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Toronto, Ontario. Canada
Tel: +1 (905) 706-1923
Matthew is a goal-oriented and mature Sustainability Engineering graduate with comprehensive Architectural and Engineering skills. He is passionate about environmental sustainability, renewable energy, global development, and challenging social inequalities. He seeks to secure a challenging work portfolio where he can innovatively use his technical and interpersonal skills to contribute to a more fair and sustainable future.
February 2019 – Present
Research & Development Team Lead
Airo.Life Energy (Guelph, ON)
Currently leading Research & Development for an innovative solar roofing solution
Responsibilities include: business planning, grant applications, financing, networking, and overseeing university community partnership project
Consultant on engineered design and prototyping
August 2016 – October 2018 (26 Months)
Track and Civil Design Engineer-In-Training
AECOM (Mississauga, ON)
Worked on a design team in the Transportation department, supervised under a P.Eng.
Designed track alignments and civil structures
Created plans, profiles, and detailed drawings primarily using AutoCAD Civil 3D & MicroStation
Notable involved projects include Montreal LRT, Hamilton LRT, and Metrolinx Emergent Works
Summer 2015 & Summer 2016 (8 Months)
Junior Civil Project Manager
J.W. Contracting (Whitby, ON)
Assisted Project Manager on civil, electrical, and telecommunication projects within the GTA
Responsibilities included: attended project bid walks, surveyed job sites, assisted job pricing, wrote progress reports, timeline scheduling, coordinated with subcontractors, created technical drawings and blueprints, and assisted in early site mobilization
March 2016 – Present
Humans Of Global Engineering (Toronto, ON)
Matthew is a co-founder, and the active Campaign Manager of the Humans of Global Engineering social media campaign.
Responsibilities Include: Managing Campaign Team, Develop strategies for engagement and growth, community outreach, organize and conduct interviews, edit, and publish.
Accomplishments to-date: Has shared over 230+ unique stories from the engineering community, and has grown the campaign to 1600+ followers across Facebook & Instagram
May 2016 – April 2018 (2 Years)
Evolving Engineering Distributed Team Leader
Engineers Without Borders Canada (Toronto, ON)
Lead a team of five other recent engineering graduates and professionals across Canada.
Research and explore the engineering professions high potential to be innovative
Developed strategies and workshops to increase diversity and innovation within the profession
Gain experience working with many different engineering stakeholders; members of PEO, OSPE, Engineers Canada, and a multitude of private engineering companies
Assisted Engineering Change Lab workshops with information harvesting and logistics
May 2015 – April 2016 (1 year)
Carleton University Chapter President
Engineers Without Borders Canada (Ottawa, ON)
Lead a chapter of approx. 40-50 students with an executive team of 10 young student leaders
Managed a budget of $9000 for chapter operations and to send a Junior Fellow overseas
Attended a multitude of Leadership workshops and conferences
Outreach and work alongside engineering stakeholders (private companies, PEO, OSPE)
Outreach and coordinate with Members of Parliament for advocacy campaigns
Support members, coordinate meetings, and develop a chapter operation strategy
October 2016 – September 2017 (1 year)
Whitby Federal Youth Council (Whitby, ON)
Lead a group of 15-20 youth, consisting of high school and undergrad students in Whitby
Non-partisan youth advisor to the Member of Parliament for Whitby Ontario
Advise on key youth issues; such as education, transportation, economy, environment, etc.
Hosted community events and town hall meetings within Whitby
September 2011 – April 2016
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering
Carleton University (Ottawa, ON)
Studied: Sustainable Construction, Green Building Design, Architectural Technology, Urban planning, Civil Engineering Design (Concrete, Steel, Wood)
Capstone project was a design for the restoration and adaptive re-use of a historic pulp mill in Ottawa.
Engineers Canada – Sustainability in Practice (SDES101)
Polytechnique Montréal (Online)
Certificate earned December 2018
MaRS Discovery District (Online)
Anticipated Completion May 2019
Introduction to Thermodynamics
University of Michigan (Online)
Anticipated Completion June 2019
Skills & Training
Team Leadership – Public Speaking – Problem Solving – Sustainability – LEED – Civil Design – AutoCAD –Renewable Energy – Project Management – R&D – Critical Thinking – Social Media – Microsoft Office
Working at Heights – Fundamentals of Fall Protection,
Infrastructure Health & Safety Association.
Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level A,
Canadian Red Cross.
Certified from June 2016 - June 2019
Excellent references available upon request