Dawn McGrath, AScT

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Dawn McGrath, AScT

Superintendent of Utilities

  • Classification: Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner
  • Current Employer: Westbank First Nations
  • Position: Senior Construction Manager, Skeetchestn Indian Band
  • Post Secondary: University of Bath, Master's of International Construction Management
  • High School: Peter Skene Ogden

Career Experience

My career has taken me to various projects throughout the province from Fort St. John to Goldbridge. I have found myself operating heavy equipment, surveying, laying out projects, calculating estimates, working on Autocad drawings, planning wastewater systems and working with the P.E.P. with respect to logistics. Currently, I am employed as a Senior Construction Manager with the Skeetchestn Indian Band. I truly am impressed with the sense of community within our industry.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I became a Technology Professional primarily for my love of challenging work environments that are fast paced and changing constantly. I have a love of the outdoors and wanted a diverse career that would lend itself to ongoing learning.

Career Highlights

  • 1. Being an Assistant Area Manager for Ministry of Transportation
  • 2. Completing my Engineering Drafting and Design Technology Diploma with the Thompson Rivers Univers
  • 3. Completing my Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner designation as a Planner.
  • 4. Being accepted into the Master’s of International Construction Management with the University of
  • 6. Being able to contribute my knowledge and skills to First Nation Communities within the Interior

Professional & Community Activities

  • As a First Nations woman in the Construction Industry, I have been involved in enhancing a homeowner’s awareness regarding maintenance issues. Demonstrating hands on training in the civil construction component within our program. Various stakeholders are present in First Nation projects.