The strength of our team comes from years of experience in engineering analyses, construction field review and material testing in the Lower Mainland. Each person on our engineering team has regular field responsibilities that keep us ‘grounded’ in the practicalities of construction:
Robert has been the Geotechnical Engineer on numerous projects throughout the Lower Mainland and southwestern British Columbia areas. He has more than 25 years of engineering experience and his areas of technical expertise are in site investigation, engineering analysis, and geotechnical design associated with projects involving slope stability, foundations, segmental retaining walls, reinforced earth slopes, and soil and rock mechanics. Robert is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Takahiro (Hiro) joined Horizon 20 years ago after working in Japan for 5 years as a Civil Engineer. His areas of technical expertise are in site investigation, engineering analysis, and geotechnical design associated with projects involving slope stability, specialized foundations, segmental retaining walls, reinforced earth slopes, soil mechanics, temporary excavation support, and stormwater management systems. Hiro is fluent in English and Japanese.
Lyndon received his Master’s degree in civil engineering, specializing in soil mechanics, in 1995. He worked as a geotechnical engineer in Korea, Thailand, China and, immediately prior to immigrating to Canada, the Geo-Research Institute of Japan for 6 years. His fields of expertise cover subsurface investigation, laboratory and field testing, and engineering analyses (including bearing capacity and settlement, slope stability, ground improvement and soil liquefaction) and construction field reviews. Lyndon joined Horizon Engineering in 2005 and he is fluent in English, Mandarin and Japanese.
Ulysses worked as a geotechnical engineer in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, with over 15 years of experience in the engineering consulting industry. He was involved in various types of building development projects, ranging from residential (low-rise to high-rise buildings), commercial/industrial, to institutional (schools, hospitals). His experience also included infrastructure projects, such as the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit project. His technical experience included field investigation techniques and geotechnical design work involving shallow/deep foundation, site preparation, slope stability, seismic considerations, retaining structures, and excavations. Ulysses is fluent in English and Mandarin
Nima has worked as a geotechnical engineer with Horizon since 2015. He has experience in soil-structure interaction modeling and simulation, liquefaction assessment, site response analysis, slope stability analysis, embankment and earth retaining structure design, design of foundations, site investigation, and laboratory testing. He specializes in evaluating response of infrastructure systems under static and seismic loads and has been involved in developing software for numerical modeling of earthquake-soil-structure-interaction systems for his doctoral studies at UC Davis. He has provided geotechnical engineering services for a variety of projects extending to infrastructures, residential developments, highways, bridges, and slopes. Nima is fluent in English and Farsi.
Diane joined Horizon Engineering in 2012. She has experience in geotechnical engineering including stormwater management design, surface and sub-surface drainage considerations, drainage remediation, soil gas management, excavation shoring, foundation design, field investigation, laboratory testing, and field reviews during construction.
Since joining Horizon Engineering in 2014, Jason has worked on various aspects of geotechnical engineering projects, carrying out field reviews for shotcrete shoring, deep foundations, and quality control testing. Jason is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Haroon has over 13 years of experience as a geotechnical engineer with projects mainly in the Lower Mainland area, carrying out site investigations preparatory to design development, shoring design, foundation design, slope stability analyses, soil testing, and field reviews during construction. Haroon is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Ali joined Horizon Engineering as a geotechnical engineer in 2017. He received his PhD degree in Construction Engineering and Management from University of Alberta. While he was a member of Consortium for Engineered Trenchless Technologies he developed new analytical and numerical methods to predict hydraulic fracturing pressure and annular drilling fluid pressure during Horizontal Directional Drilling. Ali has 7 years of experience in geotechnical design, analyses and/or construction support of various underground projects including horizontal boreholes, tunnels, subway stations and shafts in soil and rock. He is proficient in geotechnical FEM/FDM numerical modeling software.
Susan has 5 years of experience in construction management and geotechnical consulting. She has been involved in various projects across Canada and the United States, including many in the Lower Mainland since joining Horizon in 2018. She has experience in MSE wall design, site investigation, as well as laboratory and field testing.
Jansen joined Horizon Engineering in 2021. Prior to joining the company, he gained field experience in micropile testing and field quality control of soil anchor and micropile installation from working at a local drilling sub-contractor in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Prior to graduating from UBCO Civil Engineering program in 2020, Jansen had various internship experiences in Civil and Transportation Engineering in Hong Kong. Jansen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Clive is a certified civil technician with more than 10 years of experience carrying out field density testing, collecting samples, and carrying out laboratory testing for soil samples. He is also certified to monitor construction sites for erosion and sediment control during construction. Clive is trained and experienced in carrying out vibration monitoring, installing “tell tale” crack metres, Wildcat Penetration testing, Cone Penetration Testing, and installation of segmental concrete retaining walls. He also has expertise in slab jacking.
Bronson is a graduate of BCIT’s school of Mechanical Engineering with specialization in CAD/CAM. He has been with Horizon Engineering since 2001 as CAD Manager, Designer Draftsman and manager of Horizon’s IT systems.
Cole joined Horizon Engineering in 2015. He is a graduate of the Structural Drafting program at BCIT, with a prior Bachelor of Arts from UBC in English and philosophy. He has expertise in 3D modelling.
Sheryl has been a key member of Horizon team since 2012. She has a background in Business Administration and has worked in both the profit and not for profit sector.
June has been with Horizon Engineering in May 2008. She has a bachelor degree in Finance and Economics. June is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.