Experienced & Knowledgeable Experts

Precision Forensics has the most experienced team of Forensic Engineers in Western Canada with over 190+ Years of combined experience. The depth of knowledge within our firm provides our clients with the confidence that we can correctly determine the facts of an incident based on years of investigative experience combined with using the latest technology

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Kevin Huberdeau, P.Eng.

Director of Engineering

780 484 0761 Ext. 402

Kevin Huberdeau, P.Eng.|Director of Engineering

Kevin Huberdeau is an experienced professional engineer with over 35 years of multi-discipline engineering experience and has been directly involved in over 3,000 forensic related engineering projects.

With specialized experience in forensic investigation and analysis, including the investigation and assessment of fire and impact structural damage and digital vehicle forensics, he uses his depth of knowledge and awareness to assist clients by providing detailed investigations and analyses to reconstruct collision and structural failure events.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and analysis of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. Building Code, Energy Code, and Building Envelope Assessments
    3. Assessment of Highway repairs and maintenance
    4. Finite Element Analysis, LIDAR, and Photogrammetry
    5. Material failure investigations and analyses
    6. Vehicle digital data acquisition and analysis
    7. Investigation, analysis, and reconstruction of Motor Vehicle Collisions
    8. Digital vehicle forensic investigations
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Dennis Robertson

Senior Forensic Technologist

780 484 0761 Ext. 404

Dennis Robertson|Senior Forensic Technologist

Denis Robertson is an experienced technologist with over 55 years of multi-discipline engineering experience.  For the last 21 years, his main focus has been in forensic engineering investigation, analysis and production of reports, building restoration drawings and specifications for disaster affected structures, building and municipal services, several unique projects and new building development.  He uses his extensive and varied knowledge and experience to aid in assessing and advising on the company’s extremely diverse projects.

His depth of knowledge assists co-workers and clients with all facets of assigned projects from initial client contact, assessment of project requirements through to Municipal approvals and final client deliverables such as reports, scope of remedial repairs, restoration and new building drawings, construction inspections and substantial completion inspection acceptance.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and recording of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Soil Movement, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. Architectural and structural drawing preparation and project specific specifications and notes.
    3. Stormwater management design for small-lot developments.
    4. Structural and Architectural construction inspections and substantial completion inspection acceptance.
    5. Prime Consultant services and Architectural design (Building Code).
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Luis Pernudi, P.Eng

Structural Design and Forensic Engineer

780 484 0761 Ext. 403

Luis Pernudi, P.Eng|Structural Design and Forensic Engineer

Luis Pernudi is an experienced Engineer with a Master of Engineering Degree in Fire Safety and a Master’s Degree in Project Management, complemented with advanced technical training in Engineering Insurance with Munich RE.  With more than 25 years of experience in the Insurance Industry, Luis was involved in many roles such as Appraiser, Inspector and Forensic Engineer.  Luis has ample experience in seismic and wildfire catastrophe events and has been involved with seismic probable loss calculations and the preparation of technical reports for Fire Insurance Rate Committees. (new paragraph) – Since joining Precision Forensics Inc. (PFI), Luis has consistently delivered on Prime Consulting Services, Field Investigations, Building Remediation Assessments, Cause and Origin of damage, Structural Design, Failure Analysis and Remedial Repair procedures.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and analysis of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, soil movement, Floods, Earthquakes, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. Detailed structural design of many types of structures and facilities
    3. Prime consultant services and Architectural design (Building Code)
    4. Building Code assessments, Construction Inspections.
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Anas Ashi, E.I.T.

Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

780 484 0761 Ext. 407

Anas Ashi, E.I.T.|Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

Anas Ashi is a junior structural engineer with approximately 5 years of experience in different areas. Anas graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in in Civil Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal with a specialty in Structural Design.

Anas joined the Precision Forensics team in 2015. Throughout his employment, he has conducted numerous Forensic Investigations in insurance matters arising from residential and commercial building losses. Anas currently holds an engineer-in-training (E.I.T.) membership with the Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). He has satisfied the association experience requirements and will be obtaining his P. Eng. designation shortly.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and analysis of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion, and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. New structural and remedial repair design in concrete, steel, wood and masonry building elements
    3. Building Code, Energy Code, and Building Envelope Assessments
    4. Project coordination and Tender document preparation
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Scott Murphy, P.Eng.

