HITE Engineering Corporation

HITE Engineering Corporation is a consulting firm with a team of experienced professional engineers & technicians. We specialize in Industrial and Construction Safety, Machine Guarding, Pre-Start Health & Safety Reviews, Building Sciences, Anchor and Systems to Access the Exterior of Buildings, Racking systems, Inspection & Testing, modelling and Structural Analysis using FEA Methods, Forensic Investigations and Litigation Support.

Ralph Balbaa

Ralph Balbaa

B.Eng., M.Eng., P.Eng. / President

Ralph has over forty years of experience in the design and project management of commercial and industrial buildings and bridges, Building Sciences,...Read More

David Newton

David Newton

P.Eng., B.A.Sc. / Senior Consultant

Dave holds an electrical engineering degree from the Read More

Adam Balbaa

Adam Balbaa

Project Manager

Adam Balbaa holds a degree from Wilfred Laurier University...Read More

Nolan Piette

Nolan Piette

B.A.Sc., P.Eng. / Project Manager

Nolan holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Read More

Professional Safety Engineering Consultants
HITE Engineering Corp specializes in Industrial & Construction Safety, Pre-Start Health & Safety Reviews (PHSR’s) & Machine Guarding, Building Sciences, Roof Fall Protection Systems, Forensic Engineering and Litigation Support.

We will uphold the Integrity of our profession and elevate the field of safety engineering by providing our clients with Honest and thorough analysis at all times, in order to gain their unwavering trust…

20+ Years Industry Experience


We are on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. Our work is challenging and rewarding. The variety of work that we are exposed to is very broad and interesting. Engineers and technicians are constantly learning while applying what they know, in a team approach, to provide practical solutions and excellent customer...

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Fee Structure

HITE Engineering provides exceptional value.

Most of our services are provided at competitive rates on a fixed-price or not-to-exceed fee basis.

Our fee is based on the number of anticipated visits, disciplines involved, complexity, number of current applicable standards, depth of the current applicable standards, expected assistance and completeness of information from the customer, mileage, as well as other factors.

Please contact Ralph Balbaa, P.Eng., Ext.224 for industrial, design/test and forensic-related proposals.

Adam Balbaa, EXT 227, or Joe Smolcic EXT 226 for construction, facade access and building science-related proposals.

For all vertical transportation consulting inquiries, please contact Mahyar Pedram, EXT 228.


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