Emily Saleh B.Eng., P.Eng.

Intermediate Associate, Civil/Structural Failure
Direct: 647-738-5364

Our Associates perform on-site investigations to determine origin and cause of complex losses. Their process: examine and collect evidence, take on-site photos, interview witnesses, conduct testing in our lab and analyze data to produce technical reports that are clear and concise.

 

expert summary

Emily is a member of the Civil/Structural Group and specializes in Building Science. Emily started her career in the building restoration industry reviewing and repairing commercial and residential buildings. During her time in the forensics industry, she has investigated files related to water infiltration, concrete deterioration, fire damage, membrane failures, poor construction and structural damage. She has also investigated design defects/damage related to roofing systems, window walls, curtain walls, masonry, EIFS and various wall assemblies. She is certified in Infrared Thermography—Buildings Level I and is currently working towards obtaining the BSSO designation. Emily achieved her P.Eng. designation in early 2017.

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Civil Engineering – Building Science and Structures
  • Building, Property and Construction Failures
  • Building Condition Assessments
  • Construction Specifications, Contract Preparation and Tendering
  • Repair and Restoration of Buildings
  • Infrared Thermography – Buildings Level I

academic background

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, 2009

additional courses

  • Building Envelope Materials – U of T BSSO Certificate
  • Building Sciences II – U of T BSSO Certificate
  • Building Sciences I – U of T BSSO Certificate
  • Thermal/Infrared Thermography, Level I for Buildings

employment background

-30- Forensic Engineering
Associate—Civil/Structural
September 2014 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Building Sciences
  • Building Systems and Structural Failure Analysis
  • Construction Assessments, including costing, deficiencies
  • Building Code Assessments
  • Inspections and Approval for Civil & Structural Projects

 

Halsall Associates
Project Associate
April 2010 – September 2014, Toronto, ON

  • Coordinate construction restoration projects in the GTA
  • Systematically evaluate structures, building envelopes and overall site conditions
  • Design repair solutions and develop management strategies with estimated costs
  • Create specification, tender and contract documents
  • Coordinate tender process, analyze submitted bids and provide recommendations

SNC Lavalin
Project Assistant – Summer Intern
April 2008 – September 2008, Etobicoke, ON

  • Completed material take-offs
  • Coordinated project specification documents

Azimuth Three Enterprises
Detailer and Assistant to Project Managers (Summer Intern)
April 2006 – September 2007,

  • Designed AutoCAD shop drawings for steel structures and issued fabrication work orders
  • Worked with shop manager to resolve fabricator concerns
  • Prepared cost and material estimates for projects

Professional SOCIETIES and ASSOCIATIONS

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Member
  • Member of O.B.E.C (Ontario Building Envelope Council)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Ontario Society for Professional Engineers (OSPE)

AWARDS AND ACHIEVMENTS

  • Concrete Forming Association of Ontario, 2008
 

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