Our Team

Our team of engineers and technicians/technologists bring to each project innovative ideas and a wealth of experience.

Saint John Office

Chris Carr, P.Eng., Director Geotechnical Engineering 
Chris is a Company Principal registered in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador practicing geotechnical engineering from 1990 to present. Chris provides leadership in: client relationships; business development; business practices; and technical engineering. He has management and technical project experience in Western Canada, Atlantic Canada, and various projects along the eastern seaboard of the United States (from Florida to Maine) dealing with a wide array of earthwork and foundation problems for on-shore and off-shore works.
Email: ccarr@conquest-eng.com 

Kris LeClair, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer
Kris has been practicing geotechnical engineering and project management since 2004.  His experiences include management and execution of various geotechnical programs (on and off-shore), as well as construction management (including the implementation of health, safety, and quality control/assurance programs) in both large and small scale projects across Atlantic Canada. 
Email: kleclair@conquest-eng.com 

J.T. Nugent, P.Eng., Materials Engineer
J.T. has 6 years of experience in civil materials engineering. His knowledge base is primarily in asphalt and concrete technologies. J.T. has experience with mix design, laboratory testing, and field placement inspection of asphalt concrete, as well as experience performing pavement condition surveys. He has significant experience assessing the condition of existing concrete structures and recommending repair strategies and techniques, as well as developing repair specifications. In addition to his knowledge of existing concrete structure repair, J.T. possesses a thorough understanding of new concrete construction practices and standard laboratory concrete materials testing. 
Email: jnugent@conquest-eng.com 

Troy O'Brien, P.Tech., Senior Engineering Technologist
Troy has over 20 years of experience providing construction QA/QC services on a wide variety of construction projects of varying magnitude. His deep knowledge and extensive experience includes reinforcing steel inspection, QA/QC sampling, inspection, and testing of backfill materials, concrete, grout and mortar, and asphalt concrete. Troy also has experience performing field geotechnical investigations and monitoring pile driving.
Email: tobrien@conquest-eng.com 

Rosa Vautour, Accounts Manager
Rosa has worked with Conquest Engineering for 10 years as Accounts Manager, responsible for both account payables and receivables for all four offices.
Email: rvautour@conquest-eng.com 

Stacy Byers, Administrative Assistant
Stacy supports the geotechnical team with administrative tasks and is the first point of contact for our clients in New Brunswick.
Email: sbyers@conquest-eng.com 

Moncton Office

Robert Cyr, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Manager Moncton
Robert is the Vice-President, co-founder and Senior Engineer of Conquest Engineering Ltd.  Robert has been involved in geotechnical engineering since 1995.  Robert has provided his geotechnical expertise including blast vibration monitoring and blasting damage claim investigations to numerous civil construction projects in Atlantic Canada throughout his career.  Internationally, he provided quality control over the earthworks and geotechnical monitoring of a mine tailings dam project in Tunisia, Africa.  Robert has co-authored numerous geotechnical publications.
Email: rcyr@conquest-eng.com 

Devan McKenney, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer
Devan has over 4 years of experience in geotechnical engineering. He has been involved in geotechnical and materials projects in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Devan has participated in a variety of geotechnical work including field investigations, inspections (quality control), and laboratory testing.
                  Email: dmckenney@conquest-eng.com 

Fredericton Office

Jessica Fredericks, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Manager Fredericton
Ms. Fredericks is a geotechnical engineer with 10 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and 3 years of experience in applied geophysics.  She has worked on and managed a variety of geotechnical engineering projects involving embankment and foundation design, rock slope stabilization, dynamic (PDA) load testing and analysis, slope stability, landslide assessment, site investigation and construction inspection throughout New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia. 
Email: jfredericks@conquest-eng.com 

Halifax Office

Evan Wamboldt, Geotechnical Technologist
Evan is a Geotechnical/Materials Technologist with 3 years of experience specializing in concrete and materials testing and inspection, aggregate materials testing, and soils testing.
Email: ewamboldt@conquest-eng.com 

Corey Williams, Geotechnical Technologist
Corey is a Geotechnical/Materials Technologist with 2 years of experience specializing in concrete and materials testing and inspection, aggregate materials testing, and soils testing.
Email: cwilliams@conquest-eng.com