Mike Achtem, P.Eng, PMP, CCA
Mike is a registered Professional Engineer and a graduate of Queens University. With over 25 years of experience, Mike is an expert at consulting on land development and municipal infrastructure projects throughout BC.
He is also a certified Project Management Professional as well as a certified Contract Administrator with the Master Municipal Construction Association.
Mike takes a value-added approach to all of his projects, striving to provide clients with a results orientated blend of cost and functionality. His clients include First Nations, municipalities, property managers, mining and forestry companies, federal and provincial governments, law firms, land developers and builders.
Josh Bartley, P.Eng
Josh is a registered Professional Engineer and graduate of the University of British Columbia, with a degree in Civil Engineering with Environmental Option. He previously completed a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma, and has been working in the civil and environmental engineering and construction fields for over 15 years. Josh’s experience has progressively built on the application of innovative solutions to infrastructure, land development, and environmental challenges.
Thanks to his background, Josh approaches projects from creative and technically sound perspectives and work closely with stakeholders to develop sound relationships. He believes that a successful project balances environmental and socio-economic impacts, with financial gains of all stakeholders, and that for our industry to continue to prosper we must consider our actions within a framework of sustainability.
Rob Johnston, CTech.
Rob is a senior civil engineering technologist with over 35 years of experience designing, managing, and overseeing projects from land development to large scale municipal infrastructure and master-planned communities.
Rob provides a wealth of invaluable experience which serves to support our clients, and contributes to the professional development of our team as a whole.
Corey Brown, M.Eng., EIT, AScT
Corey is a registered Engineer in Training with a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia specializing in Environmental Fluid Mechanics. He joined the Islander team in 2010, and has been involved with the successful completion of numerous land development, municipal, and environmental projects.
As the president of Envision Inc and Troke Properties, Chris is an experienced leader with wide-ranging expertise across a variety of industries. Over the last 22 years he has overseen local and national real estate projects as a licensed Real Estate Consultant in residential and commercial multi family, investment and land acquisitions, and sales.
His background enables him to provide key insights on the viability and value of a project. With the Envision and Islander merger he can now offer further end-to-end services to clients.
Sean Babulic, EIT.
Sean is a registered Engineer in Training with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He has considerable project management and environmental monitoring experience, including leading roles in large scale marine remediation, mine reclamation and other complex multi-disciplinary remediation projects.
Joel Clarkston, Grad Tech
Joel graduated from Camosun College with a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. Since joining the team in 2018 Joel has been Islander’s field technologist undertaking site inspections and environmental sampling. Joel draws on his previous construction experience in residential and civil construction to provide valuable input in the field and the office.
Justin Eagle, Dip. Tech.
Justin is a Civil Engineering Technologist with a diploma from Camosun College in Civil Engineering Technology. He joined the Islander team in 2017 and has since gained experience in land development and environmental engineering. Justin was involved in the CVRD water main replacement project “Saltair Phase 5” as well as environmental monitoring and sampling at the CRD Waste Water Treatment Plant in Esquimalt.
Nicholas Liberty, AScT, C.E.T.
Nicholas is a Civil Design specialist with over seven years of industry experience throughout Central Ontario, Vancouver Island, and Auckland New Zealand. He has extensive expertise using AutoCAD Civil 3D in applications including land development, local government infrastructure, mining and environmental services.
Nicholas completed his Certified Engineering Technologist Designation through the Civil Engineering Technician Program at Georgian College in Ontario and through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians.
He currently holds an Applied Science Technologist designation with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia and is currently working towards the Professional Technologist certification.
Jennifer Lynn, Grad. Tech.
Jennifer is a graduate of the civil engineering program at Camosun College. In addition to supporting the team with civil engineering design-drafting she contributes considerable talent and experience in 3D modeling for conceptual Land Planning and rendering for photo-realistic presentation graphics.
Rahim Gaidhar, GIT.
Rahim is a registered Geoscientist in Training with Bachelor Degrees in the Environment and Biological Sciences. He has worked in investigatory roles that involve borehole drilling, bedrock fracture orientation, environmental monitoring, water treatment, and the reporting that goes into multi-disciplinary remediation projects. Rahim's degrees are from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University with emphasis on glacial geomorphology and geology.