Meet The Team
Scott Allen is the founder of AllRock Consulting Ltd. from Corner Brook, Newfoundland, on the territory of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq. He is a proud member of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation. Scott provides project management support for AllRock clients and team members in Newfoundland and Toronto. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Scott is a professional engineer with OPEG and PEGNL who sits on the board of the Heavy Civil Association of Newfoundland & Labrador.
Of all the projects Scott has worked on, he’s most proud of the development of the Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital, where he faced challenges managing the geotechnical and third party testing scope for what proved to be a massive project. He was also able to work with North American construction leader PCL/Marco. But most significantly, the completion of this project provided critical care and cancer treatment for the residents of the West Coast of Newfoundland, and for his own hometown of Corner Brook. Scott’s clients know he understands the challenges faced by the construction industry; the crew’s time is valuable, and he prides himself on accessibility and communicability with clients to ensure reports and results are delivered in a timely manner.
In his free time, Scott goes hunting and fishing on his land, and enjoys hockey, golf, NFL Sundays, reading books on business, and being with family. But his greatest passion is his company. He founded AllRock to challenge the existing culture of the geotechnical and materials industry, which he perceived to be lacking in the customer experience and reliable service. He built a team of vibrant and client-minded professionals who value a fun and fast-paced working environment. AllRock is a rapidly growing company with a bright future, and Scott believes strongly that it will soon become a model for best safety, fiscal, and client relations practices in the industry.
Corner Brook, NL
Wayne Ball is a Technical Services Manager based in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. His day-to-day duties are varied and expansive, from client consultation, to geotechnical and subsurface investigations supervision, to water and soil sampling.
Wayne has vast experience working on a wide range of projects, including the Corner Brook Health Care Facility and the Corner Brook Asphalt program. If you worked on any of Newfoundland and Labrador's major projects in the past 40 years, chances are you have came across Wayne Ball. Some other notable major projects include Hibernia Topsides Facility, Muskrat Falls or Emera's Maritime Link. His wealth of knowledge, team player attitude, and calm demeanor make him a pleasure to work with.
Wayne is a proud member of the Milllbrook First Nation. A lover of hunting, fishing, and spending time at the cabin with his wife of 41 years, Wayne also greatly enjoys working with his team of supportive coworkers. He views AllRock as quickly becoming the prime geotechnical firm in Newfoundland.
B. Eng, P. Eng
Andrew Dornan is from Saint John, New Brunswick currently living in Toronto, Ontario, where he works as a Project Manager for AllRock. Andrew oversees all aspects of the projects he works on, from determining client needs, budgeting and scheduling, and team management. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, is a certified P. Eng in New Brunswick and Ontario, and has his Mix Design Technology Certification for the Asphalt Institute and a Certificate of Proficiency in the Pile Driver Analyzer (PDA) System.
Most recently, Andrew worked on the 2021 Gardiner Express annual maintenance closure, during which crews worked consecutive 24 hour days over a single weekend in July to ensure the project was completed in time for 140,000 daily vehicles to take this important route into downtown Toronto. On this job, Andrew was able to demonstrate the lengths he’ll go to accommodate a client’s needs, and deliver fast and safe results.
It may come as no surprise that Andrew is an avid triathlete, because he brings the same determination and work ethic to his professional pursuits. The growth he’s seen from AllRock is exciting to him, as well as the nose-to-the-grindstone culture fostered by a close-knit team of coworkers who he knows will make sure he never stops learning!
St. John's, NL
Nick Groves is a Project Manager from Clarenville, Newfoundland, living in Paradise, Newfoundland, where he has a hand in all things AllRock, including client care and communication, project monitoring and reporting, geotechnical services, and material testing services. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Memorial University and is a PEGNL Engineer in Training.
Nick most notably worked on the New Adult Mental Health and Addictions Facility (NAMHAF) parking structure and hospital, providing geotechnical consulting services and materials testing for this 240,000 sq. ft., six storey, 102-bed, 1000-stall facility. Meeting Nick on the job, you’re sure to encounter a friendly face with plenty of industry knowledge behind it.
Nick is an avid reader and mountain biker, but also likes to spend his free time away from work learning computer programming and experimenting with various CAD design software. He chose AllRock because he could see it was an up-and-coming company that provides opportunities for employees to explore different avenues within the construction and engineering industries, and will attract more like-minded, innovative individuals who have the drive AllRock exemplifies. Nick is excited for a future with AllRock in which he’ll continue to broaden his knowledge of project management and be a go-to support for geotechnical engineering and design within the company.
Junior Civil Engineer/Proposal Manager
St. John's, NL
Nigel Chaytor is from Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador currently living in St. John’s, where he works as Junior Civil Engineer for AllRock. Nigel holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Memorial University and he is eager to work towards attaining his Professional Engineer designation.
Since joining the AllRock team in February 2022, Nigel has quickly become the company’s go-to proposal writer and estimator. When Clients reach out to AllRock requesting a quote, Nigel takes the lead and ensures a well-written proposal and accurate estimate are provided before the deadline. Nigel has also gained valuable experience assisting with project management tasks, as a geotechnical engineer in Ottawa, Toronto & Newfoundland and Labrador, and materials testing field work including soils and asphalt testing with a nuclear densometer.
Nigel always envisioned working with a local engineering consultant and immediately knew AllRock was the perfect fit. He is excited to develop as a young engineer with AllRock as the company continues to rapidly grow throughout Ontario as well as Newfoundland and Labrador.
