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NOTICE TO OUR CLIENTS AND COLLEAGUES REGARDING OUR PROCEDURES IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 (Corona virus)

To our valued Clients and Colleagues,

We remain in operation while following the latest Health Authority, Provincial and Federal recommendations. We remain committed to maintaining the quality of service you have come to expect from H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Although this is a challenging time and we may encounter delays, we remain dedicated to meeting all of our project deadlines. During these extraordinary times, we are making changes to our operations to ensure the safety of our employees, clients, and community.

WORKING REMOTELY

Our office is currently closed to the public, with many of our staff working remotely. Mail is able to be delivered by post to our office. At this time, courier packages can be delivered to our office, however, they must be left on the table in the main foyer outside our office door. If further assistance is needed, you may knock on the door or ring the bell. In order to maintain social distancing policies and out of respect for our workers still in the office, we will be keeping courier deliverables to a minimum.

CONTACTING US

Our phones and e-mails remain in use. All staff have full access to our phones and e-mails from home. Please use our main phone number as you normally would, and our receptionist will direct your call to the appropriate person.

MEETINGS

Effective immediately, we are discontinuing all in-person meetings at our office. Meetings will be conducted by teleconference or web-based video conference.

SITE INSPECTIONS

Our policy regarding site inspections will be adjusted as required to meet the health officials’ recommendations. Our staff will only engage with the Contractors or authorized representative and will avoid any contact with other site staff and contractors. For everyone’s protection, they have been instructed to avoid handshakes and practice social distancing as recommended by the health authorities. Our inspectors have also been directed to avoid site meetings in trailers where social distancing cannot be achieved.

MONITORING

We will continue to monitor our site inspection procedures. We will follow the guidance from the appropriate health officials and will revise our procedures as required.

Partnership Announcement!

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. and their affiliated company H.Y. & Associates Land Surveying Ltd. are pleased to announce the continued growth of their land surveying division with the promotion of Curtis Van Hove, BTech, Land Surveyor in Training (LST) to a Partner.

Curtis joined the firm as a summer student seven years ago and obtained his Bachelor Degree in Geomatics Engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 2015. With his strong ethics, enthusiasm and energy, Curtis has been an important asset to the Company by demonstrating solid knowledge in the complexities of survey technique, law and practice. He is currently active with project management in a full range of legal survey services and completing his articles to attain his BC Land Surveyor designation. We look forward to Curtis’ continued positive contribution and strong leadership skills and as we move forward into the future.

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Partnership Announcement

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is pleased to welcome the addition of Jay Lim (VP Finance) and Derek Rempel, P.Eng., into the Partnership group of the Firm. This growth step strengthens our role as a leading civil engineering consulting firm within the civil land development and municipal sectors.

Jay Lim brings more than 10 years of experience in financial and executive leadership through business transformations, cost reduction initiatives and systems implementations and upgrades. Jay has also been involved in tax planning, the execution of strategic mergers and acquisitions and is specialized in providing accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services to privately-held corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Jay holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Victoria and he is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Derek Rempel has extensive experience in design and client liaison with both private and public sector clients. His 11 years of accumulated knowledge of local land development approval processes, layout and servicing designs and construction processes will help lead our civil design team to the future with new and creative design solutions. Derek holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is registered as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.

Established in 1981, H.Y. Engineering has grown steadily to meet the demands of the industry and our increasing client base, in the public and private sectors, providing urban planning, engineering and surveying services for land development and civil engineering projects. Our company objective is to provide solid planning, engineering and land surveying solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our experience in the design and construction industry includes a range of projects from 2-lot subdivisions to large scale urban developments. We have earned the position as a leading civil design consultant in the Lower Mainland area, and look forward to having Jay and Derek on our leadership team to support our continued growth.

New Partnership Announcement

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Will Bodnar, P. Eng., to the partnership group of the firm. This growth step strengthens our role as a leading civil engineering consulting firm within the civil land development and municipal sectors. Will has extensive experience in design and client liaison with both private and public sector clients. His 14 years of accumulated knowledge of local land development regulations, development approval process, layout and servicing designs and construction process will help lead our civil design team into the future with new and creative design solutions. Will holds a degree in Engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is a member of the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. Established in 1981, H.Y. Engineering Ltd. has grown steadily to meet the demands of the industry and our increasing client base, in both the public and private sectors, providing urban planning, engineering and surveying services for land development and civil engineering projects. Our company objective is to provide solid planning, engineering and land surveying solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our experience in the design and construction industry includes a range of projects from basic two lot subdivisions to large scale urban developments. We have earned the position as a leading civil design consultant in the Lower Mainland area, and look forward to having Will on our leadership team to support our continued growth.

H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Announcement

It is with warm wishes that H.Y. Engineering Ltd. announces the retirement of Phil Hartley. In his 25 year tenure, Phil has been instrumental to the company’s success, playing a critical role in overseeing all aspects of its day to day operation as well as providing valuable business insight to support the steady growth of the company over the past 20 years. Phil consistently demonstrated a high degree of professionalism, trustworthiness, reliability, methodical decision making and infallible work ethics fostering strong relationships with both staff and clientele. He will be truly missed, and H.Y. Engineering Ltd. would like to express our tremendous gratitude and appreciation for all his contributions. We wish him a restful and much deserved retirement.

On Phil’s retirement, we are also welcoming three new Partners to H.Y. Engineering Ltd.: John Vairo (CTech) Engineering, Lori Joyce (CPT) Planning, and Gordon Yu (BCLS) Surveying. They join our existing partners, Richard Brooks, Eugene Wong and Roman Dypchey. All three new partners have been valued employees of H.Y. Engineering Ltd. for the past 10 years. We look forward to this new chapter of growth and change and we are confident John, Lori, and Gordon will prove to be great assets to the leadership team at H.Y. Engineering Ltd.

 

 
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