Scott has over four years of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering experience at Barr. He earned a master’s degree in geoenvironmental engineering in 2022 from the University of Alberta. His thesis topic focused on oil sands tailings dewatering, settlement, and strength improvement using plants. Scott’s experience includes tailings management; geotechnical and environmental site investigation; construction observation and materials testing; geotechnical instrumentation installation; saturated and unsaturated soil mechanics; critical state soil mechanics; oil sands geology; mine operations; and retainment structures. Scott’s work at Barr has included projects for coal, oil sands, and potash clients across Canada. He also has technical expertise in tailings and mine waste management and mine closure planning and design, including advanced numerical modeling of consolidation and settlement of unconventional tailings materials.