Biologist and Senior Environmental Scientist with over 17 years of experience in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem assessment, wildlife inventory, environmental impact assessment, impact mitigation planning, and environmental monitoring. She has significant experience collaborating with provincial and federal agencies, as well as with developers, private property owners and local governments.
Sandra has managed and completed several environmental impact assessments for development on First Nation reserves throughout Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. She works closely with property stakeholders, including First Nations and local governments to ensure compliance with regulations and permitting requirements for development in and around environmentally significant areas.
As Manager of the Northern Alberta Environmental Sciences Division, Sandra is responsible for maintaining and developing client relationships, communicating on all aspects of project needs, and ensuring quality control of project deliverables and proposals. She is an effective project manager and has considerable experience working with and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams.
Sandra is a member of the College of Applied Biology Credentials Committee in British Columbia, and has recently joined the environmental committee of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta.
Paul is a Professional Forester with more than 20 years of experience managing multi-disciplinary teams for environmental services and forest land management in Canada and New Zealand. His background encompasses environmental monitoring and permitting, planning, impact assessments for land development, and developing effective mitigation and restoration strategies. Paul also specializes in operational, tactical, and strategic forest land-use planning, forest stand modifications to accommodate various resource values, visual impact analysis, and wildfire interface management.