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Kyle Gomke, P.Eng

Principal Engineer for Civil Department

Kyle started his engineering career in 2001 after joining the Aeronautical Engineering Technology at SAIT in Calgary Alberta where he developed a passion for mechanical engineering. In 2003 he moved to Edmonton to work on the structural maintenance program for the Canadian Forces CC130 Hercules Aircraft Fleet which provided valuable experience in the technical side of asset management. In 2010 he completed his civil engineering degree at the University of Saskatchewan. After 5 years he moved back west to Edmonton to work with former Spar Aerospace colleagues on developing engineering software to support the CC130 Fleet. Working as an Analyst and Project Manager at Awarebase Ltd provided experience working with professionals with different backgrounds and a great appreciation for the value that diversity brings to a company.

Gaining an opportunity to move into civil engineering consulting, in 2011 Kyle moved to Canmore Alberta to work for McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. This allowed Kyle to work on both mechanical and civil engineering projects including ski lift installations and modifications, zip lines, subdivision development, multi-use paths, grading and stormwater engineering. In 2016 the City of Kamloops called, and Kyle decided to move from consulting into municipal engineering in the BC Interior. Here he gained valuable experience in the development approvals department, engineering utilities department and design department where he worked on road rehabilitation, utility upgrade and active transportation projects.

Moving back into civil engineering consulting at Octo Engineering Inc brings exciting new opportunities and challenges. Outside the office, Kyle is likely out trail running in one of Kamloops many nature parks. He has developed a deep love of outdoor pursuits such as downhill skiing, ski touring, Nordic skiing, cycling, mountain biking, scrambling, hiking and trail running.


Kyle Gomke, P.Eng
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