Stéphan Trépanier B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc.(Eng.), P.Eng., ing.

Partner and Team Leader

There’s a way to do it better. Find it.

Thomas A. Edison

Throughout his career, Stéphan has used innovation and experience to develop the best solutions for his clients. Stéphan believes in clearly communicating a range of options and educating clients on the pros and cons of each, so the option that is most suited for them can be selected.

Stéphan joined Edison as a partner in 2013 and leads its Toronto office and Restoration and Construction services. Stéphan has been a consulting engineer since 1995. He has managed projects for a multitude of clients, including Brookfield Properties, Oxford Properties, Cadillac Fairview and Manulife Financial, at high profile buildings such as the CN Tower, First Canadian Place, TD Centre, Rogers Centre, and The Watergate office building.

Key Areas of Expertise

Building Restoration

Post-Tensioning Evaluation and Repairs

Professional Associations

Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI)

Sealant and Waterproofing Association of Ontario (SWA)

Building and Concrete Restoration Association of Ontario (BCRAO)

Selected Professional Experience

Montcrest Apartments | 655 Broadview Ave. and 10 Hogarth Ave., Toronto | 2013-16 | Balcony Repairs, Window and Door Replacements, Roof Replacement | $4.6M | High-Rise Multi-Residential| M&R Holdings

2445 The Collegeway, Mississauga, Ontario |2013 | Suspended Parking Slab Replacement | $2.1M | High-Rise Multi-Residential | Salpam

Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Northeast/Markham | 7095 Woodbine Ave., Markham |2013-14 | Garage Post-Tensioning Repairs and Waterproofing | $2.4M | Hotel | Eastons Group

Trillium | 225 Bamburgh Circle, Scarborough | 2015-17) | Garage Post-Tensioning Repairs | $1.1M | High-Rise Condo | DEL Management

Vista | 275 Bamburgh Circle, Scarborough | 2015-16 |Garage Post-Tensioning Repairs| $1.1M | High-Rise Condo | DEL Management

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (Civil Engineering), Queen’s University, Kingston,1992
  • Master of Science in Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, 1994
WORK HISTORY
  • Edison Engineers Inc., Partner/Project Principal, 2013 – Present
  • Halsall Associates, Toronto ON (1995 to 2012). Managing Principal and GTA Restoration Services Manager for Building Restoration. Technical Leader for post-tensioning projects across North-America.
DIRECTORSHIPS AND COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT
Current:
  • ICRI Toronto Chapter - Director
Previous:
  • ICRI – Director
  • ICRI - Technical Activities Committee – Member
  • ICRI – Sustainability Committee – Chair
  • ICRI – Evaluation Committee – Member
  • ICRI – Post-Tensioning Evaluation Sub-Committee- Member
  • ICRI – Post-Tensioning Repairs Sub-Committee - Member
  • BCRAO – Director
PRESENTATIONS
  • Evaluation and Repair of Unbonded Post-Tensoined Buildings, Toronto ICRI Chapter, February 2017
  • Tools for Evaluating Unbonded PT Structures, Freyssinet Seminar, Toronto, 2011
  • Tools for Evaluating Unbonded Post-Tensioned Structures, Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) 2003 Convention, Los-Angeles, CA
  • Acoustic Monitoring of a Post-Tensioned Structure, American Concrete Institute (ACI) 2000 Fall Convention
  • Concrete Repairs from the Engineers Point of View, EPIC Program Innovations Centre, 1998
  • State-of-the-Art in Post-Tensioning Evaluation Techniques, Building and Concrete Restoration Association of Ontario, 1998
PUBLICATIONS and MAJOR STUDIES
  • “Dispelling the Myth about Unbonded PT Buildings – Is the Stigma Deserved”, co-author, submitted for publication in the PTI Journal, 2015
  • “Guideline for Evaluation and Repair of Unbonded PT Structures”, Contributing Author, PTI/ICRI, 2012
  • CFRP Tendons for Replacing Unbonded Post-Tensioned Strands, Queen’s University, 2011
  • “The Sustainable Concrete Guide - Applications”, Contributing Author, US Green Concrete Council, 2010
  • Assessment of Magnetic Testing to Identify Failed Unbonded Post-Tensioned Strands, Toronto, 2001&2010
  • Tension Testing to Determine Friction Coefficient for Unbonded Post-Tensioned Cables, Washington DC, 2002
  • “Corrosion Inhibitors in Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, June 2001
  • Assessment of Post-Tensioning Evaluation Techniques, University of Toronto, 1998
  • “Leading Edge Computer Diagnostics for Condominium Building”, Condominium Manager, Summer 1998
  • “Acoustic Monitoring Technology for Post-Tensioned Structures”, FIP Symposium on Post-Tensioned Concrete Structures, London, UK, 1996
  • Evaluation of Migratory Corrosion Inhibitors at Terminal 1, Lester B. Pearson International Airport,1996
  • Monitoring the Long-Term Performance of Anti-Carbonation Coatings and of the Norcure Realkalisation Process, funded by CMHC and MOH, respectively, 1996
  • Evaluation of Concrete Consolidants at Terminal 1, Lester B. Pearson International Airport,1995
  • “Effectiveness of Corrosion Inhibitors in Reinforced Concrete”, M.Sc.Eng. Thesis, Queen’s University, Funded by MTO, 1994