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Sasa Dzekic

M.Eng., P.Eng. Practice Lead, Civil/Structural

Success is counted not just in the years dedicated to a profession, but in the sheer scope of work that clients are willing to entrust to a professional. By that measure, Sasa Dzekic joins Haag Canada as a highly accomplished engineer. His contributions to over 1,000 forensic engineering cases speaks to a storied career between his early years in Europe, to his eventual relocation to Canada in 1995. With experience working on issues relating to structural design and forensic engineering assessment, Sasa is a valued contributor to Haag Canada’s consulting arm and a testament to the caliber of the organization’s qualified experts.

Professional Licensure


Professional Engineers Ontario, Consulting Engineer Designation

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES


Structural Evaluations:

  • Commercial, residential, industrial, institutional, farm buildings, and designated structures
  • 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
  • Material problems
  • 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

Academic Background


McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Graduate Diploma-Rehabilitation of Civil Engineering Structures

2006

Diplomirani Inzenjer (Master’s in Civil Engineering equivalent)

1988

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Qualified Designer under the Ontario Building Code (Building Structural)

2006

McMaster & Ontario Masonry Contractors’ Association Engineered Masonry Design Course Graduate

1988

Professional Experience


Haag Canada Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

Toronto, Ontario, 2020 to Present

Responsible for conducting structural investigations on single and multi-faceted forensic engineering matters. Investigations and assessments performed for the insurance and legal industries, and other consulting companies.

JNE Consulting Ltd.
Discipline Manager – Forensic

2015 – 2020

Senior Structural Engineer

2012 – 2020

Southward Consultants Limited
Structural Engineer

1997 – 2012

Structural Designer

1995 – 1997

Invest-Biro Structural Engineer

1989 – 1995