Thomas SCHAEPSMEYER M.Eng., E.I.T., CPESC

Civil Engineer In Training

 

Professional Experience

Thomas is a graduate of a Masters of Civil Engineering specialized in Water Resources, from the University of Toronto and is currently an EIT working towards his P.Eng. Thomas has performed emergency response work and assessment for flooding and erosion issues, supporting drainage development projects in municipal and mine settings, and greenfield development for recreation sites.
 
Prior to working at SweetTech, Thomas worked at the City of Calgary in their River Engineering group and was involved with flood/drought forecasting and operations.

Select Project Experience

 
Drumheller Asset Inspection, AB, 2020 – Field engineer performing inspection of dike cross-drains/outfalls. Supported developing a maintenance program and aided in program execution by directing and reporting on maintenance work on behalf of the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office.

Municipal Emergency Operations Center, 2020 – Engineer providing full-time technical support to municipal Incident Command Center Planning and Operations sections for 2020 COVID-19 emergency and flooding monitoring and response. Additional details restricted due to client confidentiality.

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation, Wilco, Alberta, 2020 – Field engineer performing erosion and sediment control inspections in support of Wilco’s construction of flood mitigation structures. Designed ESC plan and designed/assessed a temporary diversion of the Elbow River.

Teck Line Creek Operations Water Management System Dry Creek Pipe Extension, Teck, BC, 2020 – Field engineer performing construction inspection and monitoring for the construction of a pipe extension and outfall structure. Performed hydraulic analysis, construction inspection, construction support, and as-built drawings for the works.

Gabion Hydraulic Drop Structure, Tourmaline Oil, BC, 2018 – Field engineer performing construction inspection and monitoring for the construction of a hydraulic drop structure and pond diversion system. Performed hydraulic and hydrological analysis, estimates of quantities, construction inspection, and as-built drawings for the works.

Fording River Care of Water Management Plans, Graham Construction, BC, 2018 – Field engineer performing environmental monitoring and developing care of water plans for Graham to ensure Teck’s regulatory requirements were met during construction. Performed hydrological analysis, hydrometric field investigations, and development of field monitoring program.

Stream and Asset Monitoring, City of Calgary, 2017 – Asset assessment and hydrometric monitoring of ephemeral creeks and streams within the City of Calgary. Asset health and location was identified and compiled into a GIS database. Rating curves were developed for hydrometric data collected.

For clarity and brevity, this resume features a select few projects related to Water Resources Engineering. Additional relevant project experience related to earthworks, mining, land & parks development, or geotechnical engineering, is available upon request.
 

 
Education
  • 2017 - M.Eng., Civil Engineering;                                                  University of Toronto
  • 2015 - B. Sc., Mechanical Engineering;                                     University of Toronto
Experience
  • Civil Engineer E.I.T., 2018 - Present                                          SweetTech Engineering Consultants 
  • River Engineering Intern 2017                                                                   City of Calgary
  • Quality Assurance Intern 2013, 2014                                                Husky Energy Inc. 
Affiliations
  • Member, E.I.T. Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, CPESC  

Years of Experience
  • 3

Certifications
  • CSTS
  • First aid & CPR lvl C