Jessica Manness, B.Sc., P.Eng is the principal and founder of JME World Consultants and Green World Energy. Ms. Manness was visionary in creating a Manitoba engineering company that focused on sustainability first. All of the designs produced by JME consider the social, economic, and environmental elements of the end product, making the designs robust, enduring, and cost effective.
Through the study and implementation of engineering works in Canada, the US, the Middle East, and Europe, Ms. Manness has observed and developed techniques that promotes environmental consciousness through all stages of a project including conceptualization, design, construction, maintenance, and decommissioning processes. Ms. Manness has developed a company with competencies to build highly technical solutions and convey deliverables to all stakeholders.
As the technical delegate for complex multi‐million dollar problems, Ms. Manness has enabled solutions that avert legal law suits and provide opportunities for the individuals, communities, and towns involved. As a facilitator in many cases, Ms. Manness has developed local training programs, created sustainable COR‐certified heavy construction companies, implemented work programs, and devises budgetary plans to ensure the success of community‐based endeavours.
As a project engineer, Ms. Manness has managed all elements of engineering from concept development, to design, to construction, to post-construction maintenance programs for works such as roads, bridges, foundations, stabilizations, river and surface water routing, habitat restoration, stormwater management systems, underground drainage systems, municipal water supply and distribution, municipal wastewater management.