Joël TurcotteP. Eng., IAAI-CFI, Regional Manager, Ottawa

T. 613 234-1668 #5103F. 613
Office: Ottawa
Specialties: Electrical Engineering, Fire and Explosion

As Ottawa Regional Manager, Joël Turcotte ensures the technical and administrative management of the regional office.

As a Forensic Engineer, Joël carries out on-site accident investigations and prepares expert reports. During his many years as a forensic engineer, he has conducted laboratory tests and simulations to verify hypotheses on the nature and cause of accidents.

He has carried out over 2,000 investigations and has been recognized as an expert witness in numerous court cases.


Fire and explosion

  • Origin and cause
  • Electrical system analysis (Arc mapping)
  • Fire  and Explosion Dynamics
  • Fire Propagation analysis

Electrical Systems

  • Electrical Distribution and Transmission Systems and Equipment
  • Power generation and co-generation
  • Power Systems and Switchgear equipment
  • High Voltage Electroluminescent lighting
  • Solar Systems
  • Lightning related damage

Solid Fuel-Burning Systems

  • WETT certified Basic Inspector

Gas-fired and Oil-fired Combustion Systems

  • Combustion equipment
  • Heating Equipment, furnaces and boilers
  • Containment systems
  • Handling and storage

Solid Fuel-Burning Systems

  • Code compliance analysis