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Sasa Dzekic

M.Eng., P.Eng. Director of Forensic Engineering & Practice Lead, Civil/Structural

Mr. Sasa Dzekic, M.Eng., P.Eng., is the Director of Forensic Engineering and the Practice Lead for the Civil/Structural Group. He is a designated consulting engineer with over 30 years of professional experience in structural engineering involving a wide range of building projects. He specializes in investigation and assessment of failures of buildings and structural systems, and/or their components, and evaluation of structural damage. Mr. Dzekic has conducted structural forensic investigation and assessment, preparation of reports, and expert testimony when required. He has performed planning and on-site advice with respect to unsafe building conditions and demolition, including temporary measures for structural securing of the buildings. He has conducted structural analysis and design of concrete, steel, wood and masonry structures, review of drawings for building permit purposes, and field review during construction.

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES


Structural Evaluations:

  • Commercial, residential, industrial, institutional (including schools, churches, hospitals), farm/agricultural buildings (including pole barns, greenhouses, silos), and designated structures (including retaining walls, crane runways, storage tanks)
  • Structural failure of buildings and structural systems, and/or their components
  • Structural damage due to fire, explosion, weather events (wind, snow, flood), impact, vibration, water leakage
  • Historical buildings and structural systems
  • Structural material evaluation (including concrete, masonry, wood, steel, aluminum)
  • Building code evaluation
  • Temporary measures for structural securing of unsafe structures
  • Demolition plan preparation, general review of demolition
  • Scope of reconstruction, field review during construction

Construction Defects Evaluation

Building Envelope Evaluations

General Civil Evaluations:

  • Foundation and retaining wall failures
  • Fills and earth movement
  • Pools and other buried structures
  • Drainage and flooding

Personal Injury Incidents:

  • Slip & fall
  • Glass doors and windows
  • Aluminum ladders

Professional Licensure


Professional Engineers of Ontario, Consulting Engineer Designation

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Alberta Designation

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia Designation

Professional Affiliations


  • Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Structural Engineering Institute
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • National Academy of Forensic Engineering (Associate Member)