Project Auditing Cost Engineering Design 

PACED Engineering provides clients with technical leadership or additional engineering expertise to augment an existing team.



Project Auditing

Independent review designed to evaluate (i) the extent to which project management standards are being followed, (ii) the currently expected project outcome in terms of scope, schedule and cost, or (iii) the reasons for project failure.

Cost Engineering

Systematic approach to cost estimating, cost control, cost forecasting, investment appraisal and risk analysis.


Assessment of both technical and economic performance, based on due diligence and techno-economic analysis, to evaluate its economic viability of a process or product.

Design Documentation

Preparation of project plans, engineering specifications, technical drawings, commissioning plans, engineering reports, operating procedures, project close-out, and technical presentations. French / English technical translation.

Expert Witnessing

Formulation of expert opinion, both written and oral, in the areas of engineering, mechanical systems, design, project management and cost estimating.


Training and coaching in project management, cost estimating, engineering design and technical document preparation.



Mechanical Systems


Process Industries




Mike Simard, PE, PMP, CEP


  • Progressive Positions:

    • Associate Professor of the Practice, Villanova University

    • Vice President of Engineering, Renmatix Inc

    • Plant Manager, CETCO Inc

    • Project Manager / Plant Manager, Soprema Inc

    • Project Engineer / Contract Manager, GE Power Systems

  • Conference Speaker & Published Author

  • Inventor on seven patents.

Area of Expertise:

  • Engineering Design

  • Mechanical Systems

  • Project Management

  • Cost Estimating

Professional Experience (25+ yrs):

  • Diverse Industries: Power Generation, Building Materials, Biomass Conversion

  • Size of Corporations: Large Fortune 500, mid-sized companies and entrepreneurial start-ups


  • M.B.A., Simon Fraser University '98

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal '94

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Sherbrooke '91

Licenses / Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP)





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