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When selecting an engineering firm for your project, there are several factors to consider to ensure that you choose the right one for the job.  Here are some things to keep in mind:

Expertise and Experience: It is essential to choose a firm with relevant experience and expertise in your specific area of need.  For example, if you require forensic...

Is it time for a change?

Are you a new grad looking for experience?

Please check out the careers page for exciting and fulfilling new positions with our company.

Even as Covid still impacts the community, our work load continues to increase and we have positions to fill.

If you have experience in the engineering field, we have a place for you. Please visit our Careers page. 

McEwen & Associates Ltd. has made the POST Promise.

The POST Promise is a private sector-led initiative designed to help Canadians confidently and safely take the first steps back into public spaces and the workplace.

Our employees and clients will see the POST Promise logo displayed within our office, and have confidence that we are taking the necessary steps...

It is still far from “business as usual” as we move into Phase 3 of the Province’s Covid-19 Recovery Plan.

However, standard protocols have been in effect at McEwen & Associates Ltd. to allow our engineers to safely continue as an essential service since the start of the pandemic.

McEwen & Associates Ltd. has always taken the protection of our...

2018 was a busy year for our company and, with no signs of slowing down, I would be remiss if I did not take this opportunity to recognize the talent, enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism all our staff have displayed in performing their duties.  THANK YOU ! 

We offer expertise to the public in four fields of consulting engineering services (forensic, structural, environmental, and project management) and, while we...

Thanks to all of you who took the time to apply for our Office Administrator position.

The position has now been filled.  We appreciate your interest and received many well qualified resumes which we will keep on file for future reference.

 

McEwen and Associates is currently seeking an Office Administrator for our Mississauga office.  Please visit Careers to see our requirements and submit a resume. 

This past winter we have noticed an increase in foundation damage and, in particular, more than usual damage to some foundations of unheated structures such as residential  garages.  You may have heard the term “frost heave” and are aware that it can damage the foundation of a structure.  The following is a brief discussion of the cause and effect of...

Last winter, our firm was involved in a number of investigations of fires ignited by defects in wood burning systems. As the home heating season quickly approaches, it is important to ensure that your home wood burning appliances are in good working condition. A WETT inspection, which stands for Wood Energy Technology Transfer, is a common and effective way to...

I recently inspected a property that had sustained mould damage as a result of a leaking sink drain in the kitchen.   The leak resulted in water spreading behind a wall and below the kitchen floor.  Water also migrated into a basement wall cavity, affecting the wall finish, wood studs, and some insulation.

 

To restore the mould affected area, an anti-fungal application...

You have been heating your home with furnace oil for years and then late one night you detect a slight oil odour.  After inspecting your oil furnace and oil fueled water heater, if you have one, you come to the realization that there is an oil leak somewhere but, since your oil tank seems to be nearly...