8212 Manning Ave

Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1V9

(780) 743-9343


About Terracon

Terracon is an employee owned consulting and field services business that has been serving resource, industrial and government based projects across Western Canada for 35 years.

We are a diverse business that specializes in geotechnical engineering, geoscience advisory and field services, materials testing, construction monitoring, drill rig monitoring, and instrumentation installation and monitoring. We have significant operations in both Calgary and Fort McMurray and are able to mobilize teams and field operations quickly to projects across Western Canada in order to serve our clients.

We promote our Built Right In philosophy in everything we do. Quite simply, it’s a mindset of working efficiently and effectively in. Whether it’s executing a field program, building our team, developing our organization, or serving our clients, we strive to build opportunities and solutions that are inspiring, yet practical, safe, and always value added. We are a trusted partner that you can always count on – think of us as Built Right In to your operations.

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Our company

The Standard Is The Standard

We help ensure that the projects we serve are designed, built and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards, so that they operate effectively and safely.

We will be an industry leader in the delivery of geotechnical, geoscience, and environmental services and solutions by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.

  • SAFETY – We Do Everything Safely – We hold ourselves to the highest safety standards. We create a safe work environment for our employees, our clients, our visitors, subcontractors, and the general public. Safe practices are reflected in every aspect of both our professional and personal lives. Safety is 24×7.

  • INTEGRITY – We Do the Right Thing – By emphasizing accountability, we guarantee accurate results and honest advice to our peers and our clients. We pride ourselves on getting to the right answers and outcomes, no matter what it takes.

  • TEAMWORK – We Work Together – We realize that the overall success of the company is a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of our employees. We respect one another and work together to positively influence our work environment, achieve Terracon’s goals, and exceed our clients’ expectations.

  • ENTREPRENEURISM – We Build Solutions – We have the people, the passion and purpose to achieve and excel. We are nimble and flexible so that we can generate and apply innovative and creative solutions to problems in order to achieve results that exceed client expectations, produce rewarding careers, and benefits Terracon.

Our team

Our Leadership

Emmett Horne, Lee Nichols, Farrukh Khan
Company Founders
Leadership TEam
Lee Nichols - Founder, President & Chairman
Naser Mohamed - Vice President and Senior Engineer
Jake Rubenstein - Vice President, Operations
Shaun Gawryliuk - Vice President, Finance & Corporate Development
Allan Jansen - Director, Safety & Technical Proficiency
Andrew Taylor - Director, Shared Services
Julie Falls - Director, People and Culture
Ian MacNeil - Director, Regional Operations RMWB and Joint Venture Manager, Terracon Infinity LP
Fidel Villanueva - Director, Regional Operations AB & BC
Nathan Grey - Manager, Environmental and Laboratory Services
Keith Burden - Manager, Edmonton Operations
Wenbin Tang - Manager, Calgary Operations
Whitney Drouin - Manager, Operational Support
Tyler Clemit - Manager, Northern BC Operations
Glen Flach - Operations Manager, Syncrude
Franklin Udo - Operations Manager, Suncor & CNRL
Kramer Clay - Operations Manager, Fort Hills
Jason Wong - HSE Manager
Board of Directors
Lee Nichols - Founder, President & Chairman
Sarah List - Director
Jake Rubenstein - Director & Vice President, Operations
John Tosney - Director
Tara Rihn - Director