Junior Environmental Scientist
Hannah is looking forward to working on local projects as a part of the Gwaii team.
Amanda is a registered Engineer-in-Training with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia Okanagan with specialization in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. She also has experience as a Survey and GIS Technician with the Regional District of the North Okanagan where she conducted site surveys and mapped assets in ArcGIS. Amanda is new to Victoria and is grateful to be working and playing on the Traditional Territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən and W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples.
Jared is a registered Engineer-In-Training with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Victoria. As a member the Civil Engineering team, he prepares design drawings for a variety of projects. Originally from Toronto, Jared enjoys outdoor activities such as canoeing, soccer, and hiking.
Crosby was born in Prince Rupert, BC and raised in Victoria. He is a member of the Gitxsan and Nisga’a First Nations, located in northwestern British Columbia.
Crosby is a Professional Chemist in training with a degree in Chemistry from the University of Victoria. Since graduating he has gained experience working in the analytical chemistry field and is looking forward to transferring the knowledge and skills gained in this area to the Gwaii team.
Jason holds an Applied Science technologist (AScT) and Professional technologist (PTech) designations. Graduating from the northern alberta institute of technology with a diploma in civil engineering technology. Jason has over 20 years experience in BC and Alberta and relocated to Vancouver island in the spring of 2020. Having worked as a civil designer focused on community development throughout his career, he brings a depth of experience to projects of all sizes.
Alyssa is originally from Northern Ontario, and has Mi’kmaw lineage from South-West Newfoundland. She is a registered Engineer-in-Training with a degree in environmental engineering from the University of Waterloo. Since moving west she has gained experience in both environmental and geotechnical fields.
Alyssa is excited to join the Gwaii Team and work on projects that align with her personal and professional values.
James is a registered Professional Engineer and graduate of the University of British Columbia, with a degree in Civil Engineering. He previously completed a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma at Camosun College. James has been working with clients on Vancouver Island since 2008, providing civil engineering design, construction services and project management for municipal linear infrastructure projects, as well as residential and institutional building projects such as schools, recreation centers, and seniors care homes.James’ technical strengths include the design, analysis, and modeling of sanitary and water distribution systems.
His previous work experience includes Engineer of Record duties for several water districts on the island. In this role James produced master planning documents and project prioritization reports, performed feasibility studies for new developments, and reviewed/approved waterworks and as-built drawings of new infrastructure related to new development.
Nick is a member of the Nipissing First Nation and Mattawa/North Bay Algonquin First Nation, and has Ojibwa lineage originating in The Robinson Huron Treaty Territory in Northern Ontario.
He is a Civil Design specialist with over 10 years of industry experience throughout Ontario, BC, and New Zealand utilizing Civil 3D in land development, local government infrastructure, mining and environmental services. Nick has completed his Certified Engineering Technologist Designation (C.E.T) through the Civil Engineering Technician Program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario and through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians (OACETT). He currently holds an Applied Science Technologist (AScT) designation with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) and is working towards a Limited Licence with the Professional Engineers of Ontario
Julia is a registered Engineer-in-Training with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Victoria. She is Gwaii Engineering’s lead grant writer, heads the company’s capacity building and mentorship programs, and acts as a project engineer on Indigenous projects. She is a non-Indigenous ally and grateful to call Victoria her home on the Traditional Territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən and W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples.
Joshua Anderson is a registered Engineer in Training with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Victoria. Environmental Engineering was a large part of many classes at the University of Victoria. This has provided the opportunity to bring sustainable and environmental engineering concepts into his projects. His previous work experience includes hands on construction experience as a pipe layer, civil drafting and design, site investigation, environmental monitoring, soil sampling, and project management. Joshua first joined Gwaii as a coop student in 2020 and has since become a full-time employee expanding on his drafting design and land development experience.
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