Building Construction Consultants
Specializing in Renovation and Restoration of Occupied Buildings

Our Company

McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd. (MAE) is a multi-disciplinary firm specializing in the assessment, renovation, and restoration of existing residential, commercial, and public buildings. Since our inception in 1992 by Jak McCuaig, our company has grown organically into a 35+ person workforce with offices in Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB. Drawing from experience, we are well versed in construction practices, codes, and industry changes, along with current events and climatic variations within regions throughout Western Canada.

We have extensive experience in building asset management, building science, roofing, waterproofing, mechanical engineering, and building energy performance. Our team of professional engineers, engineers-in-training (EIT’s), technicians, technologists, drafters, and experienced administrative staff works hard to provide quality services to our clients. Our firm has long-standing relationships with a wide variety of subconsultants and routinely take on projects varying in scope and discipline. We are invested in our work and our relationships, supporting local businesses and the local Indigenous community, and using sustainable environmental practices whenever possible.

Social Responsibility

‍MAE takes a progressive approach to diversity and inclusion in staffing and management decisions. We offer equal opportunities, compensation, and benefits based on merit alone without regard to age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or personal characteristics unrelated to employment performance. This is not only borne out in policy but in practice. MAE is proud to have women in senior positions, while visible or self-identified minorities comprise over 50% of our workforce. Our employees practice different religions, descend from various ethnic minorities, and identify as members of the LGBTQ+ and disabled communities. We are a certified Living Wage Employer through the Alberta Living Wage Network and Living Wage for Families British Columbia. We are the founders of the MAE Indigenous Education Fund, an annual scholarship for self-identifying Indigenous post-secondary students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

We prioritize the health and safety of our employees. Our Health and Safety Program follows Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) provincial guidelines and has been validated by a certified auditor. We maintain a Small Employer Certificate of Recognition (SECOR) in Alberta and are currently working to achieve our Certificate of Recognition (COR) in BC.

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Our Services

Our Projects

Projects - McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd.
Projects - McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd.
Projects - McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd.
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“As we have grown over the years, we have never lost touch with the idea that a small client still needs quality work and a successful project.”

J.J (Jak) McCuaig, P. Eng.
Mechanical Specialist & President

“I’m very proud of the team that works here. It is our biggest strength and the source of our potential. We have a really solid group of people and I am excited to see the direction that the next generation will take the company.”

Andrew Leonard, P. Eng.
Vice President

“It’s exciting to be part of a growing engineering firm.”

Ali Karimi, P. Eng.
Director, Mechanical

“I am proud to help create a company culture at MAE that encourages input from all team members. We believe that valuable contributions can come from individuals in all roles and experience levels.”

Claire Ha, P. Eng.
Director, Asset Management

Join our team!

With a strong focus on mentoring and employee development, MAE offers a diversity of projects, skill sets and team experience that combine to create a great environment for professional and personal growth.

As a growing firm, we offer tremendous potential to advance your career, grow your project portfolio and build long-lasting relationships.

We can’t wait to meet you.

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Our Memberships and Accreditations

NAPEGCOREEGBCAPEGAEGMAPEGSAPEYASETASTTBCRCABCARCABCBECIIBECCGBCBOMABC Living Wage EmployerAlberta Living Wage EmployerWomen In Consulting EngineeringABECSBC Hydro Power Smart Alliance Member

Suite 200 - 3999 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5C 6P9

Office: 604-255-0992

Suite 301 - 1321 Blanshard Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 0B6

Office: 604-255-0992

Unit 103 - 7710 5th Street SE
Calgary, AB  T2H 2L9

Office: 403-255-0610

McCuaig & Associates Engineering (MAE) respectfully acknowledges that our head office in Vancouver is located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples including the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish Nations. Our Calgary office is located on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the peoples of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, and the Métis Nation (Region 3). We honour and recognize that MAE’s projects outside of these territories take place on the traditional lands of many Indigenous Nations across Western Canada. We acknowledge the rich cultures, traditions, and languages unique to each community. MAE is dedicated to ongoing learning and collaborative partnership with Indigenous communities.