Q&E Engineering Inc. is an engineering firm offering primarily structural and civil engineering design services to both the public and private sector. Our typical clients include municipal governments, manufacturing plants, developers, architects, contractors, property managers/owners, steel fabricators, and other engineering consulting firms. Our mission is to provide our clients with carefully detailed engineering solutions, that are cost effective and inherently constructible/sustainable, while meeting functional and timeline objectives.

Our team consists of engineers, engineers-in-training, technologists, inspectors, and support staff. Being a small firm allows Q&E’s senior staff to be directly involved in all stages of a project, from conceptualization to detailed design, ensuring all client needs are dealt with effectively, eliminating room for errors and delays. Q&E boasts a key management team of highly educated and motivated individuals. Q&E has been curated specifically to provide a well-rounded engineering team, with key members having varying backgrounds and areas of expertise, allowing for innovative and effective solutions to engineering and construction challenges. Q&E team members routinely attend conferences, seminars, and extended learning courses to stay up to date with new technologies and methodologies in both the engineering and construction fields. Q&E’s management team members are highlighted below.

In house structural and civil engineering services are provided; and, Q&E has external associates in mechanical, electrical, process, and geotechnical engineering. When needed working together, to serve as a one-stop shop to our clients to carry out multidisciplinary projects.


Quan Tan

M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Quan is senior engineer with over 15 years of experience in structural engineering, primarily focusing on bridges, buildings, and industrial structures. Quan has been the lead structural engineer on several high-profile projects in the Quinte area and provides ongoing engineering services to several large manufacturing plants. Quan has developed a reputation for his ability to provide effective engineering solutions to complex and unique engineering challenges, including earth excavation shoring, dewatering, deep foundation, sequential structure demolition, retrofit of historic buildings, and forensic investigation.

Jennifer Young


Jennifer is a senior engineer with over 10 years of experience in civil engineering including bridges and roads. Having successfully managed and administrated numerous projects, Jennifer is highly effective at collaborating with municipalities, contractors, and regulatory agencies to ensure environmental compliance and to prevent project delays.

Dr. Allison Crouter

Ph.D., P.Eng.

Allison is an intermediate engineer with 9 years of experience, she has expertise in both structural and chemical engineering. Dr. Crouter completed her Ph.D. in chemical engineering with a focus on monitoring particulate operations and her M.Eng. degree in structural engineering was focused on eccentricity in single-angle connections. Allison’s focus at Q&E is industrial engineering, she provides routine and on-demand support to manufacturing facilities. Her areas of expertise are the design and analysis of industrial structures, analysis, and design of repairs for steel storage tanks, and providing pre-start health and safety reviews. Allison also specializes in the design and analysis of complex structural steel connections and provides support to the fabrication industry with the development of erection and shop drawings.

Jamie Aiello

Arch. Tech, BCI

Jamie is senior designer and project manager with over 10 years of experience in design/construction. He is intimately familiar with building codes with respect to design, energy efficiency, and life safety and has been a lead designer for numerous high-profile buildings. Having worked several years in the design-build industry, Jamie has a wealth of knowledge with pre-engineered building systems and the design-build project structure. Jamie is also very proficient with state-of-the-art drafting/design software such as AutoCAD, Rivit, and Civil3D.