Partners

Each project is managed by an associate of the firm who analyzes the different execution phases in order to obtain the most economical and appropriate solution.

The partner responsible for project management ensures an efficient and rapid solution to studies and engineering work. To properly meet the requirements of their customers, they are involved from start to finish in the mandates entrusted to them.

Assisted by versatile specialists, they form a structured team, ready to take on the most daring challenges. The shareholders and directors are: Messrs. François Charest, ing. M.Ing., François-Pier Caza, P.Eng., François Gagnon, P.Eng., Pierre Chartrand, P.Eng. and Jonathan Désy, ing.

The associates' abbreviated curriculum vitae will allow you to see the complementarity of their experience and the extent of their qualifications.

François Charest, ing. M.Ing.

President and Director - Framework and foundations
fcharest@claing.com

Academic training

1992 - Master of Civil Engineering (frame and foundations), McGill University, Montreal
1984 - Bachelor in Civil Engineering, McGill University, Montreal

Career profile

Specializing in framework and foundations, François Charest has been practicing consulting engineering since 1984. A partner of the firm since 1989, he is in charge of the framework and foundations department. Mr. Charest realized:

Institutional buildings
  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Expansion of primary and secondary schools
  • CHSLD and CLSC
  • Early childhood centers
  • Professional training centers
Housing
  • City Halls
  • Libraries
  • Sports centers
  • Police and fire stations
Residential buildings
  • Multi-storey condominiums
  • Residences for the elderly
Special projects
  • Assembly cinema, crusher tower, box girder

François-Pier Caza, ing.

Vice President and Deputy Director - Framework and foundations
Quality manager
fpcaza@claing.com

Academic training

1992 - Bachelor in Civil Engineering (frame and foundations)
École Polytechnique, Université de Montréal

Career profile

François-Pier Caza is an engineer specializing in framing and foundations. He has been practicing consulting engineering since 1992. Partner of the firm since 2001, he is responsible for the management of our quality system. Mr. Caza realized :

Institutional buildings
  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Professional training centers
  • CHSLD and medical clinics
  • Early childhood centers
Municipal buildings
  • City Halls
  • Libraries
  • Sports centers
Housing
  • Multi-storey condominiums
  • Residences for the elderly
Commercial and industrial
  • Factories
  • Warehouses
  • Restaurants
  • Golf club houses
  • Food markets
PSpecial projects
  • Refurbishment of the promenade slab at the Olympic Stadium
  • New anchors to the parapets of the Olympic Village

François Gagnon, ing

Assistant Manager - Framework and foundations
fgagnon@claing.com

Academic training

1997 - Bachelor in construction engineering
École de technologie supérieure, Université du Québec à Montréal

Career profile

Specializing in framework and foundations, François Gagnon has been practicing consulting engineering since 1997. Partner of the firm since 2008, he is project manager for the framework and foundations department. Mr. Gagnon realized :

Institutional buildings
  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Expansion of primary and secondary schools
  • CHSLD and medical clinics
  • Early childhood centers
  • Professional training centers
Municipal buildings
  • City Halls
  • Libraries
  • Sports centers
  • Police and fire stations
  • Theatres
Housing
  • Multi-storey condominiums
  • Residences for the elderly
Commercial and industrial
  • Factories
  • Warehouses
  • Restaurants
  • Golf club houses
  • Food markets

Pierre Chartrand, ing.

Manager - Civil engineering
pchartrand@claing.com

Academic training

1977 - Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Civil Engineering)
École polytechnique, Université de Montréal

Career profile

Mr. Chartrand has been practicing consulting engineering since 1977. Partner of the firm since 1989, he heads the civil engineering department (specialties: roads, municipal and environment). In addition to his administrative functions, he directed, designed and monitored various projects: municipal roads, provincial roads, municipal infrastructure, exterior layouts of buildings and parks, water treatment.

Road engineering
  • Municipal streets or roads (roads and drainage)
  • Rural streets or roads (roads and drainage)
  • Traffic lights
  • Lighting works
Municipal and Environment engineering
  • Treatment plants
  • Municipal infrastructure works (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer)
  • Repair of municipal infrastructure (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer)
  • Sewage or drinking water pumping stations
  • Wastewater treatment works
  • Groundwater abstraction works
  • Rainwater management
  • Individual and community sanitation facilities
Building civil engineering - Institutional, municipal and housing
  • Exterior landscaping works (tessassages, water and sewer pipes, stormwater management, related works and lighting)
  • Repair of accesses, parking lots or schoolyards
  • Rain retention structures
General engineering
  • Bank stabilization
  • Retaining walls in gabions, embankments, concrete
  • Used snow disposal site

Jonathan Désy, ing.

Assistant Manager - Civil engineering
jdesy@claing.com

Academic training

2008 - Bachelor in construction engineering
École de technologie supérieure, Université du Québec à Montréal

Career profile

Mr. Jonathan Désy has been practicing consulting engineering since 2008. Partner of the firm since February 2016, he ensures, jointly with Mr. Pierre Chartrand, ing., The management of the civil engineering department (specialties: roads, municipal and environment). Mr. Désy realized :

Road engineering
  • Municipal streets or roads (roads and drainage)
  • Rural streets or roads (roads and drainage)
  • Traffic lights
  • Lighting works
Municipal and Environment engineering
  • Municipal infrastructure works (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer)
  • Repair of municipal infrastructure (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer)
  • Sewage or drinking water pumping stations
  • Wastewater treatment works
  • Groundwater abstraction works
  • Rainwater management
  • Individual and community sanitation facilities
Building civil engineering - Institutional, municipal and housing
  • Exterior landscaping works (tessassages, water and sewer pipes, stormwater management, related works and lighting)
  • Repair of accesses, parking lots or schoolyards
  • Rain retention structures
General engineering
  • Bank stabilization
  • Retaining walls in gabions, embankments, concrete