Corporate Profile

In October 2008, Mr. Robbie Fraser, M.Sc., P.Eng. partnered with Mr. Greg MacDonald, P.Eng. to form Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC), a consulting engineering firm with offices in Dartmouth, NS, Charlottetown, PE, St. John’s, NL, and Hamilton, ON. The  firm currently specializes in the design, project management and construction implementation of heavy civil infrastructure projects, with emphasis on bridges, marine structures and construction engineering.

In over 9 years of operation, Harbourside Engineering Consultants have grown to boast a team of 30 technical and 5 administrative staff and have completed, or are currently involved in the design and management of over 900 projects with an estimated capital cost of over $1 billion dollars.

The two founding partners of the firm have spent the last 17 years developing a broad spectrum  of  experience  both  in  the  design  and  construction  of  new  structures  and the  assessment, rehabilitation/upgrading,  and  demolition  of  existing  structures.  The principals believe in thorough concept development to achieve the most functional, constructible and ultimately economical design.

Harbourside  Engineering  Consultants  strives  to  provide  exceptional  service  for  its clients by  combining  the  most  up  to  date  structural  analysis  techniques  with  sound fundamentals and practical solutions. HEC has thorough knowledge of all applicable codes, including CHBDC, and AASHTO, and are well known in the local industry as being able to tackle the most challenging and complicated projects, while creating practical solutions through innovative designs. The principals of Harbourside Engineering Consultants have a long track record of meeting project schedules and cost control targets.

Our reputation for thorough, accurate and detailed construction documents is a testament to our rigorous in-house checking and review procedures. A principal of the firm is intimately involved in every facet of every project undertaken by Harbourside Engineering  Consultants  including  concept  development,  detailed  technical  reviews and detailed construction document review.