About SE Design and Consulting Inc.

Building for the Future of Alberta

Who We Are

Full Service Civil Engineering Firm

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SE Design and Consulting Inc. is a full-service civil and municipal engineering firm with offices in Cold Lake and Edmonton, Alberta.

Our team is composed of experienced engineers, technologists, technicians and project managers who work together efficiently to provide high-quality and innovative services from project inception to completion.

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Our Story

Over the past 19 years, SE Design and Consulting Inc. has grown from a small operation of 2 employees to a well-respected firm with 18 full-time employees, as well as a branch based in Edmonton. Our company was founded by Steve Engman, P.L (Eng), P.Tech(Eng), with the vision of bettering Alberta communities through his work and experience.

With our roots firmly planted in the Lakeland Region, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities facing Alberta, and we are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality engineering solutions.

Our well-trained and dedicated engineers and technicians have been a part of many major civil construction projects across Alberta, including municipal rehabilitation, subdivisions, and development.

Our Values

Community Driven, Relationships, Integrity & Family

At SE Design and Consulting Inc., we strive to operate with a set of core values that define who we are and how we approach our work. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do, and we are committed to living up to them every day.

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Community Driven

We are dedicated to being involved in and committed to the communities in which we live, work, and play. We believe in integration, cooperation, and collaboration, and we work to foster strong relationships with everyone we encounter.

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Success through Relationships

We highly value an environment where cooperation, collaboration, and support for our clients, industry partners, and teammates are fostered. By building strong relationships, we are able to achieve success together.

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Marked by Integrity

We are committed to acting with uncompromised honesty, accountability, fairness, and professionalism in everything we do. We believe that integrity is at the heart of any successful business, and we hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards.

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More than a Team, a Family

We strive to create a close-knit culture where our team members feel secure, engaged, and fulfilled within the workplace and beyond. We are more than just colleagues - we are a family, and we believe that by supporting one another, we can achieve great things.

Our Team

Our team is composed of experienced engineers and project managers who are committed to delivering innovative, sustainable solutions to our clients. With years of experience in the industry, our team has the knowledge and expertise to tackle even the most complex projects.

We are dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure that we are providing our clients with the best possible service.
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Steve Engman

Steve Engman, P.L.(Eng), P.Tech(Eng)

Corporate Manager

Steve Engman is the principal of SE Design and Consulting Inc. and functions as the Corporate Manager of the firm.

With over 24 years of experience in the civil engineering field, he specializes in the assessment, remediation, and management of urban and rural drainage projects.
Steve is deeply involved with the community, and serves on the board of the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce and volunteers his time to various local organizations. Outside of work, he's a huge hockey fan and enjoys spending time with his family.
Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks C.E.T.

Operations Manager

Chris Brooks is an outdoorsman at heart and a people person by trade. A Certified Engineering Technologist who graduated from NAIT's Civil Engineering Co-op program in 2000, Chris has been surveying and working in the engineering industry for over two decades. He started his career as a surveyor with AMEC Infrastructure and has since become an integral member of the SE Design and Consulting team.

With a passion for problem-solving and a commitment to building strong relationships with clients and coworkers alike, Chris plays an important role in expanding the company's working area in Alberta. Outside of work, Chris is a community-minded individual and volunteers with multiple organizations throughout the Lakeland region.
Bruce Drake


Geomatics Manager/President of SEDA Geomatics

Bruce Drake has been surveying since he was a child, and his passion for problem-solving and the outdoors led him to his role as the president of SEDA Geomatics Inc. He loves to teach and believes in doing things right the first time. As a past president of the ALSA (Alberta Land Surveyors Association), and having just gained his 25 year pin, his expertise and knowledge of the Survey profession as well as the area, makes him an invaluable member to any project's needs.

His certifications include an Engineering degree in Surveying, an Advanced UAV Pilot certification, as well as being a registered Alberta Land Surveyor. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing poker, and riding his motorcycle.

Our Community Commitment

At SE Design and Consulting Inc., we believe that giving back to our community is an essential part of who we are. We are committed to supporting local organizations and initiatives that make a difference in the lives of the people in our region. In line with this commitment, we donate our time and resources to provide survey and drafting services to Mudfest, Hearts for Healthcare, and Feast on the Beach during the planning stages to help community events.

We are also active participants in the City of Cold Lake Turkey Run, Children’s Toy Run, as well as provide donations to the Food Bank and encourage all staff members to get involved.
We are proud to be part of the Cold Lake community and are committed to helping it thrive for years to come.

Why Choose Us?

We understand that there are many engineering firms to choose from, but at SE Design and Consulting Inc., we stand out for several reasons.

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Top Quality

We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, sustainable solutions that meet the needs of our clients and the communities they serve.

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Our experienced professionals are committed to providing exceptional service and support throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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We are deeply committed to our clients' success and work tirelessly to ensure that we deliver projects on time and within budget.

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We pride ourselves on our reputation for excellence and our ability to build lasting relationships with our clients.

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Join Our Team

We are always looking for talented individuals who share our passion for civil and municipal engineering in Alberta. Check out our current openings and apply today to be a part of our growing team.