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Project Scope Definition and Preliminary Design

We assist our clients in finding the proper path to project completion. Our team of project managers and designers use the latest drafting and project management tools to turn ideas into reality.

GPS and Total Station Survey and Construction Layout

Running cutting edge gear from TopCon and Trimble, our survey teams are able to work effectively alone or in tandems to maximize efficiency. 

Construction Observation

We oversee the contractors and ensure conformity to design. We can act as a representative of our clients 

Tender Preparation and Administration

We handle all aspects of the Tender process from preparation, distrbution of documents, qualifying bids and producing contract documents for our clients. 

Grant Preparation

Working with all stakeholders, we ensure grants are completed timely and accurately ensuring the highest probability of success. We are well connected with numerous government officials and regulators to stay up to date on new offerings.

Approval Process

Sometimes getting a project approved can be one of the most challenging and time consuming processes. We use our extensive knowledge of the approval process to help maintain sensitive timelines and ensure projects move ahead when the owner wants them too.

Detailed Drafting and Design

We use the latest AutoDesk and Civil 3D software to produce detailed, accurate and interpretable designs for all stakeholders.

Project Management

Utilizing cutting edge software from Deltek Vision, Microsoft Sharepoint and other tools, we create collaborate environments where project owners are kept informed every step of the way. Our Status Updates keep communication flowing regardless of project stage.

Overseeing 3rd Party Contractors

We have developed long standing professional relationships with a number of local and nationally based firms to supplement and round out our service offering.



Tagish Engineering is a centrally based engineering consulting firm in Alberta. With a main office in Red Deer Tagish has a highly diverse staff offering a personalized service to our clients. Tagish prides itself on a realistic approach to every challenge that leads to a common sense based, high quality outcome. 


Tagish Engineering Ltd. was founded in Red Deer by Wes Williams, P.Eng. in 1983 specializing in Civil Engineering. Through Wes’s leadership the company was able to flourish and created many long term relationships, and produced the results Tagish has become known for. As of 2010, Wes has retired from the practice and Greg Smith, P.Eng. has assumed the role of General Manager and Principal in the firm. Greg continues to build on the relationships and quality work that has made Tagish so successful. Tagish Engineering's mission is to provide quality engineering services that produce practical yet innovative results. 


Our growing staff includes engineers, technologists and administrative support with a variety of experience in the many areas of engineering Tagish is able to offer. The Tagish team is well equipped with the latest technology and equipment to ensure accuracy and efficiency. Tagish also has developed personal relationships with a wide range of sub consultants in both the construction and professional fields. The result? No project is too large for Tagish Engineering Ltd. to undertake.

President's Message
"I believe we can be the conduit between engineering principles, standards, ethics, and the interests of our environment, public and clients’ needs to create a common sense, long lasting and valuable result. By doing this Tagish will continue to be the very well respected firm that is widely recognized as a leader in our industry throughout Alberta."  
Greg Smith, P.Eng., President - Tagish Engineering Ltd.


Here at Tagish, we support the communities we work in. We know that for small communities to flourish, a network of individuals, local businesses and effective governments must work together towards a common goal.


Tagish has contributes to a variety of local causes on an ongoing basis. Check back here for information on our annual golf tournament and other community involvement.

June 20, 2018

2019 Golf Tournament

Our 2019 Tournament was a huge success. We were able to raise over $1500 for the Medicine River Wildlife Center and enjoyed a visit from Otis the Owl.

Stay tuned for info on our 2020 tournament

Directions to the course are below



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Tagish works on a number of transportation projects including rural road upgrades, municipal roads and captial estimates.We are experienced in both urban and rural roadways


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Working closely with our clients, Tagish can assist in design, approvals, construction and long term planning on land development projects. Many of our clients have worked with us over long periods of time and through multiple phases of development

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Municipalities need effective, interconnected systems that cohesivesly blend aspects of various expertise, like water systems, storm water, roads and transportation networks. Tagish has ample experience in large, multi phased projects for our municipal and rural clients.

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There is perhaps no greater need that access to fresh, clean drinking water. We utilize practical and innovative technology to assist in water system upgrades and maintenance.


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Sanitary systems are vital to healthy, clean communities. Tagish has used a variety of eco friendly, cost effective techniques to upgrade and create long lasting sanitary solutions for our clients.

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From localized systems and storm ponding, to wide sweeping water management plans for future development, Tagish has a long history of developing varied and effective stormwater management solutions.

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Long term planning is vital to the success of any community or county. The also are effective in funding requests and capital planning. Tagish works closely with our clients on both immediate and long term capital plans, growth studies, offsite levies and 


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For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 403-346-7710 or fill out the following form


#104, 230 Lake Street

Red Deer County, AB

T4E 1B9


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