Tell us about your job. What do you do?
I am geotechnical engineer with a focus on infrastructure and dam safety. I provide technical support and project management and coordination for a variety of projects.
What’s an exciting project that you’re working on?
I am working on an interesting mine closure project involving multiple disciplines and topics. It is fascinating to see a complex project come together with a variety of disciplines striving towards one goal.
What motivates you the most in your job?
The team of people I work with and the effort to bring together a high quality end product. There is a great deal of satisfaction to see a project from start to finish.
How does your work affect people’s lives, the environment and the world around us?
My projects are diverse and impact people's lives both directly and indirectly - from small scale mall development projects to large scale mining operations and highways connecting cities.
What skills and personal qualities have been instrumental in the success you have achieved in consulting?
Communication, teamwork, flexibility and research skills.