Gary Hanson, AScT

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Gary Hanson, AScT

Public Works Officer

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Civil Engineering
  • Current Employer: CN Rail
  • Position: Crossing Coordinator
  • Post Secondary: Civil Engineering Diploma of Technology from BCIT-1982
  • High School: Vernon Senior Secondary School-1979

Career Experience

After graduation from BCIT, I was hired by BC Rail as a Geotechnical Inspector on the Northeast Coal Project assisting in the construction the 82 mile railroad grade to Tumbler Ridge. After this project was completed, I continued to work in varions job functions within the BC Rail Engineering Dept. until BC Rail was taken over by Canadian National Railway in July 2004. I now work as a Crossing Coordinator for CN Engineering Services in Surrey, BC.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I have always enjoyed science related subjects in junior and senior highschool and decided that my career should be associated with something that I would enjoy.

Career Highlights

  • Geotechnical Inspector - Soils testing and investigation, Concrete testing for Bridges
  • Grading Inspector - Supervision of Contract Work for building, grade and electrical projects
  • Engineering Assistant - Support and asistance with Track and Miscellaneous projects
  • Systems Analyst - Development and Maintenance of Engineering computer programs
  • Planner/Estimator - Estimating and support of Building, Track & Grading Construction & Mtce projects

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member of ASTTBC since 1982