Glen Schjerning, P.Eng.


Glen Schjerning graduated from Carleton University in engineering in 1988. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, he served as an engineering officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, including taking a half-billion-dollar warship (1990 dollars) to sea as the marine systems engineering officer. He first became a P.Eng. in 1996. In the late 1990s and subsequently, he was a civilian engineer in both Canada’s nuclear industry and with the Department of National Defence. For two decades, he was active in the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada union. He was elected as NR Group president for multiple terms to represent the engineers, architects and land surveyors employed in the federal public sector. This work included negotiating collective bargaining agreements, where salaries and benefits are determined. In 2023, he was elected as a councillor-at-large on PEO Council.