Paul Wellington, AScT

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Paul Wellington, AScT

Senior Manager, Northern BC & Yukon

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Civil Engineering
  • Current Employer: WSP Canada Group Ltd
  • Position: Branch Office Manager / Project Manager
  • Post Secondary: Carrington Technical Institute, Auckland, New Zealand
  • High School: Rosehill College, Papakura, New Zealand

Career Experience

I started work with a land developer in New Zealand where I gained experience in surveying and design of subdivision developments. I moved to Canada in 1992 and worked for a consulting company in Yellowknife working on site servicing, road and subdivision projects. I moved to Smithers, BC in 1997 to work for Opus DaytonKnight Consultants. I started as a Civil Technologist and have progressed up to be Project Manager for projects in the Smithers area and Branch Manager of the office.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I grew up wanting to be involved in construction of earthworks projects. Becoming a civil engineering technologist offered a career designing civil construction projects with on-site involvement in the projects to see the plans being implemented.

Career Highlights

  • Branch Office Manager (Opus International Consultants Ltd., Smithers, BC)
  • Senior Project Manager (Opus International Consultants Ltd., Smithers, BC)
  • Senior Civil Technologist (Opus International Consultants Ltd., Smithers, BC)
  • Civil Technologist (Ferguson Simek Clark, Yellowknife, NT, Canada)
  • Civil Technologist (Neil Civil Engineering, New Zealand)

Professional & Community Activities

  • Past Chairman - Bulkley Valley Economic Development AssociationPastDirector - Smithers Minor Hockey AssociationPast Leader - Smithers Cub Scouts