Principals

Engtec Consulting Inc. is a wholly Canadian owned Civil Engineering Consulting firm founded by experienced individuals in the field of low to high complexity engineering projects.   Our senior staff have a combined experience of over 45 years which is complemented by the fact that we believe in full and comprehensive service to our clients.

Salman Bhutta, Ph.D., P. Eng. (Email: salman.bhutta@engtec.ca)

Dr. Bhutta is the Principal Engineer and the founding member of Engtec Consulting Inc.  In his current capacity with Engtec, Dr. Bhutta assists contractors, producers and owners in implementing new technologies and processes in their day to day activities.  Dr. Bhutta is heavily involved in the areas of cold-in-place recycling, expanded asphalt, forensic engineering, and high performance hot mix asphalt design and testing.  Dr. Bhutta has extensive experience in development of a wide variety of new material processes including hot mix asphalt, waterproofing membranes, polymer modified asphalt and sealants and the implementation of their applications in the field.  Dr. Bhutta is a recognized expert in the field of forensic engineering as it related to pavement and materials engineering.  Dr. Bhutta also has extensive experience in Heavy Weight Deflectometer testing and analysis, pavement design using mechanistic and empirical pavement design procedures, use of Inertial Profilograph to control smoothness and large scale multidisciplinary contract administration services.  Dr. Bhutta has authored more than 25 technical papers and over 200 technical reports and presentations in the area of earth and environmental engineering.  Dr. Bhutta is a contributing member of the Canadian Technical Asphalt Association (CTAA) and Asphalt Road Recycling Association (ARRA).

Farid Khan, M.Sc., P. Eng. (Email: farid.khan@engtec.ca)

Farid Khan is an Associate and a founding member at Engtec Consulting Inc.  Mr. Khan has more than 25 years of professional experience in the field of civil engineering. He has gained a wide range of experience in all aspects of pavements, geotechnical and materials engineering project management and administration.  His areas of expertise include geotechnical investigations for design and construction of foundations for buildings, pavements, earth retaining structures and municipal services.  As an Associate, he has carried out and managed various projects involving geotechnical and material engineering aspects of residential, commercial and industrial developments, pavement evaluation/rehabilitation, pavement analysis and design, pavement materials characterization, pavement distress survey, preparation of contract documents and specifications, quantity calculations, bid evaluation, supervision and quality control of ongoing projects while working with various consultants.  He has also experience in design, review, inspection and supervision of infrastructure development projects such as roads, sewerage, water supply, drainage and buildings.  Mr. Khan has considerable experience in the design and construction of several major trunk sewers, drainage projects and sewage treatment plants overseas.