Robert E. Dale Limited, Consulting Engineer is a multi-discipline engineering company. We are privately owned with a head office in Sarnia, Ontario, and are licensed in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.
Since our establishment in 1991, we have provided quality engineering services to clients in industrial, commercial, multi-residential, and care occupancies, working on an average of $50-$75 million in construction at any given time. The owner, Geoffrey Dale, is a 2nd generation owner and working member of our team involved in all aspect of a project from conception to schematic to final design and continuing through to the end of the construction.
Our team has been recognized in the engineering industry for innovative solutions that meet our client’s needs in an effective and efficient manner.
Robert E. Dale Limited works in collaboration with our clients and their other engineering teams to design energy, fire protection, waste and water systems that support the development of sustainable, profitable buildings.
Officially, Geoff Dale has over 18 years of experience in engineering design, graduating from Fanshawe College in 2000. In reality, engineering design has been part of Geoff's life since the middle of high school, where he would visit his dad's office and complete basic Autocad drawings after school, and during the summer, and running "old school" blue prints through the machine!
A hands on President, Geoff is involved in every single aspect of the majority of the projects completed by REDL. His core strengths are in the civil and structural design and project management side of the business.
Geoff prides himself on being an open, practical common sense thinker, ready to listen to clients and help the team succeed. When not in the office, Geoff enjoys his time with his wife, Chantal, and his 4 boys. He is active in his community, involved in local hockey leagues, and a member of a number of Local Charities and organizations, such as Captain Kidd Days, Becky Bouma Believe Tournament, First Corunna Scouts, Corunna Minor Baseball, Knight’s of Columbus and sponsoring children’s sports teams. Geoff is an active coach of two youth hockey teams in Mooretown and two youth baseball teams in Corunna.
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Senior Engineering Consultant
Bob Dale celebrated 40th year in engineering in 2014, having graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1974. He became a member of P.E.O. IN 1976, and received his Engineering Consultant Designation in 1990.
Bob and his wife, Linda Dale, are the founders of Robert E. Dale Limited, successfully running the company from its implementation in 1991, until 2009 passing the reigns over in order to slow down their lifestyle, and take advantage of many years of hard work.
Bob is licensed in many provinces across Canada- including Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.
Bob’s strong work ethic and goal orientated way of thinking come across in every aspect of his work and he takes great pride in his unmatched experience. Bob is continually requested to be an expert witness on items due to this vast experience. Bob is the certifying engineer of all our projects.
Bob enjoys his winter trips to Florida, and his summer trips to his vacation spot near Kincardine. Spoiling his 10 grandchildren is top of the list of his favourite things.
Al has 56 years in engineering experience, having graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1961 and obtaining his engineering license in 1963. He is the holder of 2 Masters Degrees and is licensed to practice in Ontario, British Columbia, and Michigan.
Al completes all of our electrical engineering and completes a large portion of our drawing review for different disciplines.
When not at the office, Al enjoys his weekly movie nights and number puzzles.
Will joined the REDL team full time in 2016 after graduating from Fanshawe College after completing 3 co-operative educations terms at our office.
Will is proud to say that he is a Fanshawe College, Architectural Technology Program (ATY-1). April 2016 graduate.
Wills main duties include Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical drafting, Architectural drafting and design. Will is extremely skilled at creating Architectural proposals and renderings, and site inspections/topo-surveying.
Will is an excellent curler, having represented Sarnia and Fanshawe several times. His eye for design also comes through when he creates custom millwork pieces and furniture restoration.
Will volunteers his time at curling events at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, and has also helped with Captain Kidd Days.
Designer/ Field Audits
Jeff Peters joined REDL in February of 2016, after completing several years as a project manager for a local contractor. A well rounded individual with an eye for detail, Jeff completes a large portion of our site audits, as well as working with Al on the electrical scopes of our projects.
Jeff enjoys his time playing sports, playing for several baseball teams in the summer, and switching his spikes for skates in the winter with hockey. He has also been co-chair of the annual Captain Kidd Days Festival in Corunna for the last 8 years.
Bri is an Accounts Manager for REDL where she co-ordinates the financial side of the business. Since she joined the firm in 2003, she maintains account payable, accounts receivable and monthly billing. Bri attended Lambton College where her studies focused on social work and Seneca College where her focuses were on chemical engineering.
Bri has raised tens of thousands of dollars in her local community for several organizations, such as St. Clair Child and Youth.
Bri enjoys spending time with her husband and family, as well as her two dogs, Joie and Marlee.
Chantal is an Office Manager for REDL where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. An extremely organized and meticulous person, Chantal tracks progress on projects, ensuring deadlines are met, clients are happy and projects are successful. She also assists Bri with financial items with the company.
Chantal is an experienced pilot, with over 3500 hours. She attended Lambton College's aviation program, and also worked at Huron Flight Centre in Sarnia, and a flight school located at the Toronto Island Airport.
Chantal has played soccer since elementary school, and also enjoy hockey and volleyball. She volunteers her time on her boys’ school parent advisory council; and is a dedicated hockey manager and hockey mom with the Mooretown Jr Flags program.