Matt Hartog B.Eng., WRT, P.Eng.

Senior Associate, Civil/Structural Failure
Direct: 647-738-5324

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.



  • Civil Engineering - Structures and Building Sciences
  • Building Code Compliance and Building Condition Assessments
  • Building, Property, and Construction Failures
  • Project, Construction, Facility Management and General Contracting
  • Specific Expertise relating to Structural Steel
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT)

academic background

Bachelor's Degree of Engineering, Ryerson Polytechnic University, 2000

National Coaches Certification Program (N.C.C.P), Level 2 Gymnastics

additional courses

  • CISC Seismic Design of Steel Framed Buildings, Toronto, November 2007
  • CSSBI Seismic Design Criteria for Steel Building Systems, November 2005
  • Ottawa Carleton Earthquake Engineering Research Centre - Workshop on Changes to the National Building Code of Canada, Toronto, February 2004
  • CSSBI Design in Cold-Formed Steel, Waterloo, April 2003

employment background

-30- Forensic Engineering
Senior Associate, Civil/Structural
January 2016 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Building Systems and Structural Failure Analysis (including residential, commercial, institutional and industrial occupancies)
  • Building Code Assessments
  • Construction Assessments, including costing and deficiencies
  • Building Sciences

Forensic Engineer
May 2009 – December 2015, Toronto, ON

Behlen Industries LP
Design Engineer
March 2000 – May 2009, Burlington, ON

  • Responsible for complete design of steel building systems including all gravity and lateral resisting components with computer aided and manual design
  • Experience with industrial, commercial, recreational and institutional projects, new construction and additions
  • Noted accomplishment, Whistler Terminal, Peak-to-Peak Gondola Whistler to Blackcombe
  • Major heavy industrial projects (co-gen plants, sawmills, OSB mills)
  • Issuing remedial field work directives
  • Drafting (AutoCAD) of structural steel construction drawings and shop fabrication drawings

PH Engineering
1996-2000, Burlington, ON

  • Structural Steel Design Work
  • Welding Specifications
  • Drafting (AutoCAD) of structural steel construction drawings

Field Consultants Ltd.
1999-2000, Waterdown, ON

  • Foundation Design Work
  • Structural Steel Design Work
  • Soil Report Analysis
  • Drafting (AutoCAD) of structural steel and foundation construction drawings

professional societies and associations


  • Professional Engineers Ontario (2001)
  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (2013)
  • Canadian Society of Civil Engineers
  • Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • The Clean Trust