FOR PROFESSIONALS

Awards

The Association is asking for members to submit nominations for the following awards. Your help supports the ongoing success of the awards program, and to ensure that Manitoba's most worthy engineers and geoscientists are recognized for their contributions to our professions and society.

Nominations

Submit your nominations using the online forms listed in each category below.

Nomination Deadline

February 1, 2018

Award Categories

Team Achievement

This award recognizes individuals or groups who demonstrate excellence in, and major contributions to, the concept, design, and implementation of an engineering or geoscience work. If a group is awarded, presentation may be made to the leading members of the group.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba professional member, but does not have to be living in Manitoba

Criteria

  • Project ingenuity, impact, complexity, and client's needs
Intern (previously Member-In-Training or Professional-In-Training)

In addition to recognizing exceptional achievement in a trainee, this award shows the public and fellow Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members what a professional engineer or geoscientist contributes to Canadian society.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Intern

Criteria

  • Public promotion achievements
  • Promotion of engineering and geoscience among youth
  • Service to the profession
Early Achievement

In addition to recognizing exceptional achievement at the start of a career, this award shows the public and fellow Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members what a professional engineer or geoscientist contributes to Canadian society.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba member
  • Preferably under 35 years of age as of June 30 in the nomination year
  • Preferably been registered as a professional engineer or geoscientist in Canada for no more than 10 years as of June 30 in the nomination year

Criteria

  • Technical Achievement
  • Promotion of engineering and geoscience among Youth
  • Service to the Profession
  • Service to the Community
Outstanding Service

This award recognizes outstanding service to, or performed on behalf of, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba professional member

Criteria

  • Council Activity
  • Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Committee Activity
  • Technical Society and Community Activity
Honorary Life Membership

Honorary Life Membership recognizes members who served Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba or the profession meritoriously for years. They do not pay annual dues, but retain all rights and privileges conferred on a professional engineer or geoscientist by The Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act and Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba by-laws.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba professional member
  • Preferably has been registered as a professional engineer or geoscientist in Canada for at least 35 years

Criteria

  • Meritorious service to the profession
  • Participation on Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba committees
Leadership

This award recognizes outstanding achievement or influence towards major engineering or geoscientific works and developments undertaken for society's long-term benefit and/or quality of life. The individual is usually in an upper management, executive, or governance role.


Eligibility

  • Must be a Canadian citizen
  • Has carried out a major achievement in Manitoba
  • May be an engineer, geoscientist, or non-engineer/geoscientist

Criteria

  • Degree and type of personal involvement
  • Foresight towards and positive impact on society or quality of life
Technical Excellence

This award recognizes outstanding achievement, including the direct advancement of the engineering or geoscience professions in Manitoba, by an individual member during his or her career.


Eligibility

  • Must be an Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba professional member
  • Must have carried out major achievements in Manitoba

Criteria

  • Continued leadership in the profession and in the community
  • Outstanding and innovative achievements
  • Recognition achieved
  • Contributions to engineering/geoscience knowledge and works
  • Professional and public service
  • Enhancement of the quality of life
Judith Weiszmann Women in Engineering Champion Award

This award is intended to recognize female engineers who through engineering and career achievements have demonstrated the qualities that enabled Judith Weiszmann to be recognized as an outstanding engineer, role model, and influencer of the profession for the advancement and support of women in engineering.


Eligibility

  • Must be a female professional engineer registered with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba

Criteria

  • Recognition as a Role Model
  • Work-related Achievements
  • Service to the Profession
  • Service to the Community
Diversity Employer Award

This award is intended to recognize engineering and geoscience employers that have demonstrated, in action and spirit, support for recruiting, training, retaining, fostering respect for, and/or advancement of career opportunities for people defined within the "Diverse Employee Group". In celebrating these accomplishments, the award has the intended purpose of encouraging involvement of organisations in diversity-related activities, regardless of company size.


Eligibility

  • The company or employer must have registered office and substantial workforce in Manitoba.
  • The employer must be involved in providing engineering and/or geoscience services or manufacture of related engineering/geoscience products in Manitoba. The candidate company must employ (a) professional engineer(s) or geoscientist(s) registered with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.

Criteria

  • Diversity Programs and Professional Development Opportunities (35%)
  • Internationally Educated Professionals (30%)
  • Employment equity (25%)
  • Promoting diversity in the workplace and community (10%)

Past Award Recipients


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