38 Combat Engineer Regiment

Unit Identification

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Location

Sgt Hugh Cairns VC Armoury
930 Idylwyld Dr N
Saskatoon, SK  S7L 0Z6

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Mark Calow
Phone: 306-934-8507
Email: mark.calow@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tuesday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

 Vehicles:

  • Backhoe
  • Dump
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)
  • Skid-Steer

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

38 Combat Engineer Regiment (38 CER) is a unit part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG), which is part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. 

38 CER is composed of:

  • 31 Engineer Squadron (31 ES) in Winnipeg
  • 46 Engineer Squadron (46 ES) in Saskatoon 

Combat Engineers are members of the Military Engineer branch of the Canadian Forces. Their primary role is to assist friendly forces to live, move and fight, and to deny the same ability to the enemy. Their secondary role is to fight as Infantry. Combat Engineers perform a variety of tasks including gap crossings, demolitions and obstacle construction.

For more information on the roles of a Combat Engineer visit the Forces.ca job site.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Major Chris Terrio
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Cheif Warrant Officer Sean Fisher

Contact Us

38 Combat Engineer Regiment
Sgt Hugh Cairns VC Armoury
930 Idylwyld Dr N
Saskatoon, SK  S7L 0Z6

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

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Our History

38 CER was organized by Canadian Forces Organization Order 6697 on December 2, 2011, and officially stood-up on parade April 14, 2012. Prior to this official unit formation and since 2006, a combat engineer capability was being incubated in Winnipeg under the Fort Garry Horse.

These sappers in an armoured recce unit were unique as the only “black hat sappers" in the Canadian Armed Forces. More recently the North Saskatchewan Regiment began cultivating a combat engineer capability in Saskatoon.

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