Our team of engineers and technicians/technologists bring to each project innovative ideas and a wealth of experience.
Ross Whitcomb, P.Eng., Director Materials and Construction Services - Manager Saint John
Ross is the President, co-founder and Senior Engineer of Conquest Engineering Ltd. Ross has attained extensive experience throughout his 35 year career in the fields of concrete technology, geotechnical engineering, blast vibration monitoring and blasting damage claim investigations and assessments. Ross has been the Senior Project Director providing leadership and technical expertise on a vast number of condition assessments of concrete structures and geotechnical engineering projects across the Atlantic region throughout his career.
Chris Carr, P.Eng., Director Geotechnical Engineering
Chris is a Company Principal registered in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador practicing geotechnical engineering from 1990 to present. Chris provides leadership in: client relationships; business development; business practices; and technical engineering. He has management and technical project experience in Western Canada, Atlantic Canada, and various projects along the eastern seaboard of the United States (from Florida to Maine) dealing with a wide array of earthwork and foundation problems for on-shore and off-shore works.
Kris LeClair, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer
Kris has been practicing geotechnical engineering and project management since 2004. His experiences include management and execution of various geotechnical programs (on and off-shore), as well as construction management (including the implementation of health, safety, and quality control/assurance programs) in both large and small scale projects across Atlantic Canada.
Alex Calvin, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer
Alex is a registered engineer in the Provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, practicing geotechnical engineering at Conquest Engineering from 2006 to present. He has conducted numerous geotechnical investigations (on-shore and off-shore) and provided design recommendations for shallow and deep foundations, slope stabilization, and pavement structure design. He specializes in deep foundations design and construction including: pile design, drivability analysis, dynamic pile load testing (PDA), and quality control of rock-socketed pile installation.
J.T. Nugent, P.Eng., Materials Engineer
J.T. has 6 years of experience in civil materials engineering. His knowledge base is primarily in asphalt and concrete technologies. J.T. has experience with mix design, laboratory testing, and field placement inspection of asphalt concrete, as well as experience performing pavement condition surveys. He has significant experience assessing the condition of existing concrete structures and recommending repair strategies and techniques, as well as developing repair specifications. In addition to his knowledge of existing concrete structure repair, J.T. possesses a thorough understanding of new concrete construction practices and standard laboratory concrete materials testing.
Troy O'Brien, P.Tech., Senior Engineering Technologist
Troy has over 20 years of experience providing construction QA/QC services on a wide variety of construction projects of varying magnitude. His deep knowledge and extensive experience includes reinforcing steel inspection, QA/QC sampling, inspection, and testing of backfill materials, concrete, grout and mortar, and asphalt concrete. Troy also has experience performing field geotechnical investigations and monitoring pile driving.
Justin Chappel, Laboratory and Field Technician
Justin has 5 years of experience in both field and laboratory concrete testing services, reinforcing steel inspection, grout and mortar testing, and temperature monitoring for mass concrete elements for winter construction activities. In addition, he has experience in performing blast vibration monitoring, pile monitoring, and basic geotechnical field work.
Rosa Vautour, Accounts Manager
Rosa has worked with Conquest Engineering for 10 years as Accounts Manager, responsible for both account payables and receivables for all four offices.
Stacy Byers, Administrative Assistant
Stacy supports the geotechnical team with administrative tasks and is the first point of contact for our clients in New Brunswick.
Robert Cyr, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Manager Moncton
Robert is the Vice-President, co-founder and Senior Engineer of Conquest Engineering Ltd. Robert has been involved in geotechnical engineering since 1995. Robert has provided his geotechnical expertise including blast vibration monitoring and blasting damage claim investigations to numerous civil construction projects in Atlantic Canada throughout his career. Internationally, he provided quality control over the earthworks and geotechnical monitoring of a mine tailings dam project in Tunisia, Africa. Robert has co-authored numerous geotechnical publications.
Joey Paulin, P.Eng., Junior Geotechnical Engineer
Joey has over 5 years of experience in materials testing, inspection and geotechnical investigations. Joey’s experience in materials testing includes concrete, soils, and asphalt testing. He has supervised numerous geotechnical investigations by test pit and borehole sampling.
Jessica Fredericks, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Manager Fredericton
Ms. Fredericks is a geotechnical engineer with 10 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and 3 years of experience in applied geophysics. She has worked on and managed a variety of geotechnical engineering projects involving embankment and foundation design, rock slope stabilization, dynamic (PDA) load testing and analysis, slope stability, landslide assessment, site investigation and construction inspection throughout New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia.
Cameron Whitcomb, B.Sc. Eng., E.I.T.
Cameron has 4 years of experience in construction materials testing and geotechnical investigations in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Cameron has experience in providing construction QA/QC related to compaction of engineered fills, testing services of Portland cement concrete, and sampling and testing asphaltic concrete. He has experience inspecting concrete for conduit, rebar, and voids using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). His field geotechnical experience includes the implementation and supervision of boreholes and test pit programs for deep and shallow investigations.
Luis Repetto, P.Eng., M.Eng., M.B.A, Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Luis is a registered Professional Engineer in the provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick practicing geotechnical (On-Shore and Off-Shore) engineering from 2003 to present (15 Years), in the field of Geotechnical / Materials Engineering. Responsibilities include working both in the field and office on geotechnical projects and construction inspection/review. Luis, is also responsible for project management/engineering, writing technical reports, correspondence, proposals and specifications for geotechnical and civil projects.
Devan McKenney, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer
Devan has over 4 years of experience in geotechnical engineering. He has been involved in geotechnical and materials projects in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Devan has participated in a variety of geotechnical work including field investigations, inspections (quality control), and laboratory testing.
Scott Aldous, Senior Geotechnical Technician
Scott has over 20 years of combined geotechnical engineering and materials testing experience having worked in both Nova Scotia and Alberta. His experience includes logging test pits, boreholes, site investigations, pile inspection, as well as large land development and infrastructure projects testing soil, concrete, asphalt, and aggregates in both a field and laboratory environment.
Wesley Smith, Senior Geotechnical Technician
Wesley has over 16 years of combined geotechnical engineering and materials testing experience having worked in California, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Atlantic Canada. His experience includes logging test pits, boreholes, site investigations, pile inspection, as well as large land development and infrastructure projects testing soil, concrete, asphalt, and aggregates in both a field and laboratory environment.
Evan Wamboldt, Geotechnical Technologist
Evan is a Geotechnical/Materials Technologist with 3 years of experience specializing in concrete and materials testing and inspection, aggregate materials testing, and soils testing.
Corey Williams, Geotechnical Technologist
Corey is a Geotechnical/Materials Technologist with 2 years of experience specializing in concrete and materials testing and inspection, aggregate materials testing, and soils testing.