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CEP-Sintra welcomes new employees from coast-to-coast

December 14, 2018   by CEP

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MONTREAL, QC, Dec. 14, 2018 /insPRESS/ – CEP-Sintra continues to strengthen its team across Canada by welcoming several new investigators. Since August, five new investigators have been added from coast-to-coast. “The addition of resources and experience allows us to round out many of our offices, and provide enhanced technical expertise to our clients,” says Jean-Francois Joubert, CEP-Sintra CEO. He adds, “we are continuing to boost the complement of investigators we have available in each office as we strive to provide superior service.”

John McEvoy, EIT – Edmonton

John McEvoy joined the Collision Reconstruction team in the Edmonton office. John focuses on motor vehicle accident reconstruction, carrying out site inspections, technical analysis and computer simulations of motor vehicle collisions, as well as the assessment of collision circumstances, including seat belt usage, speeds and evasion potential. John graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2014, and previously worked in failure analysis of heavy machinery.

Benson Pedoniquott – Calgary

Benson Pedoniquott joined the Calgary office as the National Safety Officer and as a Mechanical Forensic Investigator. With over 16 years of experience, Benson oversees the safety operations within CEP-Sintra, including compliance with provincial and national laws, and Master Service Agreements with clients. Benson also works as a Forensic Investigator within the property group of CEP-Sintra, where he is involved in failure analysis, assessment of equipment malfunctions and collision reconstructions.

Ashley-Lucy Ranaudo, P.Eng. – Montreal

Ashley-Lucy Ranaudo joined the civil engineering team at CEP-Sintra in the Montreal office. She completed her Construction Engineering bachelor’s degree at École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in 2013. Having previously worked in design, coordination, evaluation, inspection, and site supervision, Ashley-Lucy has a well-established experience in structural elements.

Simon Leblanc, P.Eng. – Quebec City

Simon LeBlanc joined the multidisciplinary team in CEP-Sintra’s Québec City office in October 2018. He received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in 2014. In addition, he completed a Mechanical Engineering program specializing in design at Cégep de Limoilou in 2010. Simon has experience in solid fuel heating products design and vent systems design.  

Robert Massarelli, M. Eng., P.Eng. – Ottawa

In addition to the 3 investigators who recently joined CEP-Sintra’s Ottawa office (Donovan Ryan, Ryan Jordan and Jennifer Rovt)Robert Massarelli, P.Eng., joined the Structural and Civil Engineering team in December 2018. Robert graduated from McGill University and holds a bachelor’s degree (2008) and a master’s degree (2011) in Civil Engineering, with a focus on Structural Engineering and Design.

Prior to joining CEP-Sintra, Robert worked in a variety of engineering consulting firms in Vancouver, Montreal, and Ottawa. In his earlier roles, Robert developed his technical and project management skills performing residential forensic investigations, construction site reviews, and numerous structural restoration and rehabilitation projects in and around Ottawa.

Benoit Godin, P.Eng.
Chief Operations Officer
T. 450 686-0240 x4110

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