J. Bert Smith, M.Sc., P.Eng., FEC


Bert is a founding member of KGS Group and has over 40 years of experience with detailed site investigation, design and project management for hydrogeological, geotechnical and environmental related projects.

His expertise includes dams and other water retaining structures, bridge abutments, slope stabilization, structure foundations and instrumentation. He is also adept at assessing groundwater issues such as supply, quality, geothermal applications, seepage and construction dewatering. Other expertise includes contaminant assessment, site remediation and mine reclamation.

As a Principal of KGS Group, Bert is responsible for overall management of staff, design direction and review and project management for all geotechnical, hydrogeological, environmental and geomatics related projects. He also serves as a member of our board of directors.