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., FEC., (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)
  • Designated Structural Engineer (BC)
  • Member of Structural Engineering Association of British Columbia (SEABC)
  • Board member on the BC Structural Qualifications Board in Vancouver
  • Engineers of Canada Fellow (FEC)
  • President 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, P.Eng.

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)

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 1: Penny
Administration 2: 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.