Lynda Smithard

Company: 
McCue Engineering Contractors
Job Title: 
Chief Operating Officer
Bio: 

Lynda Smithard, P.Eng., is a Professional Environmental Engineer with over 25 years experience. She is an industry leader in both the Mining and Environment industries as a clean tech provider.

Lynda joined McCue Engineering Contractors in 2008 as an owner and is leading the engineering team at McCue. Her portfolio is extensive and includes wastewater treatment and remediation projects at mine sites. Previously, she spent 12 years in engineering consulting where she focused on brownfield remediation and water treatment and it took her to locations across North America.

Lynda brings broad experience as an employer, from her work experience, and from her volunteer work with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) as a Competency Assessor.   Lynda is passionate about careers and diversity in STEM fields and is a member of the 30 By 30 Champion Committee in support of Women in (STEM).  She also developed a training program to create meaningful jobs in the mining industry and transferrable skills for Indigenous workers.