Nigel loves all things sports, particularly soccer and hockey, and he rarely misses a game of his beloved Montreal Canadiens. Nigel also has a passion for the automotive industry and has an ever-growing personal model car collection. Nigel brings a passionate and enthusiastic attitude to AllRock, and he is keen to gain expertise in the geotechnical engineering, materials testing, and environmental engineering industries.
Brett Evans is a Project Manager and Materials Engineer from St. Jacques, Newfoundland, currently living on the traditional territory of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq in Glenwood, Newfoundland. He manages the Gander location and is the lead asphalt engineer for AllRock. Brett holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Memorial University.
A project Brett remembers fondly was the multi-million dollar Gander Sports Complex, which included the development of a soccer field, running track, and javelin pit. Brett was privy to all facets of this project, from the initial excavation to the final asphalt placement, and provided invaluable insights and knowledge on the geotechnical and materials aspects of the project.
If Brett’s “bend over backwards” approach to client care weren’t enough, you may also be lucky enough to hear him play one of many musical instruments, or run into his rescue dog, Lesley, who goes to work with him every day and is a friend to all the local contractors. Brett is enthusiastic about AllRock’s youthful, hardworking team, and foresees AllRock being one of the leading geotechnical and materials engineering firms in the province. He would love to be your go-to man for all things asphalt!
Greg Davidson is a Project Manager and Geotechnical Engineer from Ottawa, Ontario. Greg has always lived and worked in Ottawa and has expansive knowledge of the area. Greg manages the Ottawa location, including client care and communication, team leadership and management, project monitoring and reporting, geotechnical services and materials testing services. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Carleton University and is a licensed P.Eng. in Ontario.
Greg has vast experience working on a wide range of projects in the Ottawa and surrounding area having completed numerous geotechnical investigations for large scale City of Ottawa infrastructure projects. Most recently, Greg worked on the Village of Richmond Forcemain Twinning Phase 2 & 3 project, during which 42 boreholes were advanced along 12.4 kilometers of road for a new 600 millimetre diameter sanitary sewer to expand the capacity of the Richmond sewage pumping system. This investigation included the evaluation of several trenchless installation techniques due to the potential for hydraulic fracturing and basal heave for the installation of the sewer below the Jock River. In addition, Greg worked on the 2021 City of Ottawa Annual Resurfacing Preliminary Engineering Investigation, during which he managed a team to complete 400 boreholes along 38 individual roads within the City of Ottawa in a time of just 21 days. Through this, Greg was able demonstrate to the client the effort that he will go to ensure that his client’s needs are met and that results are delivered in a fast and reliable manner
In his free time, Greg likes to play hockey, golf, mountain bike and travel with his wife. He chose AllRock because he can see the passion and determination of the AllRock employees to strive to be a leader in the geotechnical and materials consulting field. He wants to ensure that client care is his top priority and that the level of service that AllRock provides is a model for the industry. He wants to help AllRock expand to become a leader in the province, is excited to be part of a growing company, and foresees expanding to new locations and offering more services.
Ben Goodings is a Project Manager in London, Ontario, originally from from Owen Sound, Ontario. Ben is a Certified Technician (C. Tech.), he holds a Civil Engineering Technologist Diploma from Conestoga College. His work history spans 20 years in the geotechnical, civil, materials testing, building science and heavy construction industry. He joined AllRock in 2023 after acquiring experience on various private and municipal developments, commercial building construction, building inspection, and road construction projects in the State of Nevada and the Kitchener/Waterloo area.
Ben has vast experience working on a wide range of projects, including work on various wind turbine projects providing geotechnical consulting services and materials testing. Ben also holds his CWB welding certification and has worked with notable clients such as Hydro One and Amazon Canada as a Steel and welding inspector for the GC. Thorough and detailed inspections were performed to clear divisions and keep the project moving forward and on time. These actions helped these clients achieve their milestones and meet project deadlines.
In his free time, Ben enjoys playing golf and “cherry picking” in beer league hockey. He also enjoys spending time with his family and two boys taking them to various sporting activities and fishing in the summertime. He chose Allrock because of the passion and enthusiasm he saw in the management team to become one of the premiere leaders in the geotechnical industry. The opportunity to provide his experience along with the passionate, hardworking team was something he could not pass up.
Corner Brook, NL
Ashlee Gerlock is from and currently resides on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Ashlee works as the Business Manager for AllRock Consulting Ltd. Ashlee overseas all aspects of AllRock’s business portfolio inclusive of financial management, human resources, training, assets and strives to keep the business productive, efficient and organized at all times. Ashlee has assisted with the opening of three new office locations in Newfoundland, Toronto and Ottawa.
Ashlee comes to AllRock with over 15 years of experience in the natural and renewable resources sector in Alberta and Northern British Columbia providing site management expertise for engineering, procurement, construction and owner organizations. Projects have included mining, SagD, gas plants and oil sand facilities. An accomplishment of note was the setup, organization and management of an extensive transportation program for a 2500-person workforce in Northern BC.
Ashlee is a busy mom of a seven-year-old son keeping busy with swimming, choir and school activities. Ashlee loves the outdoors, paddle boarding, swimming, walking, and spending time with her large Vancouver Island family. Ashlee is also proud of her Coast Salish- Duwamish lineage and is thankful to work for an indigenous company within Canada.