2016 Winner

On June 12, 2015, Associated Engineering’s Owen Mierke, P.Eng. was awarded ACEC’s Allen D. Williams Scholarship, presented annually to a Young Professional employed by an ACEC member firm who demonstrates a commitment to the consulting engineering industry in their province or territory.

Owen Mierke is a Project Manager with the Northern Infrastructure Group at Associated Engineering. He has extensive experience in municipal consulting and construction, having worked on projects like the Highway 69 water supply line, the TaigaNova Eco-Industrial Park for the Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation and the subdivision expansion for the Fort Mackay First Nations, among many others.

Before graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in civil engineering in 2006, Owen spent his summers working with Associated Engineering in construction inspection and administration. He started full-time work with Associated Engineering, in municipal infrastructure, immediately following his graduation. He has been a speaker at professional conferences, a member of professional committees, and was the winner of the 2014 North American Society for Trenchless Technology - Northwest Chapter Project of the Year award.

Owen will receive funding to attend the annual conference of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) and further his professional development. He will also have an opportunity to participate in the 2016 FIDIC Young Professional Management Training Program.

The scholarship commemorates Allen D. Williams, past ACEC Chair.

Read Owen's essay

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