Structural & Forensic Engineer

780-484-0761 Ext. 405

Scott Murphy, P.Eng.|Structural & Forensic Engineer

Scott Murphy is a senior level Professional Engineer with over 30 years of structural engineering and project management experience for large building and bridge projects. Scott has designed new major bridge structures, designed and managed projects of bridge and building rehabilitation and strengthening, and has conducted numerous forensic inspections of buildings and bridges damaged by fire and impact. He has worked on the design of steel and concrete institutional, industrial, commercial, and residential buildings, and has designed wood and steel framed buildings. Scott has experience in the preparation of detailed engineering reports, drawings, and project cost estimates, and is the lead designer of the Strathcona County Community Centre Parkade explosion and fire remediation. Scott graduated from the University of Waterloo.

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Jeff Tenove, P.Eng.

Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

780 484 0761 Ext. 409

Jeff Tenove, P.Eng.|Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

Jeff Tenove received a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2008 and has since worked in several different roles as a design engineer or a technical expert.  In 2015 he began work as a structural forensic engineer and has been involved in over 250 forensic cases investigating structural failures, fires, vehicle impacts to buildings, explosions, water damage and soil related claims.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and analysis of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. Detailed structural design of many types of structures and facilities
    3. Prime consultant services and Architectural design (Building Code)
    4. Building Code, Energy Code, and Building Envelope Assessments
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Michael Mertz, P.Eng.

Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

780 484 0761 Ext. 408

Michael Mertz, P.Eng.|Structural Design & Forensic Engineer

Michael Mertz is an experienced professional engineer with over 5 years of engineering and project management experience, Michael’s career has encompassed a number of roles in heavy civil, commercial and residential construction, and water damage restoration. The experience includes report preparation, negotiation, forensic analysis, evaluation of structural damage to buildings and bridges, design and review of structural repairs along with environmental and safety code enforcement. Michael graduated from Purdue University in Lafayette, US. He currently holds a Professional engineering license (P.Eng.) from APEGA and a Professional Engineering license (P.E.) from Indiana. Michael also has a background in commercial and residential water damage restoration, including involvement in large mold abatement projects. He has a special emphasis on health and safety, and works with the in-house team to reduce work related incidents.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and analysis of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. New structural and remedial repair design in concrete, steel, wood and masonry building elements
    3. Building Code, Energy Code, and Building Envelope Assessments
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Ryan Bedwell, C.E.T

Senior Technologist

780 484 0761 Ext. 406

Ryan Bedwell, C.E.T|Senior Technologist

Ryan Bedwell is an experienced architectural technologist with over 20 years of design work experience.  Over that time, he has worked with various architectural firms, design firms and builders to design and create construction documents for different types of structures ranging from simple renovations to complex steel and concrete buildings.  This broad and varied work experience is beneficial to the company’s project assessments and production of reconstruction documents.

Areas of Expertise

    1. Forensic Investigation and recording of structures damaged as a result of Fire, Water, Corrosion, Wind, Snow, Vibration, Explosion, and Vehicle Impacts.
    2. Preparation of detailed structural and remedial repair drawings and project specific specifications and notes
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Wesley Hebert, C.E.T

Sr. Mechanical Technical Specialist

780-484-0761 Ext. 103

Wesley Hebert, C.E.T|Sr. Mechanical Technical Specialist

Wes Hebert an experienced Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) with over 18 years of multi-discipline engineering technology experience and has been directly involved in several engineering specific disciplines including mechanical, process (chemical), civil, structural and instrumentation.  Over that time, he has gained experience in project management, design, drafting, and procurement, along with holding related senior level managerial positions.  Wes is currently the Director of Operations of Precision Engineering Inc., a sister company to Precision Forensics Inc.

Areas of Expertise

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  1. Industrial (oil and gas) facility engineering and design.
  2. Project management and hands on engineering related expertise to meet client’s needs.
  3. Design reviews and assessments related to industrial facilities.
  4. Process safety and project risk assessments.
  5. Site assessments and analysis of industrial facility failures and troubleshooting.
  6. Industrial design codes such as AGA, ASME, ANSI, API, ASTM, MSS, NACE, NFPA, SAE and CSA pertaining to industrial facilities.
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Albert Lee, P.Eng.

Sr. Process (Chemical) Engineer

780-484-0761 Ext. 110

Albert Lee, P.Eng.|Sr. Process (Chemical) Engineer

Albert Lee is a senior level Professional Engineer (Master of Science) with over 20 years of engineering and project management experience. Albert graduated from the University of Alberta in Chemical Engineering and earned his MSc in Environmental Science and Technology from the City University of Hong Kong.  Throughout his career, Albert has taken many supervisory roles where he was the lead Engineer on production facilities while also executing a variety of process engineering designs, installation, testing and commissioning work for de-bottlenecking projects. Albert has completed detailed engineering design for converting reforming plants from naphtha feedstock to natural gas. He has taken on many lead roles for different projects including that of pipelines and wellsites.

