Jack Seto

Principal Geotechnical Engineer


Jack Seto M.Sc., P.Eng., PE, has over 26 years experience in geotechnical engineering for a variety of civil, mining, and oil and gas development projects.  Mr. Seto’s experience has spanned the arctic and high mountain areas, including the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, Alaska, northern Quebec, Russia, Greenland, Norway, Chile, and Kyrgyzstan.  He is experienced in the geotechnical design, construction, and repair of waste rock embankments, dams, slopes, overburden stockpiles, and road embankments.  He has designed thermosyphon-cooled foundations for dams and buildings constructed on permafrost.  He is also experienced in the design of tailings storage facilities and has designed, monitored, and assessed the geotechnical performance of several pilot scale test deposits of oil sands tailings dewatering technologies.  He is a past Chair of the Cold Regions Geotechnology Division for the Canadian Geotechnical Society.