About Us

Our Team:

You can contact any of our staff via email using the format of firstname@raengineering.ca

Greg J. Wylie, P.Eng., Struct.Eng., MIStructE., (PRINCIPAL)

EDUCATION: Graduated from UBC in 1988 in Civil Engineering with a specialty in structures.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Member of Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. (EGBC)
Chartered Structural Engineer with Institution of Structural Engineers (United Kingdom).
Designated Structural Engineer (BC).
Member of Structural Engineering Association of British Columbia (SEABC). 
Board member on the BC Structural Qualifications Board in Vancouver.
Board member of the Mackie Lake House Foundation

EXPERIENCE: Past employers: Pomeroy Engineering Ltd and Bogdonov Pao Associates Ltd, both in Vancouver, 1988 to 1995.

Greg has been responsible for most of R&A’s structural design since 1997.

 
Lorne, (CAD DRAFTING and SITE REVIEWS)

EDUCATION: Graduated from Cariboo College and BCIT in 1985.

EXPERIENCE: Past employer: RJC, Vancouver, 1988 to 2003.

Lorne has been with R&A since 2003, and is the Head Draftsman in charge of the CAD department. Lorne is our main Site Reviewer

 
 
 
 

Matt Derkach, P.Eng

EDUCATION: B.ApSc. Graduated from UBC in 2015 in Civil Engineering with a specialty in structures. Dean’s Honour List. Matt has successfully taken several post degree courses in Structural engineering through SEABC.

MEMBERSHIPS: Member of Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC)

EXPERIENCE: Matt worked for a northern Alberta Structural Engineering firm prior to starting with R&A Engineering in the spring of 2016. He has also worked as a site engineer in Kelowna for a large construction company through the co-op program, and has experience as a technician for a concrete supplier and finisher in Alberta.

Matt is involved in all aspects of structural design with R&A Engineering.

 

Chris Merrill, EIT

EDUCATION: B.ApSc with Distinction, graduated from UBC in 2016 in Civil Engineering with a specialty in structures, Dean’s Honour List. Diploma in mechanical engineering technology. Diploma in Business Administration. Chris has successfully taken several post degree courses in structural engineering through SEABC.

MEMBERSHIPS: Member of Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC), as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT).

EXPERIENCE: Chris had two years of project management experience in the Construction Industry prior to starting with R&A in the spring of 2016. He is involved in all aspects of structural design with R&A Engineering.

 

Other Support Staff:

Bookkeeping: Kim
Administration: Juli
Computer Tech: Bryan
Back-up contract drafters: Owen.
Back-up contract Senior Engineer checker: Jim

Additional Engineers and Drafters are hired on contract as required.

Corporate History:

R&A Engineering Ltd was founded in 1973. Greg Wylie joined the team in 1995. In 1997 Greg became a partner under the new name of R&A Engineering(1997)Ltd. and became sole owner in 2000. Greg remains as President and is joined by the other staff to make up the current team.