CANADA'S DEEP FOUNDATION LEADER
EBS Geostructural Inc. is a design-build deep foundation construction company specializing in the design and installation of helical piles, micropiles, geotechnical grouting, helical displacement piles, rock anchors and specialty shoring applications.
EBS is an industry-leading deep foundation construction company with over 2000 completed projects, 50,000 installed helical piles and 20,000 installed micropiles in Ontario.
Our focus on innovative solutions for challenging site and soil conditions has distinguished EBS as the undisputed leader in specialty deep foundations. On average, our design-build approach saves our clients 20% over traditional deep foundations. We provide helical piles, micropiles and specialty shoring for our commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential clients. EBS provides a foundation to build on through long-standing relationships, trust, ethics, and a safety-focused culture.
DESIGN- BUILD SOLUTIONS
At EBS, we have a passion for construction. We live for the challenges associated with today's construction environment. Sites with poor soils, redevelopment of sites, limited access, and adjacent structures. Our team includes structural and geotechnical engineers you can work alongside to design or re-design for the most effective solution for your project.
We blend proven technologies and techniques to push projects forward, sometimes in novel combinations.
Our experienced field staff works closely with our in-house engineering team to develop solutions to site challenges.
Our experience lets us quickly evaluate your project and outline solutions, options, suggestions and budget pricing.
As a company, our strengths lie in providing solutions for clients, including all aspects of the design-build process – from the development of specifications, design and drawings to load testing and construction.
COMMUNICATION. INTEGTIRY. TEAMWORK. GROWTH.
Dino Vito M.A.Sc., P. Eng
Receiving his Professional Engineer’s License in 1997, Dino Vito anchors the EBS team with 22 years of experience in deep foundations. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, where he completed both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Applied Science with a specialty in Geotechnical Engineering, Dino has long been the driving force behind EBS’s growth and expansion. Not one to rest for long, Dino enjoys spending time with family and engaging in physical fitness when not planning our company’s next move.
Jason Bindseil B.A., E.T.
Vice President and General Manager
Jason Bindseil joined EBS in 1999 after completing a BA in Environmental Policy at Brock University and a graduate diploma in Environmental Engineering and Technology at Conestoga College. Appointed VP & GM in 2011, Jason’s 19 years of experience in heavy civil construction have seen him develop new markets and techniques within the deep foundation industry. A firm proponent of relationship building, Jason is focused on applying his industry knowledge to help forge strong client relationships that last. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with family and unleashing his skills on the soccer pitch.
Joe Heinisch P. Eng
A graduate of Western’s Civil/Environmental Engineering program and Fanshawe's Business Marketing Program, Joe Heinisch received his Professional Engineer’s License in 2003. Starting his career with 6 years in soil and groundwater remediation for EBS's affiliate, C3 Environmental Ltd., Joe transferred to our company in 2005 as a Project Manager and later became QA/QC Manager. Joe’s extensive knowledge and experience give him significant insight into the feasibility of helical foundations for numerous applications. Outside of working hours, Joe enjoys spending time with family, camping, and coaching and playing hockey.
Brian Huber C.E.T.
Holding a Civil Engineering Technology diploma from Conestoga College, Brian joined the Project Management team at EBS in 2013. He brought experience in construction inspection, contract administration, and engineering surveying. Brian is committed to effective onsite operations and safety. In his spare time, Brian enjoys woodworking, fishing, hunting and outdoor activities.
Tayler Cook E.I.T.
A graduate of University of Waterloo’s Environmental Engineering program, Tayler’s unique background is a tremendous asset to the EBS project management team. He brings with him experience in environmental remediation and of overseeing helical pile and micropile installation and load testing. Tayler always brings a positive energy to the workforce and is one to point out unique solutions to challenges. Whenever he has the opportunity, he devotes his spare time to hunting and fishing.
Dave Godin P.Eng
Graduating with a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo in 2014, Dave began his career in the heavy civil construction industry, gaining experience in earth retention systems, deep foundation (large and small diameter), and other geostructural solutions. Dave's attention to detail and preparation are assets that ensure he fits right in with our Project Management team, delivering real solutions to challenging design-build projects at EBS.
Float fishing for steelhead trout, throwing a lacrosse ball around, and walking the extensive trail system with his wife Jillian through his hometown of Guelph are some of Dave's favourite things.
Dave Collins Dip. Technology
With over 24 years experience in the construction industry, Dave Collins joined the EBS team in 2010. A graduate of Conestoga College’s Mechanical Engineering and Technology program, Dave is also a professionally qualified machinist and machine tool integrator. Building on his extensive experience in the field, Dave manages our maintenance, field support, logistics, and inventory. Outside of working hours, Dave enjoys camping, golfing and spending time with family and friends.
Devena Fadelli NCSO
Manager, Environment, Health and Safety
Devena is an NCSO (National Construction Safety Officer), a graduate of Sheridan College (Community Services), and Conestoga College (Human Resources) with over 17 years of experience in construction. Her safety philosophy is, "everyone understands they are a vital part of the safety culture." Devena is committed to ensuring staff, clients and the communities we construct in are as safe as possible. Devena is a classic muscle car enthusiast and currently, she is inspired by translating, cooking and baking from her Italian Grandmother's handwritten recipes with no complaints from her friends or family.
Scott Hehn C.E.T., GSC
Scott brings over 28 years of Construction experience to EBS, having contributed to EBS in our formative years, Scott went onto other challenges before returning to the EBS team. His Construction Engineering Technology diploma compliments his role, supporting our continued growth, leading our Micropile Division. Scott's planning and problem-solving skills are always relied upon to ensure the most efficient approach is utilized to keep projects on time. In his free time, Scott enjoys camping with his family and dog Ruckus, home renovating, and - like many of his fellow Canadians - playing and coaching hockey.
Having joined EBS in 2000, Matt didn’t foresee the career path he was embarking on. Matt is a natural in his role, having started as a Labourer, progressing to Operator, Lead Hand, Foreman, and currently as our Helical Drilling Superintendent. His experience and knowledge gained at EBS is an asset in guiding our crews and projects to successful completion. Matt has completed some of the most complex and challenging projects for EBS during his career. When Matt isn’t guiding our crews, he spends time with his wife, Janeen, and their Labrador Retriever, Timber, cheering on his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs. Go LEAFS!
Joining the EBS team from the ‘agency’ world, David brings a defined marketing vision and focus to the firm. His experience and expertise working with a variety of audiences and industries has given him the knack of understanding all facets of a project. Skilled in photography, marketing strategy, and content development, David’s main focus and passion is effective communications and how it impacts audiences.
David enjoys his small town living with his wife, four children and two dogs; all which leaves him with little time for an ‘actual hobby’.
Graduating from Conestoga College with a diploma in Executive Office Administration, Amber brings strong customer service, and event coordination skill set. Her family had her around the construction industry since she was a young girl, but the world of deep foundations is new territory. Amber always brings a can-do attitude to the office and is keen to grow her current skills and expand her knowledge base with EBS. In her spare time, Amber is an avid concert-goer and spends lots of time visiting family and friends.
Corporate Services Specialist
Melissa is a Conestoga College graduate with a diploma in Marketing and has worked in the Construction and Industrial industry ever since. She is certified as a Lead Internal Auditor for COR, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001. Melissa has a wide span of experience and skills due to her work in various departments including Marketing, Health and Safety, Quality Control and ISO, and Administration. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and travelling to new countries. Her organizational skills lead the Administrative department at EBS.