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Masud Hannan, P.Eng.

Sr. Structural Engineer

780-484-0761 Ext. 118

Masud Hannan, P.Eng.|Sr. Structural Engineer

Masud Hannan is an experienced Professional Engineer earning a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with a strong focus on Structural Engineering from Concordia University in Montreal. Masud has significant experience in developing Engineering calculation and design templates in Mathcad and Excel, performed structural analysis and design of various buildings and industrial structures using structural analysis and design softwires as well as manual calculations. He is experienced in various building codes, specifications, industry standards and regulatory requirements. He has supervised major construction projects in chemical process industries, housing complex, and conducted extensive field reviews.  He has completed structural evaluations and assessments of buildings, as well as modified and strengthened existing structures.

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Huw Davis, P.Eng.

Mechanical Engineer

780-484-0761 Ext. 115

Huw Davis, P.Eng.|Mechanical Engineer

Huw Davis is an experienced Engineer with a Master of Chemical Engineering Degree obtained from Curtain University in Australia. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree (with Honors) in Mechatronic Engineering, and is a certified Oil and Gas Engineer.  Huw has experience in several project management roles including engineering, fabricating and procuring. He dedicates his time and efforts to ensure projects are getting completed on time and within budget, while also showing team leadership and maintaining an excellent team environment. Huw has developed creative and novel designs to overcome the challenges of small temporary pre-engineered structures. He also has experience in in computer 3D modelling and design, visualization and renderings.

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Andrew Higginson, P.Eng.

Structural Engineer

Andrew Higginson, P.Eng.|Structural Engineer

Andrew Higginson is an experienced Structural Engineer with over ten years of Consulting Engineering experience. He acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2008. Andrew’s expertise is in providing engineering designs for Adventure Tourism, including ziplines, climbing walls, and other recreational-type structures. He also inspects, certifies, and designs Fall Protection systems, and has provided such consulting expertise for companies such as Imperial Oil and BC Transit.

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Trevor Hawkins, P.Eng.

Sr. Process (Chemical) Engineer

780-484-0761 Ext. 104

Trevor Hawkins, P.Eng.|Sr. Process (Chemical) Engineer

Trevor Hawkins is a Professional Engineer with over 15 years of process engineering and project management experience. Trevor has experience in process sizing calculations, process hazard analysis facilitation, mechanical piping design calculations, instrument selection and sizing, estimate preparation, change management, cost and schedule management, department management, and client interface. He earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta, where he has since demonstrated his success in leadership and overseeing intermediate and junior engineers in completing and delivering large and complex project designs.

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Hannah Savard

Accounts

780 484 0761 Ext. 805

Hannah Savard|Accounts

Hannah joined the Precision Forensics team in November 2017 with 5 years of accounting and clerical experience. Hannah deals with many tasks around the office; lending her experience and assistance in all areas of the company from answering and responding to calls and emails, to preparing documents, coordinating deliverables, managing account payables and receivables, supporting budgeting and book keeping procedures, helping to coordinate health and safety, and helping out the team with whatever they need. Hannah is currently enrolled at Grant McEwan University majoring in Anthropology, and hopes to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree in the next year.

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Deborah Doherty

Corporate Controller

780-484-0761 Ext. 804

Deborah Doherty|Corporate Controller

Deborah has recently joined the team and taken on the role of Corporate Controller. She brings in over 35 years of experience in finance, including clients from self-employed individuals to large corporations. Deborah’s goal is to customize and analyze financial information for the benefit of management in financial planning and for the continued success and growth in the forensic field.

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Cheryl Kowaluk, B. Mgt

Human Resources Manager

780 484 0761 Ext. 802

Cheryl Kowaluk, B. Mgt|Human Resources Manager

Cheryl is the Human Resources Manager for Precision Forensics and brings over 18 years of experience and knowledge to the team.   She has worked in administrative and management roles in human resources, payroll, and accounting in the hotel, oil & gas, and engineering sectors.  She earned her Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge in 2002.

When Cheryl is not hard at work at the office you will find her in Mexico on a beach or attending a sporting event.

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Melissa Forde, B.A., H.S.A

Health and Safety Coordinator

780 484 0761 Ext. 803

Melissa Forde, B.A., H.S.A|Health and Safety Coordinator

Melissa is the Health and Safety Coordinator for Precision Forensics and is currently working on the A.C.S.A.’s C.O.R. certification for the company. Melissa has several years of experience in Health and Safety and recently completed her H.S.A. designation. Before that, she completed her Bachelor of Arts from Grant MacEwan University in 2010.