Eligibility & Selection Criteria
- Must be a professional engineer or geo-scientist
- Must have less than 10 years of experience in their field
- Must be working for a CEA member firm at time of nomination and award.
- Nominee must be in good standing with their professional association (i.e. APEGA, ASET, etc.)
- The definition of ‘Young Professionals’ includes engineers,technologists, as well as professionals in the disciplines of geoscience and/or engineering.
Profession (30% weight)
- The candidate has a well-rounded record of achievement in education, employment, professional and public service activities.
- The candidate shows commitment to excellence in his/her professional work. The following personal attributes will be considered: technical prowess, leadership, initiative, team work and integrity.
- What is the present and future potential prominence and impact of the candidate in the consulting engineering industry?
- The candidate has worked to advance the profession of consulting engineer and is active in CEA’s Young Professional Group.
Consulting Industry (60% weight)
- The candidate understands the role of a consultant in the engineering industry.
- The candidate has offered practical and innovative solutions to projects and have established good relationships with clients.
- The candidate possesses good project management skills.
- The candidate’s work is recognized by the firm and by clients.
Community (10% weight)
- Is the candidate actively involvement in professional organizations?
- The candidate gives back to the community by being active in community services and charities such as volunteering.
Nominations will be reviewed by a committee consisting of industry experts selected by CEA and approved by the Executive Committee.