Who We Are

Mission Statement

RC Spencer Associates is committed to technical excellence in civil engineering design, project management and inspection services, and to providing a full range of cost effective professional engineering services related to municipal roads and transportation engineering, urban planning/land development, hydraulics engineering, environmental assessment, sewerage and drainage, water works, and parks development.

 

 

Richard C. Spencer, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
President
rcspencer@rcspencer.ca
(519) 946-1122 ext. 1133

 

David Archer, P.Eng.
Senior Manager/Associate
darcher@rcspencer.ca
(519) 946-1122 ext. 1130

 

Bruce Ropat
Senior Manager/Associate
bropat@rcspencer.ca
(519) 946-1122 ext. 1131

 

John Tofflemire, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Manager, Leamington Office
jtofflemire@rcspencer.ca
(519) 324-0606

Stephen Jahns, B.A.Sc., P.Eng., CET
Manager, Chatham-Kent Office
sjahns@rcspencer.ca
(519) 365-9212

Dennis McCready, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Senior Engineer, Drainage Specialist

Chatham-Kent Office

(519) 365-9212

Our Team

 

Richard C. Spencer, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., is President of RC Spencer Associates Inc.  He graduated in 1977 from the University of Windsor with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, is a Designated Consulting Engineer and licensed in the Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan.  He brings with him over 35 years of experience in engineering design and project management to provide leadership to the Company. RC Spencer Associates Inc. resulted from the 2009 reorganization of the civil division of HGS Limited, of which Mr. Spencer was Principal.

 

Dave Archer, P. Eng., is a senior manager and partner in the firm. He graduated in 1989 from Lakehead University and has been with the firm for 25 years. He has been involved in a number of major infrastructure improvement projects, in both project management and construction administration capacity. 

 

Bruce Ropat is a senior manager and partner in the firm. Mr. Ropat joined HGS Limited in 1990 as a senior field supervisor and has over 40 years of construction experience in the heavy construction and engineering fields.  Mr. Ropat previously was employed by the City of Windsor as a Construction Inspector having completed Ministry of Transportation courses in Construction Inspection, Soils Technology, Concrete, Asphalt and Municipal Survey.

 

John Tofflemire, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., joined RC Spencer Associates Inc. as a senior transportation engineer in 2011 after more than 35 years in municipal engineering.  From 1981 to 2006, Mr. Tofflemire was the Commissioner of Traffic Engineering, City Engineer, and General Manager of Public Works for the City of Windsor.  From 2006 until 2011 he was the Director of Community Services for the Municipality of Leamington.  John is a branch manager of the Leamington Office.

Stephen E. Jahns, B.A.Sc., P.Eng., CET, joined RC Spencer Associates in 2016.  As a graduate of the University of Windsor's Faculty of Engineering, Stephen possesses a Bachelor of Applied Science - Honours Civil Engineering and over twenty years of progressive experience in both private sector consulting and public sector government infrastructure and engineering administration.  From 2003 to 2014, Stephen was a member of the Senior Management Team at the Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, acting as Manager of Infrastructure and Transportation.

Dennis McCready, B.A.Sc., P.Eng., joined RC Spencer Associates Inc. in 2016 as a senior engineer and municipal drainage specialist after nearly 40 years of consulting engineering experience.  Mr. McCready was a Senior Water Resources Engineer at Todgham and Case Associates Inc. for 31 years (Vice President) and then with Dillon Consulting Ltd. for 8 years.  Mr. McCready has completed hundreds of municipal drainage reports under the “The Drainage Act” for Chatham-Kent and several municipalities in Lambton County, Essex County, Elgin County and Middlesex County.  He has held various positions on the Executive of the Kent County Chapter of APEO.

Windsor Office:

800 University Avenue West

Windsor, ON  N9A 5R9

 

Tel:    519-946-1122
Email: rcspencer@rcspencer.ca​

Leamington Office:​

18 Talbot Street West

Leamington, ON  N8H 1M4

 

Tel:    519-324-0606
Email: rcspencer@rcspencer.ca​

Chatham-Kent Office:​

49 Raleigh Street

Chatham, ON  N7M 2M6

 

Tel:    519-365-9212
Email: rcspencer@rcspencer.ca​