Maj David Widdows, CD
2007 – 2008 Ottawa ON Assistant Chief of Military Engineer Realty Asset and Environmental advisor to the operational commands. Project Management advisor to the operational commands. Strategic Capability Planning. Business Planning Coordinator. Realty Asset Management Manual Coordinator for Support to Operations Operational tasking coordinator.
2005 - 2007 Ottawa ON Comptroller Preparing and maintaining the level one business plan, including the coordination, implementation approval processes and the provision of advice and assistance to L2 business planners. Analyzed capital construction project submissions. Coordinated the completion of the ADM(IE) business plan and functional guidance.
1996 – 2005 Ottawa ON Director General Environment Developed the Canadian Forces International Operations Best Practices Aide-Memoire for Waste Disposal Options Coordinated and managed the Corporate Environmental Program. Developed policies, directives and guidelines in support of the Corporate Environmental Program. Provided advice and assistance to project managers and project directors on project approvals and staffing. Completed Environmental Compliance Oversight (ECO) audits. Produced a draft Management of Stormwater/wastewater manual. Provided advice to stakeholders on stormwater, wastewater and clean water. Provided project management advice on the clean-up of the DEW Line and Mid-Canada Line, Ontario sites. Project Officer for Consultant contract on DEW Line for environmental assessment/cleanup; averaged $2.5 Mil per year for 5 years.
1994 - 1996 Ottawa ON Director General Infrastructure Project Manager for Construction Projects
1991 - 1994 Ottawa ON Director Construction Engineering Management Plans Section Head Base Development Planning Strategic planning for the CF. Responsible for the production of Master Base Development Plans for the CF.
1988 - 1991 Ottawa ON North Warning System Project Manager for Construction of 36 Short Range Radar (SRR) Stations in the Arctic. Managed a $30Million contract for production of (Auxiliary Power Units) Generators for the SRR sites.
1986 – 1988 Requirements Officer at Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg
1978 – 1986 Requirements Officer with Deputy Chief of Staff Military Engineering at Air Command Headquarters, Winnipeg MB
1975 – 1978 Station Construction Engineering Officer at Canadian Forces Station Gypsumville
1972 – 1975 Production Officer & Engineering Officer at CFB Borden, ON
1970 – 1972 Student at Royal Military College of Canada Kingston, ON
1967 – 1970 Etudiant au Collège Militaire Royale de St Jean
Education and Training
1972 Royal Military College, Kingston; B.Eng., Chemical Engineering.
1987 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man; Master of City Planning. Graduated with Certificate of Merit
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Manitoba