Geotechnical & Environmental Consulting Engineers

Jeffrey Block, P. Eng.


Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Owner – May 1992 - Present

Design Experience

Footing Designs


· Design of shallow footing foundation on a stiff varved silty clay for the Sandy Lake Elementary School in Sandy Lake, Ontario


· Shallow footing foundation design on dense silty sand for the Virden Collegiate.


· Design of footings bearing on a dense sand deposit for the proposed Mitchell, Manitoba Middle Years School.


· Footing bearing on a dense sand deposit for the J.R. Reid School addition in Brandon, Manitoba.


· Dryden Elementary School footing design on stiff varved silty clay.


· Design of four Ontario Provincial Park Water Treatment Plants bearing on various deposits of sand and bedrock.


Cast-In Place Concrete Friction Pile Designs                            


Various Manitoba Projects

· Several MTS, Telus Mobility and Rogers Can-Tel AT&T Cell towers.

· Various IGA stores (Winnipeg and Birds Hill).

· Princess Auto.

· Lavalle Elementary School.

· St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church (Underpinning).

· Winkler Canadian Tire


Pre-Cast Pile Designs


· The New Sheraton Hotel at the Winnipeg International Airport.

· Mafeking Arena in Mafeking, Manitoba.

· Cambrian Credit Union on Broadway Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

· Penner International Trucking Loading Facility in Steinbach, Manitoba.

· Standard Aero Building No. 6 and Jet Testing Facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba.



End-Bearing Cast-in-Place Pile Designs


· Several MTS towers throughout Manitoba.

· Seagram’s Distillery Plant Expansion in Gimli, Manitoba.

· The proposed IGA Store in Dryden, Ontario.

· Nexen Chemicals Plant expansion in Brandon, Manitoba



Inspection Experience

Nexen Chemical - Brandon, Manitoba

Materials project Manager.

P. Eng. sealed all rebar inspections for this multi-million dollar structure.

P. Eng. sealed all foundation inspection reports and final foundation report.

Winnipeg Free Press Building

Materials project Manager

Geotechnical inspector

Full-time re-bar inspector

Concrete testing

Granular compaction testing



May 1992  University of Manitoba  Winnipeg, Manitoba

B.Sc. Eng. (Civil)