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About Us

Consulting with Purpose

Trapline Engineering is an aboriginal-owned engineering consulting company based in Yellowknife. We serve clients throughout the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of engineering consultant designs delivered with pride, originality and honesty. 


Consulting Engineering in Northern Canada

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Engineering Planning

Helping Solve Problems


Services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. We work collaboratively throughout the entire process for best results. Contact us to find out how we can help today.

Engineering Design

Designed to Work


Engineering designs suitable for cold climates and remote locations.   Mechanical engineering services are available in-house and we can arrange other disciplines to provide an integrated design.

Construction Administration

Expert Guidance

Construction support is adapted to the special requirements of your project.  We understand the logistical and technical difficulties of building in northern and remote communities.

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We are committed to using our resources to provide a safe and healthy workplace by adhering to industry standards while complying with applicable safety legislation  along with company policies and procedures relating to workplace safety.

Projects will be completed with an emphasis on excellence and safety. Health and safety are equally valued with business objectives and they will never be compromised.

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Our Team


Glen Sibbeston, P.Eng.

Principal, Mechanical Engineer

Glen is a committed northerner with roots in the Métis community of the Northwest Territories.  A first career as a pilot in the Canadian Forces afforded training in military discipline and administration. Glen entered consulting in Yellowknife in 2009 practising at a multi-discipline engineering company where experience was gained in a wide variety of projects across Canada’s north.  Glen has a passion for energy efficiency and elegant simplicity in design, striving to deliver projects that are ‘designed to work.’



Janet Sibbeston

Principal, Finance and Project Manager

Janet is a born-and-raised northerner, her family history goes back to Yellowknife’s early gold mining days.   Janet has a broad background in government with experience in land titles and legal registries, contracts, financial management, and family law.    She has broad experience managing service contracts including navigating government financial processes.  Janet is driven to create structure and predictability so technical staff can work more effectively.  Her attention to detail and clear communication will help deliver your project on time and on target.


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At Trapline Engineering we believe that our team members are our greatest asset.  They share our values and enable us to reach our goals.

At Trapline Engineering we...

  • Value our employees

  • provide competitive compensation

  • offer remote work

  • flexibility

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Current Opportunities



We provide a variety of disciplines to meet client needs.  If you are an engineer or technologist we want to hear from you! 

Full time

No opportunities at this time.

How to apply 

 Please send your CV to detailing your availability and why you would be a good fit.


Contact Us

Box 2429
Yellowknife NT X1A 2P8

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